Craft Beer Production in Australia - Market Research Report

Craft Beer Production industry trends (2014-2019)

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The Craft Beer Production industry has flourished over the past five years. Changing consumer tastes, particularly the shift towards premium beers, and a growing emphasis on quality across liquor retailing have benefited industry brewers. Strong demand has allowed the industry to expand over the past five years, with craft beer producers now operating in every state and territory. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 8.4% over the five years through 2019-20, to $604.8 million. This trend includes expected growth of 5.0% in the current year. The industry is highly fragmented, despite the presence of major brewers such as Lion, Carlton and United Breweries (CUB), and Asahi. These major players have been trying to boost their marke...
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Craft Beer Production industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Craft Beer Production industry is projected to continue growing strongly over the next five years, supported by rising consumer demand for innovative new varieties and flavours of beers. Enterprise numbers are forecast to increase over the next five years, as new entrants attempt to capitalise on strong consumer demand for craft beers. Low barriers to entry and the increasing popularity of artisanal beers bode well for potential entrants, especially smaller breweries with a local or regional focus. These factors are expected to encourage strong growth in enterprise and employment numbers over the next five years. Overall, industry revenue is forecast to increase at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $XX.X million. Shifting...
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Craft Beer Production industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $576m
  • business Number of Businesses: 419
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 2,428

Biggest companies in the Craft Beer Production industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Craft Beer Production in Australia industry include Lion Pty Ltd, ABI Australia Holding Pty Ltd, Asahi Holdings (Australia) Pty Ltd and Gage Roads Brewing Co Ltd.

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What is Craft Beer Production industry?

Industry Definition

Industry operators produce craft beer. Industry players include independent brewers and large multinational companies that brew craft beer. Contract brewers are included in the industry.

Industry Products and Services

  • Ales
  • Lagers
  • Stouts and porters
  • Other beers
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Brewing and bottling craft beer

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Industry Definition

Industry operators produce craft beer. Industry players include independent brewers and large multinational companies that brew craft beer. Contract brewers are included in the industry.

Main Activities

  • Brewing and bottling craft beer

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Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Liquor retailers are the industry's largest market and therefore represent an important source of demand. This market includes national giants, such as Da...
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Demand from liquor retailing
Demand from pubs, bars and nightclubs
Per capita alcohol consumption
Real household discretionary income

Current Performance

Beer consumption trends
Export markets
Regulation
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Premiumisation
International trade
 Table: Craft Beer Production in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Craft Beer Production in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Liquor Wholesaling in Australia
Liquor Retailing in Australia
Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs in Australia
Restaurants in Australia



Key Selling Industries

Grain Growing in Australia
Paperboard Container Manufacturing in Australia
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing in Australia




Products & Services

Players in the Craft Beer Production industry brew a variety of beers. These can be broadly separated into ales, lagers, stouts and porters, and other bee...
Hospitality venues
Distributors
Export markets



Demand Determinants

The primary factors affecting demand for craft beer relate to the characteristics that differentiate it from traditional beer. Quality, price and marketin...
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Major Markets

Hospitality venues
Distributors
Export markets




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Craft Beer Production in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Craft Beer Production industry is moderately concentrated. The four largest operators in the industry account for over 40% but under 70% of industry r...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Craft Beer Production in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Craft Beer Production in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Lion Pty Ltd is a foreign-owned private company that generates most of its revenue from food and beverage manufacturing. The company is a wholly owned sub...
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Lion

 Table: Lion - financial performance

Carlton & United Breweries

 Table: Carlton & United Breweries - financial performance

Asahi Holdings

 Table: Asahi Holdings - financial performance

Gage Roads Brewing

 Table: Gage Roads Brewing - financial performance

Capital Intensity

Capital intensity in the Craft Beer Production industry has remained at a low level over the past five years. For every dollar spent on capital, an estima...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Craft Beer Production in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Craft Beer Production in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2026)
Establishments (2007-2026)
Businesses (2007-2026)
Employment (2007-2026)
Exports (2007-2026)
Imports (2007-2026)
Wages (2007-2026)
Domestic Demand (2007-2026)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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