US demand for pet food packaging is expected to rise 4.8% annually to $2.5 billion in 2018. Growth will be based on the use of higher-value, more-sophisticated packaging and continued strength in pet food shipments fueled by an expected rebound in the pet population.
Now more than ever, members within the food supply chain are commanded to apply industry best practices, which are in a state of evolution as precipitated by the FSMA, GFSI, and other industry best practice-based guidance and processes.
As plastics have become more and more common in packaging, concerns have arisen about their ability to compromise the quality and safety of products. Therefore, there has been a marked increase in demand for packaging materials that give even greater protection to their contents, particularly in the food and beverage sector.
This year’s top 50 food packagers list includes the biggest and brightest names in food. From Nestle to Tyson, General Mills and Campbell Soup Company, our list features all of the big household names, as well as some of the smaller ones.