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Edible Packaging Market Size & Forecast Report, 2014 - 2025

Report ID: MN17619433  |  Published: October 2019  |  No of Pages: 90
Format: Electronic (PDF)  |  Industry: Packaging


With reference to the report published by the experts, the scope of the global Edible Packaging Market was priced at US$ 727.6 million in 2018. It is expected to go up by a CAGR of 6.2% during the period of forecast and is estimated to touch US$ 1.1 billion by the completion of 2025.

Edible packaging is a tinny material utilized for covering or packaging the medicines and food materials to lengthen their shelf life and can be used up together or else detached before intake. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidelines the packaging material necessitates sticking to the possessions of food-safe constituents and achieving Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) rank. Edible packaging material is typically taken out from the animals and biomass, for example, plants, and therefore, it is decomposable.


Increasing demand for recyclable packing, everywhere the world, increasing market of processed food and growing improvement in the packing of food items, everywhere the world, are the important reasons motivating the development.

Progress in intake and usage of processed or ready-to-eat foodstuff products and beverages, growth in the per head earnings of the customers, drop-in wrapping waste, growth in hygiene associated problems between customers, the extended shelf life of the food products, and most important transformation in the way of life are the most important reasons that are motivating the edible packaging industry.

Conversely, this ecological method of wrapping supports preserving the environment because these items are renewable, together with edible also and not hurtful for humanoid usage. Therefore, reducing the usage of plastic wrapping and boosting the development of the global market for edible packaging.

The multiplicity of developments in technology, for example, the inauguration of nanotechnology in the packing and the introduction of fit proteins is expected to offer a number of openings and projections in the global edible packaging market.


The greater expenses of edible packaging material as equated to the man-made materials together with the greater controlling requirements is expected to hinder the development of the global edible packaging industry.


The global edible packaging market can be classified by End-Use, Material, Source, Technology of Process, and Region. By End Use, it can be classified as Pharmaceuticals, Food & Beverages, Functional Foods, Baby Food, Fresh Food, Dairy Products, and Cake & Confectionary. By Material, it can be classified as Lipid, Protein Films, Polysaccharides, Composite Films, Surfactant, and others. By Source, it can be classified as Animals, Plants, and Others that include Bee Wax, Algae, and Fish Processing Leftover. By Technology of Process, it can be classified as Coatings, Nanotechnology, Electrohydrodynamic, Antimicrobial.

Regional Lookout:

By Region, the global edible packaging industry can be classified as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America, and Middle East & Africa. The market in the Asia Pacific is likely to develop at the maximum rate during the period of 2019 to 2025. Growing alertness between the customers about the disadvantages of unnecessary usage of plastics for the packaging of foodstuff items together with the increasing prohibition on single-use plastics is the important reason leading to extraordinary demand for the product within the region. Increasing businesses of pharmaceuticals and foodstuff & beverages are likewise projected to reinforce the demand for the product during the following a small number of years. Yet, questions regarding the cleanliness and the greater price of the product for the duration of product transport are expected to impede the development of the market within the region.

North America had detained the principal share in the global market in 2018. The credit for its foremost place in the global market goes to the existence of a huge number of edible packaging manufacturers along with the existence of big-sized processed foodstuff and pharmacological manufacturing companies. Additionally, growing improvement in the space of edible packaging, mainly in the U.S.A is expected to power the development during the period of forecast.


Some of the important companies for the edible packaging market are Bluwrap, Ingredion, Inc., Devro, JRF Technology LLC, MonoSol, LLC, NAGASE & CO., LTD., Evoware, SAFETRACES, Inc., Tate and Lyle Plc, and WikiCell Designs, Inc.

Market Segment:

Material Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)
    • Protein
    • Polysaccharides
    • Lipid
    • Others

End-Use Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)
    • Food & Beverages
    • Pharmaceuticals

Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)
    • North America
        • U.S.
    • Europe
        • Germany
        • U.K.
    • the Asia Pacific
        • China
        • India
        • Japan
    • Central & South America
        • Brazil
    • Middle East & Africa
        • Saudi Arabia

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