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Breweries in the US: Market Research Report

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Breweries Market Research Report | NAICS 31212 | Feb 2015

Changing taste: Rising competition and a saturated specialty beer market will threaten industry 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$33bn
Annual Growth 10-15
3.1%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
27,864
Businesses
938
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

During the five years to 2015, the Breweries industry has benefited from consumers opting for a growing variety of craft-style beers made from local microbreweries. Additionally, the industry's international reputation has expanded over the past five years in response to the growing reputation of small-scale US brewers abroad. However, It is unlikely that microbrewery growth will continue over the next five years. As the market for specialty beers becomes saturated with microbreweries throughout the country, industry revenue is projected to plateau over the five years to 2020. Merger and acquisition activity may intensify among microbreweries and major international breweries alike, resulting in much slower employment and establishment growth over the next five years as well... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The increasing popularity of craft beer has partially contributed to declining demand for mainstream industry products such as premium and sub-premium beer brands. Beer sales by volume are in decline as consumers reduced spending on these styles of beer, which have historically represented the most popular style of beer in terms of total volume sold. In addition, individuals started switching to alternative alcoholic beverages, like wine and cocktails, in recent years. Some premium product segments are still performing well and are also more profitable for large brewers. Demand for craft brews that are produced by smaller breweries is also rising, though smaller breweries earn much lower profit due to lower production volumes and higher bulk ingredient costs... 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 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 productionNon-alcoholic beer productionAle, porter, stout, lager and malt liquor production


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