Beer Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Beer Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1212 | Mar 2014

Mid-strength: Revenue will grow moderately as drinkers opt for quality over quantity

IBISWorld’s Beer Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Beer Manufacturing industry has undergone a shake-up over the past five years. Per capita beer consumption has declined sharply as drinkers have given up traditional brands, such as Victoria Bitter, in favour of premium beers and other beverages such as cider and wine. Robust demand for craft beer has resulted in the number of breweries in the industry increasing over the past decade to around 150 in 2013-14.

At the other end of the market, foreign interests have acquired Australia's two largest brewers, Foster's and Lion. The battle for market share between the two has constrained growth in industry revenue and profitability... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

IBISWorld expects that the Beer Manufacturing industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. The industry value added (the industry's contribution to Australia's GDP) will grow in real terms at a slower rate than the overall economy in the 10 years though 2018-19. Industry value added is forecast to grow at an annualised 0.5%, while GDP grows by 2.5% over the period. Despite industry participation picking up pace over the past five years, the majority of this has been reflected in the rise of low-value small craft breweries. The life cycle phase of related upstream and downstream industries also greatly influences the life cycle of the Beer Manufacturing industry... purchase to read more


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What is the Beer Manufacturing Industry?

The Beer Manufacturing industry consists of firms that manufacture, keg, bottle and can beer, in a range of varieties such as ale, stout and porter. 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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