Soft Drink Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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

A healthier fizz: Low-sugar and energy drinks will boost industry revenue growth

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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Market Share of Companies
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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

There are high barriers to entry for the industry and the level has increased over the past five years. The market power, scale and scope of operations, and brand equity of the major players increase the barriers for new entrants.

The ability to compete with existing industry firms, which have well established distribution streams, requires significant investment. Coca-Cola Amatil's distribution network is a strong source of competitive advantage. Entry into the industry can occur through acquisition, as demonstrated by Asahi's purchase of Schweppes. Brand loyalty is also a barrier that new entrants will need to overcome... 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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