Japan Hot Drinks – Market Assessment and Forecasts to 2023

The Japanese hot drinks sector is led by the hot coffee category in both the value and volume terms in 2018, and the hot coffee category is also expected to register the fastest value and volume growth during 2018-2023. On-trade transactions accounted for the leading share in the distribution of hot drinks in Japan. Flexible packaging is the commonly used pack material in the Japanese hot drinks sector. Older consumers (55+ years) accounted for the highest consumption of hot drinks in Japan. Nestle SA, Ajinomoto Group and UCC Ueshima Coffee Co Ltd are the leading players in the sector.

GlobalData’s Country Profile report on the Hot Drinks sector in Japan provides insights on high growth categories to target, trends in the usage of package materials, category level distribution channel data and market share of brands.

What else is contained?

– Sector data: Overall sector value and volume data with growth analysis for 2013-2023

– Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for hot coffee, hot tea, and other hot drinks with inputs on individual segment share within each category and the change in their market share forecast for 2018-2023

– Leading players: Market share of brands (in value and volume terms) and private labels (in value terms) in 2018

– Distribution data: Percentage of sales within each category through distribution channels such as cash & carries and warehouse clubs , convenience stores, department stores, “dollar stores”, variety stores & general merchandise retailers, e-retailers, food & drinks specialists, hypermarkets & supermarkets, on-trade, and other general retailers

– Packaging data: consumption breakdown for package materials and pack types in each category, in terms of percentage share of number of units sold. Pack material data for flexible packaging, paper & board, rigid plastics, glass, rigid metal and others; pack type data for: carton, bag/sachet, tub, bottle, jar and stand up pouch.

Scope

– The Japanese hot drinks sector is expected to grow by value and volume terms during 2018-2023.

– Hot coffee is the largest category in value and volume terms in the Japanese hot drinks sector.

– Hot coffee category is also expected to register the faster growth rate in value and volume terms during 2018-2023.

– On-trade transactions accounted for the leading share in the distribution of hot drinks in Japan.

– Nestle SA, Ajinomoto Group and UCC Ueshima Coffee Co Ltd are the leading players in the sector.

– Flexible packaging is the commonly used pack material in the Japanese hot drinks sector.

– Older consumers (55+ years) accounted for the highest consumption of hot drinks in Japan.

Reasons to buy

– Identify high potential categories and explore further market opportunities based on detailed value and volume analysis

– Existing and new players can analyze key distribution channels to identify and evaluate trends and opportunities

– Gain an understanding of the total competitive landscape based on detailed brand share analysis to plan effective market positioning

– Our team of analysts have placed a significant emphasis on changes expected in the market that will provide a clear picture of the opportunities that can be tapped over the next five years, resulting in revenue expansion

– The packaging analysis report helps manufacturers, in identifying the most commonly used packaging materials in the sector

– Analysis on key macro-economic indicators such as real GDP, nominal GDP, consumer price index, household consumption expenditure, population (by age group, gender, rurral-urban split, and employed people and unemployment rate. It also includes economic summary of the country along with labor market and demographic trends.

Companies mentioned

Nestle SA

Ajinomoto Group

UCC Ueshima Coffee Co Ltd

ITO EN

Harada Tea Sales Co. Ltd.

Key Coffee Inc.

Mitsui & Co Ltd

Fukuju En Co. Ltd

Kataoka & Co.Ltd

Ujinotsuyu Seicha Co Ltd

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Report scope

Executive summary

Japan in the global and regional context

Japan in the global and Asia-Pacific hot drinks sector

Japan compared to other leading countries in Asia-Pacific

Per capita consumption and expenditure – Japan compared to Asia-Pacific and global levels

Sector analysis – hot drinks

Country snapshot – hot drinks sector in Japan

Value and volume analysis – hot drinks sector in Japan

Cross category comparison – value and growth rate

Change in category share by value

Cross category comparison – volume and growth rate

Change in category share by volume

Per capita consumption analysis by category

Category analysis: hot coffee

Segment analysis (in value terms): hot coffee

Segment analysis (in volume terms): hot coffee

Category analysis: hot tea

Segment analysis (in value terms): hot tea

Segment analysis (in volume terms): hot tea

Category analysis: other hot drinks

Segment analysis (in value terms): other hot drinks

Segment analysis (in volume terms): other hot drinks

Distribution analysis

Distribution channel share analysis: hot drinks

Distribution channel share analysis by category

Competitive landscape

Leading companies (in value terms) in the hot drinks sector, 2018

Top 5 companies share by brand (in value terms) in the hot drinks sector, 2018

Brand shares of top five companies (in value terms) by category, 2018

Degree of consolidation/fragmentation by category

Packaging analysis

Pack material

Pack type

Closure type

Primary outer type

Consumergraphics

Demographic analysis

Macroeconomic analysis

Economic summary, labor market trends, and demographic trends

GlobalData country risk index (GCRI)

Methodology

Definitions

Appendix

List of Tables

List of Tables

Country snapshot – leading value categories

Country snapshot – fastest growing segments

Cross category comparison – by value (2013-2023)

Cross category comparison – by volume (2013-2023)

Per capita consumption (by category), Japan compared to Asia-Pacific and global levels (in gram), 2018

Hot coffee – value analysis by segment, 2013-2023

Hot coffee – volume analysis by segment, 2013-2023

Hot tea – value analysis by segment, 2013-2023

Hot tea – volume analysis by segment, 2013-2023

Other hot drinks – value analysis by segment, 2013-2023

Other hot drinks – volume analysis by segment, 2013-2023

Change in distribution share, 2013-2018

Top 5 companies share by brand (in value terms) in the hot drinks sector, 2018

Brand shares of top five companies (in value terms) by category, 2018

Performance overview (score: 1-100)

Category data, by segment

Category data, by on-trade and off-trade

Per capita consumption (in kg), 2013-2023

Per capita expenditure, 2013-2023

Hot drinks sales distribution in Japan – by category, 2018

Brand share (in value terms) in the hot drinks sector, 2018

Brand share (in value terms) in the hot drinks sector by category, 2018

Pack material (in million pack units), 2013-2023

Pack materials by category (in million pack units), 2018

Pack type (in million pack units), 2013-2023

Pack types by category (in million pack units), 2018

Closure type (in million pack units), 2013-2023

Closure types by category (in million pack units), 2018

Primary outer type (in million pack units), 2013-2023

Primary outer types by category (in million pack units), 2018

Real GDP and annual growth (%), 2015-2023

Nominal GDP and annual growth (%), 2015-2023

Consumer price inflation (%), 2015-2023

Employed people and unemployment rate (%), 2015-2023

Nominal household final consumption expenditure and annual growth (%), 2015-2023

Population and annual growth (%), 2015-2023

Population by age group (%)

Population by gender (%)

Population by rural-urban split (%)

Exchange rates, 2013-2023

List of Figures

List of Figures

Value and volume share of Japan in the global and Asia-Pacific hot drinks sector, 2018-2023

Japan compared to other top countries in terms of market share, growth, and competitive landscape

PCC comparison – Japan, Asia-Pacific, and global, 2013-2023

PCE comparison – Japan, Asia-Pacific, and global, 2013-2023

Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, hot drinks sector, 2013-2023

Cross category comparison – by value growth rate (2013-2023)

Change in category share (in value terms), 2018-2023

Cross category comparison – by volume growth rate (2013-2023)

Change in category share (in volume terms), 2018-2023

Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, hot coffee category, 2013-2023

Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, hot tea category, 2013-2023

Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, other hot drinks category, 2013-2023

Share of key distribution channels, 2018 – hot drinks

Key distribution channel share by category, 2018

Leading companies (in value terms) in the hot drinks sector, 2018

Category-wise consolidation/fragmentation (in value terms) – hot drinks, 2018

Key pack materials in the Japanese hot drinks sector, percentage share of pack units, 2018

Annual growth rate by key pack material, 2013-2023

Use of pack material by category (in pack units), 2018

Key pack types in the Japanese hot drinks sector, percentage share of pack units, 2018

Annual growth rate by key pack type, 2013-2023

Use of pack type by category (in pack units), 2018

Key closure types in the Japanese hot drinks sector, percentage share of pack units, 2018

Annual growth rate by key closure type, 2013-2023

Use of closure type by category (in pack units), 2018

Key primary outer types in the Japanese hot drinks sector, percentage share of pack units, 2018

Annual growth rate by key primary outer type, 2013-2023

Use of primary outer type by category (in pack units), 2018

Demographic analysis

Real GDP value and annual growth (%)

Nominal GDP value and annual growth (%)

Consumer price inflation (%)

Nominal household final consumption expenditure growth (%)

Population (millions) and annual growth (%)

Population by age group (%)

Population by gender (%)

Population by rural-urban split (%)

Employed people (millions) and unemployment rate (%)

Five lowest risk nations in GCRI Q4 2018

Five highest risk nations in GCRI Q4 2018

Country risk analysis – Japan compared to Asia-Pacific and the world

List of 92 countries analyzed to identify the high potential countries in different regions

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