Aseptic Packaging – An Effective Packaging Method
Aseptic packaging is defined as a specialized manufacturing technique in which the products from different end-user industries such as food and beverage and Pharmaceutical among some other products which are sensitive are sterilized separately before the packaging process is performed. There are different types of materials that are used for aseptic packaging, which include plastics paper glass and metal.
Aseptic packaging differs from the conventional method on account of the fact the unlike proper sterilization of product before packaging it in a sterilized container, the traditional technique is based on sterilizing only the container and not the product. On the other hand, in ascetic packaging, the product is sealed in a sterile environment to minimize contamination with bacteria or other pathogens that can hinder the quality and nutrition of the product.
Aseptic Packaging Market Trends
o The rise in the disposable income among the individuals belonging to the low-income and middle-income sections is facilitating them to send more of premium quality products. This is causing a shift in their preference towards consuming food that is free from preservatives, which not only decrease the nutritional value of the product but also pose some effects on health. In addition, the demand for products with a longer shelf life is also rising, which causes a rapid adoption of aseptic packaging among different end-user industries and is bolstering the market growth.
o There are stringent guidelines that been imposed by the organization such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which is causing the end-user to adhere to these strictly in order to avoid heavy penalties and are further boosting the market growth.
o Furthermore, the rising use of advanced sterilization techniques such as Ultra High Temperature (UHT), processing which eliminates the use of preservatives is also gaining popularity and traction among the end-user industries and is contributing to the market growth and leading to the increasing use of the technology in the packaging industry.
Product Offerings by Market Players in Aseptic Packaging Market
Moreover, market players are increasingly participating in the market to advance and improve the availability of Aseptic Packaging Solutions. Thus, they are involved in product offerings and product launches to accelerate the development of the Packaging Industry, thereby boosting its market position and contributing to the increase in the Aseptic Packaging Market size. Some of the product that is being launched by the major players are as follows-
· Recently, in March 2020, Yakult, which is one the leading player involved in the provision of it famous product Yakult, which is a fermented probiotic drink announced that it has launched its first aseptic food and beverage product in the Korean market, in the packages, called the “Ecolean Air Aseptic”, which are also lightweight.
· In March 2019, Tetra Pak, one of the leading companies in providing processing solutions, and packaging solutions and products for the food and beverage industry and offering products such a 6-layer packaging announced the launch of their latest product called the “Tetra Classic aseptic 65ml cube”. This product is designed in order to provide efficient packing to dairy, juice, and liquid food. This product is designed in such a way that every six packages of the product form a cube and thus improve the cost efficiency and reduce the footprint on the environment. Some of the products providing under this packaging are Spreadable Cheese, Ice Lollies, and Tomato Paste among others.
Currently, different types of Aseptic Packaging methods are used and are expected to hold a significant share in this market and is anticipated to witness a fast growth rate in the upcoming years due to the burgeoning demand from the consumer for food and beverages with lesser preservatives and less processing chemicals. With respect to current market trends, it is anticipated that the Ultra High Temperature (UHT) method for Aseptic Packaging will surge on account of the demand being generated from the end-users such as Pharmaceutical, and Food and Beverage industry. This is one of the major factors, which will continue to play a role in driving this market. In addition, it will attract many new entrants who will bring new and better changes and enhancements in Aseptic Packaging products. Thus, the market will remain competitive in the upcoming years and it is projected to show modest growth in the upcoming years.
Key Questions Answered in This Report:
· What are the key regions having a significant market share of the Aseptic Packaging Market?
· What are the drivers and restraints of the Aseptic Packaging Market?
· Who are the key market players in the Aseptic Packaging Market?
· What is the market segmentation of the Aseptic Packaging Market?
· Who are the end-users of the Aseptic Packaging Market?