Germany is the Primary Soft Drink Producer in the EU

Soft Drinks and Mineral Waters December 29, 2015
Author: Olga Minchina
Account Manager

From 2007 to 2014, EU soft drink production showed mixed dynamics, finally rising from 51.4 billion liters in 2007 to 52.6 billion liters in 2014. It expanded with a CAGR of +0.3% over the period under review. In value terms, EU soft drink production reached 2.4 billion EUR in 2014, growing by +2.4% annually.

Germany was the largest producer of soft drinks in absolute volumes, with 12 billion liters. It was distantly followed by France (5.3 billion liters), Spain (5.4 billion liters), Poland (4.2 billion liters) and Italy (3.0 billion liters).

Positive dynamics in soft drink production among the main producing countries from 2007 to 2014 were recorded in Poland (+1.2% per year), while for the other four EU leaders (Germany, France, Spain and Italy) the paces of growth were more modest or negative.

Germany dominated in EU soft drink production and trade. In 2014, it exported 17% of its total soft drink output. Of this amount, 30% was supplied to the Netherlands, where German soft drinks held a 62% share of the country's total imports.

Source: EU: Soft Drinks - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2020