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Egg packaging is made of various materials such as foamed plastic, paper, and molded pulp. An egg needs extremely secure packaging, owing to the porous and fragile nature of egg shells. It is done to protect eggs from breaking and to limit the monetary losses due to eggs breaking. Egg packaging is made according to the type of eggs, size of eggs, and global standards.

Market Dynamics

Increasing production of eggs globally is one of the major factors propelling growth of the global egg packaging market. Moreover, the rapid growth of the packaging industry with innovation of environment-friendly packaging will positively affect the global egg packaging market. For instance, according to study conducted by, the Centre for Agriculture and Rural Development (CARD) - a non-governmental organization, India is the third largest producer of eggs. Furthermore, in 2018, the egg production in India was 92.63 billion units, which was increased from 66.50 billion units in 2011, increased at a CAGR of 5.8%.

Market Outlook

North America held dominant position in the global egg packaging market in 2018, attributed to increasing production of eggs and innovations in packaging industry with considering environment-friendly packaging. For instance, 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. These kind of innovations help to boost the global egg packaging market by considering environmental factors.

Moreover, according to the report published in 2018 by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. is the second largest producer of eggs after china. Total eggs production in the U.S. was 8.79 billion units in 2018, which is increased by 1% as compared to production in 2016.

Key Players

Key players operating in the global egg packaging market include, Hartmann, Huhtamaki, Tekni-Plex, Europack, MyPak Packaging, Dispak, Celluloses De La Loire (CDL), DFM Packaging Solutions, Ovotherm, Pactiv, Primapack, Sanovo Technology Group, StarPak, DAVA Foods and others.

Market Taxonomy

On the basis of material type, the global egg packaging market is segmented into:

  • Paper
  • Paperboard
  • Recycled
  • Molded cup
  • Others
  • Plastic
  • Polyethylene
  • Terephthalate
  • Polystyrene
  • Others
  • Others

On the basis of packaging type, the global egg packaging market is segmented into:

  • Egg Cartons
  • Egg Trays
  • Others

On the basis of region, the global egg packaging market is segmented into:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • France
    • Poland
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • New Zealand
    • Japan
    • ASEAN
    • Australia
  • Middle East
    • Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
    • Israel
    • Rest of Middle East
  • Africa
    • Northern Africa
    • South Africa
    • Central Africa

Research Methodology

Coherent Market Insights followsa comprehensive research methodology focused on providing the most precise market analysis. The company leverages a data triangulation model which helps company to gauge the market dynamics and provide accurate estimates. Key components of the research methodologies followed for all our market reports include:

  • Primary Research (Trade Surveys and Experts Interviews)
  • Desk Research
  • Proprietor Data Analytics Model

In addition to this, Coherent Market Insights has access to a wide range of the regional and global reputed paid data bases, which helps the company to figure out the regional and global market trends and dynamics. The company analyses the industry from the 360 Degree Perspective i.e. from the Supply Side and Demand Side which enables us to provide granular details of the entire ecosystem for each study. Finally, a Top-Down approach and Bottom-Up approach is followed to arrive at ultimate research findings.

Data Triangulation Methodology | Coherent Market Insights

Coherent Market Insights desk research is based on a principle set of research techniques:

  • National level desk research: It Includes research analysis of regional players, regional regulatory bodies, regional trade associations, and regional organization.
  • Multinational level desk research: The research team keeps a track of multinational players, global regulatory bodies, global trade associations, and global organization.

Coherent Market Insights has a large amount of in-house repository of industry database. This is leveraged as a burner for initiating a new research study. Key secondary sources include:

  • Governmental bodies, National and international social welfare institutions, and organizations creating economic policies among others.
  • Trade association, National and international media and trade press.
  • Company Annual reports, SEC filings, Corporate Presentations, press release, news, and specification sheet of manufacturers, system integrators, brick and mortar - distributors and retailers, and third party online commerce players.
  • Scientific journals, and other technical magazines and whitepapers.

Market Analysis | Coherent Market Insights

Preliminary Data Mining

The raw data is obtained through the secondary findings, in house repositories, and trade surveys. It is then filtered to ensure that the relevant information including industry dynamics, trends, and outlook is retained for further research process.

Data Standardization

Holistic approach is used to ensure that the granular and uncommon parameters are taken into consideration to ensure accurate results. The information from the paid databases are further combined to the raw data in order to standardize it.

Coherent Statistical model

We arrive at our final research findings through simulation models. Coherent Data Analytics Model is a statistical tool that helps company to forecast market estimates. Few of the parameters considered as a part of the statistical model include:

  • Micro-economic indicators
  • Macro-economic indicators
  • Environmental indicators
  • Socio-political indicators
  • Technology indicators

Data Processing

Once the findings are derived from the statistical model, large volume of data is process to confirm accurate research results. Data analytics and processing tools are adopted to process large chunk of collected informative data. In case, a client customizes the study during the process, the research finding till then are benchmarked, and the process for new research requirement is initiated again.

Data Validation

This is the most crucial stage of the research process. Primary Interviews are conducted to validate the data and analysis. This helps in achieving the following purposes:

  • It provides first-hand information on the market dynamics, outlook, and growth parameters.
  • Industry experts validates the estimates which helps the company to cement the on-going research study.
  • Primary research includes online surveys, face-to face interviews, and telephonic interviews.

The primary research is conducted with the ecosystem players including, but not limited to:

  • Raw Material Suppliers
  • Manufacturers
  • System Integrators
  • Distributors
  • End-users

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