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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 2016

In hot water: Revenue is expected to contract as black tea consumption continues to decline

IBISWorld’s Tea Processing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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
Revenue
£735m
Annual Growth 12-17
-3.0%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
2,348
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 to choose from. Most of the 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 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 industry is dominated by multinational giants like Unilever and Tata Global Beverages, 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 Analysis Chapter

The Tea Processing industry has undergone some structural changes during the past decade, driven by shifts in consumer taste. Until recently, the quintessentially British ‘tea time' referred only to traditional black tea served with a splash of milk, but in recent years, more and more consumers have developed a preference for green tea or exotic and unusual blends at the expense of the standard black tea. While Britons still love tea, their tastes have generally become more adventurous. Over the five years through 2016-17, IBISWorld estimates that industry revenue will contract at a compound annual rate of 3% to £735.1 million. However, this figure masks an abrupt contraction of 30.4% in 2013-14, followed by a rebound of 21.1% in 2014-15... 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 herbal teas
 
Industry Activities
Processing and blending teaFormulating tea extracts and preparations Producing infused teas


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