Bag-in-Box Container Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Bag-in-Box Container Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Material (LDPE, Ethylene Vinyl Acetate, Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol), By Application (Household Products, Industrial Liquids, F&B), And Segment Forecasts, 2019 - 2025

  • Published Date: Apr, 2019
  • Base Year for Estimate: 2018
  • Report ID: GVR-1-68038-655-4
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Data: 2014 - 2017
  • Number of Pages: 125

Industry Insights

The global bag-in-box container market size was estimated at USD 3.12 billion in 2018 and is projected to expand at a CAGR of 6.3% over the forecast years. The industry is driven by the increasing consumption of the alcoholic beverages in both developed and developing economies. As a result, alcoholic beverage segment, in particular, is expected to generate the maximum demand. North America is expected to be the largest consumer of alcoholic beverage products followed by Europe. The market has also been witnessing rising demand from the wine industry.

Thus, rise in wine production across several regions is expected to augment the product demand in the coming years. Escalating demand from household products segment is also expected to drive the market on account of increasing consumption of the household cleaners, such as surface deodorizers and surface cleaners. Rising demand for hygiene and personal care products due to growing urban population will also boost the market development. In addition, demand for low-foam detergents that are usually packaged in bag-in-box containers will drive the market further.

U.S. bag-in-box container  market

On the other hand, product demand may be hampered due to the availability of substitute products at lower prices, such as plastic and glass bottles. Increasing demand for plastic bottles from the soft drink industry is expected to hinder market growth over the forecasts period. However, rising demand for innovative packaging designs for food and beverage products to attract consumers is expected to have a positive impact on the industry growth in the years to come.

Moreover, major companies in the market focus on the development of new technology, in terms of design and packaging solution, which is also likely to spur the market growth. For instance, a U.K.-based company Elite Packaging has developed gusseted bag that is sealed in every corner. This design offers more product stability and efficiency. In addition, it reduces the space required for the bag in the box container, making it more compact.

Material Insights

The market was led by the Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE) material segment. Increasing use of box-in-container in food & beverage, household products, industrial liquids, and other packaging applications is expected to drive the demand for LDPE materials over the forecasts period. Low prices and abundant availability of LDPEs is also projected to propel the segment growth. Moreover, they offer advantages, such as reduction in the packaging waste, reliable packaging, superior performance over a wide temperature range, high oxygen barrier property, and chemical resistance. This factor is expected to fuel their demand further.

Application Insights

Based on application, the global market has been segmented into Food & Beverage (F&B), industrial liquids, and household products. Food & beverage segment accounts for the maximum share of the product demand; thus, plays a major role in the market growth. Factors, such as growing awareness about healthier products along with rising disposable income levels and improved standards of life in developing countries, are also estimated to boost the segment growth, thereby driving the overall market.

Global bag-in-box container  market

Introduction of packaging solutions for F&B applications that offer ease of consumption is likely to be the major growth-driving factor over the coming years. In addition, F&B manufacturers are adding various options, such as adding nutritious products to their product line and offering healthier snack items, along with innovative packaging, which, in turn, is likely to fuel demand for bag-in-box container.

Regional Insights

Asia Pacific is expected to register the fastest CAGR over the forecast period due to growing F&B sector in Asia Pacific. Rapid industrialization in countries, such as India and China coupled with rising adoption of packaged foods and beverages in the region is expected to propel the demand further. Household products segment emerged as another major application in APAC owing to the advent of eco cleaning household products. In addition, technological advancements including automatic dishwashing products is expected to the drive market.

Increasing consumption of the packaged nutritional food products is likely to drive the market growth over the forecasts period in this region. Europe led the market in the past and is projected to maintain its dominance over the next few years. North America is also likely to witness a steady growth on account of the presence of major F&B companies including PepsiCo, Inc.; Tyson Food, Inc.; and Kellogg’s Co.

Bag-In-Box Container Market Share Insights

Most of the companies are present in North America and have their dedicated distribution and manufacturing locations across the globe. These companies focus on long-term agreement with the raw material suppliers to reduce the production cost, ensure constant supply, and gain competitive edge over other small-scale, regional manufacturers.

Report Scope



Base year for estimation


Actual estimates/Historical data

2014 - 2017

Forecast period

2019 - 2025

Market representation

Revenue in USD Million and CAGR from 2019 to 2025

Regional scope

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

Country scope

U.S., Canada, Mexico, Germany, U.K., France, 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 and volume growth at global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2014 to 2025. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global bag-in-box container market report on the basis of material, application, and region:

  • Material Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)

    • Low Density Polyethylene

    • Ethylene Vinyl Acetate

    • Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol

    • Others

  • Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)

    • Food & Beverage

    • Household Products

    • Industrial Liquids

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • Canada

      • Mexico

    • Europe

      • Germany

      • U.K.

      • France

    • Asia Pacific

      • India

      • China

      • Japan

    • Central & South America

      • Brazil

    • Middle East & Africa

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