SCHÖNWALD CONSULTING publication: Flexible Food Packaging in Europe 2019

Flexible Food Packaging in Europe – Consumption-Regulations-Requirements-Circular Economy-Solutions

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– Consumption
– Regulations
– Requirements
– Circular Economy
– Solutions

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Table Of Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1. INTRODUCTION 6
2. SCOPE OF OVERVIEW 12
2.1. Statements of SCHÖNWALD CONSULTING 12
2.2. Methodology of Research 14
2.3. Objective 17
2.4. Geographical Scope 19
2.5. Structure of Market Analysis 21
3. USE OF TERMS AND DESCRIPTIONS 23
3.1. Glossary and Terms 23
3.2. Descriptions 26
4. THE CONSUMPTION OF FLEXIBLE FOOD PACKAGING IN EUROPE 27
4.1. Definition of Flexible Packaging 28
4.2. Materials, Market Segments and Pack Types 29
4.3. Consumption by Market Segment and Material Based Films 36
4.3.1. Meat and Meat Products 37
4.3.2. Cheese 38
4.3.3. Coffee 39
4.3.4. Dry Food 40
4.3.5. Bread and Bakery Products 41
4.3.6. Snacks 42
4.3.7. Confectionery 43
4.3.8. Convenience Food and Fresh Products 44
4.3.9. Berverages 45
4.3.10. Sealable Liddings 46
4.3.11. Pet Food 47
4.3.12. Total 48
4.4. Consumption by Material Based Films and Market Segment 49
4.4.1. PET Based Films 50
4.4.2. PA Based Films 51
4.4.3. OPP Based Films 52
4.4.4. CPP Based Films 53
4.4.5. PE Based Films 54
4.4.6. PAPER Based Films 55
4.4.7. ALUMINUM Flexible Foils 56
4.4.8. Total 57
5. PACKAGING WASTE REGULATIONS AND CIRCULAR ECONOMY 58
5.1. EU Regulations 58
Historically important directives
Current situation
Recycling quotas
Circular economy
5.2. New Packaging Law in Germany since January 1, 2019 67
Packaging ordinances and dual system
§ 4 VerpackG (packaging law), general requirements for packaging
Explaining the new packaging law
Recycling quotas in Germany, former, 2019 and 2022
Licensing system LUCID
6. EXPECTATIONS AND GOALS FOR PACKAGING 74
6.1. Customer Needs 74
EU citizens attitude towards environment
6.2. Brands and Retailers and the New Challenges for Sustainable Packaging 86
EUROPEN statement
12 multi-national brands/retailers statements
7. MATERIAL SOLUTIONS ON THE WAY TO THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY 86
7.1. Bio-Based Plastics 87
Explanation bio-based plastics
Facts, figures, consumption and outlook
7.2. Mono-Material Laminates 92
11 companies providing barrier and high barrier solutions
Available and certified sample for high barrier spouted stand-up pouches
7.3. Paper as Material for Flexible Packaging 96
Paper’s image by consumer
Requirements on paper flexible packaging
Expected growth of paper for flexible packaging
18 suppliers of paper based flexible solutions
7.4. Fraunhofer Institute’s Circular Packaging Project 101
Short description and reference to detailed explanation
8. APPENDIX 102
Appendix I: Figures 102
Appendix II: Further Multi Client Studies by SCHÖNWALD CONSULTING 105

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