Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The advent of the global financial crisis has caused widespread damage to most manufacturing industries in Australia. The Bottled Water Manufacturing industry consists of establishments that engage in the production of spring water, purified water, mineral water and bulk or packaged water. The industry's growth over the past five years has been a mixed bag. Buoyed mostly by ongoing consumer desire for healthy, convenient beverages, the industry also faced downward pressure from volatile economic conditions and low consumer sentiment.
While bottled water has been among the best performing beverages for the past decade, the global financial crisis stunted industry revenue growth... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The Bottled Water Manufacturing industry displays a high level of market share concentration. The top two players in the industry, Coca-Cola Amatil and Asahi Holdings Australia, account for significantly more than 70% of industry revenue in 2013-14. Industry concentration has been increasing gradually over the past five years with larger beverage companies acquiring successful bottled water brands. For example, Coca-Cola Amatil entered the bulk packaged water segment with its purchase of Peats Ridge and Neverfail. Industry enterprises are expected to decline at an annualised rate of 3.6% in the five years through 2013-14.
During August 2010, Asahi Breweries agreed to buy P&N Beverages for about $360 million... purchase to read more