Top 14 Vendors in the Global Flexible Packaging Market for Food & Beverages

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In the food and beverage industry, which has a wide range of products and complex packaging requirements, flexible packaging is important. Flexible packaging is traditionally made from plastic or paper that is malleable and can conform to whatever product it is holding. However, with the current demand for rigid plastic packaging beginning to take hold in the global packaging market, flexible packaging manufacturers will need to innovate in order to keep up with the competition. According to analysts at Technavio, the flexible packaging market for food and beverages will grow at a CAGR of 6% by 2022.

In this blog, we identify the key and prominent vendors in the market.

Key vendors


Amcor Limited is an Australian-based multinational packaging company. Amcor creates packaging solutions using flexibles and rigid plastics packaging, and products that protect food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, personal, home, and personal care goods. Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, the company employs 27,000 people worldwide and has operations across 43 countries.


Ampac is the world’s leader in creative flexible packaging. Ampac drives packaging transformation and performance by strategically creating packages that are more innovative, progressive and dynamic than those used by competitive brands. Ampac’s comprehensive approach to packaging is a balance of rigorous, technology-driven thinking and exceptional creativity.


Occupying leading positions in extrusion, metalising, laminates, lacquering, printing and finishing, Clondalkin Flexible Packaging has key strengths in the supply of food and beverage packaging, biodegradable and environmentally friendly packaging, confectionery packaging and bakery packaging, dairy packaging, tobacco packaging and industrial and horticultural packaging. A strict focus differentiates company processes, interactions with customers, investment strategies and resources deployment; it informs the creation of new packaging solutions and differentiates Clondalkin Flexible Packaging’s products and services.

Constantia Flexibles

Constantia Flexibles is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of flexible packaging and labels. The group supplies its products to numerous multinational corporations and local market leaders in the food, pet food, pharmaceuticals and beverage industries. In total, Constantia Flexibles has over 4,000 customers worldwide. Over 10,000 employees in 55 production locations in over 23 countries supply innovative flexible packaging solutions on a global level. The business of Constantia Flexibles is divided into three divisions – Food, Pharma and Labels.

Innovia Films

Innovia Films is a leading global manufacturer of Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) films, supplying highly differentiated speciality products into the packaging, labels, tobacco overwrap and securities markets. Its films are sold to converters, brand-owners and end-users across the globe. They become part of the packaging, labelling or overwrap solution for some of the world’s best known brands across a wide variety of everyday consumer goods.


Mondi is an international packaging and paper Group, employing around 25,000 people across more than 30 countries. Its key operations are located in central Europe, Russia, North America and South Africa. Mondi is integrated across the packaging and paper value chain – from managing forests and producing pulp, paper and compound plastics, to developing effective and innovative industrial and consumer packaging solutions.


Printpack is a privately held industry-leading packaging company founded in 1956 and specializing in flexible packaging. In 2001, the company purchased Independent Packaging, a bread bag maker. Printpack continually provides custom packaging for its customers, which in turn have produced award winning packages.

Other prominent vendors


Sonoco is a $5 billion global provider of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective solutions and display and packaging services. From its headquarters in South Caroline and more than 330 operations in 34 countries, Sonoco produces packaging for a variety of industries and many of the world’s most recognized brands, serving customers in 85 nations. Sonoco’s operations consist of its global consumer packaging businesses –Rigid Paper and Closures, Flexibles and Plastics.


Bemis Company, Inc., headquartered in the U.S., is a global manufacturer of flexible packaging products (ranging from self-venting cook-in-bag packaging and retort packaging for shelf-stable products, to vacuum packaging for meat products and puncture-resistant, sterile medical packaging) and pressure-sensitive materials. Its divisions are located in 12 countries and its films for packaging products and adhesive materials are distributed worldwide.


Huhtamaki is a global food packaging specialist headquartered in Finland. Its primary offerings include paper and plastic disposable tableware, such as cups, plates and containers for quick service restaurants, coffee shops, retail stores, caterers and vending operators as well as flexible packaging and labels for food and drink, pet food, pharmaceuticals, household and hygiene brands. Huhtamaki also makes egg cartons and trays, fruit trays and cup carriers. The company is a pioneer in sustainable materials such as bio-plastics and recyclables.

Sealed Air

Sealed Air Corporation is a leading global manufacturer of materials and systems for protective, presentation, and fresh food packaging. Its notable brands include Cryovac food packaging, Bubble Wrap cushioning, and Diversey cleaning and hygiene. It has three business divisions: Food Care, Product Care, and Diversey Care.


For 50 years, Glenroy has been a trusted supplier of high-quality customized flexible packaging. Specializing in flexible packaging laminations and innovative stand-up pouches, the company serve customers ranging from small manufacturers to Fortune 500 companies in a variety of industries. Glenroy has earned a reputation in the industry for manufacturing flexible packaging that performs reliably and consistently.


An American corrugated packaging company, WestRock was formed in 2015 after the merger of MeadWestvaco and RockTenn. Folding cartons, paperboards, containerboard, Kraft paper, partitions and protective packaging are some of its most sought-after products.


The Wipak Group develops and manufactures highly innovative premium-quality packaging solutions for food products and medical instruments and devices. Wipak has gained a leading position among European suppliers of multilayer films – in particular, barrier films. Joining forces with its North American sister company, Winpak, Wipak can now offer all key markets its broad range of products and services. Both Wipak and Winpak are part of the packaging division of the Finnish Wihuri Group, which employs more than 5,000 highly qualified professionals, all over the world.

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