Reusable straws are eco-friendly straws, providing an alternative to disposable plastic drinking straws. There are numerous materials to choose from while making reusable straws such as food-grade silicone, 18/10 stainless steel, and reusable, BPA-free plastic being the most common. Also, reusable straws come in various styles such as straight, bent, or collapsible.
Reusable straws are safer and more convenient to use, and can be easily cleaned, curbing the levels of non-biodegradable waste generation, in comparison to its plastic counterpart. Hence, reusable straws are widely utilized across restaurants, hotels, cafes, schools, hospitals, and hospitality-related sectors. Surge in demand for reusable straws from households and commercial food joints to reduce pollution caused by use and throw straws made of plastic and paper is expected to drive the market growth in the coming years. Reusable straws are more attractive than plastic straws, as they are available in different materials such as stainless steel, bamboo, and glass. This is boosting the popularity of these straws in pubs, cafes, and restaurants. Moreover, cost-effectiveness of reusable straws is another factor driving their demand. Reusable straws are increasingly becoming popular due to their biodegradable nature, thus causing zero waste after multiple usage. People allergic to metals are shifting toward bamboo straws. This, in turn, is expected to fuel the market growth.
According to a news item published in Economic Times in 2020, reusable straws help to reduce use of single-use plastic. Manufacturers are constantly innovating new features to stay ahead of competitors. Lately, reusable straws are made of stainless steel or silicone which gives a viable alternative to single use plastic straws. Reusable straws are providing more opportunities for the growth of the product in the market with increasing awareness of how damaging single-use plastics are for the environment.
One of the restraints of reusable straws are counterfeit products. Often it is seen that reusable straws are available at very cheap rates in local markets which are not of good quality. Such low quality counterfeit products affects the image of established brands. This is a restraint of the reusable straws market.
Asia Pacific accounts for highest share in the reusable straws market in terms of revenue contribution as compared to markets in other regions due to increased adoption of reusable straws by various end-users such as restaurants, hotels, cafes, schools, hospitals, and hospitality-related sectors in the region. The market in Asia Pacific is expected to expand at a significant CAGR during the forecast period driven by increasing number of bars & restaurants. Rising awareness regarding reusable straws and their environment-friendly nature is expected to boost market growth. Moreover, the market in Europe is forecasted to expand significantly due to increasing initiatives for banning single-use plastic material in countries in this region.
Companies are working on product innovation and development to increase their customer base. Furthermore, key companies are adopting the merger and acquisition strategy to improve their market revenue at the global level.
Some of the major companies identified in the reusable straws market are:
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