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  • Published On : Mar 2022
  • Code : CMI2705
  • Industry : Packaging
  • Pages : 120
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Egg packaging is a type of material designed specifically for the safe storage and transportation of eggs. Some of the most common egg packaging options include egg basket, filler tray, and egg carton. Clean and odorless rice husks, wheat chaff, or chopped straws are shaped into firm walled baskets or crates to make egg baskets. The filler trays are then placed in boxes or cases that can also hold egg cartons. In recent times, changes in consumer diet habits and lifestyles have been driving the global consumption of calorie- and protein-rich foods. The global demand for high-quality protein is creating a huge potential market for eggs. Eggs and egg products are a staple in many households and restaurants, which is driving the demand for eggs, and in turn, encouraging the development of egg packaging products for safe transportation. In 2016, according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), egg production in the U.S. had increased by 5% since 2015. Increasing egg consumption is thus driving the demand for egg production and packaging to meet the global demand.

The global egg packaging market was valued at US$ 4,923.8 Mn in 2020. It is expected to reach US$ 7,671.8 Mn by 2028 and exhibit a CAGR of 5.7% during the forecast period (2021-2028).

Drivers:

Growing demand for packaging solutions from the food and beverage industry is expected to drive the egg packaging market growth over the forecast period. The popularity of egg packaging is increasing due to the use of recyclable materials. Growing environmental issues and increasing demand for recyclable packaging solutions are expected to drive the egg packaging market growth.

Increasing consumer awareness of the nutritional value of eggs is also driving egg consumption in developing countries. Eggs are now a quick and easy choice for snacks therefore consumers looking for a healthy and nutritious option. These factors are driving the demand for eggs, and thus driving the demand for egg packaging in the market.

Figure 1. Global Egg Packaging Market Revenue Share (%), By Region, 2020

Egg Packaging  | Coherent Market Insights

Among regions, Asia Pacific held a dominant position in the global egg packaging market in 2020, accounting for 47.3% market revenue share, followed by Europe and North America. Due to an increase in people's inclination toward a healthy lifestyle, Asia-Pacific currently dominates the egg packaging market, which will have a significant impact on the regional market growth.

Market Restraints

The profit margins of leading vendors will be impacted by increasing intense competition as a result of the availability of both large and small businesses. Furthermore, the large amount of water required for the production of molded paper for packaging is a major source of concern for suppliers, which is expected to have a negative impact on the egg packaging industry during the forecast period.

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Egg Packaging Market Report Coverage

Report Coverage Details
Base Year: 2020 Market Size in 2020: US$ 4,923.8 Mn
Historical Data for: 2017 to 2019 Forecast Period: 2021 to 2028
Forecast Period 2021 to 2028 CAGR: 5.7% 2028 Value Projection: US$ 7,671.8 Mn
Geographies covered:
  • North America: U.S. and Canada
  • Latin America: Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America
  • Europe: Germany, U.K., Spain, France, Italy, Russia, and Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific: China, India, Japan, Australia, South Korea, and Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Middle East: GCC Countries and Rest of Middle East
  • Africa: North Africa, Central Africa, and South Africa
Segments covered:
  • By Material Type: Paper (Paperboard, Recycled, Molded cup, and Others), Plastic (Polyethylene, Terephthalate, Polystyrene, and Others), and Others
  • By Packaging Type: Egg Cartons, Egg Trays, and Others
Companies covered:

Hartmann, Tekni-Plex, MyPak Packaging, Dispak, Celluloses De La Loire (CDL), DFM Packaging Solutions, Ovotherm, Pactiv, Huhtamaki, and DAVA Foods.

Growth Drivers:
  • Expansion of the food & beverage industry
  • Increasing consumer awareness of the nutritional value of eggs
Restraints & Challenges:
  • Increasing intense competition between large and small egg packaging businesses
  • Large amount of water required for the production of molded paper for packaging

Market Trends

The rapid growth of the packaging industry with the emergence of environment-friendly packaging will positively affect the global egg packaging market. Product manufacturers are developing green packaging materials with low carbon footprint and easy recycling by using environmentally friendly ingredients. Recycled materials are frequently used in eco-friendly and sustainable packaging, reducing resource waste during production. The manufacturing process is also more efficient, reducing resource consumption and the negative impact on environment. Therefore, these factors are expected to drive the global egg packaging market growth at an exponential rate during the forecast period. For instance, in 2015, in the egg packaging segment, Huhtamaki, a major player, launched "GreeNest" egg cartons. GreeNest is one of the innovative egg packaging solutions, which is made up of 50% grass fiber and reduces 50% of water consumption during its production. Considering the environmental factors, these kinds of innovations will help boost the global egg packaging market.

Figure 2. Global Egg Packaging Market Revenue Share (%), By Packaging Type, 2020

Egg Packaging  | Coherent Market Insights

Among packaging type, the egg cartons sub-segment held a dominant position in the global egg packaging market in 2020, accounting for 31.2% market share. The dimpled shape of the cartons helps protect the eggs from stresses and shocks experienced during storage and transportation, thus reducing the risk of damage or crushing of the eggshells.

Global Egg Packaging Market - Impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

The COVID-19 outbreak was first reported in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. Due to lockdowns, travel bans, and business closures, the outbreak has affected economies and industries in a number of countries. The food & beverage industry is one of the world's most important industries which has been hit hard by supply chain failures, technology event cancellations, and office closures during the COVID-19 pandemic. For instance, China is the world's manufacturing hub and the greatest producer of raw materials for a variety of industries, and it is one of the worst-affected nations. The closure of various Chinese plants and factories has hampered the global supply chains, disrupting manufacturing, delivery schedules, and product sales. Several companies have already stated that there may be delays in product deliveries and a drop in future sales. Furthermore, global travel bans imposed by countries in Europe, Asia, and North America are impeding opportunities for business collaborations and partnerships.

Competitive Section

Major players operating in the Global Egg Packaging Market include Hartmann, Tekni-Plex, MyPak Packaging, Dispak, Celluloses De La Loire (CDL), DFM Packaging Solutions, Ovotherm, Pactiv, Huhtamaki, and DAVA Foods.

Egg packaging is an important part of delivering high-quality eggs to customers. It protects the eggs from bacteria, tainting, natural predators, and loss of moisture. When compared to any other step in the processing and distribution process, transportation breaks a lot of eggs. As a result of the economic damage caused by broken eggs, the risk of bacterial contamination of the broken eggs increases, lowering the quality and posing food safety concerns. Therefore, egg packaging in the form of trays, cardboard boxes, or cartons is commonly used.

Market Dynamics

The population growing towards urban areas is the One of the key factors driving the global egg packaging market growth. A rapid growth of urbanization accompanied by a growing preference for sustainable egg packaging solutions. There is a growing demand for eggs as a primary source of protein due to rising levels of health consciousness among the general public and changing dietary patterns. As a result, there is a greater demand for efficient packaging solutions for storing and transporting eggs.

Increasing demand of poultry made products, such as eggs is helps to increase the poultry industry. Poultry industry is expected to drive the global egg packaging market growth. Significant growth in the poultry industry has led to rising demand for egg packs for egg storage and transportation.

Some egg packaging materials such as carton, paper, etc. are usually the end of the line for recycled paper as paper quality degrades with continued recycling. According to the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry, wood fibers can only be recycled five to seven times before becoming too short and brittle to be used in new paper products.

Key features of the study:

  • This report provides an in-depth analysis of the global egg packaging market, its market size (US$ Mn), and compound annual growth rate (CAGR %) for the forecast period (2021-2028), considering 2020 as the base year
  • It elucidates potential revenue opportunity across different segments and explains an attractive investment proposition matrix for this market
  • This study also provides key insights about market drivers, restraints, opportunities, new material type launches or approvals, regional outlook, and competitive strategies adopted by key players
  • It profiles key players in the global egg packaging market based on the following parameters – company overview, financial performance, product portfolio, geographical presence, distribution strategies, key developments and strategies, and future plans
  • Insights from this report would allow marketers and management authorities of companies to make an informed decision regarding future product launches, technology up-gradation, market expansion, and marketing tactics
  • The global egg packaging market report caters to various stakeholders in this industry including investors, suppliers, distributors, new entrants, and financial analysts
  • Stakeholders would have ease in decision-making through various strategy matrices used in analyzing the global egg packaging market

Detailed Segmentation:

  • Global Egg Packaging Market, By Material Type:
    • Paper
      • Paperboard
      • Recycled
      • Molded cup
      • Others
    • Plastic
      • Polyethylene
      • Terephthalate
      • Polystyrene
      • Others
    • Others
  • Global Egg Packaging Market, By Packaging Type:
    • Egg Cartons
    • Egg Trays
    • Others
  • Global Egg Packaging Market, By Region:
    • North America
      • By Country:
        • U.S.
        • Canada
    • Europe
      • By Country:
        • U.K.
        • Germany
        • France
        • Italy
        • Spain
        • Russia
        • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      • By Country:
        • China
        • India
        • Japan
        • South Korea
        • ASEAN
        • Australia
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Latin America
      • By Country:
        • Brazil
        • Argentina
        • Mexico
        • Rest of Latin America
    • Middle East
      • By Country/Region:
        • GCC
        • Rest of Middle East
    • Africa
      • By Country/Region:
        • North Africa
        • Central Africa
        • South Africa
  • Company Profiles
    • Hartmann*
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Strategies
      • Recent Developments
      • Future Plans
    • Tekni-Plex
    • MyPak Packaging
    • Dispak
    • Celluloses De La Loire (CDL)
    • DFM Packaging Solutions
    • Ovotherm
    • Pactiv
    • Huhtamaki
    • DAVA Foods.

“*” marked represents similar segmentation in other categories in the respective section.

Frequently Asked Questions

The global egg packaging market is estimated to be valued at US$ 5,204.46 Mn in 2021 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 5.7% during the forecast period.
Expanding food & beverage industry, increasing demand for recyclable packaging solutions, and increasing consumer awareness of the nutritional value of eggs are expected to drive the market growth.
The emergence of environment-friendly packaging is a key trend in the market. 
The profit margins of leading vendors will be impacted by increasing intense competition as a result of the availability of both large and small businesses. A large amount of water is also required for the production of molded paper for packaging. These are the key factors hampering the market growth.
Major players operating in the market include Hartmann, Tekni-Plex, MyPak Packaging, Dispak, Celluloses De La Loire (CDL), DFM Packaging Solutions, Ovotherm, Pactiv, Huhtamaki, and DAVA Foods.

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