Executive Summary

Mar 2019
PROSPECTS
Folding cartons and flexible plastic remain the popular pack types for baby food

Indian parents usually prefer folding cartons and flexible plastic pack types for baby food as these are convenient to refill a reusable air tight container prior to disposal. These types of packaging are also effective for storage and transportation, as most parents carry baby food with them while travelling in order to feed their babies when required.

New packaging types seen in baby food

Baby food is India is dominated by folding cartons, flexible packaging, metal tins and other plastic jars which are ideal for dried baby food and milk formulas. Prepared baby food recorded negligible growth as these products had not previously taken off due to high product prices and low demand.

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The Baby Food Packaging in India market research report includes:

  • Analysis of key supply-side and demand trends
  • Detailed segmentation of international and local products
  • Historic volumes in units and filled volumes
  • Five year forecasts of market trends and market growth  
  • Robust and transparent market research methodology, conducted in-country

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Baby Food Packaging in India - Category analysis

HEADLINES

PROSPECTS

Folding cartons and flexible plastic remain the popular pack types for baby food
New packaging types seen in baby food

Baby Food Packaging in India - Company Profiles

Packaging Industry in India - Industry Overview

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

All shapes and sizes and premiumisation remain the key packaging trends
Migration of consumers to packaged milk to drive fresh milk and premium milk packaging
Rising demand for hot drinks benefits all pack types
Players move beyond glass as they seek to attract new consumers to alcoholic drinks
Smaller pack sizes in home care appeal to low-income consumers
Smaller pack sizes become more prevalent in beauty and personal care due to convenience and premiumisation

PACKAGING LEGISLATION

FSSAI comes up with new packaging and labelling regulations for food
No changes in alcoholic drinks labelling
Stricter regulations for tobacco manufacturers

RECYCLING AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Consumer focus on sustainability to drive eco-friendly packaging
Government pledges to ban single-use plastics
Private players collaborating to optimise recycling process on the back of government initiatives to reduce plastic waste, but there is a long way to go

PACKAGING DESIGN AND LABELLING

See-through flexible packaging increasingly popular for processed fruit and vegetable packaging
Rise in the use of airless packaging and dispensing systems
Sustainability in packaging at a nascent stage, but expected to be a key theme in future

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