Global Glass Packaging Market for Food & Beverages: Snapshot

The global Glass Packaging Market for Food and Beverages is forecast to expect high growth projections birthing with the multiple use of the glass packaging in the personal care sector, food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, and medical supplies sector. The escalating consumption of alcoholic drinks such as beer could projected to fuel the demand of the glass packaging market in near future. Furthermore, high consumption of beer in developing countries could drive the demand for global market for glass packaging for food and beverages.

On the other hand, the pharmaceutical companies is likely to propel the demand for glass packaging market in coming years. Whereas, the cosmetic industry have also exhibited the high demand for the glass packaging for the packaging of perfumes, nail paints, and other beauty product has also influence the market growth in near future. In contrast, the presence of substitute such as plastic will restrain the growth of the global glass packaging market. However, the government initiative to curtail the use of the plastic for various environmental concern is another opportunity to help in overcoming this restraint. Additionally, the effectiveness for preserving the product kept inside the glass packaging material could likely to fuel the demand in near future. Depending on this aspect the global market for glass packaging is projected to witness significant growth in demand.

The global glass packaging market is likely to register 4.6% CAGR from the period between 2014 till 2020. This market is anticipated to touch a valuation of US$ 55.24 bn by 2020 end escalating from US$40.32 bn in 2013. 

Escalating consumption of alcoholic beverages drives global glass packaging market

The report segregates the global market for glass packaging for food and beverages on the basis of application. Out of all the application segments, alcoholic beverages could be the leading application segment in terms of substantial revenue contribution to the global market. This segment is likely to witness growth due to rising intake of beer in global market, which ultimately drives the demand of the global glass packaging market in coming years. Also, the storage of beer increase the life span of the drink and also protect from harmful UV rays are another factor propelling the demand of the product over the coming years. Moreover, development of healthcare sector for pharmaceutical storage due to its reusability and sterility are another factor boosting the glass packaging market at global level. Also, consumer inclination toward food packaging for more durability is projected to provide lucrative opportunities for the new entrants and the key players in coming years.

Asia Pacific dominates global glass market in terms of consumption of Beer

Increase in discretionary income of consumers along with that the Impact of western esteems has expanded the consumption of beer, this could be another factor driving the demand of the global market for glass packaging in this region. Rise in take of the beer consumption in country like South Africa could also significantly drives the demand for the glass packaging market in the coming years.

Some of the leading operator in the global market for glass packaging includes Saint-Gobain S.A., Vetropack Holdings AG, Owns-Illinois Inc. and Vidrala SA.

Packaging of food, beverages and chemicals in glass bottles and jars is classified as glass packaging. Glasses offer excellent barrier properties; they do not react with other chemicals, and are highly sterile and reusable. Glass is broadly used in packaging food & beverages, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, personal care products, wines, ciders, beers, etc. Glass bottles are available in various shapes, sizes and colors. For instance, dark colored bottles are often used in packaging beer, as these resist over-fermentation of beer. Wines and ciders are packaged in dark colored bottles. This helps in storing the bottles for a long period of time.
This report provides a detailed view of the global glass packaging market, considering 2013 as the base year. It provides forecast for the global glass packaging market from 2014 to 2020. The report includes in-depth analysis of the global glass packaging market in terms of volume (Kilo Tons) and revenue (US$ Mn) from 2013 to 2020. It also comprises several tables and graphs that provide detailed explanation of various facts and findings about the global glass packaging market. Various authenticated sources have been used to refine and provide a comprehensive and accurate research on the glass packaging market. Interviews with key industry leaders were conducted along with secondary research during the course of the study. Various governmental regulations and their effects on the glass packaging market were studied in detail. 
The report also provides key drivers and restraints, and their impact on the global glass packaging market during the forecast period. It highlights new avenues for key industry participants in the glass packaging market. The report also helps understand business strategies of leading companies in the market. Furthermore, it provides market attractiveness analysis of various end-use industries to help understand the potential of glass packaging in the near future.
The study segments the glass packaging market in terms of applications such as alcoholic beverages (excluding beer), beer, food & beverages, pharmaceuticals, and others. Each application segment is further studied based on the regional demand from 2013 to 2020. The report includes analysis of major geographical regions: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World.
The report uses analytical tools such as Porter’s five forces model to provide a detailed view of the competition in the overall glass packaging market. Porter’s Five Forces model provides in-depth analysis of the impact of buyers, new entrants, suppliers, substitutes and degree of competition in the global glass packaging market. The report also includes value chain analysis, which studies the various components of the glass packaging market. Value chain analysis offers the degree of integration exhibited by leading companies in the market. Major raw material manufacturers and suppliers are identified using this tool. Major supply agreements signed among companies are also mentioned in detail in the report. Value chain analysis provides information of the distribution channels employed by major players in the market.
Profiles of leading companies have been covered in this report along with detailed analysis of their market share. The study profiles companies such as Amcor Ltd., Ardagh Group, Bormioli Rocco SpA, Gerresheimer AG, Hindusthan National Glass & Industries Ltd., Koa Glass Co. Ltd., Nihon Yamamura Glass Co Ltd., Owens-Illinois Inc., Piramal Glass Limited, Saint-Gobain S.A., Stölzle-Oberglas GmbH, Vetropack Holding AG, Vidrala SA and Wiegand-Glas. Company profiles include attributes such as company overview, financial overview, business strategies and recent developments. The glass packaging market has been segmented as below:
Glass Packaging Market - Application Analysis
  • Alcoholic beverages (excluding beer)
  • Beer
  • Food & beverages
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Others (Including personal care products and chemicals)
Glass Packaging Market - Regional Analysis
  • North America
    • U.S.
  • Europe
    • France
    • Germany
    • Italy
    • Portugal
    • Turkey
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
  • Rest of the World
    • Brazil

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