Drink Market Research

Our international team of drinks industry experts know the data; its ingredients, its innovations, its changing trends. Which glasses are half full, and which are half empty.


At Mintel, we know the drink industry from the bottom up. We work with some of the world’s leading drinks manufacturers and retailers to build better brands. Our international team of drinks industry experts know the data; its ingredients, its innovations, its changing trends. Which glasses are half full, and which are half empty. Our researchers and analysts work together to distil data, market knowledge and patterns of changing consumer behaviour into actionable insights that can steer your strategic thinking and give your own innovations a solid evidence base. Drinks research you can rely on.

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Mintel Reports

Mintel Reports include detailed consumer research, sales data and market information along with analysis, context and commentary to provide the complete picture of the past, present and future of key markets.

Mintel Trends

By tracking trends, analyzing and interpreting consumer behavior, Mintel Trends helps you understand changes in culture, markets and brands so you can target consumers more effectively.

Mintel Menu Insight

Menu Insights is your source for trends in the dining experience, menu optimization and new flavors, ingredients and food preparation.

Mintel Food & Drink

Mintel Food & Drink is all our market data, trend tracking and consumer analysis on the food and drink industry, in the hands of our world-class analysts, to give your business the advantage.


From market assessment to landscape analysis, Mintel Consulting delivers a fresh viewpoint supported by rigorous data on brand, innovation, strategy and consumer insight.


If you need to know the drinks industry, you need to know Mintel. Our beverage market clients need trusted data, rigorous research and robust analysis across one of the most complex and nuanced of all consumer sectors. You want to know about the dynamics of the drink industry:market size, segmentation and shares; to be plugged in to new trends in consumption, to keep abreast of innovation in products, promotion and design. You need to understand the drinks consumer, in and out of the home – who they are, their preferences, how they are changing. And why.

Category Coverage

Alcoholic beverages market

Carbonated soft drinks market

Dairy market

Hot beverages market

Juice drinks market

Ready To Drink (RTD) market

Sports and energy drinks market

Water industry


Consumer research

Global new product launches

Drink market sales data

Drinks market Market size

Drinks market Market forecast




Packaging concepts

Menu tracking

On trade & off trade

Trending Reports

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the future of carbonated soft drinks 2019


This exclusive report answers three key questions - What are the key challenges facing the industry?; Who is the consumer and what do they want?; Where are the opportunities, where are the risks and what lies ahead? On top of that our analysts discussed three important points - bringing sensory engagement to consumers; sugar taxes are reshaping the CSD category; sugar backlash triggers new wave of CSD new product development.

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US hotels market research


This report looks at the UK (United Kingdom) market for beer sold in both the on-trade, ie out-of-home outlets such as pubs, restaurants and clubs where the drink is consumed on the premises, and the off-trade market, eg supermarkets, online, offlicences and convenience stores.

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us coffee market research report


This exclusive report provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date information and analysis of the coffee market, its consumers and the major players who make up the market. Some of the topics discusses are - RTD coffee outshines the rest; coffee leaders are falling behind; Is coffee the key to relaxation?; Beverages are blurring, but their threat to coffee is clear.