Global Food Service Disposables Market Size Was Worth US$ 54.2 Billion in the year 2020 and Is Projected to Grow to US$ 79.7 Billion by 2027

Global Food Service Disposables Market Size Was Worth US$ 54.2 Billion in the year 2020 and Is Projected to Grow to US$ 79.7 Billion by 2027

Octomber 04, 2021, New York, USA - Foodservice Disposables: Introduction

Foodservice Disposables means disposing of the various products which are used for one-time use. Those products are made from paper, plastic, aluminum, and other materials that are used in the foodservice industry after using these products designed to be disposed of.

Foodservice provider companies also using recycled packaging materials, including plates, wraps, trays, cups, etc. Manufacturers have been started producing disposable products using plant fiber and pulps. It has been resulting in the rise of the biodegradable foodservice disposable.

Benefits of Foodservice Disposables:


Disposable food products are more hygienic and more sanitary than reusable plates and lunch boxes. 

It saves water and energy:

It consumes a lot of energy and water to wash the reusable dishes. Approximately eight gallons of water is used in the industrial size dishwasher, which is used by major restaurants. The water which is used in the dishwasher, the temperature of the water can go up to 180 degrees Fahrenheit. Meanwhile, disposable can be thrown away easily after use, and they don't require a wash. 


The main reason wants to use disposable food products is because of the convenience factor. There is no reason not to keep disposable soup bowls and plates since you don't need to wash them.  

Keeping food from spoiling:

The restaurant which offers delivery or takes home disposable food containers is great for them. Many disposable food containers are designed in a way to keep food hot while it is in transit. Hence the food remains hot and fresh even after the long trip. Therefore, the amount of food that has to be thrown out due to spoilage or improper storage will be cut down.     

The Global Foodservice Disposables Market Forecast: 

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, The Global market is booming for Food Service Disposables estimated at US$ 54.2 Billion by 2020 and is expected to grow to a new amount of US$ 79.7 Billion in 2027, growing at an annual rate of 5.7 percent during the forecast period of 2020-2027.

The market for foodservice disposables is predicted to experience a rapid growth rate throughout the forecast period. The habits of consumption of customers are moving toward ready-to-eat and take-away food items. This has led to lucrative business opportunities for growth in the marketplace. Additionally, as there are increasing environmental concerns, and the top players in the market are striving to come up with more eco-friendly products that can contribute to the growth of the market.

Key Drivers and Restraints of Global Foodservice Disposables Market:              

There are numerous macro and microeconomic elements that are driving the rapid expansion of the global disposable foodservice market. One of the main drivers of the market's increase has been the growing popularity of food trucks. In addition, increasing investment in the establishment of popular food chains is also believed as a major contributing factor to the growth of the market globally.

One recent trend that has been noticed in the world marketplace for foodservice disposables is that consumers are increasingly choosing to have food delivered to their homes instead of eating out. The trend has been supported by the increase in catering services that are available online via mobile or digital platforms.

These platforms and apps provide a wide range of food items at the doorsteps of their users. The wide variety of food items and the ease of food delivery to their homes have created a huge demand for these methods. This, in turn, has led to a massive demand for food service supplies across the world. As an example, the spectacular development of Indian food delivery service Swiggy and the arrival of Uber within the same industry with the brand name UberEats is a major factor for the development of the disposable foodservice market across the Asia Pacific region.

The Key Market Segmentation of the Global Foodservice Disposables Market: 

Global Foodservice Disposables Market can be divided into Product Types, Applications, Distribution Channels, Raw Material and Geographical landscapes, etc. 

Foodservice Disposables Market Segmentation By Product Type:



Cups & Glass

Tray & Containers

Bowls & Tubs


Foodservice Disposables Market Segmentation By Application:

Restaurants & Hotels

Retail Outlets



Foodservice Disposables Market Segmentation By Distribution Channels:

Retail Stores


Online Stores

Foodservice Disposables Market Segmentation By Raw Materials:


Paper & Paperboard



Foodservice Disposables Market Segmentation By Geographical Landscape:

North America


Asia Pacific

South America

The Middle East and Africa

Major Key Players in the Global Online Services Market Are:

Dart Container Corporation.

Georgia-Pacific LLC.

Gold Plast SpA.

Berry Plastics Group, Inc.

Anchor Packaging Inc.

DandW Fine Pack LLC.

New WinCup Holdings, Inc.

Pactiv LLC.

DOpla S.p.A.

Huhtamäki Oyj.

The Global Foodservice Disposables Market Report Highlights:

Plates are the one segment, which is expected to grow by a 6.9% CAGR and hit US$27.5 Billion by the end of the forecast period. Following an initial analysis of the implications for business of the pandemic as well as its caused economic crisis, the expansion of the Cups & Glasses segment is updated to an estimated 5.7% CAGR for the following 7 years.

The U.S. Market is estimated to be $14.5 Billion. China is expected to grow at a 7.3 percent CAGR.

It is estimated that the Food Service Disposables market in the U.S. is estimated at US$14.5 Billion in 2020. China is the second-largest economy, is expected to grow to a value in the range of US$14.5 Billion by 2027, with the CAGR of 7.3 percent over the forecast period 2020 and 2027.

The other notable geographical markets include Japan and Canada, both of which are expected to grow by 4.1 percent and 5.5 percent, respectively, during the period 2020-2027. In Europe, Germany is forecast to grow by around 4.4% CAGR.

The Global market of the Trays and Containers segment, the USA, Canada, Japan, China, and Europe, will be the main drivers of this segment and will grow at a CAGR of 3.9% for the forecast period. These regional markets account for a market of US$6.4 Billion in 2020 and it is expected to grow to a value in the range of US$8.3 billion by the time of the end of the study period.

China will continue to be one of the fastest-growing markets within this group of regional markets. It is dominated by countries like Australia, India, and South Korea. The market in Asia-Pacific is expected to grow to US$11.6 Billion by 2027. Meanwhile, Latin America will expand at a 4.7% CAGR over the time period of analysis.

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