Beverages: United States

This report forecasts to 2021 and 2025 US beverages demand and shipments in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level. Total demand and shipments are segmented by product in terms of: alcoholic beverages; carbonated soft drinks (CSD); dairy milk; fruit beverages; bottled water; non-dairy milk; and other beverages such as energy drinks, iced coffees and tea, and sports drinks.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand, total shipments, the various segments, and trade are provided in annual series from 2010 to 2020.

This report includes the results of a proprietary national online consumer survey of US adults (age 18+). This Freedonia Focus Reports National Survey has a sample size of approximately 2,000, screened for response quality, and representative of the US population on the demographic measures of age, gender, geographic region, race/ethnicity, household income, and the presence/absence of children in the household.

The scope of this report encompasses beverages consumed from bottles, single-serving containers, and various types of dispensing systems utilizing bulk packages (e.g., fountain drinks, beer taps, and water coolers). Homemade beverages, such as home-brewed beer and wine, are excluded, as are beverage products not sold ready-to-drink (RTD), such as coffee beans and grounds, dry teas, and powdered drink mixes. Non-packaged potable liquids such as tap and well water are also excluded. Re-exports of beverages are excluded from demand and trade figures.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading companies, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Codes:
311411 Frozen Fruit, Juice, and Vegetable Manufacturing
311421 Fruit and Vegetable Canning
311511 Fluid Milk Manufacturing
312111 Soft Drink Manufacturing
312112 Bottled Water Manufacturing
312120 Breweries
312130 Wineries
312140 Distilleries
424490 Other Grocery and Related Products Merchant Wholesalers
424810 Beer and Ale Merchant Wholesalers
424820 Wine and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers

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