Bottled Water Production in the US - Industry Market Research Report
Bottled Water Production in the US
Though the industry was hobbled by a brief period of low demand due to falling disposable incomes and increasing scrutiny about environmental impacts, the coming years will bring a recovery. Consumers with more spending money will resume their purchases of bottled water. Meanwhile the industry's adoption of eco-friendly practices will likely persuade environmentally conscious consumers to buy its products, while making operators more efficient at the same time. Still, increasing environmental regulations and rising input prices will threaten profit margins over the next five years.
Firms in this industry fill bottles, often made of plastic, with water. The bottles are capped and labeled before being sold to wholesalers or directly to retailers. Companies in this industry typically have a variety of water offerings, including spring water, mineral water and sparkling water in a range of sizes. This industry includes ice manufacturing, but it does not include any beverage production operations other than water.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.
Table of contents
ABOUT THIS INDUSTRY
INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE
Key External Drivers
Industry Life Cycle
PRODUCTS & MARKETS
Products & Services
Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
Technology & Systems
Regulation & Policy
JARGON & GLOSSARY
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