Press Release

Feb, 06 2024

Fruit Packaging Revolution: Embracing Sustainability with Biodegradable Plastics and Recycled Content Innovations

The fruit packaging, incorporating sustainable materials, including biodegradable plastics, compostable options, and recycled content, resonates with the growing consumer demand for eco-friendly choices. Packaging designed with these materials addresses environmental concerns and aligns with fruits' fresh and natural attributes. Biodegradable plastics ensure a reduced environmental footprint, compostable materials facilitate organic waste disposal, and packaging with recycled content promotes circular economies.

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Data Bridge Market Research analyses the U.S. Fruit Packaging Market is expected to reach the value of USD 17,037.19 million by the year 2029, which was USD 14,771.2 million in 2021, at a CAGR of 1.8% during the forecast period of 2022-2029. The emphasis on retail display and merchandising is a key driver in the U.S. fruit packaging market. Packaging designs that enhance visual appeal improve product visibility, and effectively communicate information contribute to attractive displays.

Key Findings of the Study

U.S. Fruit Packaging Market

Increasing innovations in packaging design are expected to drive the market's growth rate

In the U.S. fruit packaging market, the driver of innovations in packaging design is pivotal in capturing consumer attention and shaping purchasing decisions. Creative and unique packaging designs featuring inventive shapes, sizes, and materials contribute significantly to product differentiation and enhance brand recognition. As consumers seek visually appealing and distinctive packaging, companies strive to stand out on retail shelves. These innovations serve aesthetic purposes and convey a sense of freshness and modernity, aligning with consumer preferences. The emphasis on unique packaging elements creates a memorable consumer experience, fostering brand loyalty and influencing the success of fruit products in a competitive market landscape.

Report Scope and Market Segmentation

Report Metric


Forecast Period

2022 to 2029

Base Year


Historic Years

2020 (Customizable to 2014-2019)

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD Million, Volumes in Million Units, Pricing in USD

Segments Covered

 Fruit Type (Banana, Apple, Berries, Grapes, Orange, Tropical Fruits, Pomegranate, and Others), Material Type (Plastic, Paper, Molded Fiber/Pulp, Wood, and Others), Product Type (Rigid Packaging, Flexible Packaging, and Others), Application (Retailing, Transportation, Food Services and Others), Distribution Channel (Direct and Indirect)

Market Players Covered

Mondi Austria and (U.K.), DS Smith (U.K.), Amcor plc Australia and (Switzerland), Packaging Corporation of America (U.S.), International Paper (U.S.), Smurfit Kappa (Ireland), Sealed Air (U.S.), Sonoco Products Company (U.S.), WestRock Company (U.S.), Huhtamaki (Finland)

Data Points Covered in the Report

In addition to the insights on market scenarios such as market value, growth rate, segmentation, geographical coverage, and major players, the market reports curated by the Data Bridge Market Research also include in-depth expert analysis, geographically represented company-wise production and capacity, network layouts of distributors and partners, detailed and updated price trend analysis and deficit analysis of supply chain and demand.  

Segment Analysis:

The U.S. fruit packaging market is segmented on the basis of fruit type, material type, product type, application, and distribution channel.

  • On the basis of fruit type, the U.S. fruit packaging market is segmented into banana, apple, berries, grapes, orange, tropical fruits, pomegranate, and others
  • On the basis of material type, the U.S. fruit packaging market is segmented into plastic, paper, molded fiber/pulp, wood, and others
  • On the basis of product type, the U.S. fruit packaging market is segmented into rigid packaging, flexible packaging, and others
  • On the basis of application, the U.S. fruit packaging market is segmented into retailing, transportation, food services, and others
  • On the basis of distribution channel, the U.S. fruit packaging market is segmented into direct and indirect

Major Players

Data Bridge Market Research recognizes the following companies as the major U.S. fruit packaging market players in U.S. fruit packaging market are Mondi Austria and (U.K.), DS Smith (U.K.), Amcor plc Australia and (Switzerland), Packaging Corporation of America (U.S.), International Paper (U.S.), Smurfit Kappa (Ireland), Sealed Air (U.S.)

U.S. Fruit Packaging Market

Market Developments

  • In May 2022, Berry Global Group, Inc. announced a significant collaboration with Cleanfarms and Poly-Ag Recycling, marking a milestone in Canada's circular economy initiative. Launched earlier in the same year, this recycling project aimed to address the environmental impact of used agricultural films. Berry Global Group, Inc. committed to a closed-loop approach, focusing on the recovery of agricultural film materials. The process involved collecting and processing used grain bags, ultimately transforming them into new products with recycled content. This strategic collaboration underscored the company's commitment to sustainable practices within the Canada recycling landscape
  • In March 2022, Amcor plc celebrated a triumphant moment by clinching three awards at the 2022 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards. The recognition came in various categories, with Amcor standing out among a record number of entries. The awards acknowledged Amcor's excellence in solving intricate customer challenges, advancing sustainability efforts, and elevating the contribution of flexible packaging. This achievement underscored Amcor's commitment to innovation and its pivotal role in shaping the flexible packaging industry
  • In March 2021, International Paper's strategic move was to strengthen its presence in Spain by acquiring two cutting-edge corrugated box plants. It bolsters its capabilities in key regions such as Madrid and Catalonia. International Paper aimed to enhance its packaging solutions across various sectors, including industrial, fresh fruit and vegetable, and e-commerce segments. This acquisition underscored the company's strategic vision and commitment to providing high-quality packaging solutions to meet diverse market demands
  • In March 2021, Packaging Corporation of America announced ambitious plans with a three-year, USD 440 million project. The initiative aimed to permanently convert a paper machine at its Clarke County mill to produce linerboard used in corrugated packaging. As part of this endeavor, the company also planned to install an Old Corrugated Containers (OCC) plant for recycling, alongside various modifications to its pulp mill. This comprehensive investment addressed sustainability concerns and led to the development of new, environmentally friendly products by the company, showcasing its commitment to responsible and innovative business practices

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