The alcoholic beverages industry includes establishments that manufacture alcoholic beverages through the fermentation process and that produce distilled alcoholic beverages.
The global alcoholic beverages market was valued at around $650 billion in 2017. Asia Pacific was the largest region in the alcoholic beverages market in 2017, accounting for nearly 45% market share. China was the largest country in the market in 2017, accounting for nearly 25% market share.
Many alcoholic beverage manufacturing companies are increasing their customer base through e-commerce platforms. The increasing use of internet and ecommerce platforms among consumers facilitates online alcoholic drink sales and also gives companies access to new markets without heavy investment in distribution channels. Alcohol ecommerce is a well-developed market in European countries such as UK, Germany, France and Italy.
The top five companies covered are Anheuser Busch InBev, Heineken, Diageo, Carlsberg Group and Pernod Ricard. Anheuser Busch InBev was the largest company in the alcoholic beverages market in 2017.
The countries covered are USA, China, Germany, Brazil, Japan, UK, Spain, Russia, France, Australia, Italy, India and rest of the world.
Alcoholic beverages market is segmented into breweries, wineries, distilleries.
Breweries produce beer, ale, malt liquors and brew nonalcoholic beer.
Wineries are involved in growing grapes and other fruits, manufacturing wines and brandies, and blending wines and brandies. Their produce includes manufacturing champagne, alcoholic cider, fortified wines, ice wines, sparkling wines and vermouth.
Distilleries are involved in distilling potable liquors, distilling and blending liquors, and blending and mixing liquors. Their produce also includes ethyl alcohol, grain alcohol and spirit manufacturing.