Thirst quenching: Green practices and strengthening demand will lead to steady growth

The Bottled Water Production industry continues to generate revenue growth in response to changing consumer taste preferences. Demand for industry products has shown impressive growth, particularly early on in the five years to 2017. Industry revenue grew as consumers with greater levels of disposable income resumed purchases of bottled water, sparkling water, flavored water and manufactured ice. Moving forward, the industry is expected to experience continued revenue growth, particularly among the growing number of US consumers that value the industry's products for their potential health benefits. Despite regular concerns over climbing plastic and resin prices, industry revenue is expected to grow...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • A growing number of US consumers value the industry’s products for their potential health benefits
  • Companies publicize environmental initiatives to increase consumer support
  • Bottled water packaging and labeling will likely undergo environmental improvements
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Flavored water represents the fastest area of growth for bottled water producers and is available in all product segments listed below. Flavored water products, while still categorized as water-type beverages, contain additional ingredients such as vitamins, minerals, natural and artificial flavors, food coloring and some sweetening agents like sugar. Flavored water exists within a gray area in the beverage production industry; brands like Gatorade are marketed as "enhanced" water beverages, although these products contain high quantities of sugar and calories. In 2013, the Center for Science in the Public Interest sued The Coca-Cola Company for allegedly misleading consumers about the definition and health benefits of its Vitaminwater product. The...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
  • Bulk sized products
  • Manufactured ice
  • Sparkling water
  • Chart: Bottled Water Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Supermarkets and Grocery Stores
  • Warehouse Clubs and Supercenters
  • 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 competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Bottled Water Production Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Nestle SA, PepsiCo Inc., The Coca-Cola Company, Cott Corporation,
  • Table: Nestle SA - financial performance
  • Table: PepsiCo Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: The Coca-Cola Company - financial performance
  • Table: Cott Corporation - 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 (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)
  • Per capita disposable income (2008-2022)

  • 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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