The aluminium foil flexible packaging market should be “cautiously optimistic” about production growth, despite a 4% decline in foil demand for food applications in the first nine months of the year, says an industry body.
A leading European trade body for the aluminium foil sector has declared that signs of recovery continued to be felt in the first three months of 2011 – although demand for material for some types of food packaging fell slightly.
Deliveries of aluminium foil recorded for the third quarter of 2003
have declined compared with the same period last year, according to
the latest figures from the European Aluminium Foil Association