Emerging trends focusing on consumption of products perceived as healthy and natural provided positive growth for packaged water. Wines suffered drop in Q1-16 due to poor sales in the Horeca sector which have contributed to the negative growth in the wine category. The dominant carton has begun to loose shares to aseptic PET packaging within the white milk category. Growing trends which promote healthy lifestyles contributed to the drop in hot coffee.
PET remained the dominant packaging material in soft drinks market, but glass also went up thanks to the slow recovery in the Horeca sector.
Beer has seen a positive growth in Q1-16 driven by favourable weather and by further Heineken Serbia expansion and the strong distribution power of CCHBC.
Promotional activities portraying a natural and healthy image of chilled white milk were prevalent and helped to maintain levels in white milk.
Lack of marketing investments and price promotions contributed to the drop in hot beverage consumption.
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