Fruit Juice Production in the UK Industry Market Research Report Now Updated by IBISWorld

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IBISWorld estimates that industry revenue will contract by 2.9% per annum over the five years through 2012-13, to total £506.5 million. Conditions in the industry are expected to improve over the five years through 2017-18, buoyed by a recovering economy, ongoing marketing initiatives, product innovation and demand for healthy, convenient beverages. Revenue growth will remain positive throughout the five-year period, with rising health awareness and consumers' demand for natural and premium products increasing sales of higher value fruit juices and smoothies. Growth will, however, remain short of that achieved prior to the financial crisis. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Fruit Juice Production industry.

IBISWorld Market Research

IBISWorld Market Research

Demand for convenience and healthier options will drive industry growth

Before the financial crisis, operators in the Fruit Juice Production industry were growing well. Demand for fruit juices was underpinned by rising disposable incomes, increasing health consciousness and consumers' desire for convenience and premium products. Demand for smoothies in particular soared on the back of these trends. According to IBISWorld industry analyst Steven Connell, “since 2008, however, fruit juice has been among the worst performing beverage classes, with recessionary conditions leading consumers to trade down or across to carbonated soft drinks and more economical still beverages”. Sales will remain under pressure in 2012-13 as the bleak economic outlook leads consumers to continue to trade down to cheaper fruit drinks and still beverages. The industry is forecast to record revenue growth of 1.5% over 2012-13. IBISWorld estimates that industry revenue will contract by 2.9% per annum over the five years through 2012-13, to total £506.5 million.

Conditions in the industry are expected to improve over the five years through 2017-18, buoyed by a recovering economy, ongoing marketing initiatives, product innovation and demand for healthy, convenient beverages. Connell adds, “revenue growth will remain positive throughout the five-year period, with rising health awareness and consumers' demand for natural and premium products increasing sales of higher value fruit juices and smoothies”. Growth will, however, remain short of that achieved prior to the financial crisis.
The Fruit Juice Production industry has a high level of market share concentration, with the largest three players - PepsiCo, Gerber Juice and Innocent - accounting for nearly 75% of revenue.

For more information on the Fruit Juice Production industry, including latest industry trends, statistics, analysis and market share information, purchase the full report from IBISWorld, the nation’s largest publisher of industry research.

IBISWorld industry Report Key Topics

Companies in this industry produce fruit and vegetable juice and smoothies.

Industry Performance
Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle
Products & Markets
Supply Chain
Products & Services
Major Markets
Globalisation & Trade
Business Locations
Competitive Landscape
Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Barriers to Entry
Major Companies
Operating Conditions
Capital Intensity
Key Statistics
Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

About IBISWorld
Recognised as the nation’s most trusted independent source of industry and market research, IBISWorld offers a comprehensive database of unique information and analysis on many UK industries. With an extensive online portfolio, valued for its depth and scope, the company equips clients with the insight necessary to make better business decisions. Headquartered in London, IBISWorld serves a range of business, professional service and government organisations through more than 10 locations worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.ibisworld.co.uk or call (020) 3008 6568.

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