Biodegradable shrink films are packaging films that shrink tightly over things whatever it is covering when under application of heat. They are used for the packaging of individual or group products majorly in the food and beverage, personal care and cosmetic, pharmaceuticals industry. The growing demand for eco-friendly biodegradable material for packaging is most likely to create ample opportunities for the biodegradable shrink films market in the coming years. Biodegradable shrink films are widely used for shrink wrapping because they can be produced in a range of different densities and modified with different additives to perform multiple functions. These films can be used to bundle smaller goods together, moreover supermarket tray wraps are also manufactured using biodegradable shrink films. Biodegradable shrink films can be used for packaging individual bakeries products like muffins, candies, medicines, machinery parts, cosmetic droppers and perfumes along with confectionery products too. These films can be used as primary packaging contact with eatables. Owing to its exceptional tight sealing characteristics, the biodegradable shrink films market is anticipated to grow during the forecast period.
The increase in concern for the safety of bakery and confectionery products is augmenting the demand for biodegradable shrink films. Biodegradable shrink films are used to shrink-wrap the bakery and confectionery products such as muffins, cookies for transport to different locations. This enables the product to remain fresh and attain a longer shelf life. The consumption of carbonated beverages and alcohol worldwide has increased over the past two decades. This trend has positively affected the usage of biodegradable shrink films on multipack systems of carbonated drinks. The rise in population and income for middle-class families are major factors influencing the consumption of alcoholic and carbonated beverages. Another factor being high commercialization and strengthened distribution channels adopted by manufacturers as well as online e-commerce stores drive the market demand. Changing consumer patterns and adoption of ready to drink beverages is a key opportunity for the target market. Customers prefer easy to carry packaging solutions that are convenient, safe and environmentally friendly. Biodegradable shrink films provide a perfect packaging solution that adheres to every client’s need. Biodegradable shrinkwraps hold the shape well for the bottles which is an attractive concept for consumer products. In the majority, the largest share in terms of application will be held be packed water bottles, because of the high demand for clean water across the globe. The biodegradable shrink wraps are an easier and cost-effective method for packaging and transporting packed drinking water bottles. These all factors summed up will exponentially increase the sales for biodegradable shrink films during future years.
Based on thickness, the biodegradable shrink films market is segmented into:
Based on distribution channel, the biodegradable shrink films market is segmented into:
Based on end-use industry, the biodegradable shrink films market is segmented into:
The European region is expected to lead the global market in demand for biodegradable shrink films due to the expanding and growing food & beverage industry along with an increasing number of consumers consuming packaged beverages and bakery products. Thriving usage of packaged beverages in residential and other public domains will boost the demand for biodegradable shrink films used for food & beverage industries in APAC. Apart from this rise in the application of biodegradable shrink films in the packaging of combined products like bottles and plastic goods also supplement the market growth. Also, the enhancing development in pharmaceutical industries in North America and APAC will lead to the demand for biodegradable shrink films. The rise in consumption of alcohol in India and China could be potentially linked to an increase in the target market income in these countries, because of the positive demand for beverage multipacks in the region. Moreover, the Latin America and MEA region are anticipated to offer an instrumental rise in growth for the biodegradable shrink films market with the overall development of various end-use industries in these regions.
Some of the global biodegradable shrink films manufacturers: -
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The report biodegradable shrink films market is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts, and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides an in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macroeconomic indicators, and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on flexible packaging market segments and geographies.
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