Capped: Competition from private-label bottled water constrains industry revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Bottled Water Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The growing popularity of active lifestyles has driven demand for bottled water
  • There have been growing public concerns about the environmental consequences of plastic bottles
  • Rising disposable income over the period is projected to drive greater demand for bottled water

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Revenue for the Bottled Water Manufacturing industry has expanded over the past five years, largely due to consumers' growing preference for convenience and rising health consciousness. The ongoing popularity of active lifestyles and a shift from beverages with high sugar content have driven demand for bottled water over this period. However, industry competition has also increased and the rising prevalence of private-label products has driven prices down, forcing players to focus on volume growth rather than price. This trend has slowed industry revenue growth over the period. Overall, industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 2.3% over the five years through 2017-18, reaching $767.6 million. This includes forecast growth of 1.2% in the current year...

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    Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The Bottled Water Manufacturing industry is characterised by high and increasing barriers to entry. New potential entrants generally own a water source or brand. Spring owners wanting to enter the industry can form a partnership with an existing brand or establish their own brand and production facilities. Brand owners can either source water from a public source or purchase water from a supplier.

    Industry concentration among the two largest manufacturers (CCA and Asahi) also restricts entry, especially as these players are highly diversified. These two firms benefit from a competitive advantage over new entrants, as they produce a range of beverages with established distribution networks. It ..

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    Additional Insights for the Bottled Water Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Control of distribution arrangements
  • Market research and understanding
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores and Consumer sentiment index in the Bottled Water Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Bottled Water Manufacturing Industry?

    The industry manufactures or bottles purified water, spring water or mineral water. Establishments that manufacture soft drinks, fruit juice, alcoholic beverages or milk drinks are excluded from the industry. Firms that mainly supply water by pipelines or mains are also excluded.

    Industry Products
    Spring water
    Purified water
    Bulk and packaged water
    Mineral water
    Industry Activities
    Spring water and bottling
    Purified water and bottling
    Bulk water and bottling
    Near water and bottling
    Unsweetened mineral water and bottling

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Real household disposable income
  • Health consciousness

  • Current Performance
  • Profit trends
  • Environmental concerns
  • Health consciousness
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Revenue drivers
  • Profitability and trade
  • Health consciousness
  • Table: Bottled Water Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Soft Drink and Pre-Packaged Food Wholesaling
  • Department Stores
  • Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs
  • Supermarkets and Grocery Stores
  • Convenience Stores
  • Restaurants

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
  • Plastic Bottle Manufacturing
  • Water Supply

  • Products & Services
  • Spring water
  • Mineral water
  • Bulk and packaged water
  • Purified water
  • Chart: Bottled Water Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Supermarkets and grocery stores
  • Convenience stores
  • Pubs, bars, restaurants and cafes
  • Households and businesses
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Bottled Water Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Bottled Water Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Coca-Cola Amatil LimitedAsahi Holdings (Australia) Pty Ltd
  • Table: Coca-Cola Amatil Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Asahi Holdings (Australia) Pty Ltd - financial performance

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

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Bottled Water Manufacturing 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)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Near Water
  • Water that contains additives but little or no sugar.
  • Pet
  • Polyethylene terephthalate, a type of polymer resin used in synthetic fibres and in the production of food and beverage containers.
  • Purified Water
  • Water that is purified of chemicals, sometimes with added minerals.
  • Spring Water
  • Water sourced from underground.
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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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