The advent of the global financial crisis has caused widespread damage to most manufacturing industries in Australia. The Bottled Water Manufacturing industry consists of establishments that engage in the production of spring water, purified water, mineral water and bulk or packaged water. The industry's growth over the past five years has been a mixed bag. Buoyed mostly by ongoing consumer desire for healthy, convenient beverages, the industry also faced adverse downward pressure from volatile economic conditions and low consumer sentiment.
The Bottled Water Manufacturing industry consists of establishments that manufacture or bottle purified water, spring water or functional water. Excluded are establishments that manufacture soft drinks, fruit juice, alcoholic beverages or milk drinks. Also excluded from this industry are firms that are mainly engaged in the supply of water by pipelines or mains.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.