Food cans offer a shelf life ranging from one to five years, which varies as per the sealing technique. Canned food is preferred by consumers as it is considered to be cost-effective and long-lasting. As such, it is even more popular among the millennial population. Due to prolonged shelf life, food cans aid in reducing waste caused by the spoilage of food. These factors have led to an increase the demand for food cans in the global market. Moreover, food cans also help in controlling portion sizes, and are easy to serve. The portion-control characteristic has particularly resulted in a sharp increase in pet food sales, as it helps in maintaining the correct diets for pets.
Asia Pacific to Represent Significant Growth Potential for Regional Manufacturers
Geographically, Asia Pacific holds ~18% of the global food cans market, and is expected to expand 1.4X its current value by the end of the forecast period. In Asia Pacific, the food cans market is expected to create an incremental opportunity of ~US$ 2.4 Bn and projected to expand at a CAGR of ~5% over the forecast period. Furthermore, China leads the charts in the Asia Pacific region, in terms of both, production and consumption of canned food products. This can be attributed to the busy lifestyle of the millennial population who do not prefer investing time on elaborate recipes.
The ASEAN countries, such as Vietnam and Malaysia are emerging as key regions for the food cans market. The Asia Pacific market is expected to grow rapidly for food cans due to booming industry with a large population that is ready to spend on processed and packaged foods. The Asia food cans market can, therefore, be regarded as an extremely competitive market, and is projected to offer the food cans market with remunerative possibilities.
Europe & U.S. Cumulatively Account for ~60% of the Global Market
The United States accounts for a lion’s share in the North America market, and is anticipated to expand 1.4X its current value by the end of 2027. The demand for food cans has witnessed substantial growth in North America. It is anticipated that the enhanced shelf life of food cans will further bolster market growth. Affordability of food cans, coupled with changing lifestyles, is anticipated to be the key growth driver of the food cans in the region.
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Europe holds ~one-fourth of the global food cans market share, and represents an incremental opportunity of ~US$ 2.5 Bn by 2027, despite being a mature market. Furthermore, the market in Poland is projected to expand at a CAGR of ~5% in term of value during the forecast period. In the food cans market, the meat, poultry & seafood segment is expected to lead the way because of increasing customer inclination towards protein-rich foods.
Food Cans Market: Competition Landscape
In the global market report for food cans, key players profiled are Crown Holding Inc., Silgan Holding Inc., Ball Corporation, Toyo Seikan Co. Ltd, Smurfit Kappa Group Plc, Mondi Group Plc, Sonoco Product Company, Ardagh Group S.A, CPMC Holding Limited, Kingcan Holding Limited, Allstate Can Corporation, Kian Joo Can Factory Berhad, Independent Can Company, Colep Portugal S.A, Nampak Ltd, HUBER Packaging Group, Visy Industries, CAN-PACK S.A., Jamestrong Packaging, and Aaron Packaging Inc.
Crown Holdings Inc., Ardagh Group S.A, Silgan Holding Inc., and Ball Corporation have been identified as the top players operating in the global food cans market. However, several other players are emerging as prominent regional players, such as Kian Joo Can Factory Berhad, Colep Portugal S.A, and others. While they might not directly compete with the global giants, they can affect regional pricing trends to a significant extent.