As countries around the world have stricter environmental protection requirements, public opinion has begun to cause people to stay away from plastic products. Starting in 2017, the global consumption of plastic drinking glasses has begun to decline year by year. When the market generally believed that plastic drinking glasses began to increase in the global market The more downturn, and even when some plastic water cup factories began to transform, data shows that since the second half of 2020, a large-capacity plastic water cup has become popular around the world. Statistics from various cross-border e-commerce platforms show that as of May 2021 In January, these large-capacity plastic water cups were sold globally in quantities of hundreds of thousands each month.
At the beginning of 2021, more and more large-capacity water cups will be put on the market. Even though various brands and distributors are working hard to promote, the manufacturers find that the monthly sales of ultra-large-capacity water cups are not even a fraction of the sales of ultra-large-capacity plastic water cups. Why is the super large capacity plastic water cup more popular in the market than the super large capacity stainless steel water cup? After summarizing, we found that it is basically composed of these reasons: 1. The plastic water cup is lighter. 2. The plastic water cup is cheaper. 3. People who use large-capacity water cups prefer to drink room temperature water or cold water.
Compared with the weight of the same capacity water cup, the weight of the stainless steel water cup is 5-8 times or more than the weight of the plastic water cup. Taking the same 3.5-liter water cup as an example, the net weight of the plastic water cup is about 100 grams, while the weight of the stainless steel water cup reaches 800 grams, plus the weight of the full water, which virtually causes inconvenience in use.
Compared with the production cost, the cost of a stainless steel water cup with the same capacity is 3 times that of a plastic water cup, which directly causes a gap in retail prices. Many consumers of large-capacity water cups are people who like to exercise. These people often drink water between exercises, so they prefer low-temperature water, while stainless steel water cups are more used as heat preservation appliances.