The Global Ready-to-Drinks (RTDs) Alcohol Market is valued at US$ 32.94 Bn in 2021, and it is expected to grow with a CAGR of 11.2% during a forecast period of 2022-2030. In recent years, the global alcoholic Ready-to-Drinks (RTDs) has witnessed momentous growth. There is a increased demand for RTD alcoholic beverages due to innovative and high quality, but convenient beverages range along with easy availability. More specifically, Premixed, generally fruit-flavored, and spirit-based low-alcohol soft drinks and premixed cocktails have grown in popularity across the globe. These drinks are known as alcohol based RTDs (Ready-to-Drinks (RTDs)) premixed in bottles or cans that contain an alcoholic beverage and a mixer.
The Ready-to-Drinks (RTDs) Alcohol market is expected to be driven by strong demand for flavored convenient and forms of alcoholic beverages and the increased adoption of reduced alcohol content beverages. Rising disposable income, growing health consciousness, and the easy availability of multinational brands have all contributed to a growth in RTD alcoholic beverage market. The market is further likely to be propelled by a shift in consumption patterns towards healthier drinks over the forecast period. New product development and the launch of new flavors and blends of premixed drinks are augmenting the market growth. In Jan 2021, Molson Coors Beverage Company announced a partnership with CKBG to deliver Superbird— a 100% blue agave tequila-based cocktail. The agreement represents Molson Coors' first entry into the premium Ready-to-Drinks (RTDs) (RTD) spirits category. The partnership represents Molson Coors’ expansion beyond beer, a move that has diversified its portfolio to include an expanding roster of wine and spirits, non-alcoholic beverages.
The Covid-19 outbreak, on the other hand, has transformed drinking patterns and boosted the alcohol eCommerce sector. With online sales of drinking alcohol taking place all around the world along with presence of beverage industry on online platform the eCommerce business is witnessing considerable growth.
The Ready-to-Drinks (RTDs) Alcohol market is segmented based on the type, distribution channel and region. By type, the market is categorized into Hard Kombucha, Hard Seltzers, Cocktails and Long Drinks, Flavored Alcoholic Beverages , Hard Coffee, Hard Tea, Wine Spritzers /Coolers, and Other Types. Based on Distribution Channel, the market is segmented into Hypermarkets & Supermarkets, Specialty Stores, and Other Distribution Channels. Geographically, the market is studied across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa.
Some of the key players operating in the Ready-to-Drinks (RTDs) Alcohol market are Anheuser-Busch InBev NV, Bacardi Limited, Carlsberg Breweries A/S, Suntory Holdings Limited, Brown-Forman, Heineken N.V., Diageo plc., Boston Beer Company, Manchester Drinks, Loverboy, Served hard seltzer, Wild Drum, White Claw, Carlsberg A/S, Nauti Seltzer, Oskar Blues, Truly Hard Seltzer Beverage Company, LLC, Henry Seltzer, Polar Beverages, Bon & Viv, GiG Hard Seltzer, Corona Seltzer, Founders Brewing Co., Lone River Beverage Company, MIKE'S HARD SELTZER, Molson Coors Beverage Company, Monster Beverage Corporation, Phusion Projects LLC, Sun King Brewing, Eau Pétillante Alcoolisée, Spoetzl Brewery, Blue Norther Hard Seltzer, Future/Proof, The Gambrinus Company, Jose Cuervo, NATRL Drinks, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Nude Beverages, Blue Norther, Natural Light, STËLZ, Bodega Bay Drink, SAVIS Craft Brewery, Austin Eastciders, Kombrewcha, GT’s, Boochcraft, KYLA (Full Sail Brewing), Flying Embers, Reed’s Inc., Wild Tonic, New Holland Brewing, Unity Vibration, June Shine, and others.