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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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
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
Revenue
£891m
Annual Growth 10-15
-1.3%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
3,341
Businesses
15
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 Locations Chapter

Tea is the most consumed beverage in the United Kingdom and about 88% of households purchase tea as part of their weekly shop. The geographical spread of tea processors tends to follow population growth and per capita disposable income because very little tea is cultivated in the United Kingdom. Large multinational companies like Tetley and Unilever dominate the processing, blending, packaging and distribution of tea and are located close to their major customers.

North East

Tetley, for instance, operates its main processing centre at Eaglescliff in the North East, and has a distribution centre at Newton Aycliffe. However, the North East accounts for only 4.2% of the total population and has lower-than-average per capita incomes... 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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