Distilleries in the US: Market Research Report

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Distilleries Market Research Report | NAICS 31214 | Feb 2014

Getting buzzed: Revenue will surge forward as demand for premium liquor rebounds

IBISWorld’s Distilleries 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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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After remaining resilient over the recessionary period, industry operators will continue to experience growth due to a trend toward premiumization and the increased popularity of cocktails. Over the next five years, consumers will continue trading up to higher-quality spirits and liquor. Additionally, the industry will benefit from rising consumer sentiment and expanding budgets... purchase to read more

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The top four distilleries control about 74.8% of the industry. These companies' market share expanded during the five years to 2014, mainly due to major consolidation. An example of an operator that made several acquisitions during this time is the major company Diageo PLC, which used to be a smaller player itself. Its acquisitions, including the Ketel One vodka distillery in 2008 and Stirrings LLC (a premium cocktail manufacturer) in 2009, helped catapult Diageo's market share to about 33.2% in 2014.

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 spiritsRumCognac, cordials and liqueurs
Industry Activities
Distilling liquorsBlending liquorsBottling liquors

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