Liquid Packaging Market Size to Reach US$ 460.58 Bn by 2030

Published Date : 17 May 2022

The global liquid packaging market was accounted at USD 460.58 billion in 2021 and is estimated to reach around USD 716.7 billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 4.9% from 2021 to 2030.

The liquid packaging market is being driven by the growth in the number of individuals relocating from rural to urban locations, coupled with the changes in the consumer behavior. The liquid packaging is commonly used in the food and beverage sector to make liquid commodities to transport and extend product shelf life.

The increased disposable income has influenced consumption patterns, resulting in increased demand for packaged beverage and drinks. The online sales channel also serve consumer goods that are packaged in liquid form. The cosmetics, household products, and personal care products are all included in the liquid packaging. In addition, the online stores owners require specialized packaging solutions with short lead times.

Furthermore, the liquid packaging market is expected to be propelled by shift in consumer behavior, as well as an increased focus on brand image through packaging. In addition, the high investments on research and development are also driving the growth of the liquid packaging market during the forecast period.

 Liquid Packaging Market Report 2021 to 2030

Report Highlights

  • Based on the packaging type, the rigid packaging segment is expected to have a significant revenue share in the liquid packaging market. The rigid packaging is widely used in the pharmaceutical and beverage industries. This is owing to rigid packaging’s great qualities, such as long shelf life and ease of transit and carrying. 
  • Based on the raw material, the plastics segment is expected to have a significant revenue share in the market. The plastics are frequently used in the personal care, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical industries for packaging.

Scope of the Report

Report Coverage Details
Market Size in 2020 USD 440.49 Billion
Revenue Forecast by 2030 USD 716.7 Billion
Largest Market Asia Pacific
Fastest Growing Region North America
Segmentation Packaging Type, Raw Material, Technique, End-use, Region


Regional Snapshot

North America is the largest segment for liquid packaging market in terms of region. The U.S., which is a major market for liquid packaging, is likely to increase demand for liquid packaging in the North America due to expanding use of paper products.

Asia-Pacificregion is the fastest growing region in the liquid packaging market. This is attributed to the favorable government regulations, growth of the food and beverage and pharmaceutical industries, and key market players relocating manufacturing facilities to operating and labor costs.

Market Dynamics


Increasing environmental concerns

The consumers are looking for eco-friendly packaging solutions, which is projected to drive demand for liquid packaging cartons and paper bottles. Additionally, these products recyclability reduces wastage and long-term production expenses. The government of developed regions had enacted stringent rules and regulations against the use of plastic. There is ban on the use of plastic in many countries. Thus, the key market players have started avoiding plastic in the process of liquid packaging. As a result, the increasing environmental concerns is boosting the growth of liquid packaging market during the forecast period.


Rising environmental concerns regarding single use packaging products

The manufacturers are under pressure from the government to submit all the records on the health impacts of liquid packaging. Also, the strict regulations all around the world addressing over the counter single use packaging products, will hinder the growth of the liquid packaging market. The glass and plastic packaging are commonly used for liquid drinks and beverages. The consumers who are becoming more ecologically conscious are concerned about the low recycling rate of single use products. Thus, this will have an impact on the liquid packaging market, impeding the growth during the forecast period.


Growth in online sales channel

The major factor driving the growth of the liquid packaging market is the online retail platform. The availability of diverse product options and price comparison on online shopping sites has resulted in an increase in the number of online shoppers. This is advantageous to retailers because it eliminates the need for physical outlets or stores. One of the primary reasons why consumers prefer online shopping is the ability to read reviews provided by other users and compare various stores, products, and prices offered by various sellers. Furthermore, access to the internet and online food and beverage supplies have provided consumers with a platform where they can easily compare various products and prices and shop with ease. Thus, growth in online sales channel is creating growth opportunities for the liquid packaging during the forecast period. 


Increase in carbon footprints

The use of resins has increased the utilization of carbon footprints. A carbon footprint is total amount of greenhouse gases. Thus, the increased use of carbon footprint is biggest challenge for the growth of liquid packaging market.

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