|Study Period:||2016 - 2026|
|Fastest Growing Market:||Asia Pacific|
|Largest Market:||North America|
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The global kombucha market is projected to register a CAGR of 17.50% during the forecast period.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for functional beverages increased considerably, resulting in the increasing demand for kombucha in the global market, primarily due to its fiber-rich prebiotics content that aids in boosting immunity. This factor promoted its sales during the pandemic.
The global consumption of the kombucha market is driven by the consumer's inclination toward nutritional drinks. Consumers have started to prefer functional drinks over fruit juices and carbonated drinks. The market is competitive and driven by an increase in the trend of “health and wellness” and the growing consumer demand for all-natural ingredients.
Kombucha Breweries International (KBI) caters to the increasing need for the product by providing common resources and testing standards. As the identification of the alcohol content of kombucha is imperative, companies employ a standardized method to test and control.
The availability of alternatives and regulatory issues associated with kombucha, be it the sugar or alcohol content of the product, is expected to challenge the growth of the market. The presence of nutritionally equivalent alternatives affects consumer behavior and restrains the purchase of kombucha beverages.
Scope of the Report
Kombucha is a fermented tea beverage that is lightly effervescent, sweetened, and black or green in color, commonly consumed for its supposed health benefits. The beverage is also called kombucha tea to differentiate it from the culture of bacteria and yeast. The market is segmented by type, distribution channel, and geography. By type, the market has been segmented into original/regular kombucha and flavored kombuchas, such as herbs and spices, flowers, and fruits. The distribution channels include supermarkets/hypermarkets, convenience stores, specialist stores, online retailers, and other distribution channels. By geography, the market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, and Africa. For each segment, the market sizing and forecasts have been done on the basis of value (in USD million).
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Key Market Trends
Increasing Demand for Flavored Kombucha Drinks
Flavored drinks are expected to occupy the major market share in the kombucha market during the forecast period. The segment experienced tremendous growth from the past 3-4 years, as the companies developed traditional drinks with added exotic flavors to attract consumers. Moreover, fruit-flavored drinks are expected to dominate the kombucha market in the coming years due to their added nutritional profile. GT’s Living Foods announced its new limited-edition offering for springtime, named Bloom, on April 16, 2018. The product portfolio includes a light, crisp, and floral flavor, combining fresh Elderflower, Jasmine, and Violet. The trend of natural, clean-label, and organic beverages is driving the market. However, the growing awareness about the kombucha drink and kombucha buzz among weight management foods are expected to lead to an exponential growth rate.
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Asia-Pacific is the Fastest Growing Region
Asia-Pacific is the fastest-growing region in the kombucha market. China is one of the leading markets for kombucha in Asia-Pacific. The popularity of packaged kombucha drinks in China remains attributed to their perceived health benefits. In India, the population suffering from joint health problems, like arthritis, is attracted more toward kombucha, which is expected to drive the growth of the kombucha market over the forecast period. The rise in urbanization in the region, with the easy availability of kombucha on local retail shelves, especially in countries, like Australia, China, and Japan, are driving the growth of the kombucha market in the region. Predominantly, kombucha is a native drink from Japan. Japanese consumers prefer it to be mild brownish and fermented using kelp-based tea. In other countries, it is a lightly carbonated and sweet fermented tea. Consumers in Japan prefer light tasted with umami flavored kombucha. The Japanese kombucha market has begun to gain traction among consumers due to high product innovation and the increasing penetration of brands.
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GT Living Foods, Kevita, Brew Dr, Kombucha, Health-Ade, Humm Kombucha LLC, and Suja are the prominent players in the kombucha market. The market is fragmented, with the presence of numerous private label brands that have been expanding a variety of kombucha drinks in their product portfolios at a competitive price and attractive packaging, compared to global players. This has intensified the competition among players in the kombucha market. The key strategies that aid the key players with a prominent market share are new product launches and expansions.
- In March 2019, Petaluma's Revive Kombucha introduced a new drink, sparkling kombucha, a sparkling drink with fewer calories. These are shelf-stable and available in 12-ounce cans.
- In February 2019, Health-Ade debuted six new flavors for kombucha in the 16 oz. glass bottle lineups, including cherry berry, grapefruit, tropical punch, passionfruit-tangerine, strawberry-lemonade, and peach-mango.
- In January 2018, GT’s Living Foods launched its winter collection of kombucha drinks with blends of dried rosebuds and petals, dried hibiscus flowers, and rose water.
Table of Contents
1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition
1.2 Scope of the Study
2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
4. MARKET DYNAMICS
4.1 Market Drivers
4.2 Market Restraints
4.3 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.3.1 Threat of New Entrants
4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers
4.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products
4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
5. MARKET SEGMENTATION
5.1 By Type
5.2 By Distribution Channel
5.2.2 Health Store
5.2.3 Convenience Store
5.2.4 Online Channel
5.3.1 North America
188.8.131.52 United States
184.108.40.206 Rest of North America
220.127.116.11 United Kingdom
18.104.22.168 Rest of Europe
22.214.171.124 Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.3.4 South America
126.96.36.199 Rest of South America
5.3.5 Middle-East and Africa
188.8.131.52 South Africa
184.108.40.206 Saudi Arabia
220.127.116.11 Rest of Middle-East and Africa
6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
*List Not Exhaustive
6.1 Most Adopted Strategies
6.2 Market Share Analysis
6.3 Company Profiles
6.3.1 GT's Living Foods
6.3.2 PepsiCo Inc. (Kevita)
6.3.4 Revive Kombucha
6.3.5 Hain Celestial
6.3.6 Brew Dr. Kombucha
6.3.7 Humm Kombucha LLC
6.3.8 Kombucha Wonder Drink
6.3.9 Makana Beverages Inc.
6.3.10 NessAlla Kombucha
7. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS
8. IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE MARKET
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is the study period of this market?
The Kombucha Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.
What is the growth rate of Kombucha Market?
The Kombucha Market is growing at a CAGR of 17.5% over the next 5 years.
Which region has highest growth rate in Kombucha Market?
Asia Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.
Which region has largest share in Kombucha Market?
North America holds highest share in 2020.
Who are the key players in Kombucha Market?
GT'S Kombucha, Health-Ade LLC, Brew Dr. Kombucha, Humm Kombucha LLC, PepsiCo, Inc. (Kevita) are the major companies operating in Kombucha Market.