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Soft Drink Production in the UK: Market Research Report

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Soft Drink Production Market Research Report | SIC C11.071 | Oct 2016

Demand fizzles out: Increasing health consciousness will threaten industry operators

IBISWorld’s Soft Drink Production market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
A.G. Barr A.G. Barr market share
Britvic plc Britvic plc  market share
Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, the Soft Drink Production industry has been characterised by changing consumer tastes and increased product innovation. Industry operators have worked hard to alter traditional products and introduce new soft drinks that appeal to increasingly health-conscious consumers. Health campaigns, particularly about the sugar content of many carbonated soft drinks and their contribution to rising obesity levels, have shaped the industry in recent years and encouraged the proliferation of low-calorie and low-sugar alternatives. Operators have also begun to introduce new sweeteners that they can promote as natural and healthier than existing alternatives, such as aspartame... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Entering the Soft Drink Production industry is relatively easy, but significant investment would be required in order to compete with incumbent firms that have a strong brand presence and well-established distribution streams. Since existing major players offer beverages in all industry product segments as well as offering bottled water, juices and functional beverages, so they can supply retailers with a complete range of beverages, which makes them attractive to retailers as suppliers.

Existing companies spend heavily on advertising and marketing, with the result that brand loyalty also acts as a barrier to new entrants. Their acquisitions of other beverage companies and firms along the supply chain have also helped them dominate the market and distribution channels. Non.. purchase to read more


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What is the Soft Drink Production Industry?

Firms in the Soft Drink Production industry produce fizzy beverages. Carbonated water is added to soft drink concentrate or syrup, which is then bottled, capped and labelled. The industry also includes carbonated, flavoured mineral waters. Energy drinks are excluded from the industry (see IBISWorld report C11.073).

Industry Products
Cola Fruit-flavoured soft drinksLemonade
Industry Activities
Manufacturing carbonated soft drinksBottling, capping and labelling drinks

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