Published by Canadean, this Quarterly Beverage Tracker report provides a detailed analysis of the latest developments in the Finland beverage market
Readers are provided with a summary snap shot table showing category growth in Q42013vs Q42012, together with provisional 2013 volumes and latest2014 forecasts
An economic mood indicator, completed by Canadeans local consultant, examines (on a scale of one to five) whether confidence levels in the industry are better or worse than the previous quarter, whether net prices are rising or falling and how Private Label products have performed versus the rest of the market. Selected retail pricing data is given for the most recent quarter and the previous four quarters, enabling analysis of price movements.
Key highlights of the last quarters commercial beverage performance are identified and the key market drivers examined
Volumes for Q42013 vs Q42012, provisional 2013 volumes, moving annual totals (MAT) and latest 2014Forecasts are provided for each individual beverage category, together with supporting text on quarterly performance and forecast assumptions. More granular data is provided for the Carbonates category, with data split by regular vs low calorie, and by key flavors. Significant activity in the soft drinks industry is covered including recent new product introductions (detailing flavor, pack type, pack size, retail price and selected pack shots) and the latest industry news.
This quarters special focus is on Functional and Flavored Waters
Why was the report written?
In the current climate of economic uncertainty and market volatility companies need to know about more than just data. This report provides a complete overview of all commercial beverage consumption trends, latest market developments and an economic mood indicator
What is the current market landscape and what is changing?
In December, consumer prices increased mostly due to higher prices of food, housing, restaurant and caf services. Food prices increased the most due to higher prices of dairy products, vegetables and meat. The rising of consumer prices were curbed most in December by fallen interest rates and prices of entertainment electronics from the year before.
What are the key drivers behind recent market changes?
According to the Finnish Meteorological Institute, 2013 was an exceptionally warm year, with higher than normal precipitation levels in the central parts of the country. Of the individual months measured throughout the country, only March, April and July were colder than normal, with March recording exceptionally cold temperatures.
What makes this report unique and essential to read?
Designed for clients who want to understand the latest trends in the Finland beverage industry and want more detail and analysis on this data. Canadeans Finland Quarterly Beverage Tracker report is ideal for benchmarking total market vs retail audit data and is an essential tool for keeping up-to-date with the latest industry and market developments