Global Skin Packaging Market Size, Share, Opportunities And Trends By Material Type (Polyethylene, PVC, Ionomer, PET), By End-User (Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Food & Beverage, Retail, Others) And By Geography - Forecasts From 2020 To 2025

Published: May 2020 | Report Code:  KSI061613620 | Pages:  121

The global skin packaging market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.13% to reach US$13.354 billion by 2025, from US$9.891 billion in 2019.

Increasing disposable income among the individuals in the population has led to a rising consumption of premium quality red meat and poultry meat products and is leading to a surge in the demand for skin packaging, as it is able to increase the shelf life of the products effectively.

The consumption of different types of meat is directly linked to the lifestyle, living standards, and the spending power of people as well as the prices of product. In the recent years, the shift in the average income and the rise in the disposable income of the people has resulted in the increased spending power among the low income and middle-income population, thus increasing their propensity to spend on meat and allowing the high-income population to spend more on premium quality meat. According to the data provided by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the amount of poultry meat consumed globally has increased from 115, 544 thousand tons in 2015 to 124,637 thousand tons in 2019. The consumption of beef and veal meat increased from 66,488 thousand tons in 2015 to 70,479 thousand tons in 2019. Therefore, as the consumption of meat is increasing globally, the demand for skin packaging is surging by the food industries and is propelling the market growth over the forecast period.

Increasing demand for products with increased shelf life among the population

There has been an increase in the demand for fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) over the past few years, such as cosmetics, processed foods, and OTC medicines among others, as the working-class individuals are getting busier in the corporate lives and working lifestyle. This is causing them to demand ready to heat and ready to eat foods product which is boosting the growth of the market. Therefore, the demand for the skin packaging is rising in the different industries and causing the players to adopt these solutions and is thereby contributing to the further augmenting the market growth over the forecast period.

Product Offerings by Major Market Players in the skin packaging Market Space

The offering of better and advanced varieties of skin packaging with enhanced technologies such as quality and durability among other properties by existing and new players in different markets is estimated to lead to increased adoption and propel the market growth further over the forecast period.

Some of the examples of product offerings are as follows:

  • Dow, which is among one the leading companies involved in the provision of products and solutions in a plethora of industries such as automotive, beauty and personal care, food and beverage, healthcare, packaging among others offers a wide range of skin packaging solutions as well in order to cater to the rising demand for such solutions. Some of the products it offers are “SURLYN Ionomers”. This product, which is offered by Dow, Inc., is able to morph into both flexible and rigid packaging solutions according to the needs of the consumers. These products have a set of properties that make them suitable for use in different applications. They have low sealing temperatures, broad sealing temperature ranges, they have excellent hot tack strength and show very good adhesion to aluminum. In addition, they show enhanced properties such as resistance to punctures and tears and as well as scratches. They show good thermoformability among others.
  • CLONDALKIN GROUP, which is among one of the leading companies involved in the provision of high quality sealing solutions and packing films offers skin packaging films and product under its portfolio, which is able to cater to different applications in the food segment. Their products called the “Clondalkin Flexible Packaging”. These products are able to facilitate the packaging of the products to be attractive and appealing to the consumer and are able to ensure that n meat fluids prices are leaking after the packing is complete. In addition, they also ensure that opening the film is easier. They are able to package products such as sausages, cold cut meats, cheese, fish, premium meat among others, and provide them with an increased shelf life.
  • PLASTOPIL, one of the companies that deals in the packing products for different applications, such as dairy, meat, and seafood, fresh produce among others, features their range of skin packaging films to thermoforming films, under which it offers a range of products with different features. It offers a product called the “Multiform X-Treme”. This product displays a thickness range of around 75-275 micron and is available as either a medium or high barrier option. It also has some special features such as being composed of 8 layers, with an aqua frost clear appearance, excellent forming properties, a good set of mechanical and optical properties. In addition, it is suitable for pasteurization, and it is suitable for deep freezing up to a temperature of -40°C. It offers some other products such as “Multiform FW”, “Colored Multiform FW”, “Multiform TC”, “Multiform P” and “Multiform NCA”.

The North American region is expects to hold a significant amount of share over the forecast period owing to the fact there are market players involved in catering to the demands of the end-user industries by offering top-quality solutions and products. In addition, there is an influx of investments for R&D activities in order to accelerate the development of the packing industry.

In addition, the Asia Pacific region is expected to witness a significant increase in its market shareover the forecast period, which is attributable to the fact that there is an increased consumption of meat in the counter such as India and increased consumption of seafood and other items in the countries such as China, Japan, and Korea. Thus, these factors are contributing to the market share of the region over the forecast period.


  • By Material Type
    • Polyethylene
    • PVC
    • Ionomer
    • PET
  • By End-User
    • Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
    • Food & Beverage
    • Retail
    • Others
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • USA
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others
    • Europe
      • UK
      • Germany
      • France
      • Spain
      • Others
    • Middle East and Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • Israel
      • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • Japan
      • China
      • India
      • South Korea
      • Others

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1. What is the size of global skin packaging market?
A1. Skin Packaging market was valued at US$9.891 billion in the year 2019.
Q2. What will be the skin packaging market size by 2025?
A2. The global skin packaging market is projected to reach a market size of US$13.354 billion by 2025.
Q3. What are the growth prospects for skin packaging market?
A3. The global skin packaging market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.13% over the six years forecast period.
Q4. What factors are anticipated to drive the skin packaging market growth?
A4. The consumption of meat is increasing globally, the demand for skin packaging is surging by the food industries and is propelling the market growth over the forecast period.
Q5. Which region holds the largest market share in the skin packaging market?
A5. The North American region is expected to hold a significant amount of share over the forecast period.

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