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Food Storage Container Market in the US - Top Three Trends and Forecasts by Technavio


Technavio's latest report on the global
food storage container market in the US
provides an
analysis on the most important trends expected to impact the market
outlook from 2017-2021. Technavio
defines an emerging trend as a factor that has the potential to
significantly impact the market and contribute to its growth or decline.

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Manu Gupta, a lead research analyst from Technavio says, "Food
storage container manufacturers in the US are increasing investments in
R&D to offer the best designs and materials. They are also focusing on
improving the quality of the products, keeping in mind environmental and
sustainability concerns. End-users are also looking for diversification
for the uses of food storage containers

Many end-users such as large restaurants prefer to prepare and store
food in large quantities to improve their production efficiency. This
necessitates the use of food storage containers, which helps save time
and cost for end-users. It is equally important for end-users to choose
the most durable food storage containers so that they can withstand
extreme temperature. Durable containers can help them avoid frequent

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The top three emerging trends driving the food
storage container market in the US
according to Technavio
research analysts are:

Rising importance of sustainable containers

Chefs and restaurateurs have identified that customers appreciate the
use of sustainable practices when dining out. To continue as a
sustainable business, restaurants are trying to reduce their food waste
and are beginning to cut down on their energy use. Consumers prefer
containers that are environment-friendly. Vendors are increasingly
investing in R&D to develop containers that are recyclable and resistant
to friction, moisture, and heat.

"Manufacturers are focusing on incorporating innovative technology to
provide versatile materials that are durable, eco-friendly, and
They can be used as insulated storage
containers and are also beneficial for different end-users,
according to Manu.

Demand for more sophisticated design

Many leading manufacturers are finding new sources of cost saving. This
will help them optimize product formulations by implementing efficient
equipment. Therefore, top vendors are looking for new cost saving
mechanisms and more sophisticated designs to increase the efficiency of
different products. This will provide them with opportunities to
escalate profit and attain their sustainability goals.

Currently, many food storage container manufacturers are providing a
wide range of containers, which are efficient and require very little
maintenance. Increased demand for plastic-based food storage containers
among consumers and buyers is propelling market growth.

Rise in demand for glass containers

Glass storage containers generally have a plastic lid that helps in
keeping the food airtight. These containers are available in clear,
frosted, and colored glasses. There are several advantages of glass
containers such as longevity and they keep the food fresh for longer
periods as compared with other food storage containers. Many end-users
prefer glass containers, which are specifically designed for use in
freezing and preheating purposes.

There are manufactures that are providing different kinds of improved
versions of glass food storage containers like the tempered glass and
Pyrex, which are widely used in commercial kitchens. Some of these
containers are manufactured to be used in microwaves without causing any
cracks. Glass food storage containers do not stain, peel, or take on the
taste or odor of the food stored in them.

The key vendors are as follows:

  • Cambro Manufacturing
  • Carlisle
  • Newell Brands
  • Vollrath

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