Canada Disposable Tableware Market - Growth, Trends, Covid-19 Impact, And Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

Canadian disposable tableware market is segmented by Product Type (Disposable Cups, Disposable Plates, Disposable bowls, Disposable Silverware, and Other Products), by Application (Residential, Commercial), by Distribution channel (Supermarkets and Hypermarkets, Convenience Stores, Online, Others).

Market Snapshot

Market Summary
Study Period: 2018-2027
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: >2 %

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Market Overview

In Canada, the Disposable Tableware Market constantly grew over many years because there are many restaurants and hotels in this region. The potential reason was they preferred to use disposable tableware such as plates, cups, etc., rather than steel or glass material because disposable tableware reduces the labor force by a great margin as washing the tableware was eliminated by using disposal Tableware. And the Disposable Tableware was only for Use and Throw type.

COVID-19 had a serious impact on the Canada Disposable Tableware Market. The shutdown of different food stalls where most of the Disposable Tableware was used. However, disposable tableware items were used for food delivery during the first phase of COVI-19. But due to the disruption in the supply of disposable tableware to the end users directly by different retailers, the demand has drastically decreased.

The disposable tableware market will likely be positively influenced by increasing disposable incomes and introducing innovative products. Trendy lifestyles, increasing implementation of various cooking techniques and presentations and increasing urbanization drive the disposable tableware market. Demand for dinnerware and glassware is rapidly increasing due to various classy designs.

Scope of the Report

Disposable Tableware products are made of coated and plastic resins used in dining, such as drinkware, dishware including cups, plates, bowls, and serving platters designed for one-time use only. Canadian disposable tableware market is segmented by Product Type (Disposable Cups, Disposable Plates, Disposable bowls, Disposable Silverware, and Other Products), by Application (Residential, Commercial), by Distribution channel (Supermarkets and Hypermarkets, Convenience Stores, Online, Others).

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Key Market Trends

Rising consumer preference for bio-degradable tableware

A surge in environmental awareness worldwide has driven the demand for biodegradable and compostable tableware in the recent past, creating growth prospects for major players and new entrants in the global market. Disposable tableware is usually produced from recycled paper and agricultural residues such as rice husk and sugarcane pulp, which are 100% compostable and environmentally friendly. Unlike plastic tableware, biodegradable tableware decomposes in the soil, releasing important nutrients that aid plant growth.

Canada Disposable Tableware Market-Key Market Trends

Increasing Urbanization and Takeaway Restaurants

The Canada Disposable Tableware Market is experiencing substantial growth due to the increase in quick-service restaurants, cafes, and bars. There is a substantial raise in the convenience-seeking customers, which would further drive the demand in the Disposable Tableware Market. The increasing urbanization is also driving the growth of the disposable tableware market. In 2021, nearly 73.7% of Canadians lived in one of Canada's large urban centers. Due to the changing lifestyle of the urban population and the increase in household events, disposable tableware products are also driving the need for Disposable Tableware products.

Key Market Trends

Competitive Landscape

The Canada Disposable Tableware Market is moderately consolidated in terms of market share. Dart Container Corporation, Huhtamaki Oyj, Pactiv LLC, Natural Tableware, Biotrem, and Dixie are some of the major manufacturers currently dominating the market. The competitive factors that drive the performance of these major companies are pricing, availability, and environmental sustainability.

Recent Developments

In April 2022, Huhtamäki Oyj signed a EUR 250 million term loan facility agreement with two (2) years of maturity. The facility has a one-year extension option at the discretion of the lenders. The facility will be used for refinancing and general corporate purposes of the Group.

· In June 2021, Solo launched an initiative that helps support Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger-relief organization. The SOLO/Feeding America partnership offers SOLO fans the opportunity to purchase exclusively branded apparel and lifestyle products and help provide at least 1.5 million meals for needy people over the next two years.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

    4. 4.4 Value Chain / Supply Chain Analysis

    5. 4.5 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.5.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.5.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.5.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.5.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.5.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

    6. 4.6 Insights into Technological Advancements in the Industry

    7. 4.7 Impact of COVID-19 on the Market


    1. 5.1 By Product Type

      1. 5.1.1 Disposable Cups

      2. 5.1.2 Disposable Plates

      3. 5.1.3 Disposable Bowls

      4. 5.1.4 Disposable Silverware

      5. 5.1.5 Other Product Types

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 Residential

      2. 5.2.2 Commercial

    3. 5.3 By Distribution Channel

      1. 5.3.1 Hypermarkets and Supermarkets

      2. 5.3.2 Convenience Stores

      3. 5.3.3 Online

      4. 5.3.4 Others


    1. 6.1 Market Concentration Overview

    2. 6.2 Company Profiles

      1. 6.2.1 Dart Container Corporation

      2. 6.2.2 Huhtamaki Oyj

      3. 6.2.3 Pactiv LLC

      4. 6.2.4 Natural Tableware

      5. 6.2.5 Biotrem

      6. 6.2.6 Dixie

      7. 6.2.7 Hefty

      8. 6.2.8 Chinet

      9. 6.2.9 Solo *



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Frequently Asked Questions

The Canada Disposable Tableware Market market is studied from 2018 - 2027.

The Canada Disposable Tableware Market is growing at a CAGR of >2% over the next 5 years.

Dart Container Corporation, Huhtamaki, Pactiv LLC, Natural Tableware, Biotrem are the major companies operating in Canada Disposable Tableware Market.

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