Nearly all Private Label soft drinks continued to lose volume in Q1-16 versus the same quarter last year, driven by fierce competition from brand offers and negative performance of overall carbonates, juice and nectars categories in Q1-16. There was much innovation in flavoured beers and cider in Q1-16. The growth for alcoholic drinks is mainly driven by beer consumption that increased in this quarter. Its continued growth was driven by the continued innovation of the category, a mild winter, the popularity of specialty beers and price promotions that were made in retail.
Growth was driven by a mild winter, continued price promotions in retail by major brands and the popularity of low calorie, natural soft drinks.
Amongst the most significant initiatives/news during Q1-16 for dairy drinks; national brands continued to leverage on promotional pressure to increase volume shares.
Hot coffee growth continues to be driven by popularity of coffee chains and capsule coffees at home.
The continued growth of alcoholic drinks was driven by the continued innovation of the category, a mild winter, the popularity of specialty beers and price promotions that were made in retail.
Canadeans France Quarterly Beverage Tracker Q1-16 covering soft drinks, dairy drinks, hot drinks and alcoholic drinks is an essential tool for keeping up-to-date with the latest industry performance and developments on a quarterly basis, covering:
Top line consumption volumes for Q1-2016 vs. Q1-2015, moving annual totals (MAT) and latest 2016 forecasts for all beverage categories
Carbonates consumption data for Q1-2016 vs. Q1-2015, moving annual totals (MAT) and latest 2016 forecasts split by regular vs. low calorie, and key flavour
An economic mood indicator with an at a glance assessment of industry confidence levels, private label performance vs. brands and price trends
Insightful and valuable analysis of the drivers behind the latest quarterly trends and assumptions for full year 2016
Analysis of significant activity in the soft drinks market, including new product introductions (ranked by brand owner and detailing flavour, pack type/size, retail price and selected product shots)
Update on important soft drinks corporate activity
Quarterly selected retail price movements for key brands by category covering the most recent five quarters
Our annual Q1 special focus update on the latest trends in soft drinks with local provenance
Gain an in-depth understanding of the most up-to-date trends in the France beverage industry to support and enhance your strategic planning
Investigate the latest quarterly and emerging annual trends in France to back your marketing initiatives
Analyse the latest beverage category 2016 forecast projections to make well-informed decisions on the outlook in the marketplace for your company
View a selection of the key quarterly new soft drinks product launches and identify competitor activity
Access a quarterly Special Focus on a current industry hot topic offering qualitative insight from local consultants to determine opportunities for product innovation