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Soft Drinks in the United Arab Emirates

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Soft Drinks in the United Arab Emirates
Published: December 28, 2021
Euromonitor International
Content info: 85 Pages
Delivery time: 1-2 business days
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Soft drinks in the United Arab Emirates saw a poor performance in 2020, with both on-trade and off-trade volume sales seeing significant declines. Although the off-trade decline was partly attributable to COVID-19 and the lack of on-the-go consumption, it was also due to the fact that unit prices increased strongly in several soft drinks categories, including concentrates, RTD tea, RTD coffee and juice. This was due to the introduction of excise tax on all products with added sugar or sweeteners...

Euromonitor International's Soft Drinks in United Arab Emirates report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data (2016-2020), allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic analysis of key factors influencing the market - be they legislative, distribution, packaging or pricing issues. Forecasts to 2025 illustrate how the market is set to change.

Product coverage: Asian Speciality Drinks, Bottled Water, Carbonates, Concentrates, Energy Drinks, Juice, RTD Coffee, RTD Tea, Sports Drinks.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

Why buy this report?

  • Get a detailed picture of the Soft Drinks market;
  • Pinpoint growth sectors and identify factors driving change;
  • Understand the competitive environment, the market's major players and leading brands;
  • Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.
Product Code: SDUA

TABLE OF CONTENTS

List Of Contents And Tables

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  • Soft drinks in 2021: The big picture
  • 2021 key trends
  • Competitive landscape
  • Retailing developments
  • Foodservice vs retail split
  • What next for soft drinks?
  • CHART 1 Soft Drinks Off-Trade Volume Sales Growth Scenarios: 2019-2026
  • CHART 2 Soft Drinks On-Trade Volume Sales Growth Scenarios: 2019-2026
  • CHART 3 Soft Drinks Impact of Drivers on Off-Trade Volume Sales: 2019-2026
  • CHART 4 Soft Drinks Impact of Drivers on On-Trade Volume Sales: 2019-2026

MARKET DATA

  • Table 1 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Channel: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 2 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Channel: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 3 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Channel: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 4 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Channel: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 5 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (as sold) by Category: Volume 2020
  • Table 6 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (as sold) by Category: % Volume 2020
  • Table 7 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Category: Value 2020
  • Table 8 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Category: % Value 2020
  • Table 9 Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Category: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 10 Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 11 Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 12 Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 13 Sales of Soft Drinks by Total Fountain On-trade: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 14 Sales of Soft Drinks by Total Fountain On-trade: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 15 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Soft Drinks (RTD): % Volume 2017-2021
  • Table 16 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Soft Drinks (RTD): % Volume 2018-2021
  • Table 17 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Soft Drinks: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 18 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Soft Drinks: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 19 Distribution of Off-trade Soft Drinks (as sold) by Format: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 20 Distribution of Off-trade Soft Drinks (as sold) by Format and Category: % Volume 2021
  • Table 21 Forecast Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Channel: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 22 Forecast Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Channel: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 23 Forecast Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Channel: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 24 Forecast Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Channel: % Value Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 25 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Category: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 26 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 27 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 28 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 29 Forecast Sales of Soft Drinks by Total Fountain On-trade: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 30 Forecast Sales of Soft Drinks by Total Fountain On-trade: % Volume Growth 2021-2026

APPENDIX

  • Fountain sales in the United Arab Emirates

DISCLAIMER

SOURCES

    • Summary 1 Research Sources

CARBONATES IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Decline limited by the success of personalised on-the-go innovations
  • Production and distribution remain unaffected
  • Global giants Pepsi-Cola and Coca-Cola continue to dominate carbonates

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Innovation may be limited as producers shift attention to other categories
  • Manufacturers expected to increase their focus on non-cola carbonates
  • Sustainability and cost rationalisation will be high on the agenda

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 31 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Carbonates: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 32 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Carbonates: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 33 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Carbonates: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 34 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Carbonates: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 35 Off-trade Sales of Carbonates by Category: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 36 Off-trade Sales of Carbonates by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 37 Off-trade Sales of Carbonates by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 38 Off-trade Sales of Carbonates by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 39 Total Sales of Carbonates by Fountain On-trade: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 40 Total Sales of Carbonates by Fountain On-trade: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 41 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Carbonates: % Volume 2017-2021
  • Table 42 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Carbonates: % Volume 2018-2021
  • Table 43 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Carbonates: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 44 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Carbonates: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 45 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Carbonates by Category: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 46 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Carbonates by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 47 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Carbonates by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 48 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Carbonates by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 49 Forecast Total Sales of Carbonates by Fountain On-trade: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 50 Forecast Total Sales of Carbonates by Fountain On-trade: % Volume Growth 2021-2026

JUICE IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Off-trade growth of juice continues to be challenged
  • 100% juice holds up the best due to the health trend
  • Al Boheira Lacnor maintains its lead, but the competition increases

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • On-trade to recover more of its lost sales during the forecast period
  • More players to launch healthier products and better communicate with consumers
  • Portfolio realignment likely to hamper innovation in juice drinks and nectars

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 51 Off-trade Sales of Juice by Category: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 52 Off-trade Sales of Juice by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 53 Off-trade Sales of Juice by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 54 Off-trade Sales of Juice by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 55 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Juice: % Volume 2017-2021
  • Table 56 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Juice: % Volume 2018-2021
  • Table 57 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Juice: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 58 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Juice: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 59 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Juice by Category: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 60 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Juice by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 61 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Juice by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 62 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Juice by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

BOTTLED WATER IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Population a key driver of the performance of bottled water
  • Bulk water holds steady in a declining environment in 2020
  • Al Ain sees a rising share, but input cost pressures weigh heavy on all players

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Health-oriented products anticipated to gain popularity in bottled water
  • Packaging formats such as rPET set to gain traction as sustainability initiatives ramp up
  • Distribution landscape to continue its shift

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 63 Off-trade Sales of Bottled Water by Category: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 64 Off-trade Sales of Bottled Water by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 65 Off-trade Sales of Bottled Water by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 66 Off-trade Sales of Bottled Water by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 67 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Bottled Water: % Volume 2017-2021
  • Table 68 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Bottled Water: % Volume 2018-2021
  • Table 69 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Bottled Water: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 70 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Bottled Water: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 71 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Bottled Water by Category: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 72 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Bottled Water by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 73 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Bottled Water by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 74 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Bottled Water by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

SPORTS DRINKS IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Sports drinks consumption declines due to high taxes and health concerns
  • Innovative ingredients in sports drinks cater to rising niche demand
  • Pepsi-Cola International maintains its lead, but routes to purchase see changes

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Alternative hydration will continue to eat into sales of sports drinks
  • Health and wellness expected to be a focal point for new product development
  • Omnichannel retailing set to continue to grow in the forecast period

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 75 Off-trade Sales of Sports Drinks: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 76 Off-trade Sales of Sports Drinks: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 77 Off-trade Sales of Sports Drinks: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 78 Off-trade Sales of Sports Drinks: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 79 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Sports Drinks: % Volume 2017-2021
  • Table 80 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Sports Drinks: % Volume 2018-2021
  • Table 81 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Sports Drinks: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 82 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Sports Drinks: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 83 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Sports Drinks: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 84 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Sports Drinks: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 85 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Sports Drinks: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 86 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Sports Drinks: % Value Growth 2021-2026

ENERGY DRINKS IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • A young population returns energy drinks to volume growth
  • Reduced-sugar and health-oriented variants continue to gain traction
  • Red Bull remains the leading brand, despite declining sales and shares

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Gradual growth expected due to the rising population and visitor numbers
  • Health and wellness will be a focus of innovation, but price will also remain important
  • Local players expected to enter the category

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 87 Off-trade Sales of Energy Drinks: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 88 Off-trade Sales of Energy Drinks: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 89 Off-trade Sales of Energy Drinks: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 90 Off-trade Sales of Energy Drinks: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 91 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Energy Drinks: % Volume 2017-2021
  • Table 92 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Energy Drinks: % Volume 2018-2021
  • Table 93 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Energy Drinks: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 94 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Energy Drinks: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 95 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Energy Drinks: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 96 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Energy Drinks: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 97 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Energy Drinks: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 98 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Energy Drinks: % Value Growth 2021-2026

CONCENTRATES IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Concentrates suffers in 2020 due to taxes, and no recovery is seen in 2021
  • Competition rife due to cannibalisation from 100% juice
  • Competitive landscape remains unchanged

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Growing preference for healthier alternatives and excise tax set to inhibit demand
  • Ramadan to remain a peak demand period for concentrates
  • Leading players likely to focus on health under pressure from private label

CATEGORY DATA

  • Concentrates conversions
    • Summary 2 Concentrates Conversion Factors for Ready-to-Drink (RTD) Format
  • Table 99 Off-trade Sales of Concentrates (RTD) by Category: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 100 Off-trade Sales of Concentrates (RTD) by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 101 Off-trade Sales of Concentrates by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 102 Off-trade Sales of Concentrates by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 103 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Concentrates (RTD): % Volume 2018-2021
  • Table 104 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Concentrates: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 105 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Concentrates: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 106 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Liquid Concentrates (RTD): % Volume 2017-2021
  • Table 107 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Liquid Concentrates (RTD): % Volume 2018-2021
  • Table 108 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Powder Concentrates (RTD): % Volume 2017-2021
  • Table 109 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Powder Concentrates (RTD): % Volume 2018-2021
  • Table 110 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Concentrates (RTD) by Category: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 111 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Concentrates (RTD) by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 112 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Concentrates by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 113 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Concentrates by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

RTD TEA IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Minor volume declines due to taxation and the resultant rise in health-consciousness
  • High promotional activity to try and retain consumers
  • Lipton continues to dominate volume sales

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Overall demand for healthier products will ensure future demand
  • Flavours and packaging will be frontiers for innovation
  • E-commerce to be an increasingly important distribution channel for RTD tea

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 114 Off-trade Sales of RTD Tea by Category: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 115 Off-trade Sales of RTD Tea by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 116 Off-trade Sales of RTD Tea by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 117 Off-trade Sales of RTD Tea by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 118 Leading Flavours for Off-trade RTD Tea: % Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 119 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade RTD Tea: % Volume 2017-2021
  • Table 120 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade RTD Tea: % Volume 2018-2021
  • Table 121 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade RTD Tea: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 122 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade RTD Tea: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 123 Forecast Off-trade Sales of RTD Tea by Category: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 124 Forecast Off-trade Sales of RTD Tea by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 125 Forecast Off-trade Sales of RTD Tea by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 126 Forecast Off-trade Sales of RTD Tea by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

RTD COFFEE IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Regulatory changes hit sales of RTD coffee
  • Consumers still seek a stimulant effect, which limits decline
  • Nestle maintains its lead, and further awareness-raising is underway

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Competition will increase, with e-commerce set to account for higher sales
  • RTD coffee projected to see good growth potential
  • Craft coffee expected to lead new product development in the forecast period

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 127 Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: Volume 2016-2021
  • Table 128 Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 129 Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 130 Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 131 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade RTD Coffee: % Volume 2017-2021
  • Table 132 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade RTD Coffee: % Volume 2018-2021
  • Table 133 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade RTD Coffee: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 134 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade RTD Coffee: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 135 Forecast Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: Volume 2021-2026
  • Table 136 Forecast Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 137 Forecast Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 138 Forecast Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: % Value Growth 2021-2026

ASIAN SPECIALITY DRINKS IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

2021 DEVELOPMENTS