Aluminum bags are widely used for packaging consumer goods such as food & beverages, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and household products. The bags act as an effective barrier against moisture, light and oxygen thereby helping extend the shelf life of packaged products. Rapidly growing e-commerce sector has boosted the demand for aluminum bags as they provide hassle-free shipment and storage of ordered goods. Aluminum bags are an excellent packaging solution for e-tailers owing to their lightweight nature, durability and sustainability credentials.
The global aluminum bag market is estimated to be valued at US$ 9.83 billion in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 13% over the forecast period 2023 to 2030, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.
Growing consumer demand for convenient and high-quality packaged goods has been a key driver for the aluminum bag market. Aluminum bags impart brand image and aesthetic appeal to packaged products and facilitate easy identification of contents. Increasing health and environmental consciousness among consumers has further augmented the sales of aluminum bags as they are 100% recyclable without loss of material quality. Food industry participants are widely adopting aluminum bags for packaging frozen food, potato chips, coffee and other snacks to cater to shifting consumer preferences for sustainable and eco-friendly packaging formats.
While aluminum bags offer excellent barrier properties against moisture, their widespread adoption is constrained by high manufacturing costs as compared to alternatives such as plastic and paper bags. However, ongoing technological advancements aimed at reducing aluminum wastage and enhancing production efficiency are expected to lower the costs. Major aluminum bag producers are strengthening supply chain networks and distribution channels to cater to the burgeoning demand globally.
The aluminum bag market can be segmented into aluminum pouch bags, aluminum ziplock bags, aluminum vacuum bags, and aluminum stand up bags. Aluminum stand up bags dominate the market and account for over 35% of the market share due to their increasing application in retail packaging of food products like cereals, snacks, pet food etc. Aluminum stand up bags provide robust barrier protection against moisture, oxygen, and dust, while also allowing easy dispensing of products compared to other bag types.
Political: Regional trade policies favoring domestic aluminum industries influence bag manufacturing and trading. Economic: Rising disposable incomes boost demand for convenience foods packaged in aluminum bags. Social: Growing health consciousness increases usage of aluminum bags for hygienic and shelf-stable packaging of snacks, dry foods. Technological: Innovation in bag designs like sliders, zippers aid product protection and dispensing while reduced aluminum waste recycling drives sustainability.
The global Aluminum Bag Market Share is expected to witness high growth at a CAGR of 13% during the forecast period of 2023 to 2030.
Regional analysis: North America dominates the aluminum bag market holding over 30% share helped by robust food processing and consumer goods industries in the US and Canada. However, Asia Pacific is projected to be the fastest growing market for aluminum bags during the forecast period with China and India taking the lead supported by expanding middle-class populations and rapid urbanization.
Key players: Key players operating in the aluminum bag market are Amcor, Mondi, Sonoco, Bemis, Novolex, Berry Global, Pactiv, ProAmpac, Coveris, Huhtamaki, Technovin, Flexopack, Celplast, UltraSource, Printpack, Bryce, Genpak, Astrapak, Plus Packaging, Presto. These companies focus on product innovation and mergers & acquisitions to strengthen their market position.
1. Source: Coherent Market Insights, Public sources, Desk research
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