Asia-Pacific Water Enhancer Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020 - 2025)

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Water enhancers provide the desired flavorings for users who are resistant to plain bottled water. In Asia-Pacific water enhancer market, marketers are looking beyond pricing to attract consumers; they are focusing on introducing exotic flavors, bold colors, and functional ingredients to provide a low-calorie, non-alcoholic beverage to a calorie-conscious consumer.  Use of water enhancers is further expected to boost the volume of bottled water. One of the burning issues in this market is negative effects associated with ingredients used and lack of regulations on their limits of use.

Significant Expansion of the Consumer Base for Functional Beverages Drives the Market

In both high-income and mid-income countries, consumers of water enhancers in Asia-Pacific are driven by busier lifestyles and convenience is driving consumption of beverages and processed foods. This unhealthy way of living lays severe impact on consumers and hence, draws attention towards health improving foods & beverages globally. The demand for functional beverages is driving water enhancers segment, which is expected to register a CAGR of 13.1%, during the forecast period. Marketers are directing their strategies towards health-conscious consumers, with their ‘add on the go/packaged’ water enhancer drops/powders.

Flavored Drops Enjoy Consumer Preference

Most of the flavored drops are made from natural ingredients while traces of vitamins like, potassium may be found, which help with hydration. Consumers in Asia-Pacific water enhancer market prefer adding few drops of flavored enhancers that instantly transform plain water into a kind of soft drink, thus making it more consumable. Increasing concerns about health, and a push to consume enough water to stay fit is one of the factors driving flavor drops market. Also, natural ingredient based products are more preferred. Arizona, Sweetleaf, Tate & Lyle are some of the producers of flavored drops.

India dominates the Asian Water Enhancer Market


The Chinese water enhancer market is witnessing increasing trends of westernization, and although the soft drinks are not a major market, growing preferences for healthy and nutrition enabled drinks are expected to drive the market potential for water enhancers in this region. The flavored and energy drop segments are expected to be the fastest growing segments, and private label players are expected to provide a competitive environment in the Chinese market in terms of pricing.

Key Development

  • The Skinny girl brand launched a new low calorie water enhancer. It is available in Fuji apple, pineapple coconut, blueberry acai, and white cherry flavors. It has created new market for flavored water enhancer with low sugar content

Competitive Landscape

Kraft Foods and Mio are the market leaders in this segment. Coca-Cola’s Dasani drops, PepsiCo’s flavor splash & Gatorade, Nestlé’s Nestea water enhancer and other player brands, like Skinny Girl, Orange crush, Icee Zero are some of the dominant brands, which have received consumer acceptance. These products are being positioned in the front shelves in retail markets and next to bottled water category to drive the sales.

Major Players: Pepsico, Coca Cola, Nestle, and Kraft Foods. 

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  • Revenue of the global water enhancer market
  • Revenue of the global functional beverage market
  • Revenue of the Asia-Pacific functional beverage market

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