Sports Drink Market Analysis Report By Product, By Distribution And Segment Forecasts From 2019 To 2025

Report ID: MN17619466  |  Published: April 2020  |  No of Pages: 80
Format: Electronic (PDF)  |  Industry: Consumer Goods

Industry Insights

The global sports drink market size was estimated at USD 22.37 Billion, in 2018 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.3% over the forecasted period, 2019 to 2025. Sports drink helps athletes to replace energy, water before or after the competition. Increasing demand for sports drinks among individuals associated with physical activities is majorly driving the growth of this market.

In the U.S., this market is projected growth at a substantial rate growing at a CAGR of 7.8% from, 2019 to 2025. Due to the presence of key market players such as PowerAde, Gatorade, and BodyArmor, this region is expected to boost the growth over the forecast period. It is observed that around 40% female and 60.0% male population consume sports drinks in the U.S.

North America sports drink market

A growing number of sports enthusiasts and the rising number of professional athletes in developing countries are some major factors to drive the market growth. In addition, increasing awareness about physical fitness, rising number of health clubs and fitness centers are anticipated to fuel the market growth. Key players are majorly focusing on expanding their product line with new flavors which provide multiple health benefits. They are targeting different age groups due to the increasing popularity of this drink among adults and teenagers.

Consumers are shifting towards organic and natural products due to the increasing awareness about the side effects of these drinks, which is expected to hinder the sports drink market growth. However, some key players are coming up with sports drinks that are made of natural ingredients, this is anticipated to provide traction to the market growth over the next few years. 

Product Insights

By product, the market is divided into hypertonic, isotonic, and hypotonic. This segment is categorized by the concentration of sugar and salt in drinks in proportion to sugar and salt content in the human body. Isotonic drinks include the same amount of salt and sugar as containing by the human body. However, hypotonic contain lower concentration and hypertonic contains higher concentration. The isotonic segment accounted for the largest share, in 2018 and is estimated to reach USD 11.9 billion, by 2025. The hypertonic product segment is projected to grow with the highest CAGR of 4.6% from 2019-2025.

Distribution Channel Insights

By distribution channel, the sports drink industry is bifurcated into retail and supermarkets, and online platforms. Among distribution channels, retail and supermarket are estimated to dominate the market with the largest market share due to convenience for a cost comparison of products with several retail shops. Consumers prefer bulk purchases from supermarkets and hypermarkets due to the rising spending capacity on healthy products, thereby expected to boost this segment growth. The online platform is also expected to boom the market growth during the forecast period due to the increasing influence of the internet via smart devices.

Regional Insights

North America held the largest market share of 40.3% in terms of revenue, in 2018 and is expected to dominate the market over the forecast period, owing to growing concern about health and the growing trend towards becoming more athletic. Owing to rapidly changing lifestyles, consumers are shifting towards healthy and nutritional food, thereby expected to surge market demand.

Global sports drink market

In Europe, Germany occupied a major market share due to increasing disposable income. Emerging countries such as India and China are expected to grow with huge potential due to the presence of a large percentage in the millennial age group.

Sports Drink Market Share Insights

The top players include in this market are Coca-Cola and PepsiCo. Gatorade the brand PepsiCo and PowerAde of Coca-Cola are popular due to their large product range. Other players include in this market are Pocari, Sportage, 100Plus, and Lucozade. 

Report Scope



The base year for estimation


Actual estimates/Historical data

2015 - 2017

Forecast period

2019 - 2025

Market representation

Revenue in USD Billion and CAGR from 2019 to 2025

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America, Middle East & Africa

Country scope

U.S., Germany, China, Brazil, South Africa

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Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, and growth factors and trends

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels, and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2015 to 2025. For this study, Million Insights has segmented the global sports drink market report based on product, distribution channel, and region:

• Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2015 - 2025)
    • Hypotonic
    • Hypertonic
    • Isotonic

• Distribution Channel Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2015 - 2025)
    • Retail & Supermarkets
    • Online Platform

• Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2015 - 2025)
    • North America
        • U.S.
    • Europe
        • Germany
    • the Asia Pacific
        • China
    • Central & South America
        • Brazil
    • Middle East & Africa
        • South Africa

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