Distilleries in the US: Market Research Report

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Distilleries Market Research Report | NAICS 31214 | Dec 2014

In good spirits: Increased consumer sentiment and disposable income will drive growth

The Distilleries 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.

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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

Although the Distilleries industry managed muted growth over the past five years, it was not immune to the economic downturn. What kept the industry from declining during and immediately after the recession was a trend toward premiumization, which is an increase in the consumption of high-grade liquors and spirits. An increase in the popularity of cocktails, over beer and wine, through the recovery also drove demand for low-quality industry products used for mixing drinks in bars and restaurants. IBISWorld estimates that industry revenue will increase in the five years to 2014. During the next five years, the industry will benefit from stronger consumer sentiment and discretionary spending, which will help increase demand for higher-priced craft and imported spirits... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The top four distilleries control about 72.0% of the industry. These companies' market share expanded during the five years to 2014, mainly due to major consolidation. For example, Campari finalized its purchase of Wild Turkey in 2009, cementing its position among the leading companies in the United States and international premium spirits markets.

The remainder of the market share is spread out over regional and local brands. These firms have smaller distilleries, most of which will not expand beyond their regional or niche markets. There are fewer such players compared to the wine and beer industries... 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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