Pure Life, Smartwater, Arizona Show Dollar Growth Leadership
August 30, 2023
All non-carbonated beverage categories tracked by BD grew pricing and dollars at retail during the first six months of this year, according to BD data. As shown in the table below, all categories also posted a volume decline. Sports drinks posted the largest dollar and pricing gains, as well as the deepest volume decline (see related story HERE). Bottled water outperformed all other categories on a volume basis...
Turning Point? Pricing, Dollar Gains Decelerate. Volume Loss Widens.
August 9, 2023
The US carbonated soft drink category at retail raised pricing by a high-double-digit percentage during the first half of 2023, generating +13.2% dollar sales growth. Volume declined by -3.5%, however. Meanwhile, as shown in the table, private label soft drinks gained volume share against category leader Coca-Cola and No. 2 PepsiCo. Keurig Dr Pepper posted a slight share gain, bringing the company’s CSD portfolio within three
Beverage pricing growth in the US for both Coca-Cola and PepsiCo is likely to decelerate during the second half of this year, mostly as the rate of input cost inflation slows, according to those companies’ leaders. During analyst calls and interviews with BD during the recent spate of second-quarter earnings reports, executives said pricing for the second half of this year will be driven primarily by increases already
Beverage supplier stocks tracked by BD underperformed the S&P 500 during the first half of this year. Coca-Cola’s shares declined -5.3%. While PepsiCo’s stock increased in value by +2.5%, the shares far underperformed the index’s +15.2% increase. Keurig Dr Pepper, dogged by profitability questions stemming from its...
Concentrate list pricing for flagship Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar and other carbonated soft drinks produced by US Coke bottlers jumped...GREEN SHEET included: Concentrate-Pricing-2023-06-27
Carbonated soft drink pricing at retail accelerated last month, according to new Nielsen data published by Goldman Sachs. As shown in the table, CSD pricing jumped +17.2% in the four weeks ending June 3, which included the Memorial Day holiday. That growth rate was faster than the +16.6% increase achieved in the latest 52-week period, according to the data, which covers...
Monster and Red Bull Power Growing Energy Category
May 26, 2023
Celsius moved up two spots to the No. 3 energy drink at US retail behind Monster and Red Bull after doubling sales during the first quarter of this year, according to BD data. As shown in the table...
AHA Volume Down -42%. PepsiCo’s Bubly Grows. LaCroix Slips
May 26, 2023
Sales of Coca-Cola’s sparkling water brand, AHA, have deteriorated amid competition with PepsiCo’s growing sparkling water brand, Bubly, according to new BD data. Both brands were created to take on ...