Dramatic Growth in Stand-Up Pouch Market

In the past 5 years there has been a 50% increase in stand-up pouch units. Beverages and pet food are the largest contributor, closely followed by human food applications. The growth in stand-up pouches is do to replacement of plastic and glass bottles and cans. The use of stand-up pouches reduces packaging costs and is more convenient for the end consumer. PCI Films Consulting forecasts that “US demand for pouches will continue to grow by around 7%p.a. to reach nearly 24 billion units in 2018.”

 

For more information on the future of the stand-up pouch read the following article: http://www.foodandbeveragepackaging.com/articles/86691-beverage-and-pet-food-use-majority-of-stand-up-pouches