Total production volume of soft drinks in China at 149.3 million tons in 2013, up 14.6% from 2012, according to new report; CAGR of total production volume at 19.4% during 2000-2013 period, far ahead of GDP over same time period

Nevin Barich

Nevin Barich

Apr 22, 2014 – Business Wire

DUBLIN , April 22, 2014 (press release) – Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Research Report on Soft Drink Industry in China, 2014-2018" report to their offering.

In China, soft drinks refer to natural or synthetic beverages with less than 0.5% of alcohol content, which may result from fermentation of sugars in an unsterile environment and the preparation of the flavoring extracts such as vanilla extract.

The demand for soft drinks kept growing as Chinese people's consumption level increased in the last 30 years. There are a wide range of products and many powerful competitors in the market.

In 2013, the total production volume of soft drinks was 149.268 million tons (up by 14.61% YOY), approximately 10 times of that in 2000. The CAGR of the total production volume was 19.4% in 2000-2013, far ahead of GDP over the same period.

The soft drink market in China mainly consists of carbonated drinks, fruit&vegetable juice, bottled water, tea drinks, protein drinks and other drinks, while bottled water and carbonated drinks occupy most of the market. However, the competition pattern has undergone massive changes recently. Growing concern about health leads to increase in demand for healthy tea drinks, protein drinks and fruit&vegetable juice and decrease in that for carbonated drinks.

As a rising star in the market, functional drinks are sports drinks represented by Mizone and Gatorade, energy drinks such as Red Bull and Lipovitan, and herbal drinks like Wong Lo Kat and JDB.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Basic Situation of Soft Drink Industry in China

2 Development Environment of Soft Drink Industry in China, 2013-2014

3 Operation Status of Soft Drink Industry in China, 2009-2014

4 Competition Status of Soft Drink Industry in China, 2009-2014

5 Industry Chain of Soft Drinks in China, 2013-2014

6 Sub-industries of Soft Drinks in China, 2009-2014

7 Major Manufacturers of Soft Drinks in China, 2013-2014

8 Prospect of Soft Drink Industry in China, 2014-2018

Companies Mentioned

Beijing Huiyuan Beverage & Food Group Co., Ltd.

Coca Cola Bottlers Manufacturing (Dongguan) Ltd.

Coconut Palm Group Co., Ltd.

Hangzhou Nongfu Spring Co., Ltd.

Hangzhou Wahaha Group Co., Ltd.

JDB Group

Jiangxi Runtian Beverage Company Limited

Red Bull Vitamin Drink Company Limited

Tingyi-Asahi Beverages Holding Co., Ltd.

Uni-president China Holdings Ltd.

VV Group

Xiamen Yinlu Group Co., Ltd.

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