Food Packaging Equipment Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Food Packaging Equipment Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Equipment (Form-fill-seal, Filling & Dosing, Cartoning), By Application (Dairy, Bakery, Convenience Food), And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025

  • Published Date: Dec, 2018
  • Base Year for Estimate: 2017
  • Report ID: GVR-2-68038-715-5
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Data: 2014 - 2016
  • Number of Pages: 105

Industry Insights

The global food packaging equipment market size was estimated to be USD 41.30 billion in 2017 and is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 4.87% over the forecast period. The food and beverage industry is among the prominent factors propelling the demand. The purchasing parity, industrial development, and adoption of automated technology is projected to further augment the growth through 2025.

Demand for ready-to-eat, dairy and other perishable products, and convenience food items, is projected to favor growth of the market. Increasing Health awareness and changing dietary habits are expected to further fuel the growth. Westernization in terms of food choices and lifestyle, in Asia Pacific and other developing regions, is projected to augment demand for these packaging equipment.

U.S. food packaging equipment market

Stringent government regulations to control the quality of equipment is expected to encourage food packaging equipment manufacturers to invest and enhance their R&D capabilities. Latest trend offering technological advancement in industries including manufacturing sector has facilitated the manufacturers to have quality product in minimal time, labor, and operational costs.

In recent years, demand for food packaging equipment has witnessed substantial growth as compared to manual operational machinery. The latest automation trend in manufacturing industry is expected to offer competitive advantage to the manufacturers. Perishable products, such as dairy products, vegetables, and meat among others have short shelf lives and are prone to degradation if not handled or stored properly. Stringent government regulations and policies are projected to control the food degradation and offer standardization of equipment.

Equipment Insights

On the basis of equipment, the food packaging equipment market is categorized into form-fill-seal, filling and dosing, cartoning, case packing, wrapping and bundling, and others. The availability of skilled labor for automatic packaging equipment was scarce earlier, so the costs associated with them were high. In addition, manufacturers opted for manual or semi-automatic machinery, as an economical option. However, after digitization of the industry, manufacturers prefer automation in their processes as it increases the efficiency and quality of the product.

The need to offer precise, standard, and quality product to have a competitive advantage in the market, manufacturers offer automated operational systems for equipment manufacturing. The filling and dosing equipment is anticipated to emerge dominant and grow significantly over the forecast period. These machines are used in a varied range of products and applications facilitating the segment growth at a significant CAGR. 

Application Insights

Dairy products led the application segment in 2017, accounting for 20.36% of the market share. Short shelf life of perishable food products including dairy, dairy alternatives, and allied products make them susceptible to contamination, pollution, and climatic changes; driving the market growth.

Global food packaging equipment market

Food and beverage industry faces a significant change in the demand and choices for the food products. Luxury, innovation, brand image, and popularity of food product are some of the factors that influence the buying behavior of a customer in hypermarket/supermarket and other retail shops. The manufacturers are expected to strategize their promotions for packaged and ready-to-eat food. This is anticipated to augment the market growth in near future. Food and beverage industry is expected to witness significant rise in demand, which, in turn, is expected to drive the overall market

Regional Insights

In terms of revenue, Asia Pacific accounted for 32.34% share of the total market share in 2017 and is expected to register CAGR of 6.40% over the forecast period. Economic stability, infrastructural development, and purchasing parity in Asia Pacific, is expected to help the market gain traction over the forecast period. The economic growth backed up with technological investments in countries like India and China, is expected to create positive impact on the market. China is projected to contribute significantly in the food and beverage industry owing to changing food preferences, increasing health awareness, and other macroeconomic factors.

Central and Southern America (CSA) and Middle East and Africa (MEA) are also projected to depict considerable growth owing to changing lifestyle, greater influence of western culture, and industrialization offering greater pace to the manufacturing industry. Moreover, investors are keen to tap the potential business opportunities in MEA and CSA as they offer huge business capabilities and regional extent. This factor is projected to bode well for the market expansion in the forthcoming years.

Food Packaging Equipment Market Share Insights

Key market players are GEA Group, Coesia S.p.A., Bosch Packaging Technology GmbH, MULTIVAC Group, and ARPAC LLC among others. Multinational companies dominate the industry and are concentrated in developed areas including North America and Europe. The key manufacturers occupy a significant share of the global market and are projected to shift their interest to developing areas resulting into potential infrastructural and industrial development in regions like Asia Pacific, MEA and CSA. Companies invest substantially in enhancing their R&D capabilities to get market insights that can be inculcated in the business strategies offering competitive advantage over others.

Report Scope



The base year for estimation


Actual/Historical data

2014 ,2015, 2016

Forecast period

2018 - 2025

Market representation

Revenue in USD Billion, and CAGR from 2018 to 2025

Regional scope

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

Country scope

U.S., Canada, U.K., Norway, Russia, China, India, Australia, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina.

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, 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 trends and opportunities in each of the sub-segments from 2014 to 2025. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global food packaging equipment market based on equipment, application, and region:

  • Equipment Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2014 - 2025 )

    • Form-fill-seal

    • Filling & Dosing

    • Cartoning

    • Case Packing

    • Wrapping & Bundling

    • Others

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

    • Bakery & Confectionary

    • Dairy Products

    • Fruits, Nuts & Vegetables

    • Meat, Poultry & Seafood

    • Convenience Food

    • Others

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

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • Canada

    • Europe

      • Russia

      • Norway

      • U.K.

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • India

      • Australia

    • Central & South America

      • Venezuela

      • Brazil

      • Argentina

    • Middle East and Africa

      • Saudi Arabia

      • UAE

      • Egypt

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