The US is the leading destination market for greenfield beverages FDI, while it is also the top source market. GlobalData’s beverages foreign direct investment (FDI) report highlights the current trends in beverages foreign investments. Buy the report here.

Between 2019 and 2023, the beverages sector was the twenty-third largest FDI sector in terms of the number of greenfield investments. The beverages sector accounts for 0.6% of global greenfield FDI projects.

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Greenfield foreign direct investment is when a company invests abroad to establish a new physical presence or expand an existing operation. Greenfield investments create jobs and/or involve a capital investment into the foreign location. Other forms of FDI, such as mergers and acquisitions, are not included as part of this definition.

Combined, the top ten destination countries account for 56.9% of total beverages FDI projects.

The leading destination country for beverages FDI is the US. Germany, UK and Canada are also popular beverages investment hubs.

According to GlobalData’s FDI Projects database, United Kingdom-based companies were the leading source of greenfield beverages investments into the US.

With respect to outbound FDI, the US was the leading beverages source market. US-based companies held a 21.5% share of total outbound beverages FDI projects. The UK, Switzerland, Belgium and Netherlands are also top source markets for beverages FDI.

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GlobalData’s FDI Projects Database records greenfield FDI throughout the world in real-time. The data can be used to analyse company cross-border expansion activities as well as identify industry, thematic and geographic trends.