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Study: U.S. Microwaveable Packaging 2012 to 2016

A new report from Allied Development, Burnsville, Minn., about U.S. microwaveable packaging from 2012-2016 says the market will reach $2 billion by 2016, reflecting revenue growth of 9.4% per year during the next five years. “U.S. Microwaveable Packaging 2012 to 2016” indicates that a primary factor driving the market growth is the rapid adoption of microwaveable packaging within food product categories that require increased packaging functionality.

The study examines applications for microwaveable packaging and highlights several food industry segments that are growing faster than the industry as a whole: vegetables, desserts, prepared meals, pasta and pizza.

“U.S. Microwaveable Packaging 2012 to 2016” encompasses retail and food service packaging. It provides in-depth market segment profiles that analyze market drivers and key trends, as well as projected segment-by-segment market forecasts to 2016. In addition, it describes innovative technologies that will open new markets by providing consumers with faster and more convenient microwave cooking solutions.

The study also includes numerous listings and descriptions of recent packaging developments, many of which are just entering the marketplace; identifies and illustrates emerging technologies; and provides profiles of industry participants, detailed market segment analyses and the insights they provide and more. To order, call 800-524-PACK (7225, ext. 8511) or email

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