Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
US consumption of carbonated beverages has dropped over the past five years. Instead, consumers are increasingly moving away from soft drinks and toward healthier options that are not included in this industry. New manufacturers offering health-focused carbonated beverages are expected to enter the market and capture consumer interest. As a result, sales of these beverages are anticipated to rise and balance out falling traditional soda consumption... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The geographic distribution of establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing carbonated soft drinks are aligned with both heavily populated areas and warmer cities. Thus, we see 21.9% of soft drink manufacturing establishments are located in the West region of the United States, with California being the most densely populated with 15.5% of establishments. It is becoming an increasingly popular area for producers because it is close to a large and growing market that benefits from a large Mexican immigrant population. Additionally, California is close to East Asia and major export destinations such as Vietnam and Taiwan.
The Southeast region closely follows with 21.9% of industry establishments... purchase to read more