Beverages: United States

This report forecasts US production of packaged beverages in gallons and shipments in US dollars to 2019. Total production is segmented by product in terms of: carbonated soft drinks, bottled water, alcoholic beverages, milk, fruit beverages, sports beverages, tea, enhanced water, and other beverages.

To illustrate historical trends, total production, total shipments, and the various segments are provided in annual series from 2004 to 2014. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends; key economic indicators; and trends in product development, finished beverage packaging, and distribution. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing in the US industry. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 27-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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