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

The Spirit Production market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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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 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 2019-20, industry value added is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.5%, compared with compound annual GDP growth of 2.2% 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. During the current year the value of exports is anticipated to decline for the first time in a decade... 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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