BMI View: A weak consumer outlook will limit growth in Slovenia's food and drink industry. A precarious
macroeconomic situation whereby high unemployment and weak wage growth contribute to poor domestic
demand underpins our outlook for the sector. As purchasing power ..."
A rainy spring and growing health concerns regarding sugary drinks negatively impacted beverage consumption. Alcohol drinks, especially beer have seen only a minor drop driven by its popularity and raised consumer interest. However, on-prem ..."
BMI View: Slovenia's food and drink industry will grow tepidly over 2016 on the back of a dim consumer
outlook. High unemployment coupled with weak wage growth has contributed to lacklustre domestic
demand which is constraining growth in the food and drink industry. O ..."
On-premise consumption of beverage products reported positive development, although Q1-16 was the off-season. Beer consumption remained broadly stable in Q1-16, due to its popularity and sociable image. FABs, from a low base, saw the larges ..."
Deflation and stable GDP growth allowed beverages to grow. Also, foreign trade remains as a driver of growth, while real turnover in retail trade of beverages declined in October and November. Private Label products underperformed within the so ..."
BMI View: Slovenia's food and drink industry will see modest growth over 2016. Industry growth will be
largely constrained by the weak economic climate and a comparatively mature market. We will see strong
growth in relatively inexpensive categories due to consumer pr ..."
Some of the key trends noted across Slovenia include: consumers starting to watch their sugar intake especially in western markets where low calorie variants are taking share, or consumers moving towards packaged water and flavoured waters; fru ..."
BMI View: We forecast positive growth in Slovenia's food and drink industry, led by the mass grocery
retail sector growing by 4.8% over our five-year forecast to 2019. Growth will be supported by the
increasing trend of acquisitions seen across the industry. In 2014 a ..."
SummaryPositive macroeconomic trends continued with GDP increasing and unemployment experiencing a decline. After the cool end of June, July temperatures started to increase and rise above 30°C and brought a long hot summer that had a beneficial impact on cons ..."
BMI view: After two consecutive years of contraction, the Slovenian food and drink market recorded
modest growth in 2014. While we expect the positive trends in the Slovenian economy to persist in the near
term, the recovery is anticipated to be slow and modest. As a ..."