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Breweries in the US: Market Research Report

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Breweries Market Research Report | NAICS 31212 | Feb 2016

Cut off: Competition from substitutes will slow growth, despite high demand for craft beer

The Breweries 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$38bn
Annual Growth 11-16
5.8%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
37,943
Businesses
3,025
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Changing taste preferences among consumers has led to a shift toward higher-quality beer brands and new styles instead of the industry's standard premium brands. This trend has stimulated growth among the industry's craft beer producing establishments, but it has also come at the expense of sales from the industry's most well-known international beer manufacturers. In the coming years, beer is expected to attract a smaller share of consumers' demand for alcoholic beverages, as consumers continue to diversify their alcoholic beverage consumption across all ranges of beers, wines and liquors... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

Breweries require substantial amounts of capital investment in the form of industrial grade kettles, mash tuns, conical fermenters, tubing and other large equipment. Larger breweries often must purchase filtration systems, bottling lines and other machinery, all of which requires continual maintenance and occasional repair. As production facilities expand, many brewers prefer to substitute labor with more efficient, fixed investments in large brewing systems. On average, breweries spend $0.90 on equipment for every dollar spent on labor. However, the specific amount of capital spending varies based on the size of the plant.

The majority of the production process is mechanized and little labor is needed... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Breweries Industry?

The Breweries industry primarily produces alcoholic beverages that use malted barley and hops such as beer, malt liquor and non-alcoholic beer. 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 productionNonalcoholic beer production


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