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 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 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 Investment Chapter

The capital intensity of an industry is determined by comparing the relative importance of labour and equipment in the production process. Producing spirits requires equipment to mash the grains or other base ingredients, ferment the resulting liquid, distil it to create a spirit, put it into appropriate storage and bottle it. This must then be repaired, maintained and replaced as necessary. In contrast, although it is important that these processes are carefully monitored, relatively little human input is required for the production process to take place... 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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