Mexico Bioplastics Market: Industry Analysis and Forecast (2024-2030)

  • The Mexico Bioplastics Market size was valued at USD 310 Mn. in 2023 and the total Mexico Bioplastics revenue is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.2% from 2024 to 2030, reaching nearly USD 538 Mn. in 2030.

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Mexico Bioplastics Market Overview

Bioplastics, derived from renewable sources such as cornstarch or sugarcane provide an eco-friendly alternative to traditional petroleum-based plastics. Their advantage lies in reduced environmental impact, offering faster decomposition and lower greenhouse gas emissions during manufacturing. Despite these benefits, bioplastics currently constitute a small fraction and hold promise as a sustainable solution amid growing environmental awareness. In 2023, consumer electronics, catering, agriculture, automotive, and textiles show growth. Polylactic Acid (PLA) is the primary material, alongside Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA), bio-based polyethylene (PE), and polypropylene (PP). The Mexico Bioplastics Market drivers include rising demand for sustainable alternatives, although challenges such as higher costs, limited composting infrastructure, and unclear regulations persist.


The comprehensive report covers a detailed analysis of the Mexico Bioplastics Market. STELLAR has precisely examined the industry's evolution, spotlighting significant trends, groundbreaking innovations, and the driving forces that mold its trajectory. Delving deep into the present landscape, the report dissects the Mexico Bioplastics Market. It accurately outlines the market's current dimensions, growth patterns, size, and the nuanced trends that use significant influence. Additionally, it keenly identifies the pivotal factors driving market growth and sheds light on growing opportunities.

Mexico Bioplastics Market


Mexico Bioplastics Market Dynamics:

Rapidly Rising Societal Awareness of the Environment to Drive the Mexico Bioplastics Market.

Growing environmental concerns drive increased demand for sustainable alternatives, driving the adoption of bioplastics in packaging, textiles, agriculture, and consumer goods. Stringent government regulations and initiatives promoting sustainable practices fuel the significant growth of the Mexico bioplastics market. Also, continuous technological advancements improve bioplastic performance and affordability, increasing their competitiveness with traditional plastics.


Bioplastics face challenges in widespread adoption due to higher costs, attributed to limited economies of scale and feedstock expenses compared to traditional plastics. In Mexico bioplastic market underdeveloped infrastructure for collecting and recycling hampers scaling bioplastics use. Additionally, concerns arise over the availability of sustainable feedstocks, particularly for those derived from food crops, posing potential competition with food production and land-use change.


The growing environmental awareness in society provides a major opportunity for the Mexico bioplastics market. Addressing challenges in cost, infrastructure, and feedstock availability is vital for sustained growth. Factors like consumer preferences, investments, and collaborative efforts are key considerations for success.


Mexico Bioplastics Market Segment Analysis

Based on Product, the Biodegradable segment held the largest market share of about 60% in the Mexico Bioplastics Market in 2023. According to the STELLAR analysis, the segment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.4 % during the forecast period. It stands out as the dominant segment within the Mexico Bioplastics Market thanks to its rapid technological advancement and growing adoption of smart devices with data connectivity and integration.

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Mexico Bioplastics Market offers reduced environmental impact by breaking down into organic matter, mitigating plastic pollution. Composting these plastics creates nutrient-rich soil amendments, potentially reducing reliance on chemical fertilizers. The shift to biodegradable options improves waste management, easing challenges. This trend presents economic opportunities for Mexican companies in the growing market for sustainable solutions.


Limited and slow degradation of biodegradable plastics contributes to microplastic pollution and raises concerns about false advertising. Higher costs, compared to traditional plastics, may hinder adoption, particularly in low-income communities. Infrastructure limitations in composting facilities across Mexico Bioplastics Market reduce their effectiveness. The risk of greenwashing arises as Mexico Bioplastics companies use biodegradable plastics for marketing without addressing broader issues of plastic consumption and waste management.


The impact of biodegradable plastics depends on production, use, and disposal. The crucial factors include lifecycle assessments. Promoting responsible consumption, waste reduction, and better waste management, along with biodegradable options, is essential. Innovations in material science and recycling technologies address plastic pollution challenges.

Mexico Bioplastics Market Scope

Market Size in 2023

USD 310 Million

Market Size in 2030

USD 538 Million

CAGR (2024-2030)

8.2 %

Historic Data


Base Year


Forecast Period


Segment Scope

By Product

  • Biodegradable
    • Polylactic Acid
    • Polybutylene Adipate Terephthalate (PBAT)
    • Polybutylene Succinate (PBS)
    • Starch blends
  • Non-biodegradable
    • Polyethylene
    • Polyethylene Terephthalate
    • Polytrimethylene Terephthalate
    • Polyamide

By Application

  • Packaging
    • Rigid Packaging
      • Bottle & Jar
      • Trays
  • Flexible Packaging
    • Pouches
    • Shopping/Waste Bags
  • Consumer goods
  • Agriculture
  • Automotive & Transportation
  • Textile
  • Building & Construction


Leading Key Players in the Mexico Bioplastics Market

  • NatureWorks LLC
  • Total Corbion PLA
  • Braskem S.A.
  • Arkema S.A.
  • Novamont S.p.A.
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • Toray Industries Inc.
  • Biome Bioplastics
  • FKuR Kunststoff GmbH

Frequently Asked Questions

Growing environmental awareness and Regulatory pressure are expected to be the major drivers for the Mexico Bioplastics market.

1.    Mexico Bioplastics Market Executive Summary
1.1 Study Assumption and Market Definition
1.2 Scope of the Study
1.3 Emerging Technologies
1.4 Market Projections
1.5 Strategic Recommendations
2.    Mexico Bioplastics Market Trends
2.1 Market Consolidation
2.2 Adoption of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
2.3 Pricing and Reimbursement Trends
3.    Mexico Bioplastics Market: Dynamics
3.1.1 Market Driver
3.1.2 Market Restraints
3.1.3 Market Opportunities
3.1.4 Market Challenges

3.2 PORTER’s Five Forces Analysis
3.3 PESTLE Analysis
3.4 Regulatory Landscape 
3.5 Analysis of Government Schemes and Initiatives for the Mexico Bioplastics Industry
3.6 The Pandemic and Redefining of The Mexico Bioplastics Industry Landscape
4.    Mexico Bioplastics Market: Market Size and Forecast by Segmentation (Value) (2023-2030)
4.1 Mexico Bioplastics Market Size and Forecast, by Product (2023-2030)
4.1.1 Biodegradable Polylactic Acid Polybutylene Adipate Terephthalate (PBAT) Polybutylene Succinate (PBS) Starch blends
4.1.2 Non-biodegradable Polyethylene Polyethylene Terephthalate Polytrimethylene Terephthalate Polyamide

4.2 Mexico Bioplastics Market Size and Forecast, by Application (2023-2030)
4.2.1 Packaging Rigid Packaging Bottle & Jar Trays
4.2.2 Flexible Packaging Pouches Shopping/Waste Bags
4.2.3 Consumer goods
4.2.4 Agriculture
4.2.5 Automotive & Transportation
4.2.6 Textile
4.2.7 Building & Construction

5.    Mexico Bioplastics Market: Competitive Landscape
5.1 STELLAR Competition Matrix
5.2 Competitive Landscape
5.3 Key Players Benchmarking
5.3.1 Company Name
5.3.2 Service Segment
5.3.3 End-user Segment 
5.3.4 Revenue (2023)
5.3.5 Company Locations

5.4 Leading Mexico Bioplastics Companies, by market capitalization
5.5 Market Structure
5.5.1 Market Leaders 
5.5.2 Market Followers
5.5.3 Emerging Players

5.6 Mergers and Acquisitions Details
6.    Company Profile: Key Players
6.1 NatureWorks LLC
6.1.1 Company Overview
6.1.2 Business Portfolio
6.1.3 Financial Overview
6.1.4 SWOT Analysis
6.1.5 Strategic Analysis
6.1.6 Scale of Operation (small, medium, and large)
6.1.7 Details on Partnership
6.1.8 Regulatory Accreditations and Certifications Received by Them
6.1.9 Awards Received by the Firm
6.1.10  Recent Developments

6.3 Total Corbion PLA
6.4 Braskem S.A.
6.5 Arkema S.A.
6.6 Novamont S.p.A.
6.7 Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
6.8 Toray Industries Inc.
6.9 Biome Bioplastics
6.10 FKuR Kunststoff GmbH
7.    Key Findings
8.    Industry Recommendations
9.    Terms and Glossary
10.    Mexico Bioplastics Market: Research Methodology

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