This weeks top reports in the just-drinks research store

This week's top reports in the just-drinks research store

Here's a run-down of some of the top research reports currently available in the just-drinks research store:

Wine

This analysis provides a detailed overview of the world's wine producers and delivers a comprehensive individual analysis of the 420 largest companies. It includes a wealth of information on financial trends over the past four years, helping the reader to see the market leaders, identify companies heading for failure and seek out the most attractive acquisition, as well as analyse industry trends and to benchmark their own financial performance.

Here's a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the wine market in the UK at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data (2009-2013), allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It also looks at the leading companies and brands and offers strategic analysis of key factors influencing the market - be they legislative, distribution or pricing issues. Forecasts to 2018 illustrate how the market is set to change.

Spirits

Here, we look at the distillery landscape in the UK. This report is ideal for those who wish to gain an insight into industry trends and want to find out information regarding company financial performance. Featured is up-to-date data on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for distilleries, as well as a comprehensive individual analysis on the top 90 companies.

This all-new report aims to deliver the most vital global gin data and overview in an easy-to-use package. Our experienced drinks industry specialists have summarised the global market conditions for this evolving category. The report provides a short-form, visual view of future gin market growth hotspots, consumer drivers, product innovation, plus a review of recent brands' and owners' performance across the world.

Cider and Beer

An analysis of the cider and perry categories in the UK, this report includes individual analyses of the UK's 40 most popular companies, including Cornish Scrumpy Co, JC & RH Palmer and Swallow. This report contains a variety of information and statistics on the financial trends that have occurred in the past four years. It also provides information on industry trends.

Featuring detailed, segmented data, this look at the beer category in the Philippines includes a look at the drivers of trends in the country. The extensive data highlights the performance of brands and brewers, as the report also describes how competition from other alcoholic beverages is taking its toll on the beer market and how beer brands may need to position themselves to succeed in this competitive environment.

Functional Drinks

This editorial identifies the primary need states that are driving consumption in five beverage categories – carbonated drinks, fruit juice, dairy drinks, bottled water, and tea and coffee – as well as identifying how beverage needs differ by age and gender. The global regulatory environment is examined and key hubs for innovation are highlighted. The report also investigates the opportunities that the functional drinks market provides for beverage manufacturers, as well as the challenges that diversification into functional beverages presents. Finally, the report offers recommendations on how to position functional beverages to consumers and the latest hot ingredients and packaging initiatives to implement.

This latest analysis examines marketing activities, trends and issues in the US, covering beverages aiming to aid health and provide specific benefits. It distinguishes between traditional and new-era wellness beverage types and covers all segments, including protein drinks and probiotics, antioxidant beverages, hydration beverages, dietary supplements, functional beverages, nutrient provision/meal replacement products, and beverages and supplements targeted to senior citizens. It also discusses the regulatory and commercial issues as well as the leading companies' strategies.