Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
US consumption of carbonated beverages has dropped over the past five years. Instead, beverage drinkers 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 is aligned with both heavily populated areas and warmer cities. Therefore, it is not surprising that 26.8% of industry establishments are located in the Southeast region of the United States. Establishments are spread out fairly evenly throughout this region.
The Mid-Atlantic is home to 15.2% of establishments, dominated by the densely populated states of New York and Pennsylvania. For similar reasons, many manufacturers in this industry are located in the Great Lakes area and most establishments are evenly spread throughout this region. Due to the relatively cool weather conditions in New England, this region houses 6.0% of the total establishments within this industry... purchase to read more