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Baby Food Packaging Market Size & Share, 2025 | Industry Report

Baby Food Packaging Market Analysis Report By Product, By Application, By Region And Segment Forecasts From 2019 To 2025

Report ID: MN17619573  |  Published: April 2020  |  No of Pages: 80
Format: Electronic (PDF)  |  Industry: Consumer Goods  |  Publisher: Grand View Research

Industry Insights

The global baby food packaging market size was valued at USD 50.64 billion, in 2018. The market is projected to grow with a CAGR of 7.0% over the forecast period, 2019 to 2025. Increasing demand for baby food products globally is fueling the market growth.

Packaging plays a vital role in product development. Continuous product development and innovation in materials & design are expected to fuel the demand further. Growing demand for biodegradable materials for packaging offers a huge opportunity for market players. Considering the growing demand for such paper. For instance Square Baby introduced cold chain packaging products specially made for infant foods. This newly introduced paper is recyclable.

North America baby food packaging market size

Paperboard packaging along with thin wall packaging is gaining traction among manufacturers as it offers easy safe and lightweight packaging solutions. In addition, paperboard provides longer shelf life to the product. Increasing demand for such materials is likely to propel the market growth over the forecast period.

Liquid carton packaging, on the other hand, is expected to exhibit the highest growth rate with a CAGR of 7.9% during the forecast period. North America held the largest market share, in 2018, and it is expected to grow with a significant CAGR from 2019 to 2025. Asia Pacific is likely to grow with the fastest CAGR throughout the forecast period.

Product Insights

Based on products, the market is bifurcated into metal, liquid cartons, glass, paperboard packaging, rigid plastic and others. Among different products, rigid plastic is projected to occupy the largest market share. Increasing demand for flexible and safe packaging materials is attributing to the growth of this segment. Liquid cartoon, on the other hand, is anticipated to grow fastest and CAGR is expected to reach 7.9% over the forecast duration. Continuous product innovation is a major factor driving this segment.

Application Insights

Based on the application, the baby food packaging market has been segmented into prepared food, milk formula, dried food and others. Among different applications, milk formula is projected to occupy the major market share over the forecast period.  Increasing demand for milk-based products for babies is driving the growth of this segment.

Global baby food packaging market share

The dried products segment is anticipated to grow faster among all applications. This segment is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 7.9% during the forecast years. Increasing demand for portable and durable baby foods in emerging countries will spur the demand for this segment.

Regional Insights

North America occupied the largest share with a revenue of USD 20.09 billion, in 2018. Increasing demand for packaged baby food in countries such as the United States and Canada is attributing to the growth of North America. Mexico, buoyed by increasing per capita income coupled with changing consumers’ lifestyles, is likely to contribute significantly to North America's growth.

Asia Pacific, on the other hand, is projected to grow at the highest CAGR of 8.0% over the forecast period. Increasing demand for baby food products in emerging countries such as China, Bangladesh and India is driving the growth of this region. Moreover, the presence of key players in China and Japan, and the use of advanced food processing technologies are anticipated to boost the market growth in the region.

COVID-19 Impact Insights

Baby food packaging market has been adversely affected owing to the COVID-19 outbreak. Owing to the closure of various retail stores selling baby foods, the demand for baby food packaging has also witnessed a significant decline. As infants/babies are more prone to virus infection, parents are refraining from purchasing outside food for them. The demand for home-cooked natural food has increased during the pandemic. In addition, the weak supply chain of packaging materials such as plastic, paperboards and metal has further derailed the market progress. Despite the reopening of retail shops selling baby foods, the demand for the product is estimated to remain low over a couple of months. Manufacturers should focus on creating awareness about their hygiene standards to attract more customers.

Baby Food Packaging Market Share Insights

Leading players in the market are The Tinplate Company of India, Pretium Packaging LLC, Hood Packaging Corp, Hindustan National Glass & Industries Ltd. (HNGIL), Ball Corp, Tetra Pak, Bericap GmbH & Co. KG and Bemis Company, Inc. among others. These players are emphasizing on merger and acquisition, innovative product launch, and expanding their physical presence in order to gain market share.

Report Scope



Base year for estimation


Actual estimates/Historical data

2015 - 2017

Forecast period

2019 - 2025

Market representation

Revenue in USD Million & CAGR from 2019 to 2025

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America, and Middle East & Africa

Report coverage        

Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, growth factors and trends

Country Scope

U.S., Germany, U.K., India, China, Japan, and Brazil

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2015 to 2025. For the purpose of this study, Million Insights has segmented the global baby food packaging market report on the basis of product, application, and region:

• Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)
    • Metal
    • Glass
    • Rigid Plastic
    • Liquid Cartons
    • Paperboard Packaging
    • Others

• Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)
    • Dried
    • Prepared
    • Milk Formula
    • Others

• Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)
    • North America
        • U.S.
    • Europe
        • Germany
        • U.K
    • Asia Pacific
        • China
        • India
        • Japan
    • Central & South America
        • Brazil
    • Middle East & Africa

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