Tea Processing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Tea Processing Market Research Report | SIC C10.831 | Nov 2014

Feeling the strain: Industry revenue declines as black tea sales come under pressure

IBISWorld’s Tea Processing 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
Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate Ltd Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate Ltd market share
R Twining and Company Limited R Twining and Company Limited market share
Tata Global Beverages Ltd Tata Global Beverages Ltd market share
Typhoo Tea Ltd Typhoo Tea Ltd market share
Unilever plc Unilever plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Tea is a distinctly British beverage and more than 60 billion cups of tea are consumed per year in the United Kingdom alone. Britons are the world's second-biggest tea drinkers per capita and over 1,200 varieties of tea are sold across the United Kingdom. Most tea consumed in the United Kingdom is black tea, made primarily from a blend of East African and South Asian tea leaves. Since very little tea is actually grown in the United Kingdom, the industry is at the mercy of global supplies, which are affected by the weather, crop diseases, domestic political situations and other external factors... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Tea Processing industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Per capita consumption of black tea has been falling for over a decade. Producers have tried to offset this by focusing on popular, higher value green and herbal teas, as well as premium black teas.

The industry is characterised by high market penetration and a range of well-established products and manufacturers. Although barriers to entry remain moderate, the industry is dominated by a few producers that compete fiercely for market share, which restricts the number of new players. Due to the saturation of the domestic market, it is important for producers to stimulate demand by introducing innovative products with exotic flavour infusions, clever packaging and promotional initiatives... purchase to read more


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What is the Tea Processing Industry?

Establishments in this industry process and blend tea. They also manufacture extracts and preparations based on tea, in addition to packing tea in teabags and producing infused teas. Iced tea is not included in the industry.

Industry Products
Black teaGreen teaFlavoured and scented teas
Industry Activities
Processing and blending teaFormulating tea extracts and preparations Producing infused teas

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