Distilleries in the US: Market Research Report

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Distilleries Market Research Report | NAICS 31214 | Jun 2015

In good spirits: Rising incomes will fuel demand for premium liquors, buouying industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Distilleries market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Distilleries industry managed to escape declines during and immediately after the economic downturn due to a consumer trend toward premiumization, or an increase in the consumption of high-grade liquor and spirits. Additionally, the increased popularity of cocktails over the five-year period resulted in more liquor consumption at on-premises drinking establishments. Although the industry remains highly concentrated, with brand loyalty and acquisitions maintaining the dominance of a few top players, the industry has also experienced an influx of small-scale craft distilleries. Overall, the Distilleries industry is expected to sustain its growth over the next five years, buouyed by continued improvements in consumer spending and greater demand for higher-margin craft spirits... purchase to read more

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Premiumization, the trend in which consumers trade up to higher-quality and higher-priced spirits, has been the main driver behind revenue growth in the Distilleries industry during the past five years. The emergence of a cocktail culture in the mid-2000s also pushed industry performance forward as people became selective about the taste of their drinks. Combined, these trends are expected to cause distillery revenue to increase at an average annual rate of 9.0% over the five-year period to $12.5 billion in 2015, including growth of 1.1% in 2015 alone. To help meet demand, employment is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 9.0% over the period to 9,288 workers in 2015... purchase to read more


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What is the Distilleries Industry?

This industry consists of distilleries that purchase a range of ingredients, such as grains and sugar, and manufacture them into spirits (i.e. not beer or wine). These spirits are then bottled and sold to liquor wholesalers, bars, casinos, restaurants, hotels and other retail stores.

Industry Products
VodkaGinWhiskeyOther spiritRumBrandy and CognacCordialsTequila
Industry Activities
Distilling liquorsBlending liquorsBottling liquors

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