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Bottled Water Production in the UK: Market Research Report

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Bottled Water Production Market Research Report | SIC C11.072 | Dec 2016

Unquenched thirst: Revenue is expected to be marginally affected by economic uncertainty

The Bottled Water Production market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Highland Spring Highland Spring market share
Nestle Waters UK Nestle Waters UK market share
Princes Limited Princes Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Consumers have increasingly switched from soft drinks to the healthier bottled water
  • Industry operators have sought to improve their environmental credentials over the past five years
  • The potential erection of barriers to trade with the European Union could limit import competition
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Bottled Water Production industry has gone from strength to strength in the past five years as consumers have switched to bottled water as a healthy alternative to soft drinks. Thanks to firms' efforts to underline the health benefits of drinking water, through extensive marketing campaigns and sports sponsorships, operators have been able to convince shoppers to pay for a product that is available to them at home for a much lower cost. Over the five years through 2016-17, industry revenue is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 3.5%, reaching £834.5 million. During the current year, revenue is projected to rise by 2.9%.

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Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Bottled Water Production industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. During the 10 years through 2021-22, the value the industry adds to the economy is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 3%, while UK GDP is projected to rise at a compound annual rate of 2.3% over the same period. Although this suggests the company is growing, there are several factors that indicate this is a mature industry. The number of new firms entering the market has been limited by the presence of large foreign competitors. Rising competition has not yet led to the point of saturation but they are already many well-established brands and globally recognised firms operating in the industry. The.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Bottled Water Production Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Bottled Water Production Industry are

  • Economies of scale
  • Establishment of brand names
  • Attractive product presentation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Health consciousness and Real household disposable income in the Bottled Water Production industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Bottled Water Production Industry?

    Firms in this industry bottle still or sparkling drinking water in plastic or glass containers. Firms producing water to be dispensed in water coolers are also included in the industry. However, beverages containing additives such as sugar and artificial colourings are classified as soft drinks and not included in this industry.

    Industry Products
    Cooler waterSpring waterNatural mineral waterBottled drinking water
    Industry Activities
    Bottling drinking waterCapping and labelling bottles

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Health consciousness
  • Real household disposable income
  • Consumer confidence index
  • Average maximum temperature
  • Public concern over environmental issues
  • Current Performance
  • Spring in the step
  • Green matters
  • Sweet tooth
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Short-term pressure
  • Untapped well
  • Across the water
  • Green sentiment
  • Table: Bottled Water Production Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Bottled Water Production Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Juice, Mineral Water & Soft Drink Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets
  • Petrol Stations
  • Full-Service Restaurants
  • Takeaway & Fast-Food Restaurants
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Hollow Glass Manufacturing
  • Plastic Packing Goods Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Natural mineral water
  • Spring water
  • Cooler water
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Chart: Bottled Water Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Supermarkets
  • Convenience stores and petrol stations
  • Restaurants and cafes
  • Home and office delivery
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Bottled Water Production Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Bottled Water Production
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Bottled Water Production Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Nestle Waters UK Ltd
    Highland Spring Ltd
    Princes Limited
  • Table: Nestle Waters UK Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Highland Spring Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Princes Limited - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Bottled Water Production Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Bottled Water Production Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
  • An underground layer of permeable rock or unconsolidated materials from which groundwater can be extracted through a well.
  • Mineral Water
  • Water bottled from a certified source that is free of pollution and untreated.
  • Spring Water
  • Like mineral water, spring water must be bottled at the source but can be treated.
  • Table Water
  • Drinking water that is bottled (usually from a tap) and is neither spring water nor natural mineral water.

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    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Bottled Water Production market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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