Europe Retort Pouches Market to Reach US$ 2,194.0 Million by 2032, Stimulated by Significant Growth in Food and Beverage Sector

July 28, 2023 | Packaging

According to the latest report by IMARC Group, titled “Europe Retort Pouches Market Report by Product Type (Stand-up Pouches, Spouted Pouches, Zipper Pouches, Pillow Pack, 3-Side sealed), Capacity (Low, Medium, High), Closure Type (With Cap, Without Cap), Material Type (Polypropylene, Aluminum Foil, Polyester, Nylon, Paper and Paperboard, and Others), Application (Food and Beverage, Healthcare), and Country 2024-2032,” the Europe retort pouches market size reached US$ 1,315.3 Million in 2023. Retort pouches are popular in the food industry due to their innovative design and convenience. These packaging solutions are highly versatile, capable of withstanding high-temperature processing methods, which makes them suitable for a wide range of shelf-stable products. It comprises several layers of flexible materials, such as aluminum foil, plastic, and barrier films, these pouches are sealed using advanced heat-sealing techniques, ensuring airtight closure that prevents contamination and spoilage. In addition to their durability, they offer the advantages of being lightweight, flexible, and easy to transport, making them a preferred choice for consumers who are always on the move. Their applications are extensive and include packaging ready-to-eat meals, soups, sauces, pet food, and various other products.

Europe Retort Pouches Market Trends:

The increasing preference for single-serve, on-the-go, and ready-to-eat (RTE) foods due to the busy lifestyles of working individuals is driving the Europe market. The adoption of retort pouches by the military is also contributing to the market growth, as these pouches provide lightweight and shelf-stable meals for soldiers in the field. Moreover, several major companies are heavily investing in developing variants with features, such a spouts, release valves, tear notches, slider closures with end clips, resealable zippers, and handles, thereby giving a significant boost to the market. Besides, numerous governments across Europe is undertaking initiatives to promote eco-friendly food packaging, such as retort pouches. Additionally, the rising popularity of the high-barrier flexible packaging method is another factor fueling the market expansion. Furthermore, the continuous advancements in organized distribution channels and the emergence of e-commerce sectors are positively influencing the market. The increasing penetration of the internet, expanding applications of retort pouches in pharmaceutical drug packaging, rising sales of smartphones and medical equipment are also contributing to the market in Europe. Looking forward, the market value is projected to reach US$ 2,194.0 Million by 2032, expanding at a CAGR of 5.67% during 2024-2032.

Market Summary:

  • Based on the product type, the market has been segmented into stand-up pouches, spouted pouches, zipper pouches, pillow pack, and 3-side sealed.
  • On the basis of the capacity, the market has been divided into low, medium, and high.
  • Based on the closure type, the market has been bifurcated into with cap and without cap.
  • On the basis of the material type, the market has been divided into polypropylene, aluminum foil, polyester, nylon, paper and paperboard, and others.
  • Based on the application, the market has been segmented into food and beverage and healthcare.
  • Region-wise, the market has been segmented into Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, and others.
  • The competitive landscape of the market has been studied in the report with the detailed profiles of the key players operating in the market.

Report Scope:

Report Features Details
Base Year of the Analysis 2023
Historical Period 2018-2023
Forecast Period 2024-2032
Units US$ Million
Segment Coverage Product Type, Capacity, Closure Type, Material Type, Application, Country
Countries Covered Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Others
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