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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 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.

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 Products Chapter

There are more than 1,500 varieties of tea. These are separated by flavour, colour and preparation method. The taste of tea is influenced by a multitude of factors, including elevation, soil quality, wind conditions and the quality of the plucking.

Black tea

Black teas are the most popular variety in the world. They have the highest caffeine content and are the most widely used in iced and English tea. The process of making black tea consists of three main stages: cutting, tearing and curling. Black tea is made from wilted, crushed and fully oxidised leaves and is typically consumed with milk. The most popular varieties, such as Assam, Darjeeling, Nilgiri and Ceylon, come from India and Sri Lanka... 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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