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Global Paper Cups Market to Reach 280.8 Billion Units by 2027, Impelled by Rising Environmental Concerns Among Masses

Published on Jan 10, 2022

According to the latest report by IMARC Group, titled "Paper Cups Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027," the global paper cups market reached a volume of 260.2 Billion Units in 2021. Paper cups refer to disposables that are used by individuals for serving food and beverages. They are generally manufactured using papers that are usually coated with wax to prevent spillage or leakage of the contained items. They are gaining prominence among the masses, especially the working population, due to their eco-friendly nature, cost-efficiency, ease in handling and enhanced convenience. As a result, they are extensively utilized across commercial establishments, such as food joints, restaurants, and cafes and educational institutions primarily for dine-in serving and takeaway purposes.

We are regularly tracking the direct effect of COVID-19 on the market, along with the indirect influence of associated industries. These observations will be integrated into the report.

Global Paper Cups Market Trends:

The global market is primarily driven by the increasing environmental concerns among the masses. This, coupled with an enhanced focus on sustainable development, has impelled individuals to substitute plastic disposables with paper-based alternatives. Additionally, several initiatives undertaken by the governments of numerous countries to impose plastic bans are also impacting the market favorably. Moreover, the proliferation of fast-food joints and coffee shops across the globe is creating a positive outlook for the market. In line with this, continuous improvements in online food delivery platforms, along with the availability of high-speed internet connectivity, are providing a boost to the market growth. The market is further driven by the changing lifestyle patterns of individuals and the inflating disposable income levels. Furthermore, significant growth in the food and beverages and travel and tourism sectors is positively influencing the market growth across the globe. Other factors, including rapid urbanization and continuous product innovations, are further projected to drive the market growth. On account of the aforementioned factors, the market is anticipated to reach a volume of 280.8 Billion Units by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 1.27% growth during 2022-2027.

Market Summary:

  • On the basis of the cup type, the market has been bifurcated into hot paper cups and cold paper cups. Among these, hot paper cups represent the largest market segment.
  • Based on the wall type, the market has been segmented into single wall, double wall and triple wall. Currently, single wall paper cups account for the majority of the total market share.
  • On the basis of the application, the market has been segregated into tea and coffee, chilled food and beverages and others. Presently, the tea and coffee segment holds the dominant market share.
  • Based on the end user, the market has been divided into coffee and tea shops, QSR and other fast-food shops, offices and educational institutions, residential use and others.
  • On the basis of the distribution channel, the market has been classified into institutional sales and retail sales. Among these, institutional sales exhibit a clear dominance in the market.
  • Based on the regional insights, the market has been divided into the Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, South America and the Middle East and Africa. Currently, Asia-Pacific holds the leading position in the market.
  • The competitive landscape of the market has been studied in the report with the detailed profiles of the key players. Some of these players include Benders Paper Cups, Huhtamaki, International Paper, Dart Container and Go-Pak.

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