The Future of Water, Sports and Energy Drinks 2022 is a global water, sports and energy drinks market report that covers the latest innovations and consumer trends across the global industry in 2022. Our global water, sports and energy drinks market report identifies evolving areas, consumer attitudes, and important advances expected across regions like EMEA, APAC, and LATAM over the next five years and beyond.



Global Water, Sports and Energy Drinks Market Landscape

The easing of COVID-19 restrictions has resuscitated bottled water revenues, with flavored sparkling water enjoying growth. Consumer anxieties about tap water are also impacting demand.

Supply chain issues have hit the energy drinks market, but sales remain strong. Meanwhile, the sports drinks market is offering hard functionality and everyday versatility.


Global Water, Sports and Energy Drinks Trends in the Next Two Years

Mintel’s Future of Water, Sports and Energy Drinks market research indicates that flavor innovation will help to defend against recessionary and eco-inspired cutbacks, particularly in the water category.

Additionally, functional innovation will see alkaline waters embrace consumer interest in enhanced hydration. The sports drink market is expected to utilize wearable technology during promotion.


Global Water, Sports and Energy Drinks Trends in the Next Five Years and Beyond

Consumer misgivings about tap water and single-use plastic will expand ownership of in-home drinks machines and water purifiers, elevating consumer knowledge of contaminants.

Mintel’s Future of Water, Sports and Energy Drinks market report predicts that more companies will follow Nestlé Pure Life and launch desalinated bottled water. Finally, older millennials are likely to become a key demographic for the energy drinks market as they hit their 50s.

To discover more about The Future of Water, Sports and Energy Drinks Market Report 2022, read our Germany Bottled Water Market Report 2022, or take a look at our extensive Global Sport and Energy Drinks Market Research.


Expert Analysis from a Specialist in the Field

This report, written by Alex Beckett, a leading analyst in the Food & Drink sector, delivers in-depth commentary and analysis to highlight current trends in the Water, Sports & Energy Drinks Market 2022 and add expert context to the numbers.

Consumer needs around productivity and enhanced hydration will shape innovation, as the worsening climate crisis forces new consumption behaviours.

Alex Beckett
Alex Beckett
Director – Food & Drink

Table of Contents



    • Flavour innovation will play a vital role in tackling the respective challenges of waters, sports and energy drinks
    • Graph 1: ‘Sparkling bottled water with low carbonation appeals to me,’ 2022
    • Graph 2: energy drink launches, by share of selected flavour component, 2018-22
    • Functional boosts will remain in demand but efficacy and education are required to avoid spending cuts
    • Graph 3: ‘Alkaline bottled water (ie water with a higher pH level) hydrates you better than standard bottled water,’ by age, 2022
    • Format developments: even bottled water made from 100% recycled PET struggles to win over consumers

About the report

This market report provides in-depth analysis and insight supported by a range of data. At the same time, introductory and top-level content is provided to give you an overview of the issues covered.

The consumer

What They Want. Why They Want It.

The Competitors

Who’s Winning. How To Stay Ahead.

The Market

Size, Segments, Shares And Forecasts: How It All Adds Up.

The Innovations

New Ideas. New Products. New Potential.

The Opportunities

Where The White Space Is. How To Make It Yours.

The Trends

What’s Shaping Demand – Today And Tomorrow.

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