United Arab Emirates Bottled Water Market Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2020 - 2025)

UAE Bottled Water Market is segmented by Type as Still Water, Sparkling Water and Functional Water; By Distribution Channel into Supermarkets and Hypermarkets, Convenience Stores, Home and Office Delivery (HOD), On-trade and Other Distribution Channels.

Market Snapshot

Study Period:


Base Year:



6.4 %

Fastest Growing Segment:

Functional Water

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Market Overview

UAE Bottled Water Market is forecasted to register a CAGR of 6.4% during the forecast period.

  • The UAE bottled water market is driven by an increasing urban population with the majority immigrants, increasing tourism sector and, and surge in demand for functional/fortified and flavored water.
  • As per International Bottled Water Association (IBWA), the country is the thirstiest country in the region, with the highest temperature of 42 degrees in August, and the lowest temperature of 12 degrees in January. These climatic factors of the nation continue to drive the bottled water market.

Scope of the Report

UAE Bottled Water Market is segmented by Type as Still Water, Sparkling Water and  Functional Water; By Distribution Channel into Supermarkets and Hypermarkets, Convenience Stores, Home and Office Delivery (HOD), On-trade and Other Distribution Channels.

Still Water
Sparkling Water
Functional Water
Distribution Channel
Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
Convenience Stores
Home and Office Delivery
Other Distribution Channels

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Key Market Trends

Surge in the Demand for Functional/Fortified and Flavored Water

The widening portfolio for functional water – the infused micronutrients, addition of appealing flavors, and the packaging level modification to create its aesthetic appeal, is driving the market for fortified/functional and flavored water segment. Moreover, rise in obese and diabetic populations across the country has shifted the focus of consumers from carbonated soft drinks to functional/fortified bottled water in the recent past. Functional water is set to receive major boost, owing to the strong category sales across various distribution channels and sales platforms, companies have started to look afresh in order to bring innovative solutions that spur the growth momentum.

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Tourism is Growing in the Counrty

The United Arab Emirates has long been recognized as a premier tourism and leisure destination. Over the past decade, these sectors have experienced rapid and sustained growth, becoming a key component of the UAE’s economic diversification strategy, this, in turn has increased the growth of FMCG sector including bottled water. Due to the increasing tourism in UAE, the food service channels, such as cafes, pubs, hotels and restaurants established are rising across the country, which, in turn is expected to increase the sales of bottled water.Owing to this factor, companies manufacturing bottled water in UAE are developing various sizes of bottled water which can be easily carried by tourist as per their need and requirement.

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Competitive Landscape

The United Arab Emirates bottled water market is consolidated. The leading participants including Agthia, Masafi, Oasis, danone and PepsiCo are major players in the market. Key players are now focusing on social media platform and online distribution channels for their online marketing and branding of their products to attract more customers. The leading players in the UAE bottled water market enjoy a dominant presence across the country. These players focus to leverage opportunities posed by emerging markets to expand their product portfolio, so that they can cater to the requirements for various consumers, especially functional and flavored water.

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Table Of Contents


    1. 1.1 Research Phases

    2. 1.2 Study Deliverables

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study



    1. 3.1 Market Overview


    1. 4.1 Market Drivers

    2. 4.2 Market Restraints

    3. 4.3 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Force Analysis

      1. 4.3.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      2. 4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers

      3. 4.3.3 Threat of New Entrants

      4. 4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.3.5 Degree of Competition


    1. 5.1 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Still Water

      2. 5.1.2 Sparkling Water

      3. 5.1.3 Functional Water

    2. 5.2 Distribution Channel

      1. 5.2.1 Supermarkets and Hypermarkets

      2. 5.2.2 Convenience Stores

      3. 5.2.3 Home and Office Delivery

      4. 5.2.4 On-Trade

      5. 5.2.5 Other Distribution Channels


    1. 6.1 Strategies adopted by Key players

    2. 6.2 Most Active Companies

    3. 6.3 Market Share Analysis

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Agthia Group

      2. 6.4.2 Nestle

      3. 6.4.3 Masafi, Inc.

      4. 6.4.4 AL Ghadeer Drinking Water L.L.C

      5. 6.4.5 Falcon Spring

      6. 6.4.6 Dubai Crystal Mineral Water & Refreshments L.L.C

      7. 6.4.7 Our Oasis

      8. 6.4.8 AWAFI MINERAL WATER CO.

  7. *List Not Exhaustive

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