SIS International Research (“SIS”) sought to understand the factors that influence packaging/paperboard material decisions for major FMCG food brands. SIS conducted in-depth interviews with companies operating throughout the pipeline of converters and distributors of this material, including the biggest suppliers of paperboard substrates in the industry. In addition, extensive desk research is conducted to develop a robust understanding of the trends, drivers, constraints and statistics within the US food packaging industry. Research is done utilizing online media, web, peer reviewed journals, industry news and company reports, where appropriate.
This research focused on marketing, operations, quality, packaging development and procurement decision factors in seven folding carton end-use product segments.