Beer Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Beer Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1212 | Aug 2015

Hop to it: Major brewers work to capitalise on changes in beer consumption trends

IBISWorld’s Beer Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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 like cider and wine. An ongoing shift in consumer preferences from quantity to quality has affected the industry and its product range. With beer drinkers purchasing 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 resulted in the number of craft breweries increasing over the past decade to about 164 in 2015-16... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Beer Manufacturing industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. Industry value added is forecast to decline at an annualised 0.5% over the 10 years through 2020-21, compared with forecast GDP growth of 2.8% over the same period. While this indicates an industry in decline, other indicators point to a mature industry. Industry establishments and enterprises are forecast to grow at an annualised 1.4% and 1.5%, respectively, over the decade. This reflects the entrance of low-value craft breweries, which have introduced new products into the market over the past five years.

The life cycle stages of upstream and downstream industries greatly influence the Beer Manufacturing industry's life cycle stage... 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, 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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