BMI View: We hold an optimistic view of Ireland's food and drink industry, on the back of a strong
economic growth outlook and rising consumer confidence. We believe that competition in the mass grocery
retail sector will remain fierce, as the major retailers vie for ..."
Growing awareness of the sugar content in soft drinks has resulted in a significant shift in the consumption habits of consumers, resulting in increasing shifts towards categories, like packaged water, enhanced water, flavoured water etc., ..."
Growing health concerns among consumers, lower temperatures and on-going sugar debate have negatively impacted the growth of categories such as carbonates and sports drinks. Functionality of energy drinks continues to prevent declines durin ..."
The Dairy and Soy Food market in Ireland is forecast to grow at a higher rate during 2015-2020 as compared to 2010-2015. The market is mainly driven by growing GDP per capita of the country. While Milk remained the largest category in terms of ..."
A modest growth of 1% has been recorded in 2015. The market is heavily consolidated and the volumes rarely see any variations. Diageo and Heineken control over 3/4ths of the market. Ale recorded a strong growth of 6% in the year 2015. No attemp ..."
BMI View: Our positive outlook for Ireland's food and drink industry is underpinned by the country's
forecast strong economic performance, rising consumer confidence and income levels. Nonetheless, alcohol
consumption will continue declining due to steep excise tax ra ..."
Growing focus on the sugar content of a variety of soft drinks has benefitted the overall soft drinks market. This benefit has been compounded by marketing concerning the health benefits of drinking enough water. Spirits and FABs remained s ..."
Carbonates saw a stagnation this quarter, with low calorie drinks boosting consumption, as the war on sugar continues and Easter came very early. The increase in consumers looking after their bodies after Christmas has also had an impact on ..."
BMI View: Ireland's food and drink industry will benefit from positive spillovers from the country's
macroeconomic growth trajectory, and we are particularly positive on the discount and hypermarket subsectors
of mass grocery retail. The likes of Aldi and Iceland are ..."
Health awareness around sugar content in soft drinks, safe drinking limits for alcoholic drinks and nutritional benefits of dairy drinks continue to shape trends across the market. Milder weather during Q4-15 benefited categories such as packag ..."