Spirit Production in the UK: Market Research Report

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Spirit Production Market Research Report | SIC C11.010 | Mar 2015

The spirit of things: Despite issues with global demand industry revenue is expected to expand

IBISWorld’s Spirit Production market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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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 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Spirit Production industry has performed well during the past five years. The long-term decline in spirit consumption and increasing excise duties have combined to constrain domestic consumption of spirits for most of the period. However, this has been more than offset by exports, particularly of Scotch whisky. Demand for authentic Scotch whisky has been strong around the world and has grown in emerging markets across Asia, Latin America and Africa due to aspirational spending by the expanding middle classes. Booming demand encouraged many whisky producers to invest heavily in their production capacity and introduce innovative new variations or expressions of their whiskies... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The past five years have been successful for spirit producers. Although domestic sales have been limited by the rising popularity of imported spirits and increasing excise duty, booming exports of Scotch whisky have helped to offset the contraction. Demand for whisky in emerging markets has grown for most of the past five years as incomes have risen and tastes have become more sophisticated. Since whisky accounts for over 85% of industry revenue, this brought strong revenue growth. Industry revenue is expected to rise at a compound annual rate of 3.8% over five years through 2014-15, reaching £4.9 billion... 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.

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

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