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United Kingdom Soft Drinks Review 2012

Reasons To Buy

Global economic turbulence affects soft drinks market as consumer purchasing power remains low in many markets.

Rising commodity costs are leading some producers to look at ways at lowering costs, e.g. by producing lower juice content drinks.

Consumer environmental concerns affecting beverage choices such as packaged water.

Price promotions and marketing activity were strongly in evidence towards the end of 2012 in Europe and this is expected to continue in to 2013. The climate of heavy promotional activity is expected to raise pressure on Private Label brands and producers.

Key sporting events in 2012 such as the London Olympic Games and UEFA Championships provide an opportunity for soft drinks.

Key Highlights

Innovation keeps energy growth lively, with the flavours and packs emerging.Juice, nectars and still drinks affected by formulation changes as producers look to reduce costs by lowering juice content.Low-priced packaged water fuels growth in emerging markets.Key sports events an opportunity for soft drinks, in particular soft drinks.Local-source products becoming more prominent as consumers favour 'home-grown' products.

Table of Contents

Packaged Water

Category Profile

Key Facts

Chart - Leading Trademark Owners, 2011

Commentary / Summary Text

-       Current and Emerging Trends

- Outlook

- Segmentation

- Functional Products

- Private Label/Private Label Producers

- Marketing

- Pricing/Valuation

- Packaging

- Distribution

- New Products 2011

Table - Consumption - Million Litres/Litres per Capita, 2006-2015F

Table - Population - Millions, 2006-2015F

Table - Import Volume - Million Litres, 2006-2012F

Table - Imports' % Share of Consumption, 2006-2012F

Chart - Consumption - Million Litres, 2006-2015F

Chart - Annual Incremental Growth - Million Litres, 2007-2015F

Table - Segments (Carbonated vs Still, Mineral/Spring vs Table), % Shares, 2010-2012F

Table - Packaging (Material, Refillable vs Non-Refillable), % Shares, 2010-2012F

Table - Distribution (Off-Premise vs On-Premise), % Shares, 2010-2012F

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