Silo Bags Market

Silo Bags Market Size by Market by Length (60 Meters, 75 Meters, and 90 Meters), Material Type (Polyethylene (PE), Polypropylene (PP), and Others), Application (Grain Storage, Forage Storage, Fertilizers Storage, Dried Fruits Storage, and Others), Regions, Global Industry Analysis, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2024 to 2033

Base Year: 2023 Historical Data: 2020-22
  • Report ID: TBI-14033
  • Published Date: Jan, 2024
  • Pages: 238
  • Category: Agriculture
  • Format: PDF
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The global silo bags market was valued at USD 700 million in 2023 and grew at a CAGR of 7% from 2024 to 2033. The market is expected to reach USD 1377 million by 2033. The increasing demand for innovative agricultural practices in the face of the climate change crisis will drive the growth of the global silo bags market.

Market Introduction:

Silo bags are also known as grain bags or silage bags. They are large, flexible storage containers made of durable materials like polyethylene. These bags serve as temporary storage solutions for agricultural commodities, particularly grains and forage crops. Silo bags can range from several meters to over a hundred meters in length to accommodate different volumes. Silo bags can create an airtight environment for the contents stored in them. This airtight seal shields the stored crops from external elements, such as air, moisture, and pests, ensuring quality preservation. They act as a temporary storage alternative during times of bumper harvests, emergencies, or when traditional storage structures like silos or bins are insufficient. Silo bags offer flexibility in terms of location, allowing farmers to strategically place them for easy harvesting and transportation. This flexibility also extends to their ease of handling, making them a practical choice for farmers who may not have access to extensive equipment. They are cost-effective and efficient. They provide a solution for smaller farms or regions where permanent storage structures are economically impractical. They are commonly used for storing various grains, including corn, wheat, barley, rice, and soybeans. Silo bags promote the preservation of crop quality through the prevention of spoilage and pest infestations. Their flexibility allows farmers to store crops closer to the field, minimizing transportation costs and streamlining the harvesting process. Silo bags contribute to cost savings, environmental impact reduction, and efficient resource use compared to traditional storage methods.

Silo Bags Market Size

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Recent Development
  • Leading warehouse service provider National Collateral Management Services Limited (NCML) developed a 36,000-ton public silo complex at Purnia, Bihar, to store corn. The silo complex was built by international best practices and has features like a drier and chiller for the safe and effective preservation of maize.

Market Dynamics:


The increasing demand for food as the global population increases – the need to meet rising food demands will necessitate efficient and flexible storage solutions in the agriculture sector. Silo bags address this requirement by offering a cost-effective alternative to permanent structures, accommodating variable harvest sizes, and adapting to diverse agricultural landscapes. The inherent flexibility of silo bags in terms of location and ease of installation aligns with the dynamic nature of agriculture, providing farmers with a versatile tool to manage surplus produce. Additionally, the rising government support to promote modern agricultural practices and sustainability initiatives further encourages the adoption of silo bags. The expanding application of silo bags beyond traditional grain storage into horticulture diversifies their use, broadening their appeal to a wider range of crops. Therefore, the increasing demand for food as the global population increases will necessitate the need for effective and innovative crop storage solutions like silo bags which will drive the market's growth.

  • Startup Silo raised $132 million in fresh funding for supply chain technology. In a $32 million Series C investment sponsored by Koch Industries subsidiary Koch Disruptive Technologies, Andreessen Horowitz, Haystack Capital, Tribe Capital, Collate Capital, and Moore Capital also participated. First Citizens Bank will invest an additional $100 million to launch a new financial product from Silo called Cash Advance. The Series C money will be used to expand the financial services and SaaS offerings of Silo, possibly with the addition of a logistical component.

The maintenance challenges of silo bags silo bags are suitable for only temporary storage, which poses challenges for farmers with long-term storage needs. Additionally, the risk of punctures from sharp objects or wildlife poses a threat to the airtight seal of silo bags which can potentially compromise the quality of stored crops. Exposure to extreme elements can impact the bags' durability over time, reducing their life cycle. Limited size options may also limit the market’s growth. Handling challenges for larger sizes requires special equipment and increasing labour and machinery costs. The lack of awareness and knowledge about the maintenance of silo bags also limits the market’s growth.


Technological advancements – Technological advancements and innovations focus on improving the durability, sealing capabilities, and overall efficiency of silo bags contributing to the sustained and growing demand for these storage solutions. Advanced materials with enhanced durability and resistance properties ensure the longevity of silo bags under diverse weather conditions. The integration of monitoring and control systems provides farmers with real-time data on storage conditions, enabling proactive management and reducing the risk of crop deterioration. Emerging trends also include exploring biodegradable materials, addressing sustainability concerns and aligning with environmentally conscious farming practices. Therefore, these innovations and advancements will propel the global silo bags market’s growth and development during the forecast period.

Regional segmentation analysis:

The regions analyzed for the market include North America, Europe, South America, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa. North America emerged as the most significant global silo bags market, with a 39% market revenue share in 2023.

The prevalence of large agricultural production on a commercial scale in the region has created a demand for scalable and flexible storage solutions which contributes to the demand for silo bags. Technological innovations in agriculture and modern storage methods further contribute to the prominence of silo bags. Awareness and education initiatives have played a role in informing farmers about the benefits of silo bags, fostering widespread adoption. The significant livestock industry in the region also contributes to the utilization of silo bags for preserving forage crops like silage. The supportive infrastructure and accessibility also contribute to the regional market's growth.

North America Region Silo Bags Market Share in 2023 - 39%

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  • By implementing an extended producer responsibility programme, the government of Quebec unveiled a strategy to redirect more agricultural plastics. By mandating that producers and sellers of the applicable goods pay for the creation and execution of an all-encompassing system for their collection and recycling, the rule seeks to increase farmers' access to and confidence in recycling. This includes bags meant for agricultural use, such as grain bags, silo bags, and supplement bags; containers, cans, barrels, and tanks intended for agricultural use; and many other similar items. It also includes plastics used to preserve or wrap silage or hay, such as films, nets, twine, bags, and webs.
Length Segment Analysis

The length segment is divided into 60 meters, 75 meters, and 90 meters. The 75 meters segment dominated the market, with a market share of around 40% in 2023. 75-meter variants of silo bags offer a cost-effective and flexible storage solution for substantial volumes of crops. These bags are typically constructed from durable materials like polyethylene, making them suitable for storing grains like corn, wheat, soybeans, and rice. Additionally, they are well-suited for preserving forage crops like silage, crucial for livestock feed. They offer flexibility in storing diverse crop types and ease of handling. The economic advantages they offer compared to permanent storage structures drive its demand.

Material type Segment Analysis

The material type segment is divided into polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), and others. The polyethylene (PE) segment dominated the market, with a share of around 46% in 2023. Polyethylene (PE) is renowned for its durability and strength. It ensures the longevity of silo bags against outdoor exposure to weather elements, including sunlight, wind, and diverse weather conditions. Polyethylene exhibits exceptional resistance to UV radiation to ensure protection from prolonged sunlight exposure. The flexibility of polyethylene facilitates the construction of large, flexible silo bags. The resistance of polyethylene to punctures safeguards the integrity of the bags, preventing spoilage. Polyethylene's cost-effectiveness makes silo bags an affordable option for farmers. Additionally, the recyclability of polyethylene aligns with environmentally friendly practices, addressing concerns related to plastic waste. The widespread availability of polyethylene further contributes to the accessibility and practicality of silo bags.

Application Segment Analysis

The application segment is divided into grain storage, forage storage, fertilizers storage, dried fruits storage, and others. The grain storage segment dominated the market, with a market share of around 48% in 2023. Silo bags provide a cost-effective, flexible solution for temporary grain storage. They meet the demand for adaptable storage solutions during peak harvests. They Offer flexibility in location, optimizing logistics and minimizing transportation costs. They create shields for stored grains to protect them from air, moisture, and pests, preserving both quantity and quality. Silo bags are vital for preserving the nutritional value of grains, ensuring that the stored crops maintain their quality for further processing or sale. Silo bags find extensive use in grain storage, accommodating various types such as corn, wheat, barley, rice, and soybeans. Beyond grains, they are crucial in storing forage crops like silage, contributing to efficient animal feed management. Their significance lies in providing cost savings compared to permanent structures, flexibility in harvest management, and a minimized environmental impact.

Some of the Key Market Players:
  • Agroflex
  • Berry Global Inc.
  • Blue lake Plastics, LLC
  • Canadian Tarpaulin Manufacturers Ltd.
  • GEM Silage Products
  • IG Industrial Plastics, LLC
  • Planet Plastic LLC

Report Description: 

Attribute Description
Market Size Revenue (USD Million)
Market size value in 2023 USD 700 Million
Market size value in 2033 USD 1377 Million
CAGR (2024 to 2033) 7%
Historical data 2020-2022
Base Year 2023
Forecast 2024-2033
Region The regions analyzed for the market are Asia Pacific, Europe, South America, North America, and Middle East and Africa. Furthermore, the regions are further analyzed at the country level.
Segments Length, Material Type and Application

Frequesntly Asked Questions

As per The Brainy Insights, the size of the global silo bags market was valued at USD 700 million in 2023 to USD 1377 million by 2033.

Global silo bags market is growing at a CAGR of 7% during the forecast period 2024-2033.

The market's growth will be influenced by the increasing demand for food as the global population increases.

The maintenance challenges of silo bags could hamper the market growth.

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This study forecasts revenue at global, regional, and country levels from 2020 to 2033. The Brainy Insights has segmented the global silo bags market based on below mentioned segments:

Global Silo Bags Market by Length:

  • 60 Meters
  • 75 Meters
  • 90 Meters

Global Silo Bags Market by Material Type:

  • Polyethylene (PE)
  • Polypropylene (PP)
  • Others

Global Silo Bags Market by Application:

  • Grain Storage
  • Forage Storage
  • Fertilizers Storage
  • Dried Fruits Storage
  • Others

Global Silo Bags Market by Region:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • U.K.
    • Italy
    • Spain
  • Asia-Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • India
  • South America
    • Brazil
  • Middle East and Africa  
    • UAE
    • South Africa


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