DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Quarterly Beverage Tracker Third Quarter 2017: USA" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
The United States of America Quarterly Beverage Tracker Q3-17 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 Q3-2017 vs Q3-2016, moving annual totals (MAT), full year 2016 provisional data and 2017 forecasts for all beverage categories.
- Carbonates consumption data for Q3-2017 vs Q3-2016, 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.
- Many core categories were weighed down by sluggish traffic in retail channels, slowing food service sales growth, cooler weather conditions, and disruption from the newly implemented sugar tax in a number of US cities
- Sports drinks, iced/RTD tea drinks, nectars and energy drinks performed significantly worse than expected
- Meanwhile, flavored and enhanced water, iced/RTD coffee drinks, and plant based dairy alternatives sustained rates or experienced exceptional growth and continue to be key areas of innovation
- There is ongoing activity in M&A among large brand owners, particularly in the craft beer, coffee, premium juice, and plant dairy categories
- The implementation of sugar taxes has meant policy risks remain high. Pro-dairy groups lobby to reclassify nut based milks as something other than, milk. Moreover, the federal government updated its timeline for implementing new food labels regarding added sugars
Key Topics Covered:
1 At A Glance
2 Impact Of The Economic Situation
4 Market Drivers
5 Market Trends
6 Data Tables
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