Single Serve Capsules - Global Market Overview 2022


Single Serve Capsules - Global Market Overview 2022

Published: September 2022


This is the 4th edition authoritative report on the global market for single serve capsules.

The study gathers production details on a site-by-site basis and these building blocks create an analysis of demand. The interview programme questions producers and users on demand drivers within their specific market areas.

It provides a detailed overview of the single serve capsules systems available on the market and maps out the supply chain in the major end-use geographies. The supply chain of capsule moulding was assessed based on production technologies available as well as materials used. The analysis includes growth drivers, inter-material competition, changing requirements, value-chain positioning and the key issues.

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Capsules are understood as packaging encapsulating dried or liquid contents, requiring a brewing/machine system or another packaging vehicle (e.g. bottle) for product delivery. Only rigid variants are quantified in the report (paper pods and flexible mini-pouches are excluded).

For the purposes of this study, the market will be divided into:

  • Proprietary systems, such as Nespresso, Keurig, and other applicable
  • Non-proprietary systems, compatible with existing machines.

Moreover, the market will investigate the three major product groups that utilise the capsule format:

  • Hot beverages: coffee, tea, other
  • Chilled drinks systems
  • Novel applications, foods

Polymer Scope

The report focuses on the following materials:

  • Metal
  • PP
  • PS
  • PBT
  • EVOH
  • New materials (bio-polymers/compostable, e.g.PLA) and additives
  • Other

Process Scope

  • Sheet extrusion and thermoforming
  • Injection moulding
  • Compression moulding
  • Barrier technologies


The study covers filling, production (i.e. moulding) and market value of single serve capsules within 5 regions: Europe, NAFTA, South America, Asia & Australasia and Africa & Middle East. In addition to regional market analysis, the study reveals key individual markets, critically influencing the supply chain.

Capsules moulding data is provided individually for the following countries:

  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Benelux
  • Switzerland
  • Austria
  • USA
  • Other relevant

Capsules filling data is provided individually for the following countries:

  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Benelux
  • Switzerland
  • UK
  • USA
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Other relevant

The report is supplied as a downloadable PDF with an enterprise-wide license agreement. One printed hard copy of the report is also provided.

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