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Soft Drink Manufacturing Industry Analysis

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Industry Overview & Outlook . .
Market Size (industry trends) . .
Market Forecast (5-year projection)   .
Products/Services Breakdown   .
Revenue per State . .
Financial Metrics . .
Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
Key Companies   .
Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Soft Drink Manufacturing

Overview of the U.S. Soft Drink Manufacturing Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Soft Drink Manufacturing: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

market size 2018
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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Soft Drink Manufacturing industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product Description Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Flavoring Syrup And Concentrate Manufacturing

Soft Drink Flavoring Syrup, Sold In Bulk

Soft Drink Manufacturing

Soft Drinks, Bottled, Canned, Glass, Plastic, Carbonated

Soft Drinks, Non-Carbonated

Soft Drink Manufacturing, Not Categorized, Total

Bottled Water Manufacturing

Bottled Water

Total Miscellaneous Receipts

Resales - Sales Of Products Bought And Sold Without Further Manufacture, Processing, Or Assembly

Contract Work - Receipts For Work Done For Others On Their Materials

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map of Soft Drink Manufacturing by state

Soft Drink Manufacturing Industry Price Trends

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Soft Drink Manufacturing companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.

price index trends

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Soft Drink Manufacturing company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Soft Drink Manufacturing industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Soft Drink Manufacturing measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 5%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 5%
Sales and Related Occupations 14%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 10%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 7%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 6%
Production Occupations 30%
Other Production Occupations 24%
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 6%
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 6%
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 11%
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 11%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 18%
Motor Vehicle Operators 9%
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers 9%
Material Moving Workers 9%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 5%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Soft Drink Manufacturing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • S.o.s. Food Lab trademarks "SOS FOOD LAB INC." - Grain Based Food Bars; Cereal Based Food Bars; Granola Based-Snack Bars; Emergency food rations - 09/25/2017
  • Oogave trademarks "LOCA" - Non-alcoholic beverages - 05/08/2017
  • Puroast Coffee trademarks "LOW ACID COFFEE" - Beverages made of coffee; Beverages with a coffee base; Caffeine-free coffee; Coffee; Coffee; Coffee based beverages; Coffee beans; Coffee capsules containing coffee for brewing; Coffee pods; Coffee-based beverages; Coffee-based iced beverages; Espresso; Ground coffee beans; Iced coffee; Instant coffee; Prepared coffee and coffee-based beverages; Roasted coffee beans - 09/16/2016

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Shasta Beverages

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • Ministries protest special consumption tax on soft drinks - MoF is aiming to introduce a 10-20 per cent tax on soft drinks According to newswire Vnexpress ... mentioning instant tea on the list will impact the operation of tea manufacturing firms as well as tea growing households. Associate Prof. (01/10/2018)
    • Warning that price of soft drinks could rise if two big firms are allowed to merge - Cott is the firm behind products like Old Jamaica ginger beer, while Refresco provides packaging and manufacturing services for Innocent smoothies, Sunny D and Um Bongo. "These companies supply well-known UK shops and brands with soft drinks, who in turn ... (01/06/2018)
    • Cott Announces UK Competition and Markets Authority Update Regarding the Sale of its Traditional Beverage Manufacturing Business to Refresco - ABOUT REFRESCO CORPORATION Refresco (Euronext:RFRG) is the leading independent bottler of soft drinks and fruit juices for retailers and A-brands with production in Benelux, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, the UK and the US. The company ... (01/03/2018)
    • Refresco-Cott soft drinks merger faces CMA investigation - said the takeover by Dutch company Refresco of Cott's global beverage manufacturing business could lead to "higher prices for some supermarkets and leading household brands". Refresco and Cott manufacture, package and distribute soft drinks for a number of ... (01/03/2018)
    • Soft drinks merger to be probed by competition watchdog - said the takeover by Dutch company Refresco of Cott’s global beverage manufacturing business could lead to “higher prices for some supermarkets and leading household brands”. Refresco and Cott manufacture, package and distribute soft drinks for a ... (01/03/2018)
    • CMA raises concerns over soft drinks sale - Shoppers could face higher prices if soft drinks giant Cott Corporation sells its traditional beverage manufacturing business Cott Beverages, according to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). Refresco agreed to buy Cott's businesses in the UK ... (01/03/2018)
    • Shoppers could face higher prices due to soft drink merger - has been carrying out an initial investigation into Refresco’s proposed purchase of Cott’s worldwide beverage manufacturing business. In the UK, Refresco and Cott manufacture, package and distribute soft drinks for a number of well-known brands ... (01/03/2018)
    • CMA concerned over soft drink merger - The CMA has been carrying out an initial investigation into Refresco's proposed $1.25bn purchase of Cott's worldwide beverage manufacturing business. In the UK, Refresco and Cott manufacture, package and distribute soft drinks for a number of well-known ... (01/03/2018)
    • Global Soft Drinks Industry Situation and Prospects Research report - The Soft Drinks market analysis is provided for the international ... development policies and plans are discussed as well as manufacturing processes and cost structures. This report also states import/export, supply and consumption figures as well as ... (01/02/2018)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $12,921,202 on Soft Drink Manufacturing. It has awarded 177 contracts to 22 companies, with an average value of $587,327 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Flavored water manufacturing, Carbonated soft drinks manufacturing, Artificially carbonated waters manufacturing, Fruit drinks (except juice), manufacturing, Pop, soda, Water, flavored, Drinks, fruit (except juice), Soft drinks manufacturing, Tea, iced, artificially carbonated, Beverages, soft drink (including artificially carbonated waters), Iced coffee manufacturing, Carbonated soda manufacturing, fruit and vegetable drinks, cocktails, and ades, Soda pop manufacturing, Iced tea manufacturing, Coffee, Soda carbonated, etc.

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