Tea Processing in the UK: Market Research Report

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

Trouble brewing: Tea processors have been strained by the rising popularity of coffee

IBISWorld’s Tea Processing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
Associated British Foods plc Associated British Foods plc market share
Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate Ltd Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate Ltd 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 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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 around the country. 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 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, since it 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. During the 10 years through 2018-19, industry value added is forecast to increase at a compound annual rate of 0.6%. Over the same period, GDP is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.3%... purchase to read more


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What is the Tea Processing Industry?

Establishments in this industry process and blend tea, and manufacture extracts and preparations based on tea. They also pack tea in teabags and produce herb-infused teas.

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

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