Bottled water consumption
The past five years saw an increase in the per capita consumption of bottled water worldwide. Roughly 354 million liters of bottled water were sold in Mexico in 2016 and sales are expected to reach 356 million liters by 2018. Thailand's per capita consumption of bottled water has boosted from 26.3 gallons in 2009 to 64.5 gallons in 2015. By 2017, people all over the world are expected to consume about 391 billion liters of bottled water.
The United States bottled water industry also experienced a growth in consumption over recent years. Louisiana, Arizona, and Texas were the largest bottled-water consuming federal states in 2014. In 2016, private labels were the leading bottled still water brand in the U.S. with around 2.31 billion U.S. dollars in sales, followed by Dasani, Aquafina and Nestlé Pure Life. Moreover, Coca-Cola owned brand Dasani held a 9.9 percent share of the U.S. bottled still water market. At the same time, Sparkling Ice was the second leadingbottled sparkling water brand in the country, after private label brands. Around the same time, Danone, Coca-Cola Company, and Nestlé SA were the best-selling bottled water companies worldwide.