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Fruit Drink & Functional Beverage Production in the UK: Market Research Report

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Fruit Drink & Functional Beverage Production Market Research Report | SIC C11.073 | Dec 2016

A fluid market: Operators feel the effects of input price volatility and rising health concerns

IBISWorld’s Fruit Drink & Functional Beverage Production market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Britvic plc Britvic plc  market share
Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd market share
Suntory Europe plc Suntory Europe plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Rising health consciousness has consumers opting for bottled water over industry drinks
  • Changing summer temperatures and volatile fruit and sugar prices have affected industry revenue
  • Fruit juice and bottled water are anticipated to remain strong external competitors
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Fruit Drink and Functional Beverage industry has endured a bumpy ride in recent years. Industry revenue has slipped from a position of strong consistent growth, as the economic recovery gathered pace, to a slump in the past two years. During the five years through 2016-17, revenue is forecast to decline at a compound annual rate of 0.1% reaching £1.6 billion. This modest reduction reflects consumer preferences for bottled water and fruit juices. Many consumers view such products as healthier alternatives to industry-related beverages like fruit drinks. Products like sports drinks have suffered from growing concerns regarding sugar and its link to the obesity epidemic. Revenue is expected to decrease at a slower rate of 0.5%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

There is a medium level of concentration in the Fruit Drink and Functional Beverage Production industry, as the top four companies are estimated to account for 62.5% of industry revenue in 2016-17. This is an increase on previous years, as the industry becomes more concentrated following attempts by the major players to cut costs and improve profitability. Britvic plc is the largest firm, closely followed by Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd. Lucozade Ribena Suntory Ltd and PepsiCo International Ltd are the other major players in the industry. Britvic's market share has risen consistently over the past five years, while Coca-Cola has struggled to ignite sales as health-conscious consumers have increasingly shunned the company's brands. Luc.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Fruit Drink & Functional Beverage Production Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Fruit Drink & Functional Beverage Production Industry are

  • Control of distribution arrangements
  • Having a large supply contract
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from supermarkets and Real household disposable income in the Fruit Drink & Functional Beverage Production industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Fruit Drink & Functional Beverage Production Industry?

    This industry includes firms that manufacture a range of drinks, including sports and energy beverages, fruit drinks, dilutables, iced tea and flavoured mineral water. The industry does not include the manufacturing of fruit juices, carbonated soft drinks or mineral water.

    Industry Products
    Fruit drinksDilutablesEnergy drinksSports drinksIced tea and flavoured still water
    Industry Activities
    Fruit drinkDilutableIced teaFlavoured waterEnergy drinkSports drink

    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
  • Demand from supermarkets
  • Real household disposable income
  • Fruit and vegetable prices
  • Average maximum temperature
  • World price of sugar
  • Current Performance
  • Fluid market
  • Feeling the heat
  • Glass half full
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Cool competitors
  • Innovation bears fruit
  • A bittersweet forecast
  • Table: Fruit Drink & Functional Beverage Production Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Fruit Drink & Functional Beverage Production Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Juice, Mineral Water & Soft Drink Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets
  • Full-Service Restaurants
  • Pubs & Bars
  • Convenience Stores
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Citrus Fruit Growing
  • Fruit & Vegetable Processing
  • Fruit Growing
  • Plastic Packing Goods Manufacturing
  • Sugar Production
  • Water Collection, Treatment & Supply
  • Products & Services
  • Fruit drinks
  • Dilutables
  • Energy drinks
  • Sports drinks
  • Iced tea and flavoured still water
  • Chart: Fruit Drink & Functional Beverage Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Supermarkets and grocers
  • Convenience stores and petrol stations
  • Pubs, bars and restaurants and cafes
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Fruit Drink & Functional Beverage 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 Fruit Drink & Functional Beverage Production
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Fruit Drink & Functional Beverage Production Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Britvic plc
    Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd
    Lucozade Ribena Suntory Ltd
  • Table: Britvic plc - financial performance
  • Table: Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Lucozade Ribena Suntory Ltd - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Fruit Drink & Functional Beverage 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 Fruit Drink & Functional Beverage 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
    Artificial Sweetener
  • A synthetic additive to drinks that mimics the taste of sugar in the product but contains significantly less energy.
  • Dilutable
  • Squashes, cordials, powders and other concentrates that are diluted by consumers. Generally, they are mixed in a ratio of four or five parts water to one part concentrate.
  • Fruit Drink
  • Any still beverage that has a fruit content of between 5% and 99%. This includes nectars made from water, additives and fruit juice, and regular juice drinks.
  • Functional Beverage
  • A non-alcoholic, ready-to-drink beverage containing vitamins or additives designed to provide additional health benefits beyond general nutrition.
  • Horizontally Integrated
  • A strategy where one company acquires another company involved in the same production process and integrates it into their own operations.
  • Necatars
  • Fruit-based still drinks that contain between 25% and 99% fruit juice.
  • Still Beverages
  • Beverages including juices, teas, energy and sports drinks that are manufactured without carbonation. Carbonated products include soft drinks and fizzy water and are not included in the industry.

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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 Fruit Drink & Functional Beverage 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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