The Toilet Paper segment represents the top-selling tissue segment. Due to a trend towards multi-layered tissue papers, an increase in consumption in terms of volume is evident in many countries. The market includes retail sales. The most important manufacturers are SCA, Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unicharm, Hengan, Sofidel, and Metsä which produce both under their own brands as well as for retailer brands.
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