Spirit Production in the UK: Market Research Report

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Spirit Production Market Research Report | SIC C11.010 | Feb 2016

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IBISWorld’s Spirit Production market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Chivas Brothers Ltd Chivas Brothers Ltd market share
Diageo plc Diageo plc market share
Edrington Group Ltd Edrington Group Ltd market share
William Grant and Sons Distillers Ltd William Grant and Sons Distillers Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Spirit Production industry has performed well during the past five years. Exports have driven growth for much of the period with UK whisky and gin brands proving popular abroad. Scotch whisky in particular propelled the industry forward at the start of the period as it maintained its reputation as a global powerhouse, accounting for the largest volume of exports in the Scottish manufacturing sector. Booming demand encouraged many whisky producers to introduce innovative new variations or expressions of their whiskies. Limited editions proved particularly popular in China, where rare luxury spirits have been popular choices for business gifts... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Spirit Production industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. Spirit consumption has been in steady decline since 2004-05 as the ageing population, changing health and social attitudes towards alcohol, rising taxation and regulation, and increasing competition from other alcoholic beverages have weighed on demand for spirits. During the decade through 2020-21, industry value added is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.5%, compared with compound annual GDP growth of 2.1% over the same period. Robust demand from export markets helped to offset flat domestic consumption until 2013-14, when export figures began to lose momentum... purchase to read more


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What is the Spirit Production Industry?

Firms in this industry distil, bottle and sell spirits and liqueurs to wholesalers, retailers and the on-trade. The industry does not include the exclusive practice of bottling and labelling spirits without manufacturing them.

Industry Products
WhiskyGinOther spiritsPure alcoholPre-mixed beveragesVodka
Industry Activities
Distilling and bottling whiskyDistilling and bottling ginDistilling and bottling vodkaDistilling and bottling liqueurs

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