Alcoholic beverages are drinks that contain ethanol, a psycho active drug. These beverages are produced through fermentation process followed by distillation process to increase the ethanol concentration. Alcoholic drinks contain considerable amount of ethanol (alcohol) which has an intoxication affect. These drinks vary in ethanol content like: Beer with 4%-5% vol, wine with 12% vol and so on. Laws and regulations regarding the production, sales and consumption of alcohol differ across regions.
North America is a mature market for alcoholic drinks and is projected to grow at a sluggish rate during the forecast period 2015-2020. Additionally, shift in consumer preferences towards healthier drinks such as RTD tea and functional beverages are restraining the growth of Alcoholic Beverage Market especially the beer category. Consumption pattern is largely dependent on occasions and events especially in Canada as consumption record peaks in the period of traditional and ethnical festivals.
North American Alcoholic Beverages market is categorized by type, by distribution channel and by countries in this report. The report covers market analysis of alcoholic beverages based on different types such as Spirits, Beer, Cider/Perry, Wine The report provides detailed analysis on distribution landscape and potential of various distribution channels regarding alcoholic beverages in North America. Country specific trends and growth prospects are covered in this report.
Key players in the North America Alcoholic Beverages market are:
- Constellation Brands Inc.
- Anheuser-Busch InBev
- Diageo Plc.
- Moosehead Brewing Co
1. North America: Macroeconomic Snapshot
2. North America Alcoholic Beverages Market Overview
2.1. Scope of the Study
3. Executive Summary
4. North America Alcoholic Beverages : Market Landscape
4.1. Market Share Analysis
18.104.22.168. Strong presence in the beer category puts Anhuser Busch in the leading position
22.214.171.124. Domestic companies are continuing their dominance with high brand awareness among the consumers
126.96.36.199. Beer companies have dominant share in the overall market due to high consumption of beer
4.2. Competitive Developments
4.2.1. Companies have been gaining attention of the consumers through online marketing, as the exposure to internet is high in Canada and U.S.
4.2.2. To cater the evolving tastes and preferences of consumers, companies are focusing on flavored alcoholic beverages
4.3. Consumer Insights
4.3.1. Young population in Mexico and U.S. are increasingly preferring premium brands
4.3.2. Craft beer is becoming popular among U.S. consumers
5. North America Alcoholic Beverages Market– By Type
5.1.1. Key Trend
188.8.131.52. Rising demand for Irish and Scotch whiskies to drive the growth
5.2.1. Beer continues to be the most popular alcoholic beverage in Canada
5.4.1. Sparkling Wine
5.4.2. Fortified Wine
6. North America Alcoholic Beverages Market – By Distribution Channel
6.2. Convenience stores
6.3. Grocery stores
6.3.1. Approval for the sale of liquor and beer in grocery stores by government of few states in Canada will spur the revenue from this channel
6.4. Online Retailers
7. North America Alcoholic Beverages Market – By Country
7.1.1. Craft Beer has witnessed brisk growth in the recent years
7.1.2. Increasing demand for premium brands from youth
7.2.1. Changing lifestyles and demographics is consistently impacting consumption patterns
7.3.1. Increasing disposable income and rising preference towards the premium brands fuels the market growth
8. North America Alcoholic Beverages Market – Company Profiles
8.1. Bacardi Ltd.
8.2. Corby Distilleries Ltd.
8.3. SABMiller Plc.
8.4. Diageo plc
8.5. Moosehead Brewing Co, Diageo plc.
8.6. Anheuser-Busch InBev
8.7. Kittling Ridge Estate Wines & Spirits
8.8. Constellation Brands, Inc.
8.9. Boston Beer Co Inc.
8.10. Beam Suntory Inc.
*More than 40 Companies are profiled in this Research Report, Complete List available on Request*
"*Financials would be provided on a best efforts basis for private companies"
9.1. List of Abbreviations
9.3. Research Methodology
9.4. Expert Insights