Bottled Water Market Overview in the USA
In value terms, bottled water production amounted to $6.4B in 2010. Over the period under review, bottled water production continues to indicate a slight slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2009 with an increase of 0.4% year-to-year. In that year, bottled water production reached its peak level of $6.8B, and then declined slightly in the following year.
The revenue of the bottled water market in the U.S. amounted to $6.5B in 2010, going down by -6.5% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Over the period under review, bottled water consumption continues to indicate a temperate downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 with an increase of 1.4% against the previous year. In that year, the bottled water market attained its peak level of $7.1B. From 2009 to 2010, the growth of the bottled water market remained at a somewhat lower figure.