Aluminum Foil Packaging Market (By Product: Foil Wraps, Pouches, Blisters, Containers, Others; By End Use: Food & Beverage, Tobacco, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetic, Others; By Packaging Type: Rigid, Flexible, Semi-Rigid; By Foil Type: Printed, Unprinted; By Thickness: 0.007 mm – 0.09 mm, 0.09 mm – 0.2 mm, 0.2 mm – 0.4 mm) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Regional Outlook, and Forecast 2022 – 2030


The global aluminum foil packaging market size was valued at US$ 44.27 billion in 2021 and is expected to surpass around US$ 66.77 billion by 2030, poised to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.7% during the forecast period 2022 to 2030.

Aluminum Foil Packaging Market Size 2021 to 2030

Growth Factors

The aluminum foil is a common component of composites and has a variety of uses in food packaging. It has a better resistance to oxygen and moisture than any of the plastic composite material. Due to the rise of the pharmaceutical and food and beverage sectors, the aluminum foil packaging market has seen a significant increase in demand. The aluminum is abundant and entirely biodegradable on the planet. The food and beverage demand from online food retailers and the drug companies has fueled the sector’s expansion to a considerable extent. The aluminum is an excellent material for packaging because of its versatility. The aluminum foil has number of characteristics including strength, flexibility, and portability, which allows it to be molded into the desired shape. It also shields the product from moisture and sunlight, preventing deterioration. The aluminum foil packaging market has shown significant growth in recent years and is likely to continue to develop during the forecast period.

The government rules affecting food quality and safety standards encourage market players to produce effective packaging solutions that avoid contamination of food, which aids the expansion of the aluminum foil packaging market. The aluminum foil packaging market in Asia-Pacific is predicted to grow rapidly due to rising demand for fast moving consumer products and a growing economy. To manufacture light weight containers, aluminum foil is increasingly being used with flexible materials.

During the forecast period, strong economic expansion, combined with an increasing affluent population and rising personal disposable income, is expected to accelerate the growth of the global aluminum foil packaging market. The shift in lifestyle, which includes a shift in eating habits, has resulted in an increase in packaging demand. Furthermore, strong demand for aluminum foil packaging in the snack and confectionary industries is boosting the global market for aluminum foil packaging over the projection period.

Report Scope of the Aluminum Foil Packaging Market

Report Coverage Details
Market Size by 2030 USD 66.77 Billion
Growth Rate from 2022 to 2030

CAGR of 4.7%

Asia Pacific Market Share in 2020 38%
Food and Beverage Market Share in 2020 46%
Base Year 2021
Forecast Period 2022 to 2030
Segments Covered Product, End Use, Packaging Type, Foil Type, Thickness, Geography
Companies Mentioned China Hongqiao Group Limited, Amcor Ltd., United Company RUSAL PLC., Ess Dee Aluminum Ltd, Novelis Inc., Alcoa Corporation, Penny Plate LLC, Wyda Packaging Ltd., Nicholi Food Packaging, Alufoil Products Pvt. Ltd

 

As the global aluminum foil packaging market is mostly driven by customer convenience, suppliers must focus on consumer-friendly packaging designs such as ready to cook packaging, easy to open, and resealable packaging. Furthermore, as customers become more conscious of the environmental impact of materials used in packaging and products, more people are prioritizing environmentally friendly products.

The aluminum foil packaging is becoming more popular in the market because to its versatility, recyclability, and ease of use. The aluminum foil is one of the most widely used aluminum products globally. The moisture, light, air, and germs can all pass-through aluminum foil packaging, making it ideal for food and beverage, personal care, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics packaging. As aluminum foils are largely utilized in packaging, industrialized economies are the biggest users of this material.

The aluminum foil packaging market is likely to be driven in the near future by the quick and busy lifestyle, simplicity of purchasing through e-commerce channels and the ability to choose from a variety of eateries. During the projection period, prominent market drivers are expected to be the food and pharmaceuticals sectors. The alternative packaging materials such as plastic, glass, and paperboard are likely to pose a challenge to the aluminum foil packaging market.

Furthermore, the current invasive mining processes necessary for metal production, which have a severe impact on the environment, prevent the metal from being recycled during the manufacturing process. As a result, discontent is projected in the aluminum foil packaging market in the upcoming years.

The aluminum bags, pouches, and bags are produced and used mostly throughout the Asia-Pacific region. The aluminum foil demand is increasing as a result of a rise in demand for healthy lifestyles and consumption habits in these areas. The population growth in emerging nations, there is a growing demand for aluminum foil packaging in the industry. In many nations, there is growing demand for aluminum packaging to promote green consumption, assure food safety, conserve food, and follow the ideals of environmental sustainability.

Products Insights

In 2020, the foil wraps segment dominated the aluminum foil packaging market and garnered revenue share of around 33%. The aluminum foil warps have become a popular product category due to their wide range of uses in variety of industries. They are used as candy warps and confectionary warps.

The pouches segment, on the other hand, is predicted to develop at the quickest rate in the future years. The pouches are widely used in the food and beverage, home care, personal care, and cosmetics industries to package products. The pouches’ popularity is being fueled by their cost effectiveness and ease when compared to inflexible packaging methods.

End Use Insights

The food and beverage segment accounted market share of 46% in 2020. The aluminum foils are widely used in the food and beverage sector for packaging due to their flexibility, wide availability, lightweight, and lower costs.

The tobacco segment is expected to witness growth at a CAGR of 3.5% from 2022 to 2030. The aluminum foil is the best barrier material for the inner lining of cigarette packages because tobacco is a non-durable consumer product. To keep the aroma of smokes in cigarette packs, aluminum foil in the form of aluminum paper composite is commonly utilized.

Region Insights

Asia-Pacific region was accounted market share of over 38% in 2020. The aluminum foil packaging market is rising in Asia-Pacific as a result of the surge in the middle-class population and expanding end user applications such as medicines, food, and beverage.

Aluminum Foil Packaging Market Share, By Region, 2020 (%)

Europe is expected to develop at the fastest rate during the forecast period. As end users are becoming more aware of green packaging options, the market in Europe is expected to increase significantly. Moreover, strict government rules in the region aimed at reducing the use of plastic packaging are expected to benefit the industry.

Key Developments

  • Amcor PLC finalized the acquisition of Bemis Company Inc., a packaging manufacturer based in the U.S. in June 2019. The former’s product portfolio, client base, manufacturing capability, and global geographic footprint have all been greatly extended as a result of acquisition.
  • ProAmpac introduced the HC series of healthcare goods in August 2021, which includes the HC-600 high barrier film, which may be used in a range of market applications.
  • Nicholl Food Packaging Ltd. created the first skin pack aluminum poultry tray and film combination in the aluminum foil packaging in July 2018. 

The manufacturers may improve output and fulfill consumer demand with strategic cooperation, increasing revenue and market share. The end users will profit from eco-friendly and recyclable items as a result of new products and technology.

Some of the prominent players in the global aluminum foil packaging market include:

  • China Hongqiao Group Limited
  • Amcor Ltd.
  • United Company RUSAL PLC.
  • Ess Dee Aluminum Ltd
  • Novelis Inc.
  • Alcoa Corporation
  • Penny Plate LLC
  • Wyda Packaging Ltd.
  • Nicholi Food Packaging
  • Alufoil Products Pvt. Ltd

Segments Covered in the Report

By Product

  • Foil Wraps
  • Pouches
  • Blisters
  • Containers
  • Others

By End Use

  • Food & Beverage
  • Tobacco
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Cosmetic
  • Others

By Packaging Type

  • Rigid
  • Flexible
  • Semi-Rigid

By Foil Type

  • Printed
  • Unprinted

By Thickness

  • 0.007 mm – 0.09 mm
  • 0.09 mm – 0.2 mm
  • 0.2 mm – 0.4 mm

By Geography

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • France
  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Malaysia
    • Philippines
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)
    • GCC
    • North Africa
    • South Africa
    • Rest of the Middle East & Africa

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current size of aluminum foil packaging market?
According to Precedence Research, the global aluminum foil packaging market size was reached at US$ 44.27 billion in 2021 and is anticipated to rake US$ 66.77 billion by 2030.
The global aluminum foil packaging market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.7% over forecast period 2022 to 2030.
The major players operating in the aluminum foil packaging market are China Hongqiao Group Limited, Amcor Ltd., United Company RUSAL PLC., Ess Dee Aluminum Ltd, Novelis Inc., Alcoa Corporation, Penny Plate LLC, Wyda Packaging Ltd., Nicholi Food Packaging, and Alufoil Products Pvt. Ltd.
During the forecast period, strong economic expansion, combined with an increasing affluent population and rising personal disposable income, is expected to accelerate the growth of the global aluminum foil packaging market.
Asia-Pacific region will lead the global aluminum foil packaging market in near future.

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