Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
In the past five years, the Bottled Water Production industry has developed rapidly. The government has implemented several industry standards and regulations that have provided confidence in the market and to consumers. The competitive landscape has also changed, with growth in foreign and private capital and investment across the industry. State-owned enterprises were the main players in the industry 20 years ago, but now most have withdrawn from the industry. Private and stock companies now make up the largest proportion of the industry's firms.
Foreign and joint venture companies benefit from advanced technologies and equipment for bottled and canned water production. They generally have larger capital reserves and invest more to research and develop new products.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Bottled water is drinking water that is usually packaged in transparent plastic bottles of between 500 millilitres and 4 liters. Bottled water is less expensive due to its plastic packaging. Small bottles are convenient for daily use as they come with resealable caps, making it the most popular product in this industry.
Bulk or barreled water
Bulk or barreled water also accounts for a large share of industry revenue at 44.0%. A standard barrel holds 18.9 liters of water, which is suitable for households and offices. Faster lifestyles have changed the way people drink water at home or in the office... purchase to read more