Owing to multiple factors of growth, the global disposable cutlery market will record steady curve over the forecast period of 2020 to 2030. Some of the notable factors are increase in disposable income, in number of quick service restaurants, growing demand from cinemas and so on. Specialty cold drinks and other gourmet beverages are also seeing an increase in demand and this factor is set to drive the market forward. The trend of on-the-go-meals is also catching on with a vast populace, driving up demand for disposable cutlery. Another significant trend is that of growing use of sustainable materials in products. It is pertinent to note here that players in the market have a keen eye on opportunities, which are anticipated to arise over the forecast period.
The intensely competitive market of disposable cutlery is witnessing players dabbling with a slew of varied growth strategies, deployed to beat the competition. So far, the focus is on increasing consumer base. And to achieve this goal, some of the players are opting for entering key alliances to expand regional footprint. Other strategies include product development -leaning heavily on research and development and innovation. A very crucial area of interest for players is coming up with sustainable material for cutlery.
Some of the most competitive names in the global disposable cutlery market are:
The fragmented and competitive landscape of global disposable cutlery market is marked by notable trends and drivers, impacting its growth positively. These include growing preference for sustainable products and increase in demand for products that are convenient to use. A glimpse into these factors of growth is provided below:
The region of Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) is set to record a stellar growth curve over the stated forecast period. Multiple factors of growth will line the market landscape over this period. Some of the prominent ones, driving the regional market forward, are growing trend of on-the-go meals, increase in restaurants and food services that enable easy and convenient consumption of food, and so on. The fast-paced life is quickly catching on with population in this region and coupled with increasing disposable income, this factor is set to contribute to market growth. Additionally, easy access to retail outlets is also a notable growth propeller in the regional disposable cutlery market.