Breweries in the US: Market Research Report

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Breweries Market Research Report | NAICS 31212 | Jun 2014

Strong brew: Craft beers and microbrews will boost profit, but higher input costs threaten growth

IBISWorld’s Breweries market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Breweries industry has benefited from consumers opting for affordable beer over other alcoholic beverages during and following the recession. As disposable income levels continue to strengthen over the next five years, the craft and premium beer segments are expected to bolster revenue growth; however, contraction in total industry sales volumes will slightly offset this growth. Since the market for specialty brews is saturated, a slowdown of new businesses entering the industry is expected to benefit the industry's bottom line... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The geographic spread of this industry is characterized by the volume of production and the number of breweries in a particular state. In general, volumes produced in particular states correlate with the population of the state. This is likely the result of producers locating their production facilities closer to major centers of the population to minimize costs of transportation. Another influence on the geographic spread is the climate of the region. Warm climates are more conducive to the consumption of beer, so there is likely to be greater demand for beer in regions along the southern coasts or the Mexican border. Other factors that affect geographic spread include access to raw materials, ease of access to export markets and taxes levied at the state level... 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 malt manufacturing are also excluded from this industry.

Industry Products
Cans of beerBottles of beerDraft beer
Industry Activities
Canned beer productionBottled beer productionDraft beer productionNon-alcoholic beer productionAle production

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