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Breweries in the US: Market Research Report

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Breweries Market Research Report | NAICS 31212 | Feb 2015

Changing taste: Rising competition and a saturated specialty beer market will threaten industry growth

IBISWorld’s Breweries 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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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$33bn
Annual Growth 10-15
3.1%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
27,864
Businesses
938
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

During the five years to 2015, the Breweries industry has benefited from consumers opting for a growing variety of craft-style beers made from local microbreweries. Additionally, the industry's international reputation has expanded over the past five years in response to the growing reputation of small-scale US brewers abroad. However, It is unlikely that microbrewery growth will continue over the next five years. As the market for specialty beers becomes saturated with microbreweries throughout the country, industry revenue is projected to plateau over the five years to 2020. Merger and acquisition activity may intensify among microbreweries and major international breweries alike, resulting in much slower employment and establishment growth over the next five years as well... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Breweries industry has a high level of market share concentration, with the four largest brewers generating 68.6% of revenue. This represents relatively little change in market share from 2010. MillerCoors and Anheuser-Busch InBev dominate the industry and are responsible for the majority of all premium beer production within the United States. However, over the past five years, the industry has changed as more small players have entered the market. Although small-scale independent breweries represent a small proportion of the industry in terms of revenue, the popularity of craft beers has led to significant growth among this class of brewers over the past five years... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Breweries Industry?

The Breweries industry primarily produces alcoholic beverages using malted barley and hops. This industry excludes wine, brandy, cider and distilled beverages such as vodka and rum. Bottling purchased malt beverages and manufacturing purchased malt are also excluded from this industry.

Industry Products
Premium beerSub-premium beerSuper-premium beerCraft beerProgressive adult beveragesMalt liquor
 
Industry Activities
Canned beer productionBottled beer productionDraft beer productionNon-alcoholic beer productionAle, porter, stout, lager and malt liquor production


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