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Tray Lidding Films Market: An Overview

Tray lidding films are consist of foil, PET, and a variety of other metallized and non-metallized materials. The film was created with the goal of peeling without shredding. For longer shelf life, it maintains a strong adhesion and a tight seal. Usually, these films create a strong seal that provides enhanced tamper verification and is difficult to remove without the use of a cutting tool which has favoured the growth of market among end users. Tray lidding films have emerged as a revolutionary way of food packaging to meet the complex needs of foodservice providers. Today’s consumers appreciate quick single-serving meals that can be prepared easily. Consumers, retailers, and foodservice provide profit from these films because they provide convenience, food safety, and improved quality which has increased the usage of these films and fuelling the sales and demand of tray lidding films. Due to their strong barrier against air, moisture, and bacteria, tray lidding films are widely recommended for packing meat and other food items. With an easy peelable option, these films can be used to seal a variety of food service trays, including composite material trays, mono-material trays, and aluminium trays. Therefore, the global market for tray lidding films market is projected to remain progressive during the forecast period.

Tray Lidding Films Market: Dynamics

The food industry prominently drives the global tray lidding films market. The global market has seen substantial growth in the last decade, and this is projected to continue during the forecast period. This can be attributed to the increasing demand for handy food products including prepared meals, frozen foods, and meat products, owing to their convenience in purchasing and consuming. Increasing consumption of prepared meals due to busy schedules and rising health concerns are expected to drive market growth. The food industry in all regions is more stable in terms of occupation and good labour income than other manufacturing industries. This economic growth of the food industry is expected to create lucrative opportunities for the tray lidding films market across the globe.

The growth of the food industry will also be assisted by several allied industries such as the retail and packaging sectors. Customized offering for packaging food products is gaining traction, and this is expected to positively impact sales of tray lidding films throughout the next decade. The film can be kept on the product while the food is cooked, which can be done in both, microwave and conventional ovens, offering directly from freezer to oven features. 

Manufacturers and brand owners are capitalizing on the latent opportunity for usage of tray lidding films as a promotional medium. This trend is adopted by almost all prominent food packaging businesses as a promotional and marketing tool, which is driving demand for tray lidding films. Several manufacturers are also providing various printing and embossing options to customers to attract them. Tray lidding films are highly recommended for packing meat and related products, as they have an excellent barrier against air, moisture, and microbes. Its advanced barrier layer preserves the taste and aroma of products with also giving resistance to oil. Furthermore, these benefits of tray lidding films drive the growth of the tray lidding films market.

Across the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected all industries in the market. Tray lidding films market has a mixed impact of this pandemic. Somewhere the consumption of packaged food has seen a decline and somewhere there has an inclination of packaged foods among consumers in the market. Also due to the supply chain level of these films at very low level caused in the reduction of the tray lidding films by manufacturers.

Tray Lidding Films Market: Segmentation

Tray lidding films market can be segmented by material, product, and application

By material, the tray lidding films market can be segmented as

  • Polyethylene (PE)
  • Polypropylene (PP)
  • Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol (EVOH)
  • Polyethylene terephthalate (PET)
    • Crystalline PET
    • Amorphous PET
    • Recycled PET

By product, the tray lidding films market can be segmented as

  • Dual-ovenable lidding films
  • Speciality lidding films
  • High barrier lidding films
  • Resealable/reclosable films

By application, the tray lidding films market can be segmented as

  • Prepared Meals
  • Frozen Foods
  • Meat Products
  • Dairy Products
  • Others

Tray Lidding Films Market: Regional Outlook

North America and Europe region are dominating the tray lidding films market in both supply and production. The factors for the dominance of the market in these regions are a large number of supermarkets and hypermarkets present coupled with the increasing demand for the packaged food and beverages. The Asia Pacific regional market is anticipated to see stable growth over the forecast period for the tray lidding films market as the key players are focusing on sustainability concerns and manufacturing eco-friendly lidding films. In the Middle East and Africa, the growth of the market is projected to increase owing to the growing demand for the packaged food which has a longer shelf life.

Tray Lidding Films Market: Key Players

Key players in the tray lidding films market are:

Global Players:

Mondi plc, KM Packaging Services Ltd., Uniflex, AR Packaging, Camvac, The Platinum Package Group, Crawford Packaging, Wipak and others.

Asian Players:

Wonder Packagings, Green Packaging Material (Jiangyin) Co., Ltd, Wuxi Changxi Packaging Material Co., Ltd., Shantou Fenbo Packaging Co., Ltd., Hubei Hawking Packaging Material Co., Ltd, Supreme Industries Limited, Sun Packaging, Nexus Corporation and others.

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Regional Analysis Includes-

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)

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  • Competitive landscape
  • Strategies for key players and products offered
  • Potential and niche segments, geographical regions exhibiting promising growth
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The study strives to evaluate the current and future growth prospects, untapped avenues, factors shaping their revenue potential, and demand and consumption patterns in the global market by breaking it into region-wise assessment.

The following regional segments are covered comprehensively:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

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