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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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
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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Spirits produced by the industry can be broadly segmented into RTDs, spirits and liqueurs. The segmentation of spirits produced in Australia is significantly different to that of consumption in the domestic market. This is because most of the RTDs consumed in Australia are produced domestically, while many of the full-strength spirits are imported. This means that domestic spirit production is skewed heavily towards producing RTDs.


RTD beverages account for the majority of industry revenue. RTDs are single-serve and usually contain an imported spirit, such as vodka or rum, mixed with carbonated soft drinks, fruit drinks or other sugary beverages... 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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