Executive Summary

Mar 2019
Hot drinks records stronger value growth in 2018

In 2018, hot drinks in Switzerland recorded stronger current value and volume growth in both the retail and foodservice channels. Overall, coffee achieved the strongest current value growth, attributed to the continuing high demand of fresh ground coffee pods.

Premiumisation is the key to growth

Consumer interest in premium products continued to play a crucial role in hot drinks growth in 2018. In hot drinks collectively, current retail value growth outpaced the static overall retail volume growth, meaning consumers continued to migrate towards more premium brands, driving up value sales.

Nestlé Suisse continues to lead sales

Swiss hot drinks remains consolidated, with the top six largest brands accounting for more than 80% of the retail value sales in 2018. Considering the country’s strong coffee culture and the corresponding dominance of coffee in hot drinks, it is not surprising that the largest manufacturers in hot drinks in Switzerland all hold leading positions in coffee.

Coffee pods remain a focus for new product development

The convenience and variety of capsule products, particularly coffee pods, helped these products retain their appeal in 2018 – particularly as more premium coffee pod products become available, such as Nestlé’s Nespresso On Ice limited edition. With the high levels of growth within coffee pods, manufacturers have released other types of pod products.

Positive growth expected in hot drinks

Hot drinks is expected to post better performance in retail volume terms over the forecast period. Swiss consumers will continue to seek out premium hot drink products that can be created at home.

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Hot Drinks in Switzerland

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Hot drinks records stronger value growth in 2018
Premiumisation is the key to growth
Nestlé Suisse continues to lead sales
Coffee pods remain a focus for new product development
Positive growth expected in hot drinks

MARKET DATA

Table 1 Sales of Hot Drinks by Retail vs Foodservice: % Volume Breakdown 2013-2018
Table 2 Sales of Hot Drinks by Retail vs Foodservice: % Volume Growth 2013-2018
Table 3 Retail Sales of Hot Drinks by Category: Volume 2013-2018
Table 4 Retail Sales of Hot Drinks by Category: Value 2013-2018
Table 5 Retail Sales of Hot Drinks by Category: % Volume Growth 2013-2018
Table 6 Retail Sales of Hot Drinks by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 7 Foodservice Sales of Hot Drinks by Category: Volume 2013-2018
Table 8 Foodservice Sales of Hot Drinks by Category: % Volume Growth 2013-2018
Table 9 Total Sales of Hot Drinks by Category: Total Volume 2013-2018
Table 10 Total Sales of Hot Drinks by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2013-2018
Table 11 NBO Company Shares of Hot Drinks: % Retail Value 2014-2018
Table 12 LBN Brand Shares of Hot Drinks: % Retail Value 2015-2018
Table 13 Penetration of Private Label in Hot Drinks by Category: % Retail Value 2013-2018
Table 14 Retail Distribution of Hot Drinks by Format: % Volume 2013-2018
Table 15 Retail Distribution of Hot Drinks by Format and Category: % Volume 2018
Table 16 Forecast Sales of Hot Drinks by Retail vs Foodservice: % Volume Breakdown 2018-2023
Table 17 Forecast Sales of Hot Drinks by Retail vs Foodservice: % Volume Growth 2018-2023
Table 18 Forecast Retail Sales of Hot Drinks by Category: Volume 2018-2023
Table 19 Forecast Retail Sales of Hot Drinks by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 20 Forecast Retail Sales of Hot Drinks by Category: % Volume Growth 2018-2023
Table 21 Forecast Retail Sales of Hot Drinks by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 22 Forecast Foodservice Sales of Hot Drinks by Category: Volume 2018-2023
Table 23 Forecast Foodservice Sales of Hot Drinks by Category: % Volume Growth 2018-2023
Table 24 Forecast Total Sales of Hot Drinks by Category: Total Volume 2018-2023
Table 25 Forecast Total Sales of Hot Drinks by Category: % Total Volume Growth 2018-2023

SOURCES

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Coffee in Switzerland

HEADLINES

PROSPECTS

Fresh ground coffee pods boom continues
Sustainable coffee in demand
Premiumisation remains key to growth

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Nestlé consolidates its leading position
Lavazza aims for fast growth in Switzerland
Private label sees further development

CATEGORY DATA

Table 26 Retail Sales of Coffee by Category: Volume 2013-2018
Table 27 Retail Sales of Coffee by Category: Value 2013-2018
Table 28 Retail Sales of Coffee by Category: % Volume Growth 2013-2018
Table 29 Retail Sales of Coffee by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 30 Retail Sales of Fresh Coffee by Regular vs Decaffeinated: % Volume 2013-2018
Table 31 Retail Sales of Fresh Ground Coffee Pods by Hard vs Soft: % Volume 2013-2018
Table 32 NBO Company Shares of Coffee: % Retail Value 2014-2018
Table 33 LBN Brand Shares of Coffee: % Retail Value 2015-2018
Table 34 Forecast Retail Sales of Coffee by Category: Volume 2018-2023
Table 35 Forecast Retail Sales of Coffee by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 36 Forecast Retail Sales of Coffee by Category: % Volume Growth 2018-2023
Table 37 Forecast Retail Sales of Coffee by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 38 Forecast Retail Sales of Fresh Coffee by Regular vs Decaffeinated: % Volume 2018-2023

Other Hot Drinks in Switzerland

HEADLINES

PROSPECTS

Other hot drinks appeal largely restricted to children
Sales suffer from increased concerns about sugar intake
Climate change threatens other hot drinks

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Wander remains the leading player
Limited innovation and product development
Private label performs strongly in other hot drinks

CATEGORY DATA

Table 39 Retail Sales of Other Hot Drinks by Category: Volume 2013-2018
Table 40 Retail Sales of Other Hot Drinks by Category: Value 2013-2018
Table 41 Retail Sales of Other Hot Drinks by Category: % Volume Growth 2013-2018
Table 42 Retail Sales of Other Hot Drinks by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 43 NBO Company Shares of Other Hot Drinks: % Retail Value 2014-2018
Table 44 LBN Brand Shares of Other Hot Drinks: % Retail Value 2015-2018
Table 45 Forecast Retail Sales of Other Hot Drinks by Category: Volume 2018-2023
Table 46 Forecast Retail Sales of Other Hot Drinks by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 47 Forecast Retail Sales of Other Hot Drinks by Category: % Volume Growth 2018-2023
Table 48 Forecast Retail Sales of Other Hot Drinks by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023

Tea in Switzerland

HEADLINES

PROSPECTS

Tea benefits from the health and wellness trend
Premiumisation helps to revitalise tea
Consumers are looking for convenience

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Consolidated competitive landscape
Private label tea under pressure
Opportunities for smaller manufacturers

CATEGORY DATA

Table 49 Retail Sales of Tea by Category: Volume 2013-2018
Table 50 Retail Sales of Tea by Category: Value 2013-2018
Table 51 Retail Sales of Tea by Category: % Volume Growth 2013-2018
Table 52 Retail Sales of Tea by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 53 NBO Company Shares of Tea: % Retail Value 2014-2018
Table 54 LBN Brand Shares of Tea: % Retail Value 2015-2018
Table 55 Forecast Retail Sales of Tea by Category: Volume 2018-2023
Table 56 Forecast Retail Sales of Tea by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 57 Forecast Retail Sales of Tea by Category: % Volume Growth 2018-2023
Table 58 Forecast Retail Sales of Tea by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023

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