Tamper Evident Labels Market Outlook
The tamper evident labels market is estimated at US$ 14,329 Mn in 2022 and is projected to reach US$ 24,244 Mn by 2032, at a CAGR of 5.4% from 2022 to 2032.
Increasing emphasis on product packaging and labelling to ensure product safety and widespread application across different industries like food and beverage, automobile and pharma is expected to boost the demand for tamper evident labels in the market.
Product counterfeit is increasing at an alarming rate wherein sub-standard products are sold at premium prices. Tamper evident labels is expected to keep a check on such products to ensure good quality products reach end consumers. The tamper evident labels market accounts for 24% of total labels market in 2022 and is expected to rise due to rising awareness about product security and stringent regulations to avoid tampering of goods. The tamper evident labels market is expected to gain an absolute $ opportunity of US$ 9,915 Mn during the assessment period 2022-2032.
Base Year Value (2021A)
US$ 13,603 Mn
Estimated Year Value (2022E)
US$ 14,329 Mn
Projected Year Value (2032F)
US$ 24,244 Mn
Value CAGR (2022-2032)
Collective Value Share (US, UK, India) 2022: Top 3 Countries
Key Companies Profiled
Tamper-evident labels or seals have features that show any signs of mishandling as the product travels through supply chain to reach its end user. These labels are difficult to remove or starch off without any noticeable damage and hence informs consumers in advance if the product is not fit for consumption. These benefits are expected to rise the demand for tamper evident labels during the assessment period.
Prevalence of low quality products sold under duplicate brand name, resealing of used items, and replacing premium quality products with an inferior substitutes is expected to drive the market of tamper evident labels. Consumer awareness regarding use of good quality products manufactured by companies focusing on quality aspects of ingredients is expected to fuel the growth of tamper evident labels even further. Easy availability of custom made tamper evident labels that contain detailed information about production dates, lot sizes, safe handling instructions, and safety seal is expected to positively affect the demand of labels in the market.
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2017-2021 Global Tamper Evident Labels Market Outlook in Comparison to 2022-2032 Growth Forecast
Tamper evident labels indicate if any products have been opened before purchase and provide an assertion to consumers that nothing has been added or removed from its after final packaging.
These labels are added on the top of jars or sealed on a bag to ensure they are easily visible and provide quality assurance to the consumers. Brands can use extra label space to advertise their product using creative graphics and taglines, provide details about ingredients or urge consumers to join different social media-channels of company by scanning barcodes. Manufacturers are offering customized tampering evident labels of different sizes like square, rectangle, and circle suitable for different end-use application. Even content on the label can be changed specific to consumer requirements. Owing to these factors, the demand for tamper evident labels is expected to rise.
Tamper evident labels are used across various industries. For instance, in cosmetic industry lip balms have standardized tamper labels to prove if the product has been opened before. This ensures that consumers do not apply already used lip balms and helps to eradicate the danger of infection due to application of overused balms. In electronics industry, tamper evident labels are used to conceal packages of TV, washing machine, fridge. Widely used silver void labels are double layered stickers that have a metallic look on the outside and read void on the inside when the outer layer is removed.
Tamper evident label is used abundantly in food and beverage industry to guarantee freshness and quality of packaged food. Tamper evident packaging for restaurants is gaining traction due to rising demand of no-contact takeout and delivery services coupled with rising concern regarding food safety.
Using tamper labels on food containers helps to build consumer confidence on the quality of food, avoid food contamination and spillage while it is transported to shops for sale. In pharmaceutical industry, tamper evident labels are used to improve security of medicines and avoid any criminal tampering. Increasing end use application of labels is expected to boost the demand for taper evident labels in the market.
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Tamper Evident Labels Market Gaining Traction in the Industry
Rising emphasis on preventing pilferage and changing product labeling policies across industries like pharma and automotive are expected to increase the demand for tamper evident labels in the market. EU legislation on FMD (Falsified Medicines Directive) requires pharmaceutical companies to allot unique identification number to each pack in order to authenticate individual product, in addition to seals that avoid tampering this is expected to certainly impact the demand for tamper evident labels in the market.
Increase in company expenditure on labelling and packaging helps in developing brand image to win consumer preference. Consumer inclination towards sustainable brands has increased. In order to fulfill rising consumer demand, brands are developing recyclable products that are eco-friendly, have low carbon foot-print and do not add to non-decomposable waste. Availability of sustainable labels is expected to push the demand for tamper evident labels in the market. For instance,
- All4Labels a digital printing pioneer backed with 20 years of experience offers tamper evident seal for diary, specializes in sustainable tamper evident seal. Each tamper evident seal can be modified to consumer required shape and style. Company uses advanced technology, to provide waste range of graphic solutions.
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Restraining Factors of Tamper Evident Labels Market
One of the limiting factor which hinders the growth of tamper evident labels is adhesion, on powdered coated metals and textured surfaces though tamper evident labels are compatible on surfaces made from glass, steel, and aluminum. Another restraining factor is alternative label types available in the market like assets tags and tamper-proof labels.
Impact of COVID-19 on the Tamper Evident Labels Market
Covid-19 disrupted economies and affected many industries globally. Some industries registered losses while some could use consumer sentiment to their benefit. Tamper Evident labels market was positively affected due to growing concern for safety of packaged products. Consumers counted on the seal to judge the safety of products delivered to their door steps.
One of the crucial concerns for quick-service restaurant operatives during covid-19 was to reassure consumers that their take-outs and delivery orders did not come in contact with anyone possibly carrying the COVID-19 virus. With strict lockdown orders from government and closure of dine in restaurants. Companies relied heavily on tamper evident labels to win consumer confidence, this in turn increased the demand for tamper evident labels.
Even as the economy revives, consumer are expected to prefer products that have tamper evident seal to guarantee the quality of products. This is expected to propel the demand for globally recognized safety labels in the market.
What is the market scenario of tamper evident labels US Market?
North America is expected to be lead the market for tamper evident labels in 2022. Implementation of EU regulations regarding product safety and tampering is expected to boost the demand for tamper evident labels. Countries like US and Canada that house multiple industrial and production units are expected to prefer tamper evident labels that guarantee utmost safety products and convenience to consumers.
What is driving the Asia-Pacific tamper evident labels market?
Asia-Pacific is expected to witness surge in demand for tamper evident labels owing to rising per-capita-income and consumer preference for premium and budget products. India and China are expected to contribute maximum regional revenue due to technological developments in RFID technology, generating tamper evident labels in bulk. Consumer awareness regarding safe packaging and product labelling is expected to rise the demand for tamper evident products in the market during the assessment year.
Which technology is expected to be in tamper evident labels demand during 2022 in the industry?
Radio-frequency identification technology which uses electromagnetic fields to automatically identify and track labels attached to different products is expected to be the most preferred technology in tamper evident labels. RFID technology can track labels in bulk, from a distance without the need to actually read them and so RFID labels are generally used to keep track of inventories in a warehouse. Manufacturers are investing in developing technologically advanced labels that ensure product safety and security. Change in consumer lifestyle and spending capacity is expected to positively affect the demand for RFID tamper evident labels in the market. The sale of RFID tamper evident labels account for two–third of sale in generate from technology segment.
Which sales channel contributes maximum to revenue generation during assessment period?
Consumers preferred purchasing products online to avoid gathering and spread of infection. Easy availability of different tamper evident labels brands and numerous discount offers improved the sale of tamper evident labels through online sales channels. Brands are focusing on using advanced AL, ML capabilities in their website to offer superior visual experience and offer customized labels to consumer specific to their need.
Tamper evident labels manufacturers are developing new innovative functional designs that indicate tampering. Key manufacturers are utilizing e-commerce and social media handles in order to utilize rising consumer preference for buying products through online sales channels. For instance,
- HEBE LIFE® high end products is a UK-based supplements and nutricosmetics company, that offers premium health oriented products that are organically sourced. Company pays a lot of emphasis on secondary and primary packaging to offer better unfolding experiences to consumers. Its tamper evident label is holographically printed, with external QR code and die-cut tear strip that fills the gap between shipper sidewalls and top.
- Schreiner MediPharm’s new Cap-Lock solution provides combination of a cap adapter and a label that tightly seals prefilled syringes and clearly shows signs of any first opening.
Global Tamper Evident Labels Market by Category
By Material Type, Global Tamper Evident Labels Market is segmented as:
- PET-Based Tamper Evident Labels
- Paper-Based Tamper Evident Labels
By Technology, Global Tamper Evident Labels Market is segmented as:
- Radio Frequency Identification
- Near Field Communication Tag
- Sensing Labels
By End-use Industry, Global Tamper Evident Labels Market is segmented as:
- Cosmetic & Personal care
- Others (Electronics, Chemicals etc.)