Executive Summary

Mar 2019
PROSPECTS
Successful launch leaves scope for further growth

RTD coffee has successfully proven its viability in France, with the niche doubling its sales every two or three years. However, success was not always so certain.

Plenty scope for further growth

Most players believe that there is still scope to increase penetration within RTD coffee. For instance, volume sales are more than three times higher in Switzerland than in France, despite the fact that the population of the latter is eight times higher.

Challenge to increase availability throughout the year

The main challenge for RTD coffee players will be to become a genuine mainstream drink by gaining more shelf space and overcoming seasonal preferences. Firstly, distribution is still too centred in urban high-income areas, although there is still scope for further growth, especially among millennials.

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Starbucks continues to dominate

Starbucks remains by far the leading player within RTD coffee. Although Frappuccino from Starbucks was only launched in 2012, it has already taken over long-term leader, Emmi.

Shakissimo targets young consumers

Nestlé gained a foothold in the area with the launch of Nescafé Shakissimo in 2014. With a distribution rate of 67% in 2018, this brand is less available than Starbucks.

Café Royal back in business

Only a few players offer RTD coffee in France. For a long time, Emmi’s products have been available on the snacking shelves of major grocery retailers and convenience stores.

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RTD Coffee in France - Category analysis

HEADLINES

PROSPECTS

Successful launch leaves scope for further growth
Plenty scope for further growth
Challenge to increase availability throughout the year

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Starbucks continues to dominate
Shakissimo targets young consumers
Café Royal back in business

CATEGORY DATA

Table 1 Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: Volume 2013-2018
Table 2 Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: Value 2013-2018
Table 3 Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: % Volume Growth 2013-2018
Table 4 Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 5 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade RTD Coffee: % Volume 2014-2018
Table 6 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade RTD Coffee: % Volume 2015-2018
Table 7 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade RTD Coffee: % Value 2014-2018
Table 8 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade RTD Coffee: % Value 2015-2018
Table 9 Forecast Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: Volume 2018-2023
Table 10 Forecast Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: Value 2018-2023
Table 11 Forecast Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: % Volume Growth 2018-2023
Table 12 Forecast Off-trade Sales of RTD Coffee: % Value Growth 2018-2023

Soft Drinks in France - Industry Overview

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Excellent performance by soft drinks
New “soda tax” represents more of an opportunity than threat
Coca-Cola continues to lose sales share
Increasingly hybrid new product developments
Natural pleasure, smaller formats and more added value

MARKET DATA

Table 13 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Channel: Volume 2013-2018
Table 14 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Channel: % Volume Growth 2013-2018
Table 15 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Channel: Value 2013-2018
Table 16 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Channel: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 17 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (as sold) by Category: Volume 2018
Table 18 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (as sold) by Category: % Volume 2018
Table 19 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Category: Value 2018
Table 20 Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Category: % Value 2018
Table 21 Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Category: Volume 2013-2018
Table 22 Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Category: % Volume Growth 2013-2018
Table 23 Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Category: Value 2013-2018
Table 24 Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 25 Total Sales of Soft Drinks by Fountain On-trade: Volume 2013-2018
Table 26 Total Sales of Soft Drinks by Fountain On-trade: % Volume Growth 2013-2018
Table 27 NBO Company Shares of Total Soft Drinks (RTD): % Volume 2014-2018
Table 28 LBN Brand Shares of Total Soft Drinks (RTD): % Volume 2015-2018
Table 29 NBO Company Shares of On-trade Soft Drinks (RTD): % Volume 2014-2018
Table 30 LBN Brand Shares of On-trade Soft Drinks (RTD): % Volume 2015-2018
Table 31 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Soft Drinks (RTD): % Volume 2014-2018
Table 32 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Soft Drinks (RTD): % Volume 2015-2018
Table 33 NBO Company Shares of Off-trade Soft Drinks: % Value 2014-2018
Table 34 LBN Brand Shares of Off-trade Soft Drinks: % Value 2015-2018
Table 35 Penetration of Private Label in Off-trade Soft Drinks (RTD) by Category: % Volume 2013-2018
Table 36 Penetration of Private Label in Off-trade Soft Drinks by Category: % Value 2013-2018
Table 37 Distribution of Off-trade Soft Drinks (as sold) by Format and Category: % Volume 2018
Table 38 Forecast Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Channel: Volume 2018-2023
Table 39 Forecast Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Channel: % Volume Growth 2018-2023
Table 40 Forecast Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Channel: Value 2018-2023
Table 41 Forecast Off-trade vs On-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Channel: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 42 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Category: Volume 2018-2023
Table 43 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks (RTD) by Category: % Volume Growth 2018-2023
Table 44 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 45 Forecast Off-trade Sales of Soft Drinks by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 46 Forecast Total Sales of Soft Drinks by Fountain On-trade: Volume 2018-2023
Table 47 Forecast Total Sales of Soft Drinks by Fountain On-trade: % Volume Growth 2018-2023

APPENDIX

Fountain sales in France
Trends

DEFINITIONS

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