Tea Production in China: Market Research Report

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Tea Production Market Research Report | Jun 2015

IBISWorld’s Tea Production 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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Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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The Tea Production industry has rapidly increased its share of China's beverage market over the past decade, from 7.0% of total domestic beverage volume in 2000 to 26.0% in 2013. Over the past five years, industry revenue has been increasing at an annualized rate of 13.3% to an expected $19.5 billion in 2015. There are about 256 enterprises operating in the industry, with 67,961 workers.

Strong industry performance has been the result of increased consumer health consciousness and the rapid development of herbal tea beverages. This industry is focused on the large domestic market; exports contribute only 1.4% to total industry revenue. In addition, very little tea is imported into China. Imports account for just 0.9% of domestic demand.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

This industry is concentrated in provinces that are close to raw materials and in high-income areas. Guangdong province and Zhejiang province are the two main provinces for this industry, accounting for 20.5% and 14.2% of industry revenue in 2015. The industry's development is highly dependent on raw materials and consumer markets, and these two provinces have rich tea resources. Further, these two provinces have the highest per capita incomes in China, excluding municipalities directly under the central government. In Guangdong province, enterprise and employment numbers account for 15.1% and 18.5% of the industry's totals, respectively... purchase to read more


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What is the Tea Production Industry?

The Tea Production industry in China produces tea beverages of different types, including black, green, oolong, and flower tea, and other soft beverages such as energy drinks, fruit tea, and carbonated tea. Tea beverage manufacturers use liquid tea as a base and add sweeteners, colors and preservatives, and blend these ingredients into soft drinks. Tea beverages are then bottled in plastic or cartons, or canned in aluminum.

Industry Products
Green tea beveragesEnergy drinksBlack tea beveragesFlower tea beveragesOolong tea beveragesOther tea and soft beverages
Industry Activities
Green tea productionBlack tea productionEnergy drink productionOolong tea productionFlower tea productionFruit tea productionCarbonated tea productionMilk tea productionSyrup tea productionOther soft beverage production

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