Latin America Canned Food Packaging Market is expected to reach higher by 2020. Factors contributing to the growth are: increasing demand for convenience by consumers, increase in disposable income and changing consumer behavior.
Canned food is a good source of nutrients, especially for people on tight budgets or with limited access to fresh foods. Can linings prevent the interaction of a food with a can’s metal. Epoxy resin, made from polymers containing Bisphenol A, has been favored for can coatings because it protects against metal corrosion and holds up to the heat extremes of sterilization.
Canned foods play an important role in global food market. Canned packaging foods can be preserved for months in a very similar state to its original form. Canned meat is continuing a trend toward cheap alternatives to chilled and frozen meat. While offering the advantages of a long shelf life and low prices, canned food suffers from a poor consumer perception of its healthiness and taste quality.
The Latin America Canned food packaging market is segmented on the basis of primary material (Glass, Paper, Metal, Plastic and Others), type of food product (Readymade meals, Fruits and vegetables, Meat, Sea Food and Others), and Countries.