Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The past five years have transformed the Craft Beer Production industry into one of the fastest growing and most popular alcoholic beverage segments in the United States. Although the industry mostly consists of many small-sized players, there has been increasing consolidation and expansion activity among some of the industry's largest brewers. Additionally, international beer manufacturing companies have aggressively promoted their craft beer brands in an attempt to capture growing craft beer sales. In the next five years, Although craft brewers and their competitors alike have speculated that the rapid revenue growth among industry brewers is poised to plateau due to market saturation, consumer demand for craft beer will remain robust.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The Craft Beer Production industry has a low level of market share concentration, with the top four players accounting for about 29.0% of total industry revenue in 2015. Although craft brewing has existed in some form throughout US history, the industry has recently undergone a significant overhaul from being an industry consisting mainly of local hobbyists and brewpubs to being a legitimate alternative to US macrobrewery beer.
The traditional trajectory of small-scale microbreweries has been to build up regional or national dominance, expand brewing capacity as much as possible and increase market share through mergers with other major breweries... purchase to read more