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Global Biodegradable Food Service Disposables Market to Reach US$ 10 Billion by 2027, Environmental Concerns Stimulating Growth

Published on Dec 29, 2021

IMARC Group's latest report, titled “Biodegradable Food Service Disposables Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027”, the global biodegradable food service disposables market reached a value of US$ 6.8 Billion in 2021. Biodegradable disposables are environment-friendly alternatives of plastic and paper disposables. They are primarily manufactured using naturally derived substances such as corn starch, wheat bran, bamboo, sugarcane fiber (Bagasse), areca nut sheaths, and dried leaves including palm leaves and coconut coir. In comparison with non-biodegradable disposables, biodegradable disposables can break down completely over time by the action of biological organisms and processes. They also minimize the buildup of waste and contribute to a safer, cleaner and healthier environment. As a result, the demand for biodegradable food service disposables is increasing across the globe.

Market Trends:

The market is experiencing moderate growth owing to the growing environmental concerns and shifting consumer preferences toward eco-friendly products. Moreover, governments in several countries are implementing bans on plastic products and stringent regulations to control landfills. Apart from this, food service providers and non-governmental organizations are undertaking initiatives for reducing plastic and paper waste by introducing various awareness campaigns. This, in turn, is boosting the overall usage of eco-friendly products like biodegradable food service disposables. Additionally, the easy availability of raw materials for the production of these disposables acts as another growth-inducing factor. Further, rapid urbanization, sedentary lifestyles and on-the-go food culture are anticipated to fuel the growth of the market in the upcoming years. Looking forward, the global biodegradable food service disposables market size is projected to reach a value of US$ 10 Billion by 2027, expanding at a CAGR of 6.8% during 2022-2027.

Market Summary:

  • Based on the product type, the market has been classified into cups, clamshells and containers, plates, cutleries, and others. At present, cups dominate the market, holding the largest share.
  • On the basis of the raw material, the pulp and paper segment accounts for majority of the total global market. Other major segments include biopolymers, leaves and wood.
  • The market has been bifurcated on the basis of the distribution channel which includes business-to-customer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B). The business-to-customer segment has been further segregated into supermarkets and hypermarkets, online stores and others. Currently, business to business exhibit dominance in the market.
  • Region-wise, the market has been divided into Middle East and Africa, Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Presently, Europe represents the biggest market, holding majority of the market share.
  • The profiles of the key players operating in the market have also been provided in the report along with the analysis of the competitive landscape.

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