​​Sterile and antiviral packaging: How will advanced technologies unwrap growth potential

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Over the years, consumer behavior has changed massively. The impact of COVID-19 has stoked consumers’ hygiene concerns. Furthermore, the ability of the SARS-CoV-2 virus to sit for longer durations on the surface has been fuelling demand for sterile and antiviral packaging, considering the antibacterial properties they exhibit.

Global demand for sterile, antiviral and contaminant-free packaging solutions is growing at a swift rate. With stakeholders becoming highly health-conscious, various industries — ranging from food and beverages to pharmaceuticals — are investing in advanced packaging solutions. According to the ESOMAR-certified, market research and intelligence firm Future Market Insights, the global market for sterile and antiviral packaging is poised to register a CAGR of 5.3% from 2022 to 2032, valued at $25 billion by the end of 2022.

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