The agricultural packaging market is estimated at USD 3.93 Billion in 2018, and is projected to reach USD 5.02 Billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 5.00%. The agricultural benefits associated with these packaging solutions are the major factors contributing to the growth of this market, globally.
Asia Pacific is the largest consumer of agricultural packaging owing to the large production capacities of agrochemicals prevailing in China and India, which makes it easier for most private, local companies to launch their products. The high labor power, fragmented packaging industry, and easy availability of packaging materials in Asia Pacific countries have resulted in significantly lower production costs. Additionally, factors such as growth in demand for biologicals, increase in trade opportunities of agrochemicals, and efficient infrastructure are the key competitive advantages for the Asia Pacific market.
The market for agricultural packaging in the Asia Pacific region is projected to grow at the highest CAGR of 6.17% from 2018 to 2023, owing to the increasing expansions of major agrochemical as well as agricultural packaging players in this market and growing demand for biologicals that has opened opportunities for the development of better packaging techniques in this industry.
The global market for agricultural packaging is dominated by large players such as Amcor Limited (Australia), Bemis Company, Inc. (US), Sonoco Products Company (US), Greif Inc. (US), and Mondi Group (South Africa). Some emerging players in the agricultural packaging market include Packaging Corporation of America (US), NNZ Group (Netherlands), LC Packaging International BV (Netherlands), Silgan Holdings, Inc. (US), Proampac LLC (US), Flex-Pack (US), Purity Flexpack Limited (India), Epac Holdings LLC (US), Kenvos Biotech Co., Ltd. (China), and Parakh Group (India).