Global Biopolymer Outlook 2026: Forecasting Growth in the Next Decade

April 5, 2017 | State of the Market Report

Due to sustained low oil prices, changing consumer demand, and emerging regulatory drivers, over the past few years performance has emerged as the main driver enabling sustainability (see the report “Redefining Bio-based: A New Taxonomy and Key Themes for 2017”). In particular, bio-based polymers stand out as a key opportunity for performance to drive sustainability in applications such as packaging (see the report "Thinking Outside the Box: Identifying Materials Innovations in Packaging"). In order to support companies throughout the value chain analyze emerging biopolymer technologies and devise go-to-market strategies, this report forecasts biopolymer capacity through 2026.

Coverage Areas

  • Accelerating Materials Innovation
  • Bio-based Materials and Chemicals
  • Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness

Table of Contents

  • Title page
  • Table of contents
  • Biopolymer Technology Landscape
  • Capacity Forecast: 2017-2026
  • Recommendations: Key Polymers and Companies to Watch

Lead Analyst

Gihan Hewage
Analyst

Contributors

Victor Oh
Ross Kozarsky

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