Spirit Production in the UK: Market Research Report

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

That's the spirit: The continued popularity of premium products will be a key driver of growth

IBISWorld’s Spirit Production market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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. Although there have been declines in alcohol consumption per capita and falling demand in the on-trade for much of the period, whisky and gin have increased in popularity and propelled growth through exports for the majority of the five years. Scotch whisky in particular drove the industry forward 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 0.6%, 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 beverages
Industry Activities
Distilling and bottling whiskyDistilling and bottling ginDistilling and bottling vodkaDistilling and bottling liqueurs

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