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Tea Processing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Tea Processing Market Research Report | SIC C10.831 | Oct 2015

Brewing up a plot: Firms are introducing new products in an effort to maintain strong demand

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
£778m
Annual Growth 11-16
-2.0%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
3,151
Businesses
16
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 among the world's biggest tea consumers, with over 1,200 varieties of tea available to choose from. 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 highly dependent on global supplies, which are affected by the weather, crop diseases, domestic political situations and other external factors. The UK industry is dominated by multinational giants like Tata Global Beverages and Unilever, which are vertically integrated and boast a strong portfolio of brands such as Tetley, PG Tips and Lipton... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Tea Processing industry has a high level of market share concentration, since the top four players are estimated to account for 84.5% of total industry revenue in 2015-16. Tea is the most consumed beverage in the United Kingdom and players compete fiercely for market share through aggressive promotions, product introductions and cross-promotional activities. All the major players are multinational giants that operate in multiple areas of the grocery industry, so they have the resources and capital to influence consumers' buying patterns. Own-label teas, which are often produced by major players like Tetley and Unilever, account for about 15% of the market... 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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