The functional beverage market was valued at USD 26.2 billion in 2015, at an expected CAGR of 6.5% during the forecast period. Functional beverage is a non-alcoholic drink which provides specific health benefits and contains non-traditional ingredients like minerals, vitamins, amino acids or added raw fruits.
Rising demand for convenience beverages among health conscious consumers
Demand coming from millennial generation, rising health care & wellness awareness and busy lifestyles have led to the growing demand for convenience beverages. These factors along with the idea of “healthiness-on-the-go” and innovations in the drink flavors have led to surge in demand for health associated functional drinks and beverages which are also the alternatives to the traditional supplements. The rising health awareness of functional beverages are leading to the opportunity of manufacturing condition specific product offerings which will clearly stand out in the market.
Expanding product portfolio to address use of natural ingredient & technological advancements in functional beverages are the focus areas of major players in the market. The consumer demands for a clean label have been on the rise. However, the manufacturers are unable to define it yet. Other restricting factors are presence of stringent government regulation.
Energy drinks, sports drinks & nutraceutical drinks are the major segments of the global functional beverages market. The energy drink market is forecasted to be the fastest growing segment due to the steadily growing demand from health conscious consumers. Functional beverages are the emerging class of natural products which helps in reducing the risk of chronic disease beyond basic nutritional functions. The functional beverages market is one of the fastest emerging markets due to its minerals and herbs content in the drinks. It’s also used to keep blood sugar levels under control leading to increased demand.
Consumers are now looking for variations in daily drinks which include hydration with performance & even preventive measures taken for specific health conditions. The major ingredients used are vitamins, amino acids and omega-3 fatty acids. Amino acids are used to slow fatigue and vitamins are added to boost the metabolism and generate energy in functional beverages. Omega-3 is widely used and its market is forecasted to grow as it controls inflammation. Prebiotics and probiotics are another ingredients widely used in these drinks to ensure proper functioning of digestive system.
North America is the top consumer of functional drinks. The U.S. is the major contributor in North America region due to trending of health awareness amongst all age group consumers, athletic regime, work culture, and busy lifestyle. Asia-Pacific is forecasted as the fastest growing market. In terms of potential, countries such as Australia, China & India look attractive for business growth. Economic growth, changing lifestyle, health awareness are the major factors for the market attractiveness in this region. Other significant potential market is Russia in Europe.
The functional beverage industry is highly concentrated with top ten companies accounting for more than 50% of the market share. The leading players in the market are focused on innovative flavors and drinks, which are safe to consume, tastes good and are cheap in cost.
The key players in global functional beverage market includes Nestle, PepsiCo, Mondo laze and Fonterra amongst others.
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1.1 Research Methodology
1.2 Market Definition
1.3 Report Description
2. Market Insights
2.1 Market Trend
3. Market Overview
3.1 Market Dynamics
126.96.36.199 Growing demand for convenience beverage segment
188.8.131.52 Rising consumer demand for sports, nutraceuticals, and energy drink
184.108.40.206 Demand coming from millennial generation
220.127.116.11 Alternatives to Traditional Supplements
18.104.22.168 Undefined Regulatory Terms
22.214.171.124 Consumer Preference for Clean Labels
126.96.36.199 Demand for Healthy Additives and Organic Products
188.8.131.52 Demand from the Emerging Markets
3.1.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
184.108.40.206 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
220.127.116.11 Bargaining Power of Buyers
18.104.22.168 Threat of New Entrants
22.214.171.124 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
126.96.36.199 Degree of Competition
4. Market Segmentation
4.1 By Product Type
4.1.1 Energy Drinks
4.1.2 Sports & Performance Drink
4.1.3 Dairy based Beverage
4.1.4 Enhanced Water
4.1.5 RTD Tea & Coffee
4.1.6 Soy Beverage
4.2 By Sales Channel
4.2.2 Convenience Stores
4.2.3 Drug Store/ Pharmacies/Health Store
4.2.4 Online Retail
4.4 By Geography
4.4.1 North America
4.4.4 South America
188.8.131.52 South Africa
5. Competitive Landscape
5.1 Most Adopted Market Strategies
5.2 Most Active Companies
5.3 Market Share Analysis
6. Company Profile
6.2 Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc
6.3 Meiji Group
6.4 Coca Cola
6.6 Mondelez International Inc
6.9 Red Bull
6.10 Lifeway Kefir
6.11 Del Monte pacific
6.12 Hain Celestial Group
6.13 Dr Pepper Snapple
6.14 Suntory holdings ltd.