Bottled up: Industry revenue will increase as disposable income rises

The Bottled Water Production industry in Canada expanded along with consumer demand for bottled water over the past five years. Operators in this industry purify and bottle water for sale to wholesalers or directly to retailers. The industry particularly benefited from a rise in disposable incomes as well as trends away from sugary, high-calorie beverages. Nonetheless, a steady threat to domestically produced bottled water is the increasing import penetration of luxury bottled water brands. The high price elasticity of water generally makes bottled water an easy product to substitute...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$246m
Annual Growth 13-18
1.1%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
2,910
Businesses
61

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Bottled water imports from the United States and Europe will pose a competitive threat to domestic bottlers
  • The trend toward healthier lifestyles has been reflected in recent spikes in the number of imports
  • International trade within the industry is expected to be unfavourable for domestic producers
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Bottled Water Production industry in Canada has a medium level of market share concentration. The top four players are expected to generate 55.7% of revenue in 2018. Given the heavy bulk weight of industry products and the relatively low value per unit sold, bottled water production is generally taken on by large companies with major economies of scale and heavy investments in transportation. In many cases, producing bottled water is a peripheral activity that is performed by major international manufacturers of groceries. IBISWorld estimates there are only 61 operators competing in the industry in 2018, and the top four bottled water producers are all international companies that produce and distribute a variety of food and beverages...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Bottled Water Production Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Bottled Water Production Industry are

  • Having a cost-effective distribution system
  • Economies of scale
  • Establishment of brand names
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Per capita soft drink consumption in the Bottled Water Production industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Bottled Water Production Industry?

    Operators in this industry purify and bottle water into plastic bottles for retail. Bottles are capped and labelled 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, sparkling water and flavoured water in a range of sizes. This industry includes ice manufacturing but does not include any beverage production operations other than water varieties.

    Industry Products
  • Single-serve bottles of still water
  • Single-serve bottles of sparkling water
  • Bulk bottled water
  • Ice
  • Industry Activities
  • Purifying and bottling water varieties
  • Labelling bottled water products
  • Marketing bottled water brands
  • Manufacturing ice
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Per capita soft drink consumption
  • Total health expenditure
  • Canadian-dollar effective exchange rate index

  • Current Performance
  • Shifting tides
  • Across oceans
  • Conservation efforts
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry landscape
  • Going green
  • Table: Bottled Water Production Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Bottled Water Production Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Grocery Wholesaling in Canada
  • Supermarkets & Grocery Stores in Canada
  • Convenience Stores in Canada
  • Vending Machine Operators in Canada

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cardboard Box & Container Manufacturing in Canada
  • Plastic Bottle Manufacturing in Canada
  • Printing in Canada
  • Water Supply & Irrigation Systems in Canada

  • Products & Services
  • Single-serve bottles of still water
  • Bulk bottled water
  • Ice
  • Single-serve bottles of sparkling water
  • Chart: Bottled Water Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Supermarkets and general merchandisers
  • Food service and drinking establishments
  • Grocery wholesalers
  • Convenience stores and gas stations
  • Other
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Bottled Water Production Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Marketing
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Bottled Water Production

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Bottled Water Production Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Nestle Canada Inc., The Coca-Cola Company, PepsiCo Inc.,
  • Table: Nestle Canada Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: The Coca-Cola Company - financial performance
  • Table: PepsiCo Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Bottled Water Production Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Bottled Water Production Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Per capita disposable income (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Mineral Water
  • Natural water containing no less than 250 parts per million of natural mineral solids
  • Purified Water
  • Municipal tap water that has been filtered through deionization, distillation or reverse osmosis to meet safe consumption standards.
  • Sparkling Water
  • Water with carbon dioxide gas dissolved into it. Also known as club soda or seltzer.
  • Spring Water
  • Water that is collected from an underground source that naturally flows to the earth's surface. It must be collected either from the spring or during underground flow.
  • Still Water
  • Bottled water that is not carbonated, such as spring water, purified water, mineral water, artesian water and well water.
  • Well Water
  • Water that is derived from holes that are bored into underground aquifers. Artesian well water is captured from underground aquifers.
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