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Beer Production in the UK: Market Research Report

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Beer Production Market Research Report | SIC C11.050 | Feb 2017

Trouble brewing: Industry revenue will decline as the popularity of lager continues to drop

The Beer Production 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
Carlsberg UK Ltd Carlsberg UK Ltd market share
Heineken UK Ltd Heineken UK Ltd market share
InBev UK Ltd InBev UK Ltd market share
Molson Coors Brewing Company (UK) Ltd Molson Coors Brewing Company (UK) Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Beer Production industry has undergone a volatile period in recent years. High beer duty, growing competition from wine and cider, supermarket discounting and changing social trends have weighed heavily on per capita beer consumption. Drinkers have tired of generic-tasting lagers and begun to look for quality and variety over quantity in their alcoholic beverage choices. The closure of thousands of pubs, which offer producers better profit margins, has also contributed to the industry's relatively flat performance. A recent shift in taste back towards beer, largely due to the booming craft beer segment, has meant industry revenue is estimated to rise at a modest compound annual rate of 0.2% over the five years through 2016-17... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Beer Production industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. Beer consumption has been in steady decline for most of the decade due to the ageing population, changing social attitudes towards alcohol, rising taxation and regulation and increasing competition from other alcoholic beverages. Although beer sales have grown recently, the continued decline in the on-trade segment suggests the industry is in the mature stage. Furthermore, the dominance of the off-trade segment is expected to reduce industry profit as the prices of off-trade products are generally lower. The value the industry adds to the economy is projected to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.9% over the 10 years through 2021-22. Ove.. purchase to read more


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What is the Beer Production Industry?

Brewers buy barley, malt, sugar, yeast and other ingredients to process into various beer products, including lager, ale and stout. Beer is packaged in bottles, cans or kegs for sale to wholesalers, retailers, pubs and bars.

Industry Products
LagerAleStout and porter
Industry Activities
Brewing lager, ale and stoutBottling, capping and labelling beerDistributing beer tors,ers and publicans

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