Vacuum Packaging Market Research Report - Global Forecast 2027

Vacuum Packaging Market Research Report: Information by Material Type (Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polyamide, Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol and others), Process (Skin Vacuum Packaging, Shrink Vacuum Packaging and others), Packaging (Flexible Packaging, Semi-Rigid Packaging and Rigid Packaging), Application (Food, Pharmaceuticals, Industrial Goods and others), Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Rest of the World) - Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/PNT/1575-CR | July 2019 | Region: Global | 107 pages

Vacuum Packaging Market Synopsis:


Vacuum packaging market is expected to reach a market size of USD 32.41 Billion by 2025 at a CAGR of 4.97% during the forecast period 2019-2025.


Global Vacuum Packaging Market: Regional Analysis

The global vacuum packaging market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the world (RoW). Asia-Pacific held the largest share in the global vacuum packaging market, followed by Europe and North America in 2018, owing to increasing consumption of processed and packaged food in the region. Moreover, the rise in population, rapid urbanization, fast-growing food industry, and rising expenditure on food, mainly in the countries such as China and India are some of the other factors, driving the market growth in the Asia-Pacific.


Key Players

The Key Players operating in the global vacuum packaging market are DuPont de Nemours, Inc. (US), Mondi (Austria), Amcor PLC (Australia), Berry Global Inc. (US), Sealed Air (US), COVERIS (US), Klöckner Pentaplast (Germany), Winpak Ltd (Canada), and Green Packaging Material (Jiangyin) Co., Ltd (China).


US Packaging & Wrapping LLC (US), Sealer Sales, Inc. (US), Collinsons Vacuum Packaging Pty Ltd (Australia), Wells Can Company (Canada), Kite Packaging Ltd (UK), and STEWART'S PACKAGING (US) are some of the other players operating in the global vacuum packaging market.


Vacuum packaging is a method of packaging that involves the evacuation of air from the packs prior to sealing. The purpose of vacuum packaging is usually to remove oxygen from the container for extending the shelf life of foods.


The market is driven by various factors such as increased consumption of processed food & beverages, rapid urbanization and industrialization, increased standard of living, and increased government policies regarding food safety. The factor, such as stringent regulations on packaging material waste and recycling hamper the market growth.


Vacuum packaging is highly used in the food & beverage industry across the globe due to various benefits associated with it such as increased shelf life, protection of products from dust, moisture, insects, and other external elements, elimination the need for chemical preservatives. Such packaging also allows the consumers to see and feel the product from the packaging itself. All of these factors collectively drive the market for vacuum packaging across the foods & beverages industry. Moreover, the consumption of processed and convenience foods and beverages is continuously growing with the growth in the number of millennium population. The number of accessibility stores and supermarkets across the world is increasing, mainly in the Asia-Pacific. Such stores have been able to bring the processed and packaged eatables closer to the consumers.


Global Vacuum Packaging Market: Segmentation

The global vacuum packaging market has been segmented based on material type, process, packaging, application. On the basis of material type, the market has been further classified as polyethylene, polypropylene, polyamide, ethylene vinyl alcohol, and others. Based on material, Polyethylene (PE) accounted for the largest market share in 2018 and is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The dominant position of this segment can be attributed to the rising use of polyethylene material of vacuum packaging across all the end use application. Furthermore, polyethylene is the most common plastic used in daily life activity.


Based on the process, the market has been segmented into skin vacuum packaging, shrink vacuum packaging, and others. Skin vacuum packaging segment is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Vacuum skin packaging ensures the longer shelf life of the product and is majorly used for storing dry foods such as meat, cheese, and cereals among others, which enhance the demand of skin vacuum packaging across the globe.


On the basis of packaging, the market has been segmented into rigid packaging, flexible packaging, and semi-rigid packaging. Flexible packaging accounted for the largest market share in 2018 and is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Flexible packaging is preferred over another type of packaging because it is lightweight, easy to carry, and convenient, and reduces the volume of the contents and package.


On the basis of application, the market has been segmented into food, pharmaceuticals, industrial goods, and others. Food accounted for the largest market share in 2018 and is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period due to increasing consumption of processed products across the globe. Changing lifestyle also acts as a driving factor because of the growing demand for ready-to-eat food, which further leads to the vacuum packaging market.


The global vacuum packaging market is fairly competitive, with a moderate number of players operating across the globe. The players are expected to adopt several strategies to expand their global presence and increase their market shares. Some of the key strategies adopted by the players include a focus on high-quality products, cost-effectiveness, expansions, mergers & acquisitions, strategic partnerships, and investment in R&D to come up with innovative ideas and products.


Industry News

  • In July 2019, Berry Global Group, Inc., announced that it had acquired of RPC Group PLC (RPC) for a purchase price of approximately USD 6.5 billion. Berry and RPC together created a leading global supplier of value-added protective solutions and one of the world’s largest plastic packaging companies.



  • In June 2019, Mondi Group developed a fully-recyclable polypropylene film for thermoforming applications with a 23% reduction in carbon footprint compared to existing packaging. This recyclable polypropylene film is ideal for modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) and vacuum packaging, which is known for its ability to extend the shelf life of products such as meat and cheese.



  • In June 2019, Amcor acquired Bemis Company Inc. The companies now operate as Amcor PLC (Amcor). This acquisition has led to additional scale, capabilities, and footprint that strengthened Amcor’s industry-leading value proposition and generated significant value for shareholders.



  • In October 2018, Coveris introduced a recyclable vacuum skinboard tray, a new packaging format for the fresh protein sector. This innovation combines sustainable sourcing, plastics reduction, and improved recyclability for delivering a fully-circular pack format in support of both the retailer and packaging manufacturers. Its new vacuum skinboard (VSB) format delivers a major environmental saving through the reduction of more than 50% of plastic, removing more than 50 tons of this from consumer waste streams annually.


Intended Audience

  • Raw material suppliers

  • End users

  • Product manufacturers

  • Regulatory bodies

  • Market research and consulting firms

  • Associations and industrial bodies



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2025: USD 32.41 Billion
  CAGR   4.97% CAGR (2020-2027)
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2027
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Material Type, Process, Packaging, Application
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   DuPont de Nemours, Inc. (US), Mondi (Austria), Amcor PLC (Australia), Berry Global Inc. (US), Sealed Air (US), COVERIS (US), Klöckner Pentaplast (Germany), Winpak Ltd (Canada), and Green Packaging Material (Jiangyin) Co., Ltd (China), US Packaging & Wrapping LLC (US), Sealer Sales, Inc. (US), Collinsons Vacuum Packaging Pty Ltd (Australia), Wells Can Company (Canada), Kite Packaging Ltd (UK), and STEWART'S PACKAGING (US)
  Key Market Opportunities   New product launches and R&D Amongst major key Players
  Key Market Drivers

  • Increased consumption of processed food & beverages
  • Rapid urbanization and industrialization
  • Increased standard of living
  • Increased government policies regarding food safety


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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


    The market growth rate in the years ahead can be 4.97%.

    The global market can reach a valuation of USD 32.41 Billion by 2025.

    The listed companies in the report are COVERIS (US), Amcor PLC (Australia), Berry Global Inc. (US), Winpak Ltd (Canada), DuPont de Nemours, Inc. (US), Green Packaging Material (Jiangyin) Co. Ltd (China), Sealed Air (US), Mondi (Austria), Klöckner Pentaplast (Germany), and others.

    The market is driven by rising consumption of processed food & beverages, increasing urbanization as well as industrialization, surging standard of living, and increasing number of government policies with regard to food safety.

    APAC is postulated to procure the leading position in the market.

    Flexible packaging is preferred over other kinds of packaging on account of its lightweight, easy portability, as well as convenience, and the reduction of volume of the contents among others.

    The key strategies being employed by the leading companies in the market are expansions, cost-effectiveness, strategic partnerships, investment in R&D and mergers & acquisitions, to name a few.