PET Bottles in Soft Drinks: What Will Shape Global Prospects to 2021?

Karine Dussimo, Euromonitor International

Globally, PET bottles enjoy a comfortable position in retail beverage packaging. PET is also among the most dynamic growth pack types looking at data to 2021, widening the gap with key competing pack types such as metal beverage cans, glass bottles and liquid cartons. Despite this bright outlook, PET bottles will need to address key trends shaping soft drinks packaging globally. Key considerations include healthier positioning, portability for consumption on-the-go, and greater sustainability credentials.