The Global Modified Atmosphere Packaging Market has been segmented on the basis of application, geography, material, machinery/technology, and atmosphere/gases. On the basis of application, this market has been segmented into dairy products, bakery & confectionery, poultry, seafood & meat products, convenience food, fruits & vegetables, and others. On the basis of technology/machinery, the MAP market has been segmented into tray-sealer machine, horizontal & vertical flow packaging machine, deep-drawing machine, vacuum chamber machine, bag-sealing machine, and others. Similarly, on the basis of atmosphere/gases, this market has been segmented into nitrogen, oxygen, carbon-dioxide, and others. Furthermore, on the basis of material, the MAP market has been segmented into ethylene vinyl alcohol, poly ethylene, oriented polyethylene terephthalate, polyamide, and others.
The modified atmosphere packaging market is projected to reach $13.78 billion by 2020 growing at a CAGR of 4.3% during the forecast period from 2015 to 2020. In 2015, the market is estimated to be dominated by North America, followed by Europe. The Asia-Pacific market is projected to grow at the highest CAGR owing to the rapid growth in the MAP market in this region. The growing demand for convenience and ready-to-eat food items in the emerging economies is also contributing in driving this market in various regions.