Soft Drinks in Japan

Soft Drinks in Japan

Most soft drinks categories saw decline in both volume and current value terms in Japan in 2019. However, in several cases this resulted primarily from unfavourable summer weather conditions during the year following on the heels of a particularly hot summer and strong sales in 2018. Indeed, the underlying trends in categories such as bottled water and Asian speciality drinks remained positive despite falling sales in 2019, as such products continued to resonate strongly with prevailing trends t...

Euromonitor International's Soft Drinks in Japan report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data (2014-2018), allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic analysis of key factors influencing the market – be they legislative, distribution, packaging or pricing issues. Forecasts to 2023 illustrate how the market is set to change.

Product coverage: Asian Speciality Drinks, Bottled Water, Carbonates, Concentrates, Energy Drinks, Juice, RTD Coffee, RTD Tea, Sports Drinks.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

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Soft Drinks in Japan
Euromonitor International
December 2019
LIST OF CONTENTS AND TABLES
Executive Summary
Decline in 2019, But Underlying Trends Offer Notable Opportunities
2019 Sees Major Brands Extend Into Key Growth Areas
Major Players Feeling the Impact of Changing Demand
Changing Market Conditions Placing Increasing Onus on Npd
Healthy and Modern Product Images the Key To Success in the Forecast Period
Market Data
Table 1 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Channel: Volume 2014-2019
Table 2 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Channel: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 3 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Channel: Value 2014-2019
Table 4 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Channel: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 5 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (as sold) by Category: Volume 2019
Table 6 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (as sold) by Category: % Volume 2019
Table 7 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Category: Value 2019
Table 8 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Category: % Value 2019
Table 9 Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 10 Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 11 Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 12 Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 13 Sales of Soft Drinks by Total Fountain On-trade: Volume 2014-2019
Table 14 Sales of Soft Drinks by Total Fountain On-trade: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 15 NBO Company Shares of Total Soft Drinks (RTD): % Volume 2015-2019
Table 16 LBN Brand Shares of Total Soft Drinks (RTD): % Volume 2016-2019
Table 17 NBO Company Shares of On-trade Soft Drinks (RTD): % Volume 2015-2019
Table 18 LBN Brand Shares of On-trade Soft Drinks (RTD): % Volume 2016-2019
Table 19 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Soft Drinks (RTD): % Volume 2015-2019
Table 20 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Soft Drinks (RTD): % Volume 2016-2019
Table 21 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Soft Drinks: % Value 2015-2019
Table 22 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Soft Drinks: % Value 2016-2019
Table 23 Penetration of Private Label in Off-trade Soft Drinks (RTD) by Category: % Volume 2014-2019
Table 24 Penetration of Private Label in Off-trade Soft Drinks by Category: % Value 2014-2019
Table 25 Distribution of Off-trade Soft Drinks (as sold) by Format: % Volume 2014-2019
Table 26 Distribution of Off-trade Soft Drinks (as sold) by Format and Category: % Volume 2019
Table 27 Forecast Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Channel: Volume 2019-2024
Table 28 Forecast Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Channel: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 29 Forecast Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Channel: Value 2019-2024
Table 30 Forecast Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Channel: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Table 31 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 32 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 33 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 34 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Table 35 Forecast Sales of Soft Drinks by Total Fountain On-trade: Volume 2019-2024
Table 36 Forecast Sales of Soft Drinks by Total Fountain On-trade: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Appendix
Fountain Sales in Japan
Definitions
Sources
Summary 1 Research Sources
Headlines
Prospects
Bottled Water Well-placed To Meet Health-focused Demand
Carbonated Bottled Water Sees Strong Growth Underpinned by Key Trends
Flavoured Bottled Water Experiences Downturn
Competitive Landscape
Domestic Brands Dominate
Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd Retains Lead Despite Share Erosion
Asahi Soft Drinks Increases Its Dominance in Growth Category
Category Data
Table 37 Off-trade Sales of Bottled Water by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 38 Off-trade Sales of Bottled Water by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 39 Off-trade Sales of Bottled Water by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 40 Off-trade Sales of Bottled Water by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 41 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Bottled Water: % Volume 2015-2019
Table 42 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Bottled Water: % Volume 2016-2019
Table 43 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Bottled Water: % Value 2015-2019
Table 44 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Bottled Water: % Value 2016-2019
Table 45 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Bottled Water by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 46 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Bottled Water by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 47 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Bottled Water by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 48 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Bottled Water by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
Health-consciousness and Mixed Drinks Boost Growth Categories
Cola Carbonates Suffering From Rise in Health-awareness
Increasing Interest in Clear Carbonates
Competitive Landscape
Coca-Cola Targets Demand for Clear Drinks
Asahi Strong in Non-cola Carbonates
Kirin's Renewal Brings Brand Up To Date
Category Data
Table 49 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Carbonates: Volume 2014-2019
Table 50 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Carbonates: Value 2014-2019
Table 51 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Carbonates: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 52 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Carbonates: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 53 Off-trade Sales of Carbonates by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 54 Off-trade Sales of Carbonates by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 55 Off-trade Sales of Carbonates by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 56 Off-trade Sales of Carbonates by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 57 Total Sales of Carbonates by Fountain On-trade: Volume 2014-2019
Table 58 Total Sales of Carbonates by Fountain On-trade: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 59 Leading Flavours for Non-cola Carbonates: % Volume 2014-2019
Table 60 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Carbonates: % Volume 2015-2019
Table 61 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Carbonates: % Volume 2016-2019
Table 62 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Carbonates: % Value 2015-2019
Table 63 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Carbonates: % Value 2016-2019
Table 64 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Carbonates by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 65 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Carbonates by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 66 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Carbonates by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 67 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Carbonates by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Table 68 Forecast Total Sales of Carbonates by Fountain On-trade: Volume 2019-2024
Table 69 Forecast Total Sales of Carbonates by Fountain On-trade: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
Concentrates Manufacturers Focusing on the Health and Wellness Trend
Powder Format Set To See Ongoing Decline
Iced Coffee and Iced Tea Concentrates Out of Step With Demand
Competitive Landscape
Asahi Soft Drinks Remains Dominant
Leaders Benefit From Health-orientated Positioning
Mitsukan Promotes the Power of Vinegar
Category Data
Concentrates Conversions
Summary 2 Concentrates Conversion Factors for Ready-to-Drink (RTD) Format
Table 70 Off-trade Sales of Concentrates (RTD) by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 71 Off-trade Sales of Concentrates (RTD) by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 72 Off-trade Sales of Concentrates by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 73 Off-trade Sales of Concentrates by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 74 Leading Flavours for Off-trade Liquid Concentrates: % Volume 2014-2019
Table 75 Leading Flavours for Off-trade Powder Concentrates: % Volume 2014-2019
Table 76 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Concentrates (RTD): % Volume 2015-2019
Table 77 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Concentrates (RTD): % Volume 2016-2019
Table 78 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Concentrates: % Value 2015-2019
Table 79 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Concentrates: % Value 2016-2019
Table 80 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Liquid Concentrates (RTD): % Volume 2015-2019
Table 81 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Liquid Concentrates (RTD): % Volume 2016-2019
Table 82 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Powder Concentrates (RTD): % Volume 2015-2019
Table 83 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Powder Concentrates (RTD): % Volume 2016-2019
Table 84 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Concentrates (RTD) by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 85 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Concentrates (RTD) by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 86 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Concentrates by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 87 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Concentrates by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
Health Trend Having A Varied Impact
Tomato Juice Maintains A Loyal Consumer Base
Familiar Products Outperforming superfruits
Competitive Landscape
Kagome's Double Ffc Helps It To Gain Share
Leader Adapts Offer To Evolving Demand
Vegetable Juice Brands Struggling To Match Performance of Tomato Juice
Category Data
Table 88 Off-trade Sales of Juice by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 89 Off-trade Sales of Juice by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 90 Off-trade Sales of Juice by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 91 Off-trade Sales of Juice by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 92 Leading Flavours for Off-trade 100% Juice: % Volume 2014-2019
Table 93 Leading Flavours for Off-trade Juice Drinks (up to 24% Juice): % Volume 2014-2019
Table 94 Leading Flavours for Off-trade Nectars (25-99% Juice): % Volume 2014-2019
Table 95 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Juice: % Volume 2015-2019
Table 96 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Juice: % Volume 2016-2019
Table 97 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Juice: % Value 2015-2019
Table 98 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Juice: % Value 2016-2019
Table 99 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Juice by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 100 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Juice by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 101 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Juice by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 102 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Juice by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
Shift in Consumer Taste Dampens Demand for Rtd Coffee
Pet Bottled Coffee Creates New Modes of Consumption
Pet Bottled Coffee Offers Significantly Lower Profitability
Competitive Landscape
Craft Boss Continues To Perform Well for Suntory
Asahi Looks To Build on Popularity of foam Coffee
Kirin Introduces New Product in Large Format
Category Data
Table 103 Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: Volume 2014-2019
Table 104 Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: Value 2014-2019
Table 105 Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 106 Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 107 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade RTD Coffee: % Volume 2015-2019
Table 108 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade RTD Coffee: % Volume 2016-2019
Table 109 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade RTD Coffee: % Value 2015-2019
Table 110 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade RTD Coffee: % Value 2016-2019
Table 111 Forecast Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: Volume 2019-2024
Table 112 Forecast Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: Value 2019-2024
Table 113 Forecast Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 114 Forecast Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
Rtd Black Tea Building on Tapioca Milk Tea Boom
Health and Hydration Boost Mugicha's Performance
Consumers Shift From Foshu To Ffc
Competitive Landscape
Ito En Ltd Successfully Targets Consumer Interest in Less Sweet Products
Suntory Extending Brands From Other Categories Into Rtd Tea
Coca-cola's New Tea Benefits From Use of Natural Ingredients
Category Data
Table 115 Off-trade Sales of RTD Tea by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 116 Off-trade Sales of RTD Tea by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 117 Off-trade Sales of RTD Tea by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 118 Off-trade Sales of RTD Tea by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 119 Leading Flavours for Off-trade RTD Tea: % Volume 2014-2019
Table 120 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade RTD Tea: % Volume 2015-2019
Table 121 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade RTD Tea: % Volume 2016-2019
Table 122 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade RTD Tea: % Value 2015-2019
Table 123 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade RTD Tea: % Value 2016-2019
Table 124 Forecast Off-trade Sales of RTD Tea by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 125 Forecast Off-trade Sales of RTD Tea by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 126 Forecast Off-trade Sales of RTD Tea by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 127 Forecast Off-trade Sales of RTD Tea by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
Modern Brands Expand Consumer Base To Younger Men and Women
Increasing Range of Products
Expansion of Offer Leading To Polarisation
Competitive Landscape
Monster Energy Successfully Courts Younger Consumers
Coca-Cola Aims To Bring Offer Up To Date
Domestic Players Looking To Expand in Energy Drinks by Targeting Younger Consumers
Category Data
Table 128 Off-trade Sales of Energy Drinks: Volume 2014-2019
Table 129 Off-trade Sales of Energy Drinks: Value 2014-2019
Table 130 Off-trade Sales of Energy Drinks: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 131 Off-trade Sales of Energy Drinks: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 132 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Energy Drinks: % Volume 2015-2019
Table 133 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Energy Drinks: % Volume 2016-2019
Table 134 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Energy Drinks: % Value 2015-2019
Table 135 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Energy Drinks: % Value 2016-2019
Table 136 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Energy Drinks: Volume 2019-2024
Table 137 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Energy Drinks: Value 2019-2024
Table 138 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Energy Drinks: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 139 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Energy Drinks: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
Sports Drinks Returns To Decline After Hot Summer Provides Short-term Boost
Struggling To Compete With Rival Hydrating Products
Manufacturers Need To Reconsider Positioning
Competitive Landscape
Little Incentive for Coca-Cola (japan) Co Ltd To Build on Lead
Otsuka Holdings Works To Reposition Pocari Sweat
Green Dakara Stands Out in Declining Category
Category Data
Table 140 Off-trade Sales of Sports Drinks: Volume 2014-2019
Table 141 Off-trade Sales of Sports Drinks: Value 2014-2019
Table 142 Off-trade Sales of Sports Drinks: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 143 Off-trade Sales of Sports Drinks: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 144 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Sports Drinks: % Volume 2015-2019
Table 145 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Sports Drinks: % Volume 2016-2019
Table 146 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Sports Drinks: % Value 2015-2019
Table 147 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Sports Drinks: % Value 2016-2019
Table 148 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Sports Drinks: Volume 2019-2024
Table 149 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Sports Drinks: Value 2019-2024
Table 150 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Sports Drinks: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 151 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Sports Drinks: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
Compatibility With Health and Wellness Trend Provides Positive Outlook
Consumers Reassured by Natural Ingredients
Modern Positioning Required in An Increasingly Competitive Environment
Competitive Landscape
Asahi Focusing on Health Benefits of Calpis
New Product Range Targets Brain Health and Productivity
Black Vinegar Demand Boosted by Media Attention
Category Data
Table 152 Off-trade Sales of Asian Speciality Drinks: Volume 2014-2019
Table 153 Off-trade Sales of Asian Speciality Drinks: Value 2014-2019
Table 154 Off-trade Sales of Asian Speciality Drinks: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 155 Off-trade Sales of Asian Speciality Drinks: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 156 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Asian Speciality Drinks: % Volume 2015-2019
Table 157 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Asian Speciality Drinks: % Volume 2016-2019
Table 158 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Asian Speciality Drinks: % Value 2015-2019
Table 159 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Asian Speciality Drinks: % Value 2016-2019
Table 160 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Asian Speciality Drinks: Volume 2019-2024
Table 161 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Asian Speciality Drinks: Value 2019-2024
Table 162 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Asian Speciality Drinks: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 163 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Asian Speciality Drinks: % Value Growth 2019-2024

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