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

The Tea Processing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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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
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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 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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Tea Processing industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Per capita consumption of black tea has been falling for over a decade. Producers have tried to offset this by focusing on popular, higher value green and herbal blends, as well as premium black teas.

The industry 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 only by a few producers that compete fiercely for market share, restricting the number of new entries. 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... 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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