Published by Canadean, this Quarterly Beverage Tracker report provides a detailed analysis of the latest developments in the Netherlands 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, Provisional2013 volumes, moving annual totals (MAT) and latest 2014 forecasts 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 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?
Although still only small, the Dutch economy is showing positive signs of recovery. GDP growth for the fourth quarter was 0.2%, showing a three quarter trend turnaround. Q1 was negative, Q2 was zero and Q3 was 0.2%. Q4-13 thus helps to confirm that the country is finally coming out of recession.
What are the key drivers behind recent market changes?
After an icy cold first half of the year, followed by a few scorching days in the third quarter, the last quarter of the year was unusually mild. The highest mid-day maximum temperature in December (12.7) exceeded mid-day maximum temperatures on 9 separate days in May 2013. This has caused confusion in nature, with difficult harvests (due to the frost destroying spring blooms) and a notable decrease in numbers of seasonal insects (such as mosquitoes and wasps) in certain localities.
What makes this report unique and essential to read?
Designed for clients who want to understand the latest trends in the Netherlands beverage industry and want more detail and analysis on this data. Canadeans Netherlands 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