Beverages: United States

This report forecasts to 2023 US beverage demand and shipments in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of: alcoholic beverages; carbonated soft drinks; dairy and substitute milk; fruit beverages; bottled water; and other ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages such as energy drinks, iced coffees, sports drinks, and tea.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand, total shipments, the various segments, and trade are provided in annual series from 2008 to 2018.

The scope of this report encompasses beverages consumed from single-serving containers as well as various types of dispensing systems utilizing bulk packages (such as fountain drinks, beer taps, and water coolers). Beverages may be incorporated into food preparation (such as milk used in cereal). Home-made beverages, such as home-brewed beer and wine, are excluded, as are beverage products not sold 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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