United Kingdom (UK) Beer and Cider Market Analysis by Category and Segment, Company and Brand, Price, Packaging and Consumer Insights

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United Kingdom (UK) Beer and Cider Market Report Overview

The United Kingdom (UK) beer and cider market size was LCU23.26 billion in 2022. The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 6% from 2023 to 2028. The health & wellness trend has been firmly gaining ground in the UK, with many consumers making conscious efforts to adopt healthier lifestyles. This has resulted in a shift away from high-alcohol beverages and a substantial rise in the consumption of zero-alcohol beer.

UK Beer and Cider Market Outlook, 2022-2028 (LCU Billion)

UK Beer and Cider Market Outlook, 2022-2028 (LCU Billion)

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The UK beer and cider market research report provides detailed data analysis of the beer and cider sector as well as of the introduction, category and segment insights, company and brand insights, channel insights, packaging insights, and appendix sections.

Market Size (2022) LCU23.26 billion
CAGR (2023-2028) >6%
Historical Period 2018-2022
Forecast Period 2023-2028
Key Distribution Channels ·        On-Premise

·        Off-Premise

Key Packaging Materials ·        Glass

·        Metal

·        PET

·        Board

·        Foil

Key Packaging Types ·        Bottle

·        Can

·        Keg

·        Bag in box

·        Pouch

Leading Brands ·        Carling

·        Budweiser

·        Foster’s

·        Stella Artois

·        Strongbow

Leading Companies ·        Heineken UK

·        A-BInBev UK

·        Molson Coors Brewers UK

·        Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing

·        Asahi UK

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UK Beer and Cider Market Segmentation by Distribution Channels

The on-premise distribution channel held the largest value in 2022.

The key distribution channels in the UK beer and cider market are on-premise and off-premise. The on-premise channel dominated the market by value in 2022. Volume sold for “immediate consumption” at the point of purchase. Excludes products purchased from retail outlets for consumption on the go.

UK Beer and Cider Market Analysis by Distribution Channels, 2022 (%)

UK Beer and Cider Market Analysis by Distribution Channels, 2022 (%)

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UK Beer and Cider Market Segmentation by Packaging

Can was the leading packaging type and metal was the prominent packaging material in 2022.

The key packaging types in the UK beer and cider market are bottle, can, keg, bag in box, and pouch. Can have the major market volume share in 2022. The key packaging materials in the UK beer and cider market are metal, glass, PET, board, and foil. Can had the major market volume share in 2022 and metal packaging material was the leading packaging material in terms of volume.

UK Beer and Cider Market Analysis by Packaging Types, 2022 (%)

UK Beer and Cider Market Analysis by Packaging Types, 2022 (%)

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UK Beer and Cider Market – Top Brands

Carling was the leading brand with the highest value in 2022.

The report offers the market share and growth in terms of volume and value of the top-performing UK beer and cider brands. Some of the leading brands in the UK beer and cider market are-

  • Carling
  • Budweiser
  • Foster’s
  • Stella Artois
  • Strongbow

UK Beer and Cider Market Analysis by Brands, 2022 (%)

UK Beer and Cider Market Analysis by Brands, 2022 (%)

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UK Beer and Cider Market – Competitive Landscape

 Heineken UK held the largest UK beer and cider market share in 2022.

The report offers the market share and growth in terms of volume and value of the top-performing UK beer and cider companies. Some of the leading companies in the UK beer and cider market are –

  • Heineken UK
  • A-BInBev UK
  • Molson Coors Brewers UK
  • Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing
  • Asahi UK

UK Beer and Cider Market Analysis by Companies, 2022 (%)

UK Beer and Cider Market Analysis by Companies, 2022 (%)

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Segments Covered in the Report

UK Beer and Cider Market Distribution Channel Outlook (Value, LCU Billion, 2018-2028)

  • On-Premise
  • Off-Premise

UK Beer and Cider Market Packaging Material Outlook (Value, LCU Billion, 2018-2028)

  • Metal
  • Glass
  • PET
  • Board
  • Foil

UK Beer and Cider Market Packaging Type Outlook (Value, LCU Billion, 2018-2028)

  • Bottle
  • Can
  • Keg
  • Bag in Box
  • Pouch

Scope

a) Inflation spike: The inflation rate was high throughout 2022, primarily due to the rise in food and energy prices. Inflationary pressures negatively impacted consumers’ purchasing power, leading them to curtail their expenditure on beer and cider.

b) Reopening of pubs, bars, and restaurants: The relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions led to a rise in footfall across on-premise outlets in 2022. As consumers returned to pubs, bars, and restaurants, beer & cider volumes recovered.

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Heineken UK
A-BInBev UK
Molson Coors Brewers UK
Carlsberg Marston's Brewing Co
Asahi UK
Diageo
Great Britain
Thatchers
Kopparberg Cider of Sweden Ltd

Table of Contents

Introduction

Executive Summary

Industry Snapshot

Enablers and Inhibitors of Beer & Cider Growth

Category and Segment Insight

Beer & Cider Winners & Losers

Flavor Dynamics

Brand & Private Label Dynamics

Price Segment Dynamics

Special Focus Segment Insights

Company & Brand Insight

Leading Company Profiles

Top Beer & Cider Brand Dynamics

Brand Spotlight Case Studies

M&A Activity

Job Analytics – Themes Evolution & Total Jobs

Global Patent Filings

Distribution Insight

Channel Dynamics

Beer & Cider Channel Share Dynamics

Sub-channel Evolution

Category Price Point Analysis

Packaging Insight

Packaging Influences

Packaging Snapshot

Packaging Material Snapshot

Packaging Type Snapshot

Consumer Insight

Key Consumer Trends

Trend Analysis

Actionable Insights

Appendix

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