Europe Market Study on Foodservice Disposables Distribution Systems: Impelled By Increasing Number of On the Go Consumers, Coupled With Rapid Growth of the Quick Service Restaurants, Over the Forecast Period 2016 - 2022


  • Published On : May-2016 |
  • Pages : 231 Pages |
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Food service disposables are single-use disposable products used by various food providers for serving prepared foods or beverages. These include plates, trays and containers, bowls, glasses and tumblers, pitchers, and others. Food service disposables are used across various end user segments and distributed through various channel such as wholesalers, hypermarket/supermarket, cash & carry, logistic providers, distributors, and online portals.

This report covers the anticipated performance of the foodservice disposables distribution system market in terms of both value and volume over the forecast period (2016 - 2022).

The report starts with an overview of the Europe (U.K., Spain, France & Switzerland) foodservice disposables distribution system market and its growth factor impact analysis. In the same section, PMR covers the Europe foodservice disposables distribution system market performance in terms of revenue. This section includes PMR’s analysis of the key trends, drivers, opportunities, and restraints in the Europe market. Impact analysis of the key growth drivers and restraints, based on the weighted average model, is included in this report to better equip clients with crystal clear decision-making insights.

To understand and assess opportunities in the foodservice disposables distribution system market,

The market is segmented as follows:

  • By Product Type
  • By End User
  • By Distribution Channel
  • By Country

On the basis of type, the market is segmented as follows:

  • Tableware Disposables
    • Plates
    • Cups & Mugs
    • Trays and Containers
    • Cutlery
    • Bowls and Tubs
  • Durable Plastic Glasses
    • Glasses
    • Goblets & Tumblers
    • Pitchers
  • Finger Food Disposables
    • Cocktail Plates
    • Cocktail Bowls
    • Others (Trays & Glasses)

Of the aforementioned types, the tableware disposables segment is expected to expand at the highest CAGR of 2.7% during the forecast period in terms of volume consumption. The durable plastic glasses segment is expected to expand at a remarkable growth rate during the forecast period. In terms of value, the tableware disposables segment is expected to expand at the highest CAGR in the Europe foodservice disposables distribution systems market over the forecast period.

The report also analyzes the market on the basis of end use, into:

  • Hotel & Other Accommodation Facilities
  • Restaurants
  • Café and Bistro
  • Bars & Pubs
  • Clubs
  • Institutions
  • Foodservice Providers/Caterers

Among all the above segments, the restaurant segment occupied the significant share of the market both in terms of value and volume in 2015 and is expected to be remain the most dominant segment in the market over the forecast period.

The market is also segmented on the basis of distribution channel into:

  • Wholesalers
  • Hypermarket/supermarkets
  • Cash & Carry
  • Logistic Providers
  • Distributors
  • Online

Among all the above segments, the cash and carry segment is expected to expand at the highest CAGR in terms of value over the forecast period. The segment accounted for the significant market share in 2014 in terms of both value and volume, and is expected to continue to dominate the market over the forecast period, followed by the distribution channel segment, in view of the collaboration of various distributors with the foodservice disposable manufacturers.

The report also analyzes the market across various geographies and provides estimated market size in terms of value and volume for the forecast period.

Countries covered in the report are:

  • U.K.
  • Spain
  • France
  • Switzerland

 The U.K. was the most dominant market in 2014 in terms of both value and volume share, and is expected to register the highest CAGR during the forecast period, followed by France.

The Europe (U.K., Spain, France & Switzerland) foodservice disposables market is currently experiencing a healthy growth, attributed to the increasing growth of the quick service restaurants across Europe. In addition, rise in number of convenience seeking customers is further expected to drive the market growth in the near future. For a better understanding and analysis of the industry, the market has been segmented on the basis of product type, end user, distribution channel, and country.

The Europe foodservice disposables market is estimated to expand at a CAGR of 4.9% from 2016 to 2022, to reach a market value of US$ 2,225.2 Mn by 2022. The market was valued at US$ 1,513.8 Mn in 2014. In terms of volume, the Europe foodservice disposables market stood at 9,685.2 Mn units in 2014, and is projected to increase at a CAGR of 2.6% from 2016 to 2022. The U.K. and France are projected to be the fastest growing markets over the forecast period in terms of volume consumption. The significant growth of the U.K. market is mainly attributed to increasing number of cafes/bars and takeaway formats across the country.

On the basis of product type, in terms of value, the tableware disposables segment accounted for the significant market share of 85.7% in 2014, and is projected to maintain its dominance through 2022. Moreover, the tableware disposables segment is expected to show significant growth in the foodservice disposable distribution systems market over the forecast period. The durable plastic glasses segment is also projected to showcase favorable growth over the forecast period. The tableware disposable segment is further sub-segmented into plates, cups & mugs, trays and containers, cutlery, and bowls & tubs. Among all the sub-segments, the plates sub-segment is expected to expand at the highest CAGR of 5.5% over the forecast period, followed by the trays and container sub-segment

On the basis of end user, the restaurants segment accounted for the significant value share of the foodservice disposables market, accounting for 22.6% value share in 2014. The segment is expected to maintain its dominance through 2022. Moreover, in terms of volume consumption, the segment is expected to expand at the highest CAGR of 3.3% over the forecast period, followed by the foodservice providers/caterers segment.

On the basis of distribution channel, the cash & carry segment has been estimated to account for the significant value share by 2015 end and is expected to continue to remain dominant over the forecast period as well. The segment was valued at US$ 326.3 Mn in 2014. Growth of the segment is primarily driven by the inclination of consumers towards buying food disposables after seeing it. Among the various distribution channels, in terms of volume, the cash & carry segment accounted for the significant market share in 2014. Moreover, the distributors segment is expected exhibit favorable growth over the forecast period, owing to the collaboration of various distributors with manufacturers. The customers prefer to buy food disposable products from distributors as they offer assorted product portfolio.

Among the various countries, the U.K. dominated the global market, accounting for 43.1% value share of the overall market in 2014. The segment is expected to maintain its dominance over the forecast period as well. Even in terms of volume, the U.K. dominates the overall market currently, accounting for 42.6% share in 2014, and is expected to maintain its dominance over the forecast period

Key players in the Europe food service disposables distribution systems market that are covered in the report include Dispo International, EFG Foodservice, First Pack, Go-Pak Group, ITP Imports Ltd. (Discount Wholesale), Mashers, MBS Wholesale Ltd, Party & Paper Solutions Ltd., Pattersons UK, and Sustainable Disposables Trading BV (SD Trading).

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Key players in the Europe foodservice disposables distribution systems market that are covered in the report include:

  • Dispo International.
  • EFG Foodservice.
  • First Pack.
  • Go-Pak Group.
  • ITP Imports Ltd.
  • (Discount Wholesale).
  • Mashers.
  • MBS Wholesale Ltd.
  • Party & Paper Solutions Ltd.
  • Pattersons UK.
  • Sustainable Disposables Trading BV (SD Trading).
  • Other.
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