Mexico, just like most countries, was under strict restrictions in 2020, owing to the pandemic. With its on-trade venues either being fully shut or having their capacity reduced, the economy was drastically hit.
Returnable packaging like glass bottles, which was an active practice before the pandemic, slowly regained prevalence in 2021, which is expected to continue over the forecast period. With the economic challenges facing the Mexican population during the pandemic, people chose to buy multipacks as they offered lower unit prices.
Plastic pouches have been growing in popularity in confectionery packaging. After 2020 saw a decline in sales of confectionery products, companies have been looking for packaging that makes their brands stand out among the numerous products on the store shelves at grocery retailers.
There has been a gradual change in the packaging for hot drinks since the single-use plastic ban was implemented. This has boosted the use of packaging in the form of glass jars, aluminium and recyclable plastic.
Metal beverage cans have been gaining share in alcoholic drinks packaging in recent years, which continued in 2021 and will also be seen over the forecast period. Metal beverage cans dominate non-/low-alcohol beer because of this pack type’s single-serve format.
The ban on single-use plastic in Mexico has opened up opportunities for various types of sustainable packaging in the beauty and personal care industry. The industry, which saw growth of 2% in 2021, has shifted towards greener packaging types like foldable cartons, glass and multipacks.
Maintaining high levels of hygiene at home in the wake of the pandemic has resulted in increasing unit volumes of liquid detergents and dishwashing liquids in Mexico. The detergent brand Viva launched a bigger (than its traditional) representation of its product.
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