Beverage Filter Paper Market Size, Share, Opportunities, And Trends By Material (Bleached, Unbleached), By Beverage Type (Coffee, Tea, Alcoholic Beverages, Other Beverages), By End Use (Institutional, Commercial, Household), And By Geography - Forecasts From 2023 To 2028

  • Published : Dec 2023
  • Report Code : KSI061616319
  • Pages : 145

The beverage filter paper market is projected to show steady growth during the forecast period.

The growing popularity of specialized and artisanal beverages such as craft coffee and herbal teas drives the demand for accurate and customized beverage filter papers that cater to distinct flavour profiles. Filter paper production process innovation incorporates sophisticated materials and technology to improve filtering efficiency, taste retention, and uniformity in brewed beverages is driving the market growth. The market is being driven by a growing customer preference for healthier beverage options, with filter papers designed to retain nutritious ingredients while filtering out pollutants and sediments. The beverage filter paper market is being fueled by rising demand for environmentally friendly solutions, driving manufacturers to produce biodegradable and compostable filter papers that line with global sustainability standards.


Beverage filter paper is an important component in the filtration process of various drinks such as coffee, tea, and other liquid consumables in the ever-expanding worldwide beverage sector. This specialized paper is meant to remove impurities, sediments, and undesirable particles from the final product, resulting in a clean and pure final product. The demand for effective filtering solutions has fueled the expansion of the beverage filter paper market as people emphasize the quality and flavor of their beverages. The growing popularity of specialty coffees, teas, and other beverage alternatives, along with a growing understanding of the role of filtering in boosting taste profiles, has fueled industry growth. Furthermore, the beverage industry's ongoing innovation and the spike in demand for handy, on-the-go beverage solutions drive the market's rising trajectory, making beverage filter paper an important participant in satisfying the growing tastes of discriminating customers.


  • Growth in the food and service market is a major market driver: As the food service business increases, as do customer tastes for specialty coffees and teas in these settings, the food service market's dependence on filter papers for consistent taste and quality grows, pushing the demand beverage filter paper and hence driving the business expansion.
  • Rising trend of coffee shops and high-end restaurants is fueling expansion: The increased popularity of gourmet drinks due to the opening of new coffee shops and similar eatery joints creates a market opportunity for specialized filter papers designed to improve the flavor profiles of premium coffees and teas, appealing to discerning consumers. Collaborations with premium restaurants, cafés, and luxury hotels provide a niche market for high-quality filter papers that correspond with its gourmet culture and emphasize refinement in brewing experiences.
  • The growing trend of artisanal brewing is another market driver: The growing trend of artisanal brewing presents the potential for filter paper makers to supply specialty papers to small-scale, craft beverage companies looking for unique filtration solutions.
  • Recent development in the filter paper manufacturing process is propelling market growth: Recent advancements in the filter paper production process are accelerating market expansion. Filter paper production technology advancements improve filtration accuracy, uniformity, and efficiency, matching changing beverage industry criteria.
  • Consumer preference for healthier beverages is acting as a market driver: Consumer preference for healthier beverages drives the development of filter papers that preserve nutritious ingredients while improving flavor and purity.
  • Rising demand for the eco-friendly filter is boosting market dynamics: The beverage filter paper market is being fueled by rising demand for environmentally friendly solutions, driving manufacturers to produce biodegradable and compostable filter papers that line with global sustainability standards.

Products offered by key companies:

  • V60 Paper Filter, Hario: These filters are custom-made to fit their V60 drippers, with a modest flow restriction to improve clarity and balance in the coffee.  The capacity of these 01 filters is 1-2 cups. White filters are created from 100% oxygen-bleached paper pulp whereas the natural brown misarashi filters are created from 100% unbleached paper pulp.
  • Urn - 6Gal Paper Filters 250/cs, Bunn-O-Matic Corporation: Bunn-O-Matic Corporation offers the Urn - 6Gal paper filters. These are high-quality, heavy-weight paper used to ensure that water runs freely through the coffee grinds.

Prominent growth is expected in the unbleached sector under the material type

The unbleached filter paper category is expected to have a lion's share and is likely to expand with a significant CAGR over the forecast period. This is attributed to changing customer preferences for natural and eco-friendly products. Unbleached beverage filter papers are in line with sustainability trends and appeal to environmentally conscious consumers looking for eco-friendly products. Those who value authenticity and purity in their beverages are drawn to their natural look, which is free of chemical treatments. The unbleached type frequently keeps more of the intrinsic qualities of the paper, which might improve the flavor and general caliber of brewed drinks and strengthen its position in the market.

The Asia Pacific region is anticipated to hold a significant share of the beverage filter paper market:

The Asia Pacific region is projected to be a lucrative market for beverage filter paper over the forecast period. This growth can be ascribed to the need for speciality filter papers is being driven by China's expanding beverage market, particularly in the tea and coffee segments. This is leading to technical advancements and a wider choice of products. Additionally, producers give priority to ecologically friendly solutions, creating biodegradable filter papers in line with their sustainability objectives and the demands of their customers for green products. Furthermore, ongoing R&D initiatives improve filtration efficiency and precision, meeting consumer demand for premium filter papers and fostering the expansion of the industry. Likewise, Japan is also one of the prominent regions fueling market growth. Specialised filter papers are in high demand in Japan due to the country's respect for tea rituals and traditional brewing techniques, which emphasize accuracy in tea preparation. To meet the needs of contemporary lives, Japan's development of portable, on-the-go beverage forms presents chances for creative filter paper use in portable brewing systems. In addition, growing consumer desire for healthier drink alternatives is driving up demand for filter papers that preserve beverage nutritional qualities hence driving market growth.

Key developments:

  • In July 2023, Ahlstrom, a leading sustainable specialty materials manufacturer, took another step toward being the industry leader in sustainable and plastic-free solutions with a non-heat sealable tea filter series that obtained OK Compost certification from TÜV Austria.


  • By Material
    • Bleached
    • Unbleached
  • By Beverage Type
    • Coffee
    • Tea
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Other Beverages
  • By End Use:
    • Institutional
    • Commercial
    • Household
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • United States
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others
    • Europe
      • United Kingdom
      • Germany
      • France
      • Italy
      • Spain  
      • Others
    • Middle East and Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • Japan
      • China
      • India
      • South Korea
      • Taiwan
      • Thailand
      • Indonesia
      • Others


1.1. Market Overview

1.2. Market Definition

1.3. Scope of the Study

1.4. Market Segmentation

1.5. Currency

1.6. Assumptions

1.7. Base, and Forecast Years Timeline


2.1. Research Data

2.2. Research Process


3.1. Key Findings


4.1. Market Drivers

4.2. Market Restraints

4.3. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

4.3.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers

4.3.3. Threat of New Entrants

4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes

4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry

4.4. Industry Value Chain Analysis


5.1. Introduction

5.2. Bleached

5.3. Unbleached


6.1. Introduction

6.2. Coffee

6.3. Tea

6.4. Alcoholic Beverages

6.5. Other 


7.1. Introduction

7.2. Institutional

7.3. Commercial

7.4. Household


8.1. Introduction

8.2. North America

8.2.1. United States

8.2.2. Canada

8.2.3. Mexico

8.3. South America

8.3.1. Brazil

8.3.2. Argentina

8.3.3. Others

8.4. Europe

8.4.1. United Kingdom

8.4.2. Germany

8.4.3. France

8.4.4. Italy

8.4.5. Spain

8.4.6. Others

8.5. The Middle East and Africa

8.5.1. Saudi Arabia

8.5.2. UAE

8.5.3. Others

8.6. Asia Pacific

8.6.1. Japan

8.6.2. China

8.6.3. India

8.6.4. South Korea

8.6.5. Taiwan

8.6.6. Thailand

8.6.7. Indonesia

8.6.8. Others


9.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis

9.2. Market Share Analysis

9.3. Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations


10.1. Ahlstrom-Munksjö (Ahlstrom Holding 3 Oy)

10.2. Hario Co. Ltd.

10.3. Bunn-O-Matic Corporation

10.4. AeroPress

10.5. Chemex (The Shaw Group)

10.6. Melitta Group

10.7. Flair Espresso

10.8. Toddy Cafe

10.9. Brewista (SmartCo)

Ahlstrom-Munksjö (Ahlstrom Holding 3 Oy)

Hario Co. Ltd.

Bunn-O-Matic Corporation


Chemex (The Shaw Group)

Melitta Group

Flair Espresso

Toddy Cafe

Brewista (SmartCo)