Seaweed-Coated Carton Market
Seaweed-Coated Carton Market Size, Share & Trend Analysis, By Type, By Source, By Application, By End Use, By Geography, Competitive Tactics, and Segment Forecast to 2031

Seaweed-Coated Carton Market Size, Share & Trend Analysis, By Type, By Source, By Application, By End Use, By Geography, Competitive Tactics, and Segment Forecast to 2031



Reports and Insights


April 2023


Seaweed-Coated Carton Market Introduction:

As per Reports and Insights Analysis, the global Seaweed-Coated Carton Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.4% during the forecast period of 2023 to 2031.  The ongoing awareness across the globe and the adverse effects of traditional plastic on the environment and the increase in the application of seaweed-coating in food and beverage, health care, cosmetics, and the FMCG industry led to an increase in demand for the seaweed-coated cartoon market, which is expected to grow in the forecasted period.   

The Reports and Insights team has drafted a market research report on the worldwide market for seaweed-coated to identify the primary market drivers, market trends, challenges, and opportunities that business owners encounter. The report includes the market segmentation forecast, geographic perspective, and recent market developments for seaweed-coated. Additionally, it provides extensive information on market size, market share, industry and product insights, SWOT analysis, Porter's five forces analysis, PESTEL analysis, heat map analysis, market forecast, and prominent market players for seaweed-coated.

The seaweed-coated carton market refers to the cartoon made of seaweed extract from brown algae, red algae, and green algae. Seaweed-coated cartons are becoming popular as an eco-friendly alternative to traditional packaging materials as they are biodegradable, compostable, and renewable. Seaweed-coated cartons are in demand across a range of industries, including food and beverage, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals, as a result of their eco-friendly qualities. These cartons' seaweed layer serves as a moisture barrier, keeping the product fresh for a longer time.

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 Scope of the Report:        

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Report Details        

Market size available for the years        


Base year         


Forecast Period        


Segment covered  

By Type, By Application, By Source, By End Use, By Region

Regions Covered        

North America    

The U.S., & Canada   


Latin America    

Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, & Rest of Latin America    


Asia Pacific    

China, India, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, ASEAN, & Rest of Asia Pacific    



The U.K., France, Spain, Italy, Russia, Poland, BENELUX, NORDIC, & Rest of Europe    



North Africa, Egypt, & Rest of Africa    


The Middle East    

GCC Countries, Israel, & Rest of the Middle East       

Key Players

TIPA corp, cascades Inc, Loliware, Algae Pak, karbon bio, Ocenium, packnwood, evoward ecovation, and roquette amongst others.      


Seaweed-Coated Carton Market Dynamics:

Market Drivers:         


Seaweed-coated cartons offer an eco-friendly alternative to traditional packaging materials, which helps reduce plastic waste and promote sustainability. The effects of traditional packing materials on the environment are becoming more and more of a concern for consumers, businesses, and the government, as a result, the government starts putting regulations on the use of plastic material and started promoting environmentally friendly products.

Product Invention:

Seaweed-coated cartons offer excellent protection to products, particularly those that are sensitive to moisture, oil, or grease. This makes them an ideal packaging solution for food, beverage, and cosmetic products. Also, the price of these products is lower, making them a more enticing option for use by many customers. Owing to such factors it can be forecast that the market for a seaweed-coated carton is expected to grow.


Market Challenges:

Supply Chain Impact:

Although seaweed is a naturally occurring substance, conditions in the weather, the water, and harvesting laws can all have an impact on the availability of algae. This can affect the supply chain and cause shortages of seaweed. In addition to it, seaweed coated has a low shelf life which makes it difficult to protect the products for a longer duration. Owing to such factors the demand for seaweed can be hampered.         


Market Opportunities:

Technology Innovation:

Seaweed-coated cartons can be tailored and improved for particular purposes as technology develops. Also, due to constant research and development, manufacturers and product firms can extend the shelf life of seaweed, saving both consumers and manufacturers money and contributing to an increase in demand. As a result of this increased innovation in the industry, it is projected that the market for seaweed-coated cartons would grow.


Increase in Application:

The seaweed-coated cartons market has a wider range of applications in the industries such as cosmetics, food and beverage, packaging, and pharmaceutical. Investment in a seaweed manufacturing company can create future opportunities in new markets, also this investment can assist businesses in increasing production and diversifying their product lines, which may create considerable growth prospects. Analyzing these factors, the demand for seaweed-coated cartons can have a huge opportunity in the forecast period.


Market Trend:

The increase in demand for seaweed-coated in food and beverage, personal care, and pharmaceuticals is viewed as a potential replacement for traditional industries since these factors have recently compelled customers and governments to think about alternative sources with low impact.   


Market Growth:    

The need for the seaweed-coated cartoon is anticipated to grow over the forecast period as a result of an increase in demand from a variety of industries and the product's minimal environmental effect, which has led to government promotion of it.  Also, technological development, a greater consciousness of environmental issues, and high growth of the e-commerce market increase the possibility to expand the market, including many small players.


Seaweed-Coated Carton Market Segmentation:

The seaweed-coated carton market is segmented based on the type, source, application, end-user, and region.


By Type:

Corrugated boxes

Folding cartons

Ridge boxes


By Source:

Red seaweed

Brown seaweed

Green seaweed


By Application:

Consumer goods packaging

Healthcare packaging



By End Use:

Food and beverage

Agricultural product

Animal feed additive




By Region:

North America

Asia Pacific


Latin America

Middle east



Seaweed-Coated Carton Market Regional Analysis:     

The North American market is one opportunistic market due to an increase in demand for sustainable packaging solutions, and growing awareness and concern toward the environment led to promote demand in the North American region.

The European region is one of the growing markets due to demand, government regulation to minimize the use of single plastic, and its growing impact on the environment led a large number of people to adopt sustainable products such as seaweed-coated cartoon markets.

Asia Pacific region is anticipated to witness faster growth in the seaweed-coating cartoons market, due to factors such as high demand, government support, an increase in awareness, and a large population base. Owing to such factors, it can be predicted that the demand for the seaweed market is expected to grow in the forecast period.


Contemporary Developments by the Key Players: 

  • Cascades, a Canadian packaging and tissue products company, recently launched a new line of seaweed-coated food packaging products under the brand name "Recover.” The company claims that these products offer superior moisture resistance and are compostable.


  • Krehalon, a Dutch packaging company, has developed a seaweed-based coating for their meat and poultry packaging products. The coating helps to extend the shelf-life of the products and reduces food waste.

Frequently Asked Question

What is the projected market size & Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of the seaweed-coated carton market?

The seaweed-coated carton market is estimated to reach at a value of US$ *** Mn by the end of 2023 and expected to reach at a value of US$ *** Mn by 2031 with a significant CAGR of 8.4%.

Which base year is used in the seaweed-coated carton market report?

The base year for the report is 2022 in seaweed-coated carton market.

What segments are covered in seaweed-coated carton market report?

By Type, By Application, By Source, By End Use, By Region

What are the key participating players in the seaweed-coated carton market?

TIPA corp, cascades Inc, Loliware, Algae Pak, karbon bio, Ocenium, packnwood, evoward ecovation, and roquette amongst others.