Soft Drink Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Soft Drink Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1211a | May 2015

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IBISWorld’s Soft Drink Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

A weak retail environment and changing consumer trends have limited growth in the Soft Drink Manufacturing industry over the past five years. Industry revenue is forecast to increase at an annualised 1.2% over the five years through 2014-15. This includes projected growth of 1.6% in 2014-15, to reach $4.3 billion. Despite these threats, increasing energy drink sales and the popularity of diet ranges have supported industry growth.

Retail conditions have struggled due to domestic and global uncertainty following the global financial crisis. Weak consumer sentiment over the past five years has led consumers to cut back on discretionary spending. This has reduced soft-drink consumption to an extent, as these products are typically considered discretionary... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Soft Drink Manufacturing industry is characterised by a high level of market share concentration. The two largest players, Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) and Asahi Holdings (Australia), make up over three quarters of the industry, accounting for 80.5% of industry revenue. There are no other players that hold over 5.0% of industry revenue. Concentration in the industry has been boosted by the emergence of Asahi over the past five years, having been active in acquiring brands including Schweppes in 2009. In August 2010, Asahi agreed an acquisition of P&N Beverages in a $360.0 million deal. However, the deal was blocked by the ACCC due to competitive concerns in the Soft Drink Manufacturing industry. Had the sale proceeded, the industry would have become even more concentrated... purchase to read more


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What is the Soft Drink Manufacturing Industry?

Firms in this industry primarily produce canned or bottled soft drinks (carbonated and non-carbonated), sport drinks and energy drinks. The industry does not include the production of bottled water, fruit juice drinks or fruit drinks.

Industry Products
Cola flavoured CSDsOther flavoured CSDsMixersSports drinksEnergy drinks
Industry Activities
Carbonated soft drink productionSyrup productionEnergy drink productionSports drink productionFlavoured mineral water productionIce production

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