Soft drinks recorded a decline in Q2-16, mostly due to unsettled, wet weather in some countries and declining consumer confidence in many of the larger beverage markets. While all commercial beverages continues to show a very marginal drop in volumes, quarter two results have prompted a downward revision in the volume projection for the year. In contrast, the outlook for alcoholic drinks has been readjusted upwards, mainly due to improved wine sales.
Private Label in West Europe saw low growth, almost half of the eight large PL markets registered declines.
European soccer championships boost beer sales.
100cl and 125cl bottles gain soft drinks visibility.
Still drinks did see some notable growth in Austria where PL still drinks are often used as substitutes for juice.
Canadeans West Europe Quarterly Beverage Tracker Q2-16 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 Q2-2016vs Q2-2015, moving annual totals (MAT) and latest 2016 forecasts for all beverage categories
Carbonates consumption data for Q2-2016vs Q2-2015, moving annual totals (MAT) and latest 2016 forecasts split by regular vs. low calorie, and key flavor
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 flavor, 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 Q2 special focus update on the latest trends in Private Label soft drinks
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View a selection of the key quarterly new soft drinks product launches and identify competitor activity
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