Carbonated Beverage and Soft Drink Manufacturers
SIC 2086 | NAICS 312111
The following guide to industry information, research, and analysis provides sources for industry trends and statistics, financial ratios, salary surveys, and more.
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▪ Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
▪ Financial Information and Financial Ratios
▪ Compensation and Salary Surveys
▪ Business Valuation Resources
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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:
Fact Book: Statistical Yearbook of Non-Alcoholic Beverages
Annual fact book provides an in-depth statistical analysis of the U.S. nonalcoholic liquid refreshments market, with major topics covered including overall liquid refreshment business, consumption and demographics, carbonated products, noncarbonated products, and bottled water. Summary description, introduction, detailed table of contents, and index of charts and tables included in the factbook can be viewed free online.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations, recent news and developments, business challenges, issues, trends, and opportunities, and include a five-year revenue growth forecast. Profiles are updated quarterly and include:
Macfadden Communications LLC
Monthly trade magazine features news and information for beverage producers, distributors, and retailers, with special features including the "Annual Forecast Issue" and the "State of the Beverage Market" report. Current digital edition can be viewed online; free magazine subscription is available with registration.
Monthly trade publication features news and information for manufacturers, distributors, and retailers, with special features including "Annual Soft Drink Report", "Top 100 Beverage Companies", and "State of the Industry". Current and archived digital editions of the magazine can be viewed online with registration.
Carbonated Drinks in the U.S.
Comprehensive research study examines market trends and strategies for this product sector, with topics covered including national and regional overview, leading companies and brands, distribution channels, product pricing, advertising expenditures, consumer demographics, and five-year growth projections. Selected excerpts from the study and a detailed table of contents are available online.
Mintel Group Ltd.
Carbonated Soft Drinks - U.S.
Market research report provides in-depth analysis of the market for this product sector, with topics covered including market size and forecast, segment performance (e.g., regular carbonated; diet carbonated; and seltzer, tonic water, and club soda), retail channels, leading companies, brand share, and more. Detailed table of contents which includes key points from the report can be viewed free online.
Financial Benchmarking Data
Soft Drink Manufacturers
http://www.bizminer.com Search for "31211"
Five-year comparative financial statement analysis includes income statements with expense detail, balance sheets, cash flow analysis, and key financial and operating ratios, with detailed financial benchmarking data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
RMA Annual Statement Studies
Soft Drink Manufacturing
http://www.rmahq.org/ Search for "31211"
Annual financial statement analysis includes common-size income statements and balance sheets and key financial ratios for companies in this industry. Report includes five years of historical data with the most recent year's data broken out by sales and assets size range. Sample report is accessible online.
Compensation and Salary Surveys
ERI Economic Research Institute
Beverage Products Salary Survey
Annual publication provides compensation data from ERI Assessor®, government, and survey participant databases for executive, salaried, and hourly personnel on a national and regional level. Complete listing of job positions included in the survey and sample pages for selected job positions are accessible online.
Business Valuation Resources
The Food Institute
Food Business Mergers and Acquisitions
Annual publication provides analysis of mergers and acquisitions in the food business, with categories covered including beverage manufacturers. Table of contents and sample excerpt are available online.