Foodservice Disposables

Explore dynamics of single-use packaging in foodservice


As the industry achieves a new equilibrium post-pandemic, it is important to re-examine the foodservice disposables market to see which challenges and trends coming out of the pandemic have remained and which have lessened, as well as where the disposables category is headed over the next two years. Explore current and future dynamics of single-use packaging with the Foodservice Disposables Multi Client Study.

This comprehensive assessment will dive into the size of the foodservice disposable category, with segmentation by format, channel, size and category, as well as historical and forecasted growth by category. Study findings will also uncover evolving operator attitudes and purchasing criteria, along with consumer perceptions.  

Questions you can answer with this study:

  1. What is the five-year forecasted growth of foodservice disposables by category, material and channel?
  2. How are operators’ attitudes and practices evolving regarding foodservice disposables?
  3. How has have supply chain challenges and inflation impacted operator purchasing habits of disposables?
  4. What are consumer preferences for various material and packaging types for disposable, single-use packaging?
  5. What is the state of sustainability and environmentally friendly packaging?  


Limited-service restaurants
Full-service restaurants

Beyond Restaurant
Supermarkets/grocery stores
Convenience stores
Colleges & universities
Refreshment services
Business & industry
All other foodservice (e.g., bars/taverns, corrections, transportation, military, other retailers, childcare, commercial catering)

Molded fiber
Environmentally friendly materials (e.g., bioplastics, plant-based fibers and post-consumer fiber)

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