Raw materials for plastic packaging in Kenya are entirely dependent on imports. In Kenya, polyolefin is the most demanded in the field of materials, followed by PET.
East Africa’s packaging industry will grow exponentially in the coming few years and global packaging equipment suppliers have set their sights on Africa.
Africa also has the most potential consumers in all continents for packaging materials due to booming growth in various sectors. The scope of this market in the region is expected to reach fourfold. Kenya’s leading East African market is one of the growing regional packaging markets.
Several companies which have the appropriate designs, manufacture and market a wide range of machines and provides integrated, complete packaging lines for fresh food and fast food applications to help and support the growth of East African food manufacturers by
introducing automation in markets such as snacks, nuts, grains, beans and sugar.