Crisp and clear: As a result of the industry's improved production techniques, industry revenue will rise

The Bottled Water Production industry expanded over the past five years to 2018, despite some difficult conditions. The industry worked through changing consumer taste preferences and consumer awareness of sustainable water sourcing and recyclable packaging materials. Demand for industry products has shown some growth, mainly attributable to consumers turning away from substitutes such as juice and sodas with high sugar levels. During the current period, consumers shifted from the industry's growing range of bottled water products to substituting them with their home tap water and at-home water filters. As a result of the industry's improved production techniques, IBISWorld estimates industry revenue will steadily improve during the next five-year period to 2023...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The high price elasticity of water generally makes bottled water an easy product to substitute when incomes fall
  • The industry is making a significant effort to respond to environmentalists and conservation groups
  • Substitute products (such as water filters and reusable bottles) will continue to inhibit demand for bottled water products
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    Establishments in the Bottled Water Production industry are generally distributed in accordance with population density. Given that water is heavy to transport but low-priced in nature, industry operators reduce profit-reducing transportation costs by establishing bottling plants within very close proximity to major metropolitan areas. For many water brands, municipal water supplies act as the primary water source for purified bottled water, thus these companies are not tethered to major cities. But for mineral, spring, and well water products, the location of natural sources dictates business establishment locations.The Southeast and West regions of the United States both represent the largest regions for bottled water production. The Southeast accounts for 23.3% o...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Bottled Water Production Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Bottled Water Production Industry are

  • Control of distribution arrangements
  • Economies of scale
  • Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Healthy eating index in the Bottled Water Production industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Bottled Water Production Industry?

    Operators in this industry purify and bottle water into plastic and glass bottles for retail. Bottles are capped and labeled before being sold. Companies in this industry typically have a variety of water offerings, including spring water, mineral water, sparkling water and flavored water in a range of sizes. This industry includes ice manufacturing but does not include any beverage production operations other than water varieties.

    Industry Products
  • Still water
  • Bulk sized products
  • Sparkling water
  • Manufactured ice
  • Industry Activities
  • Purifying and bottling still water
  • Purifying and bottling carbonated water
  • Producing flavored bottled water
  • Manufacturing ice
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Healthy eating index
  • Per capita soft drink consumption
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Staying afloat
  • Conservation efforts
  • Evolving taste
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Going green
  • New producers
  • Table: Bottled Water Production Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Bottled Water Production Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Grocery Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets & Grocery Stores
  • Convenience Stores
  • Vending Machine Operators

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cardboard Box & Container Manufacturing
  • Glass Product Manufacturing
  • Plastic Bottle Manufacturing
  • Printing
  • Water Supply & Irrigation Systems

  • Products & Services
  • Still water
  • Sparkling water
  • Manufactured ice
  • Bulk sized products
  • Chart: Bottled Water Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Warehouse Clubs and Supercenters
  • Supermarkets and Grocery Stores
  • Food Service and Drinking Establishments
  • Gas Stations and Convenience Stores
  • Exports
  • Vending Machine Operators
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Bottled Water Production Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Bottled Water Production

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Bottled Water Production Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    PepsiCo Inc., Nestle SA, Cott Corporation, The Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED Inc.,
  • Table: PepsiCo Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Nestle SA - financial performance
  • Table: Cott Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: The Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Bottled Water Production Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Bottled Water Production Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Per capita disposable income (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Mineral Water
  • Natural water containing no less than 250 parts per million of natural mineral solids.
  • Purified Water
  • Municipal tap water that has been filtered through deionization, distillation or reverse osmosis to meet safe consumption standards
  • Sparkling Water
  • Water with carbon dioxide gas dissolved into it. Also known as soda water.
  • Spring Water
  • Water that is collected from an underground source that naturally flows to the earth's surface. It must be tapped either at the spring or during the underground flow.
  • Still Water
  • Any non-carbonated bottled water product, such as spring water, purified water, mineral water, artesian water and well water.
  • Well Water
  • Water that is derived from holes that are bored into underground aquifers. Artesian well water is captured from underground aquifers.
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