The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Soft Drink & Bottled Water Manufacturing global market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report focuses on industry performance in key regions around the world and identifies the leading companies globally.


Market Share of Companies
PepsiCo Inc. $x.xlock
The Coca-Cola Company $x.xlock
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth
2012 - 2017
Annual Growth
2017 - 2022
Employment ('000)

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry is evolving as consumers shift toward healthier beverages
  • To save on distribution and bottling costs, the two largest players acquired bottling operations
  • The rise in the price of a few key inputs will put pressure on profit margins
  • Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Global Soft Drink and Bottled Water Manufacturing industry faced multiple obstacles from mature markets over the five years to 2017, leading to a global industry contraction. Due to growing health concerns, consumers in North America and Europe have curbed their intake of sugary beverages like carbonated soft drinks, fruit juices and traditional sports drinks. Consequently, IBISWorld expects industry revenue to decrease over the five years to 2017. While industry consolidation has strengthened the position of leading beverage manufacturers, their growth is primarily attributed to increasing demand for packaged beverages in emerging markets. Industry participants are anticipated to benefit from growing demand for premium beverages in mature markets in the next several years...

    Starting a New Business

    Barriers to enter the Global Soft Drink and Bottled Water Manufacturing industry are moderate and increasing. The industry is highly brand-oriented, especially in the traditional carbonated soft drink segment. The industry's leading brands are supported by substantial advertising and marketing budgets, global bottling arrangements, extensive distribution networks and a loyal consumer base. Also, while the level of capital investment required to enter the industry depends on multiple factors, capital requirements can be substantial and represent a significant barrier to entry.

    However, the barriers to entry vary across different product segments. Whi..

    Additional Insights for the Global Soft Drink & Bottled Water Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Global Soft Drink & Bottled Water Manufacturing Industry are

  • Control of distribution arrangements
  • Supply contracts in place for key inputs
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Global per capita income and Per capita healthcare expenditure of OECD countries in the Global Soft Drink & Bottled Water Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Global Soft Drink & Bottled Water Manufacturing Industry?

    The Global Soft Drink and Bottled Water Manufacturing industry produces bottled and canned beverages for consumption. This industry comprises establishments engaged in one or more of the following: manufacturing carbonated soft drinks; purifying and bottling water; and manufacturing other beverages, such as energy, sports and juice drinks.

    Industry Products
    Carbonated soft drinks and functional beverages
    Bottled water
    Fruit juices and cocktails
    Ice manufacturing
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing carbonated soft drinks
    Manufacturing sports drinks
    Manufacturing energy drinks
    Manufacturing fruit drinks and ades
    Purifying and bottling water

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Global per capita income
  • Per capita healthcare expenditure of OECD countries
  • World price of sugar
  • GDP of the BRIC nations

  • Current Performance
  • Mature markets fizzle
  • Emerging market growth
  • Landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Premiumization in mature markets
  • Robust growth in emerging markets
  • Table: Global Soft Drink & Bottled Water Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Global Soft Drink & Bottled Water Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Global Convenience Store Chains
  • Global Supermarkets
  • Global Hotels & Resorts
  • Global Fast Food Restaurants

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Global Glass and Glass Products Manufacturing
  • Global Plastic Product & Packaging Manufacturing
  • Global Sugar Manufacturing
  • Other Global Food Product Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Carbonated soft drinks and functional beverages
  • Fruit juices and cocktails
  • Bottled water
  • Teas
  • Ice manufacturing
  • Chart: Global Soft Drink & Bottled Water Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Price and income levels
  • Lifestyle and health
  • Innovation

  • Major Markets
  • Supermarkets and convenience stores
  • Beverage wholesalers
  • Food service establishments
  • Exports
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Global Soft Drink & Bottled Water Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Marketing
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Global Soft Drink & Bottled Water Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Global Soft Drink & Bottled Water Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    PepsiCo Inc. The Coca-Cola Company
  • Table: PepsiCo Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: The Coca-Cola Company - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Global Soft Drink & Bottled Water Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Global Soft Drink & Bottled Water Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • World price of sugar (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
  • A carbonated or noncarbonated sweet beverage with a fruit base. Often used as a suffix to a sweet drink (e.g. lemonade).
  • Bottler
  • A company that purchases beverage bases from a brand owner then produces, bottles and distributes a finished beverage.
  • Carbonated Soft Drinks (Csds)
  • A beverage that typically contains water, a sweetener, and a flavoring agent.
  • Energy Drinks
  • Novelty refreshment beverages. Contain a variety of vitamins and minerals, caffeine, taurine (a natural amino acid in humans) and other ingredients.
  • Ready-To-Drink
  • A beverage packaged for immediate consumption.
  • Sparkling Beverage
  • A nonalcoholic beverage with carbonation, including energy drinks, waters and flavored waters.
  • Stevia
  • A natural sweetener made from stevia plant leaves with zero calories. It is more than 200 times sweeter than sugar and considered to be a safe alternative to sugar for those with diabetes.
  • Still Beverage
  • A nonalcoholic beverage without carbonation, including juices, juice drinks, teas, coffees, sports drinks, water and flavored water.
  • Xylitol
  • A natural sweetener extracted from certain fruits, vegetables and corn cobs.
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