Quarterly Beverage Tracker Fourth Quarter 2016: United Kingdom
2016 was the hottest year ever recorded with a new record set for the third year in a row. Reformulation continues within soft drinks. Packaged water, mixers and low calorie colas are the star performers in Q4-16. Overall alcoholic drinks ended 2016 in a slight decrease. Consumption of dairy drinks ended 2016 relatively flat. Hot tea volumes declined in Q4-16. On the other hand, hot coffee experienced growth in consumption.
GlobalData’s UK Quarterly Beverage Tracker Q4-16 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 Q4-2016 vs Q4-2015, moving annual totals (MAT), full year 2016 provisional data and 2017 forecasts for all beverage categories
Carbonates consumption data for Q4-2016 vs Q4-2015, moving annual totals (MAT), full year 2016 provisional data and 2017 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 2017
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 Q4 special focus update on the latest trends in functional and flavored waters
Packaged water was once again, one of the strongest growing categories in overall soft drinks in Q4-16.
Growth in the carbonates category has been driven by the heavy promotion of low calorie colas.
Many consumers opt for flavored water as it is often perceived as being a healthier alternative to other beverages.
Still drinks remains under pressure from the ‘war on sugar’ with many people migrating to other categories.
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View a selection of the key quarterly new soft drinks product launches and identify competitor activity
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