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Spirit Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Spirit Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1213 | Jun 2016

High spirits: Trends supporting consumption of higher value spirits have helped boost revenue

IBISWorld’s Spirit 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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Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Australia imports a large portion of spirits that residents consume. Imports are expected to account for over one-third of domestic demand in 2015-16. For some products, a degree of transformation occurs domestically, particularly in the case of ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages, which comprise the majority of industry revenue. Over the past five years, the industry has recovered from the effects of the alcopop tax introduced in 2008, which reduced demand for RTDs. Increased demand for bottled spirits and ready-to-serve cocktail products has helped this recovery. Industry revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised 3.8% over the five years through 2015-16. In 2015-16, industry revenue is expected to grow by 3.1% to total $1.8... purchase to read more

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The Spirit Manufacturing industry is dominated by Diageo Australia, Independent Distillers (Asahi Holdings), Coca-Cola Amatil and SABMiller. The top four players are estimated to account for just under 60% of industry revenue, leading to a medium level of concentration. Over the past five years, acquisition activity has increased the concentration of ownership within the local industry. However, the entry of smaller scale manufacturers is expected to have partially counteracted this trend. Many smaller spirit makers that manufacture a growing range of products have entered the industry, hoping to take advantage of the evolving tastes of Australian consumers... purchase to read more


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What is the Spirit Manufacturing Industry?

This industry purchases ingredients such as grapes, sugar and malt, then ferments and distils these to produce spirit beverages including vodka, gin, whisky and liqueurs. Industry participants also blend spirits. Operators package these products and sell the spirits to alcoholic drink wholesalers and retailers. While the industry makes fortified spirits, it does not produce fortified wines.

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Fortified spiritLiqueurManufacturing spirit-based mixed drinksPotable spirit

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