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 Key Buyers Chapter

The industry displays a high level of market share concentration. The top four players in the industry – Diageo, William Grant and Sons, Chivas Brothers and Edrington Group – are expected to account for 76% of total industry revenue in 2014-15. Diageo, the largest player in the industry, is estimated to have a market share of 35.8%. Concentration has increased in recent years because major international beverage groups like Diageo and Pernod Ricard, which owns Chivas Brothers, have invested significant amounts in response to booming demand for Scotch whisky. They have expanded the capacity of their distilleries and installed new equipment at bottling plants to help production more efficient... 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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