April 7th, 2017
It’s been three years since the IEPS tax was instituted in Mexico. What does the uncertain impact of the tax on soft drinks mean for future efforts to impose drinks taxes in the US and UK and what factors determine how successful a sugar tax regime might be in driving down consumption? Senior Beverages Analyst […]
March 24th, 2017
Euromonitor International attended the Natural Products Expo West conference in Anaheim, California last week. Expo West serves as the main showcase of natural, organic and healthy food and beverage innovation in North America. In this podcast, Howard Telford, Senior Beverages Analyst, shares his top 10 trends in terms of beverages innovation from the show.
February 18th, 2017
One of the long-standing growth trends in global soft drinks has been the poor performance of the reduced sugar carbonates (CSD) segment. Caused primarily by decline in North America, where per capita consumption of low calorie CSD is historically higher and the category has been especially weak, reduced or zero sugar CSDs have generally (excepting outliers like […]
January 31st, 2017
Euromonitor International’s 2017 edition of Soft Drinks is now live and available to access on Passport, including updated figures for 2016, latest forecasts that now extend to 2021, and size and brand/company share data for 80 different countries. Overall, 2016 proved to be a year of overall volume growth, but also a year of […]
December 8th, 2016
In a bid to reduce their dependence on the struggling carbonates segment, the three biggest players in US carbonates have recently made a number of acquisitions to expand into more premium soft drinks segments. On November 22, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group announced it was purchasing Bai Brands for US$1.7 billion. On the same day, PepsiCo […]
October 18th, 2016
A common theme among soft drink companies is an effort to bring more premium products to the mass market by using familiar brands with upgraded packaging, added functional benefits and new flavours. Many soft drink companies are attempting to counteract their underperforming carbonates with premium still beverages. Both PepsiCo and Coca-Cola have been somewhat successful […]
September 10th, 2016
2015 saw the slowest growth for global carbonates in fifteen years. This market crisis is leading major global brand owners to reshape their category portfolios, diversify product offerings and place heavier focus on other categories for NPD investment. Register now to: Explore markets that have outperformed despite the slowdown in global carbonated soft drinks Learn […]
July 1st, 2016
The World Tea Expo wrapped up in Las Vegas on Friday, June 17th. Euromonitor were in attendance, presenting on Global Trends in Foodservice Tea to a diverse and global audience of tea retailers, buyers and experts in the field of premium, specialty tea.
May 26th, 2016
The Coca-Cola system of companies is in the process of major changes to their bottling and distribution operations. The company owns 76 principal beverage bottling and canning plants worldwide, including under its own Bottling Investments Group.
May 20th, 2016
World Tea Expo (June 15-17 in Las Vegas) Launches New White Paper – Advancing the Business of Tea Complimentary White Paper Features Speakers and Thought-Leaders from World Tea Expo, Including Howard Telford of Euromonitor International World Tea Expo launched a new white paper that provides valuable insights about some of the most important tea-business topics […]