GVR Report cover Baby Food Packaging Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Baby Food Packaging Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product (Metal, Glass, Rigid Plastic, Liquid Cartons, Paperboard Packaging), By Application (Prepared, Dried, Milk Formula) By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2019 - 2025

  • Report ID: GVR-3-68038-276-1
  • Number of Report Pages: 110
  • Format: PDF, Horizon Databook
  • Historical Range: 2015 - 2017
  • Forecast Period: 2019 - 2025 
  • Industry: Bulk Chemicals

Industry Insights

The global baby food packaging market size was estimated at USD 50.64 billion in 2018 and is projected to expand further at a CAGR of 7.0% from 2019 to 2025. Rising demand for baby food products across the globe is anticipated to boost the market growth. Furthermore, increasing number of nuclear families in developing countries including Mexico, Brazil, China, and India is expected to have a positive impact on the market growth.

In addition, constant product innovations, in terms of designs and materials, is projected to boost the demand further. The development of biodegradable materials, such as paper, is expected to provide new growth opportunities to the market. For instance, in September 2018, Square Baby launched recyclable cold chain packaging products for infant foods.

U.S. baby food packaging market

Thus, high demand for paperboard packaging and thin wall packaging, as these materials are lightweight, easy to use, safe, and reusable, is also expected to be one of the key growth-driving factors for the market. Moreover, the freshness and longer product shelf life provided by paperboard packaging is expected to boost its demand over the coming years.

However, liquid carton packaging is expected to be the fastest-growing segment at a CAGR of 7.9% from 2019 to 2025. North America was the dominant regional market in 2018 and will expand further at a steady CAGR over the next six years. Asia Pacific, on the other hand, is projected to witness the fastest growth rate from 2019 to 2025.

Product Insights

On the basis of product, the global baby food packaging market has been segmented into metal, glass, rigid plastic, liquid cartons, paperboard packaging, and others. Rigid plastic is anticipated to be the largest product segment over the forecast period. This growth is credited to the high demand for safe and flexible packaging materials. The liquid carton is expected to be the fastest-growing segment at a CAGR of 7.9% from 2019 to 2025. This growth is attributed to the constant product innovations in the segment.

Application Insights

On the basis of application, the global market has been divided into dried food, prepared food, milk formula, and others. The milk formula application segment is expected to lead the global market during the forecast period on account of high demand for milk-based baby foods across the globe.

Global baby food packaging market

Dried products is expected to be the fasted-growing application segment at a CAGR of 7.9% from 2019 to 2025. This growth is attributed to the high demand for durable and easy to carry dried baby foods in developing countries including India, China, and Bangladesh due to busy lifestyles and hectic work schedules.

Regional Insights

North America generated the largest revenue of USD 20.09 billion in 2018 on account of high demand for packaged baby food products in countries, such as U.S. and Canada. Furthermore, changing lifestyles and rising consumer disposable income levels in countries like Mexico is expected to boost the demand for packaged baby food products, thereby supporting market growth. Asia Pacific is projected to witness the fastest CAGR of 8.0% from 2019 to 2025.

This is attributed to increasing consumer disposable income levels in emerging economies, such as China, India, and Bangladesh. Furthermore, strong foothold of key baby food manufacturers in China and Japan as a result of easy access of raw materials and presence of advanced infrastructure for food processing is expected to remain a favorable factor for region’s growth.

Baby Food Packaging Market Share Insights

Some of the key companies in the market include Rexam, Inc.; Tata Tinplate Company of India; Bericap GmbH & Co. KG; Pretium Packaging LLC; Bemis Company, Inc.; Hood Packaging Corp.; Ball Corp.; Flexible Packaging Corp.; Hindustan National Glass & Industries Ltd. (HNGIL); and Tetra Pak. These companies have undertaken several market strategies, such as mergers and acquisitions and product development, to acquire a larger market share.

Report Scope



Base year for estimation


Actual estimates/Historical data

2015 - 2017

Forecast period

2019 - 2025

Market representation

Revenue in USD Billion and CAGR from 2019 to 2025

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America, and Middle East & Africa

Country scope

U.S., Germany, U.K., India, China, Japan, and Brazil

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, growth factors and trends

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2015 to 2025. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global baby food packaging market report on the basis of product, application, and region:

  • Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2015 - 2025)

    • Metal

    • Glass

    • Rigid Plastic

    • Liquid Cartons

    • Paperboard Packaging

    • Others

  • Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2015 - 2025)

    • Dried

    • Prepared

    • Milk Formula

    • Others

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2015 - 2025)

    • North America

      • The U.S.

    • Europe

      • Germany

      • The U.K.

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • India

      • Japan

    • Central & South America

      • Brazil

    • Middle East & Africa

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