Effervescent Packaging Market by Packaging Type and Product Type - Global Industry Analysis and Forecast to 2025

Report Code : CM06113

Effervescent also known as carbon tablets, are those tablets which are designed to release carbon dioxide by dissolving in water. Effervescence is reaction of acid and base producing carbon dioxide. Since effervescent products have ability to get dissolved before they’re ingested, they allow active ingredient of drugs to get dispersed quickly thereby speeding up adsorption and bioavailability. In addition, effervescent bases provide excellent environment for moisture sensitive active ingredients which eliminates risk of hydrolysis. These tablets are becoming increasingly popular owing to number of advantageous such as pleasant taste as compared to regular tablets, ability to easily dissolved into water or any other liquid and provide more efficient way of taking supplements or medication.

The most common type of packaging is foil packets and tubes. In addition, special secondary packaging including side-sealed bags, wallet packs and special tray can also be used for packaging of effervescent tablets. Aluminium foil strips provide excellent packaging material due to their ability of high resistance to water and gases and non-toxic and immune to microbial attack thereby protecting tablets for longer duration. In addition, heat sealed foil pouches are also used for packaging of effervescent tablets. Tubes are another commonly used packaging material in which tablets are enclosed in small tubes with closures that can be opened or closed easily. Effervescent packaging comes in different size and diameters depending on the unit size of the tablets.

Changing lifestyle of the consumers and increasing preference for easy medication methods is expected to drive growth of the market. Furthermore, consumer demand for effervescent products has increased substantially resulting in more demand for efficient packaging; further increasing demand for packaging equipment to produce higher quality of effervescent tablets having larger shelf life. However, problems associated with controlling moisture in the packaging might slowdown growth of the global market.

Some of the key players operating in this industry include Nutrilo GmbH, Amerilab Technologies Inc., Romaco Group, Clariant, Sanner GmbH, Tower Laboratories, Ltd., Contract Manufacturing and Packaging Services, and Parekhplast India Limited. Mergers and acquisitions are common strategies adopted by market players to expand their business operations and product portfolio. For instance in May 2017, Sanner had acquired plastina Holding AG, parent company of Jaco S.A. This acquisition will strengthen company’s position in effervescent packaging market by offering comprehensive range of tubes and closures combined with numerous decoration possibilities.

Key players are focusing on developing new innovative products to acquire larger market share by overcoming problems associated with effervescent packaging such as loss of nutritional value of tablets due to contact with external humidity and moisture. For instance in March 2017, Sanner had developed new packaging solution for effervescent tablets known as Brilliance- having ability to protect tablets from light and moisture through tightly closed tubes. Furthermore, to capture emerging markets and strengthen global position, market players are adopting mergers and acquisitions to geographically expand their business boundaries providing ample opportunities for growth in untapped and emerging markets. For instance in November 2015, Ramaco had acquired Medipac AB to strengthen its position in effervescent market by acquiring complete product portfolio of Medipac. Moreover, development of new packaging material with specific functionality will open new opportunities for players operating in the market.

 Effervescent Packaging Market Segmentation:

By Packaging Type:

  • Primary Packaging
  • Tubes
  • Stick Packs
  • Foils
  • Pouches
  • Secondary Packaging
  • Corrugate Shippers
  • Paperboard Cartons

By Product Type:

  • Powder
  • Granules
  • Tablets

By Region

  • North America
  • U.S
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • France
  • UK
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Rest of Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Japan
  • China
  • Australia
  • India
  • South Korea
  • Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • Rest of the World
  • Brazil
  • South Africa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Turkey
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Others

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