Tea Processing in the UK: Market Research Report

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

Brewing success: Demand for green and herbal tea is expected to support revenue growth

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.

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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 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 Analysis Chapter

Consuming about 165 million cups of tea a day, Britons are famous for their love of tea. The United Kingdom is the world's second-largest consumer of tea per capita, at 2.1 kilograms per year. During the past five years, however, sales of black tea have declined in volume as competition from coffee has intensified. Coffee consumption has been on the rise for a decade because young consumers generally see the beverage as more fashionable. Nonetheless, demand for green and herbal teas has soared, supporting industry revenue and profitability to some extent. Operators were also supported by rising tea prices for most of the five years. Over the five years through 2014-15, industry revenue is estimated to decrease at a compound annual rate of 1.3% to reach £890.5 million... 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 this 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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