Rising awareness among consumers and continuous innovation in technology will continue to fuel demand for packaging that is hygienic, functional, and visually-appealing. Packaging has witnessed a sea-change – from just an outer covering to an integral part of marketing and product safety. Today, the packaging industry is catering to the preference of a wide consumer base, especially the ‘on-the-go’ consumer, for whom effective and functional packaging is ever so important.
Food Packaging Machinery Market- Market Segmentation:
Food packaging machinery market is segmented on the basis of application type, material type and machinery type. On the basis of application type, food packaging machinery market can be segmented into cereals, pulses, oil seeds, fruit and vegetables, meat, poultry, dairy, marine and bakery. On the basis of material type, food packaging machinery market can be segmented into glass, metals, plastics, paper board, paper/plastic laminates. On the basis of machinery type, food packaging machinery can be segmented into FFS, labeling and coding, wrapping and bundling, other machinery and spare parts. FFS constitutes for the major portion of the segment.
Food Packaging Machinery Market- Market Dynamics:
With the increase in the disposable income, the demand for packaged and hygienic food has witnessed an uptick. The expectancy of the product to be safe from the point of packaging till it arrives in the shelves/ fridges has created an urgent need for incorporating the latest aspects of technology. The advancement in technology has led to faster, safer and reliable packaging.
The availability of online ordering of grocery has helped increase the demand for packaged food as well, giving the food packaging machinery more scope for expansion. Moreover, organic foods market has taken the world by storm, giving rise to a new segment of food products that will positively impact the food packaging machinery market. Food safety regulatory can impede growth in the short-term, but they are a necessary check that will help the market evolve in the long-term.
Food Packaging Machinery Market- Major Players:
Some of the key players in the food packaging market are Robert Bosch GmbH, Coesia India Private Limited, Illinois tool works, Inc., GEA Group, Multivac Group, Tetra Laval International S.A., The Adelphi Group of Companies, AMF Bakery Systems, Arpac LLC, Lindquist Machine Corporation.