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Beer Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Beer Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1212 | Sep 2016

Hop to it: The increasing popularity of craft beer has offset declining beer consumption

IBISWorld’s Beer Manufacturing 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 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Beer Manufacturing industry has experienced a shake-up over the past five years. Drinkers have given up traditional brands, such as Victoria Bitter, in favour of premium and craft beers and other beverages such as cider and wine. As a result, per capita beer consumption has declined sharply over the period. An ongoing shift in consumer preferences from quantity to quality has affected the industry and its product range. As beer drinkers purchase more premium, craft and internationally branded beers, the increase in per-unit prices has offset the decline in consumption. Robust demand for craft beer has caused the number of craft breweries to increase over the past decade, to an expected 293 in 2016-17... purchase to read more

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Beer manufacturing in Australia has been traditionally based around mainstream full-strength lagers. However, consumer preference for quality over quantity has led to an increase in the premium and craft beer segments, while greater health awareness has driven demand for low-carb beer.

Full-strength traditional beer

Consumption of full-strength traditional beers has been in steady decline over the past five years as rising discretionary income and consumer demand for variety and quality have driven drinkers to switch to the premium and craft segments. Despite this, full-strength traditional beer is still the industry's largest product segment, expected to account for 40.6% of revenue over 2016-17... purchase to read more


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What is the Beer Manufacturing Industry?

Firms in the Beer Manufacturing industry manufacture keg, bottled and canned beer in a range of varieties such as ale, lager and stout. Beers are packaged for sale to pubs, bars, hotels, and wholesale and retail alcoholic beverage distributors.

Industry Products
Full-strength traditional beerMid-strength beerLight beerPremium beerLow-carbohydrate beerCraft beer
Industry Activities
Beer, excluding non-alcoholic beer

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