Global Cannabis Packaging Market: Overview

Cannabis packaging is a booming industry as it offers enhanced cannabis preservation which aids, thus facilitating effective transportation. Global cannabis packaging market is expected to display a positive growth trajectory owing to the rising demand for cannabis worldwide. Moreover, penetration of cannabis in the medical industry has contributed to the market’s growth during the forecast period.

Global Cannabis Packaging Market: Notable Developments

Below are a few new developments aiding the growth of the global cannabis packaging market:

  • Berk has developed new child-resistant tins for cannabis packaging that are highly portable and 100 percent biodegradable. Additionally, this sustainable packaging solution can be decorated using food safe coatings, thereby enhancing the aesthetics. It is highly suited for edible cannabis applications and offers a push and lock system. Launch of this product has opened several growth prospects for the cannabis packaging market.
  • Development of new tuna-style can for cannabis packaging has served as a major breakthrough in the global cannabis packaging market. It preserves the freshness of cannabis by sealing it in nitrogen after removing the oxygen. As a result, consumer receives the product as fresh as the day it was packaged. It is extensively used in companies dealing with large-scale production of cannabis to maintain the product quality for a longer period of time.

Prominent players in the global cannabis packaging market include Lexaria Bioscience, Dixie Elixirs & Edibles, Shatter Labels, Maple Leaf Green World, Brandy Cannabis Creative, and Kush Bottles.

Global Cannabis Packaging Market: Key Growth Dynamics

Introduction of new active packaging solutions for cannabis is one of the major drivers in the growth of global cannabis packaging market. This type of packaging offers enhanced protection of cannabis by controlling the thermodynamic cooling and humidity. In addition, a rise in the medical cannabis packaging industry owing to increasing proliferation of cannabis in the medical industry has highly contributed to the market’s growth. Cannabis is extensively used for the treatment of several chronic diseases such as Alzheimer and epilepsy.

On account of stringent environmental policies there has been a rise in production and adoption recyclable cannabis packaging solutions such as compostable pouches and metal cans. This has impacted the cannabis packaging market favourably, thus expediting its growth. Additionally, rising consumer awareness regarding sustainable and protective packaging of cannabis has propelled the global cannabis packaging market.

Furthermore, a rise in transportation of cannabis leading to a rise in demand for efficient packaging solutions has led to an expansion of the market. Additionally, development of customized cannabis packaging solutions to support the brand positioning has facilitated cannabis packaging market’s growth.

On the downside, there a few bottlenecks that result impediment of the market’s growth. Factors such as stringent regulatory procedures pertaining to cannabis packaging and high initial investment may hamper the global cannabis packaging market’s growth. Nonetheless, increasing use of cannabis for recreational purposes and development of new tamper-proof and child-proof cannabis packaging solutions may create new opportunities for the market.

Global Cannabis Packaging Market: Regional Outlook

Geographically, North America is expected to hold a dominant position in the global cannabis packaging market. This is owing to a rise in use of cannabis for the treatment of chronic diseases and recreational purposes. The market in Asia-Pacific is expected to witness a steady growth owing to rising applications of cannabis in the treatment of mental illness.

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