Frozen Seafood Packaging Market: Global Industry Analysis and Forecast (2024-2030)

  • Frozen Seafood Packaging Market size was valued at USD 15.30 Bn. in 2023 and the Frozen Seafood Packaging revenue is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.36% from 2024 to 2030, reaching nearly USD 22.05 Bn. by 2030.

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Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Overview:

Frozen seafood is a type of conservation in which seafood products are frozen to keep them fresh and prolong their shelf life. Such fish are packaged in materials that offer insulation against the change of temperatures, moisture resistance, and protection against exposure to light. Lipid oxidation, browning, nutrient loss, and microbial growth slows down at freezing temperatures, which is driving the demand for frozen packaging. Different types of packaging include vacuum-sealed bags, plastic trays with wraps, frozen seafood boxes, and pouches. Such packaging usually consists of plastic, cardboard, and aluminium foil.

 

The major function of packaging of frozen seafood is to maintain quality and freshness from storage to delivery to customers. By proper freezing and packaging, retailers and consumers are able to receive seafood all year round, conveniently, and with reduced loss. This meets consumer demand and reduces the environmental impact of food waste. Properly packaged frozen fish enables customers to buy in quantity, preserve it for longer periods of time, and enjoy their favourite seafood items much more readily. Packaging of frozen seafood plays a significant role in assuring the availability, quality, and convenience of seafood products around the world.

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Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Dynamics:

Increasing demand for frozen seafood is driving the frozen seafood packaging market.

Seafood that is frozen works great for busy schedules because it is fast and easy to make type food. The demand of frozen seafood packaging is also growing because of increased awareness of the nutritional benefits of seafood, which is high in vital nutrients such as proteins, vitamins, and omega-3 fatty acids. Frozen seafood retains most of these nutritional benefits for a long time. Another reason is innovations in freezing technologies, such as IQF (Individually Quick Frozen) and flash freezing, which contribute to preserving seafood with better texture, flavour, and nutritional value, thus making the product more quality and appealing to consumers. Improving freezing techniques means that they extend the freshness of seafood products, decrease food waste, and make the products available in more distant markets. All these factors are driving the demand of frozen seafood packaging in the market.

 

Rising Concerns about Quality Control and Preservation.

One of the major challenges faced is to ensure that frozen seafood maintains its texture, freshness, and nutritional value during storage and transport. Inadequate freezing and packaging cause freezer burn, loss of flavour, and deterioration of quality. There is a need for proper temperature control at all stages of the supply chain. Temperature fluctuations are detrimental to frozen seafood and lead to spoilage and quality compromise. The cost to a company of using advanced packaging materials and state of the art technology, such as high-barrier films and environmentally friendly alternatives, is usually high. Such costs for small producers are high. General downturns in the economy, coupled with fluctuations in the cost of raw materials, exerts financial pressures on packaging companies, affecting the availability and cost of packaging materials.

 

Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Segment Analysis:

By Type, Frozen Seafood Packaging market is divided into Flexible packaging, and Rigid packaging. The flexible packaging sector dominated the market. The seafood delivery packaging industry is mainly influenced by the high usage of flexible packaging, which consists of various materials. Flexible packaging options are made for easy cooking and with steam valves, which enables the consumers to steam and cook chilled food. To reduce the criticism of harming the environment, the producers of packages are adopting environmentally friendly materials to produce pouches, which instantly cook frozen food in a microwave oven.

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Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Regional Insight:

In 2023, North America emerged as the world's largest industry in the packaging of frozen seafood. Consumer demand for frozen seafood is high in the region because of its convenience, variety, and extended shelf life. Advanced packaging methods have been developed in the region to help enhance the quality and safety of the product. High standards of food safety ensure that frozen fish packaging meets the set standards. The competition between markets forces companies to innovate and invest in packaging techniques in order to make their products different. Such a competitive environment fosters further enhancement and innovation in the choices for packaging frozen seafood. Infrastructure and distribution networks in North America are well developed, and these makes the transportation and distribution of frozen fish very easy. All these factors are driving the growth of the frozen seafood packaging market.  

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Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Competitive Landscape:

  • 8 August 2022, Iceland is using a newly developed recyclable paper pouch for its Northcoast frozen seafood range, in a claimed milestone in the quest for alternatives to plastic.
  • February 2021, In February 2021, ProAmpac introduced the ProActive Recyclable R-2000F, featuring innovative technology aimed at supporting the brand's sustainability objectives. This packaging solution offers superior heat resistance, robust sealant technology, and exceptional dimpling resistance, positioning it as an optimal alternative for gusseted frozen food packaging traditionally made from non-recyclable PET/PE or OPP/PE laminations.

 

Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Scope:

Frozen Seafood Packaging Market

Market Size in 2023

USD 15.30 Bn.

Market Size in 2030

USD 22.05 Bn.

CAGR (2024-2030)

5.36 %

Historic Data

2018-2022

Base Year

2023

Forecast Period

2024-2030

   Segments

By Type

Flexible Packaging

Rigid Packaging

By Application

Frozen Fish

Frozen Shrimp

Frozen Shellfish

Others

Regional Scope

North America- United States, Canada, and Mexico

Europe – UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Russia, and Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific – China, India, Japan, South Korea, Australia, ASEAN, Rest of APAC

Middle East and Africa - South Africa, GCC, Egypt, Rest of the Middle East and Africa

South America – Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America

 

Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Key Players:

  1. Amcor
  2. Crown Holdings
  3. C-P Flexible Packaging
  4. Sealed Air
  5. Berry Global Inc.
  6. DuPont
  7. DS Smith
  8. Klöckner Pentaplast
  9. Mondi
  10. TricorBraun
  11. Industrias del Envase
  12. CAS Pack Corp.
  13. Frontier Packaging (Tukwila)
  14. Bliston Packaging
  15. Smurfit Kappa
  16. Megatech, Inc.
  17. Constantia FFP Ltd
  18. Crown Packaging
  19. Silgan Containers
  20. WINPAK LTD.
  21. XX Ltd

  


Frequently Asked Questions

Increasing demand for frozen seafood is the driver of the Frozen Seafood Packaging Market.

1.    Frozen Seafood Packaging Market: Research Methodology 
2.    Frozen Seafood Packaging Market: Executive Summary
3.    Frozen Seafood Packaging Market: Competitive Landscape
4.    Potential Areas for Investment

4.1. Stellar Competition Matrix
4.2. Competitive Landscape
4.3. Key Players Benchmarking
4.4. Market Structure
4.4.1.    Market Leaders 
4.4.2.    Market Followers
4.4.3.    Emerging Players

4.5. Consolidation of the Market
5.    Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Import Export Landscape
5.1. Import Trends
5.2. Export Trends
5.3. Regulatory Compliance
5.4. Major Export Destinations
5.5. Import-Export Disparities
6.    Frozen Seafood Packaging Market: Dynamics
6.1. Market Trends by Region
6.2. Market Drivers by Region
6.3. Market Restraints
6.4. Market Opportunities
6.5. Market Challenges
6.6. PORTER’s Five Forces Analysis
6.7. PESTLE Analysis
6.8. Strategies for New Entrants to Penetrate the Market
6.9. Regulatory Landscape by Region
6.9.1.    North America
6.9.2.    Europe
6.9.3.    Asia Pacific
6.9.4.    Middle East and Africa
6.9.5.    South America

7.    Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Size and Forecast by Segments (by Value Units)
7.1. Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Size and Forecast, by Type (2023-2030)
7.1.1.    Flexible Packaging
7.1.2.    Rigid Packaging

7.2. Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Size and Forecast, by Application (2023-2030)
7.2.1.    Frozen Fish
7.2.2.    Frozen Shrimp
7.2.3.    Frozen Shellfish
7.2.4.    Others

7.3. Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Size and Forecast, by Region (2023-2030)
7.3.1.    North America
7.3.2.    Europe
7.3.3.    Asia Pacific
7.3.4.    Middle East and Africa
7.3.5.    South America

8.    North America Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Size and Forecast (by Value Units)
8.1. North America Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Size and Forecast, by Type (2023-2030)
8.1.1.    Flexible Packaging
8.1.2.    Rigid Packaging

8.2. Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Size and Forecast, by Application (2023-2030)
8.2.1.    Frozen Fish
8.2.2.    Frozen Shrimp
8.2.3.    Frozen Shellfish
8.2.4.    Others

8.3. North America Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Size and Forecast, by Country (2023-2030)
8.3.1.    United States
8.3.2.    Canada
8.3.3.    Mexico

9.    Europe Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Size and Forecast (by Value Units)
9.1. Europe Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Size and Forecast, by Type (2023-2030)
9.1.1.    Flexible Packaging
9.1.2.    Rigid Packaging

9.2. Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Size and Forecast, by Application (2023-2030)
9.2.1.    Frozen Fish
9.2.2.    Frozen Shrimp
9.2.3.    Frozen Shellfish
9.2.4.    Others

9.3. Europe Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Size and Forecast, by Country (2023-2030)
9.3.1.    UK
9.3.2.    France
9.3.3.    Germany
9.3.4.    Italy
9.3.5.    Spain
9.3.6.    Sweden
9.3.7.    Russia 
9.3.8.    Rest of Europe

10.    Asia Pacific Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Size and Forecast (by Value Units)
10.1. Asia Pacific Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Size and Forecast, by Type (2023-2030)
10.1.1.    Flexible Packaging
10.1.2.    Rigid Packaging

10.2. Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Size and Forecast, by Application (2023-2030)
10.2.1.    Frozen Fish
10.2.2.    Frozen Shrimp
10.2.3.    Frozen Shellfish
10.2.4.    Others

10.3. Asia Pacific Air Traffic Control (ATC) Communications Market Size and Forecast, by Country (2023-2030)
10.3.1.    China
10.3.2.    S Korea
10.3.3.    Japan
10.3.4.    India
10.3.5.    Australia
10.3.6.    Indonesia 
10.3.7.    Malaysia
10.3.8.    Vietnam
10.3.9.    Taiwan
10.3.10.    Bangladesh
10.3.11.    Pakistan
10.3.12.    Rest of Asia Pacific

11.    Middle East and Africa Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Size and Forecast (by Value Units)
11.1. Middle East and Africa Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Size and Forecast, by Type (2023-2030)
11.1.1.    Flexible Packaging
11.1.2.    Rigid Packaging

11.2. Middle East and Africa Market Size and Forecast, by Application (2023-2030)
11.2.1.    Frozen Fish
11.2.2.    Frozen Shrimp
11.2.3.    Frozen Shellfish
11.2.4.    Others

11.3. Middle East and Africa Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Size and Forecast, by Country (2023-2030)
11.3.1.    South Africa
11.3.2.    GCC
11.3.3.    Egypt
11.3.4.    Nigeria
11.3.5.    Rest of ME&A

12.    South America Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Size and Forecast (by Value Units)
12.1. South America Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Size and Forecast, by Type (2023-2030)
12.1.1.    Flexible Packaging
12.1.2.    Rigid Packaging

12.2. South America Market Size and Forecast, by Application (2023-2030)
12.2.1.    Frozen Fish
12.2.2.    Frozen Shrimp
12.2.3.    Frozen Shellfish
12.2.4.    Others

12.3. South America Frozen Seafood Packaging Market Size and Forecast, by Country (2023-2030)
12.3.1.    Brazil
12.3.2.    Argentina
12.3.3.    Rest of South America

13.    Company Profile: Key players
13.1.1.    Amcor
13.1.1.1.    Company Overview
13.1.1.2.    Financial Overview
13.1.1.3.    Business Portfolio
13.1.1.4.    SWOT Analysis
13.1.1.5.    Business Strategy 
13.1.1.6.    Recent Developments

13.2. Crown Holdings
13.3. C-P Flexible Packaging
13.4. Sealed Air
13.5. Berry Global Inc.
13.6. DuPont
13.7. DS Smith
13.8. Klöckner Pentaplast
13.9. Mondi
13.10. TricorBraun
13.11. Industrias del Envase
13.12. CAS Pack Corp.
13.13. Frontier Packaging (Tukwila)
13.14. Bliston Packaging
13.15. Smurfit Kappa
13.16. Megatech, Inc.
13.17. Constantia FFP Ltd
13.18. Crown Packaging
13.19. Silgan Containers
13.20. WINPAK LTD.
13.21. XX
14.    Key Findings
15.    Industry Recommendation

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