Global Beer Market Overview, 2023-28

The Global Beer Market is anticipated to cross USD 1000 billion in size, increasing from USD 677 billion in 2022. The market is expected to grow at a 7.12% CAGR by 2023–28.

Featured Companies

  • 1. United Breweries Limited
  • 2. Suntory Holdings Limited
  • 3. Carlsberg A/S
  • 4. Diageo plc
  • 5. Constellation Brands, Inc.
  • 6. Heineken N.V.
  • 7. Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.
  • 8. Royal Unibrew A/S
  • 9. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV
  • More...

In the dynamic realm of global commerce, the beer market stands out as a prominent force, captivating consumers across continents and cultures. From the rustic taverns of Europe to the lively brewpubs of North America, the beer industry serves as a testament to the artistry, innovation, and business acumen of its participants. With a rich tapestry of flavours, styles, and brewing techniques, beer has transcended its humble origins to become a symbol of conviviality, celebration, and social connection on a global scale. The beer market's growth and evolution have been propelled by a myriad of factors, including changing consumer preferences, globalisation, and advancements in production technologies. This global market presents a captivating mosaic of regional preferences, with each corner of the world boasting its own distinct beer culture and traditions. Whether it be the full-bodied ales of the United Kingdom, the meticulously crafted lagers of Germany, or the hop-forward creations of the United States, beer has become an expression of cultural identity, a testament to the unique terroir and craftsmanship of its origins.

According to the research report "Global Beer Market Overview, 2023-28," published by Bonafide Research, the market is anticipated to cross USD 945 billion in size, increasing from USD 663.15 billion in 2022. The market is expected to grow at a 6.13% CAGR by 2023–28. The beer market's landscape is continuously shaped by the interplay of large multinational corporations, artisanal breweries, and craft beer movements. While industrial giants employ economies of scale to supply the mainstream market, smaller players have emerged as champions of quality, diversity, and localised production, appealing to discerning consumers who crave authenticity and a personal connection to their beverages. The beer market is nevertheless driven by innovation in this constantly changing environment as brewers experiment with new ingredients, adopt sustainable practises, and adapt to changing customer preferences. Beer is still a flexible and widely available beverage option because the market encourages diversity and offers something for every palette, including fruit-infused sours, barrel-aged stouts, gluten-free beers, and low-alcohol options.

The Asia-Pacific region has emerged as a leading force in the global beer market, fueled by its vast population, rising disposable incomes, and evolving consumer preferences. Several countries in this region have witnessed a remarkable surge in beer consumption, cementing their positions as key players in the industry. China, with its immense population and growing middle class, stands as the largest consumer of beer globally, embracing both domestic and international brands. India, with its youthful population and expanding beer culture, has also experienced a significant increase in consumption. The Asia-Pacific region is becoming a dynamic centre for the global beer industry, providing enormous prospects for breweries, distributors, and beer fans alike. This is due to the countries' lively beer cultures as well as their economic development and changing lifestyles. The global beer market is dominated by major brands, such as Anheuser-Busch InBev, Heineken, SABMiller, Carlsberg, Tsingtao Brewery, Asahi Breweries, and Molson Coors, which combine tradition, innovation, and effective marketing strategies to capture the hearts and palates of consumers.

The beer market globally embraces a variety of packaging types, including traditional glass bottles, aluminium cans, kegs, and draught beer systems, as well as eco-friendly packaging options. These options balance convenience, preservation, and sustainability. The global beer market caters to a diverse range of palates, with lager, ale, stout, porter, and malt-based beers all finding loyal consumer bases worldwide. Lager has a light-bodied nature, a golden colour, and a clean finish, while ales have a broader spectrum of flavours. Stout and porter beers have robust flavours, dark hues, and creamy textures. Standard and premium beer categories coexist in the global beer market, each catering to different segments of consumers seeking distinct qualities, affordability, or an elevated drinking experience. Standard beers appeal to a broad consumer base, while premium beers target a more discerning audience.

The global beer market uses a variety of distribution channels to reach consumers and cater to their preferences effectively. These include on-premise sales, off-premise sales, and e-commerce platforms. On-premise sales involve beer distribution within establishments, while off-premise sales involve the distribution of beer through retail outlets. E-commerce platforms have gained traction, offering consumers the convenience of browsing and purchasing beer online, which is then delivered directly to their doorstep. The global beer market embraces a combination of these distribution types, allowing consumers to choose the most suitable option based on their preferences, convenience, and social context. The global beer market is divided into three main categories: macrobreweries, craft breweries, and microbreweries. Macrobreweries dominate the market, producing beer on a massive scale. Craft breweries prioritise quality, local sourcing, and community engagement. Microbreweries offer an intimate connection between the brewer and the consumer. Both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beer are available on the worldwide beer market; however, alcoholic beer dominates due to its long tradition and diverse range of flavours and types. Non-alcoholic beer is popular among folks who don't drink alcohol and who want a pleasant low-alcohol option.

The global beer market is governed by a complex web of government regulations and authorities, such as the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) in the US, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in the UK, or the Federal Service for Alcohol Market Regulation (Rosalkogolregulirovanie) in Russia. International organisations such as the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) provide guidelines and recommendations to promote responsible consumption and industry standards. Certifications such as ISO 9001 for quality management systems, the Safe Quality Food (SQF) certification, or the British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Standard for Food Safety ensure breweries adhere to rigorous quality control measures and maintain high production standards. These regulations, authorities, and certifications collectively contribute to fostering consumer trust, safeguarding public health, and maintaining the integrity of the global beer market. Events like the Great American Beer Festival in the US, the Oktoberfest in Germany, and the Brussels Beer Challenge in Belgium offer immersive experiences. International expos such as the World Beer Cup and Craft Brewers Conference provide opportunities for breweries to exhibit their products, exchange ideas, and forge valuable business relationships. These events serve as catalysts for industry growth, fostering collaboration, and driving the evolution of the global beer market.

Major Companies present in the market:

Considered in this report:
• Geography: Global
• Historic year: 2017
• Base year: 2022
• Estimated year: 2023
• Forecast year: 2028

Regional covered in the report:
• North America
• Europe
• Asia Pacific
• South America
• Middle East & Africa

Aspects covered in this report:
• Global Beer market with its value and forecast along with its segments
• On-going trends and developments
• Top profiled companies
• Strategic recommendation

By Product Types:
• Lager
• Ale
• Stout & Porter
• Malt
• Others(pilsner, hard seltzer, kegs, porter)
By Category
By Category:
• Standard Beer
• Premium Beer

By Packaging:
• Bottle
• Cann

By Production:
• Macro Brewery
• Micro Brewery
• Craft Brewery

By Distribution Channel:
• On Trade
• Off Trade

By Beverages Type:
• Alcoholic
• Non- Alcoholic

The approach of the report:
This report consists of a combined approach of primary as well as secondary research. Initially, secondary research was used to get an understanding of the market and listing out the companies that are present in the market. The secondary research consists of third-party sources such as press releases, annual report of companies, analyzing the government generated reports and databases. After gathering the data from secondary sources primary research was conducted by making telephonic interviews with the leading players about how the market is functioning and then conducted trade calls with dealers and distributors of the market. Post this we have started doing primary calls to consumers by equally segmenting consumers in regional aspects, tier aspects, age group, and gender. Once we have primary data with us we have started verifying the details obtained from secondary sources.

Intended audience:
This report can be useful to industry consultants, manufacturers, suppliers, associations & organizations related to ready to Beer industry, government bodies and other stakeholders to align their market-centric strategies. In addition to marketing & presentations, it will also increase competitive knowledge about the industry.






 

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Companies Mentioned

  • United Breweries Limited
  • Suntory Holdings Limited
  • Carlsberg A/S
  • Diageo plc
  • Constellation Brands, Inc.
  • Heineken N.V.
  • Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.
  • Royal Unibrew A/S
  • Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV
  • The Boston Beer Company, Inc.

Table of Contents

  • Table of content
  • 1. Executive Summary
  • 2. Market Dynamics
  • 2.1. Market Drivers & Opportunities
  • 2.2. Market Restraints & Challenges
  • 2.3. Market Trends
  • 2.4. Covid-19 Effect
  • 2.5. Supply chain Analysis
  • 2.6. Policy & Regulatory Framework
  • 2.7. Industry Experts Views
  • 3. Research Methodology
  • 3.1. Secondary Research
  • 3.2. Primary Data Collection
  • 3.3. Market Formation & Validation
  • 3.4. Report Writing, Quality Check & Delivery
  • 4. Market Structure
  • 4.1. Market Considerate
  • 4.2. Assumptions
  • 4.3. Limitations
  • 4.4. Abbreviations
  • 4.5. Sources
  • 4.6. Definitions
  • 5. Economic /Demographic Snapshot
  • 6. Global Beer Market Outlook
  • 6.1. Market Size By Value
  • 6.2. Market Share By Region
  • 6.3. Market Size and Forecast, By Geography
  • 6.4. Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types
  • 6.5. Market Size and Forecast, By Category
  • 6.6. Market Size and Forecast, By Packaging
  • 6.7. Market Size and Forecast, By Production
  • 6.8. Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel
  • 7. North America Beer Market Outlook
  • 7.1. Market Size By Value
  • 7.2. Market Share By Country
  • 7.3. Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types
  • 7.4. Market Size and Forecast, By Category
  • 7.5. Market Size and Forecast, By Packaging
  • 7.6. Market Size and Forecast, By Production
  • 7.7. Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel
  • 8. Europe Beer Market Outlook
  • 8.1. Market Size By Value
  • 8.2. Market Share By Country
  • 8.3. Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types
  • 8.4. Market Size and Forecast, By Category
  • 8.5. Market Size and Forecast, By Packaging
  • 8.6. Market Size and Forecast, By Production
  • 8.7. Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel
  • 9. Asia-Pacific Beer Market Outlook
  • 9.1. Market Size By Value
  • 9.2. Market Share By Country
  • 9.3. Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types
  • 9.4. Market Size and Forecast, By Category
  • 9.5. Market Size and Forecast, By Packaging
  • 9.6. Market Size and Forecast, By Production
  • 9.7. Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel
  • 10. South America Beer Market Outlook
  • 10.1. Market Size By Value
  • 10.2. Market Share By Country
  • 10.3. Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types
  • 10.4. Market Size and Forecast, By Category
  • 10.5. Market Size and Forecast, By Packaging
  • 10.6. Market Size and Forecast, By Production
  • 10.7. Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel
  • 11. Middle East & Africa Beer Market Outlook
  • 11.1. Market Size By Value
  • 11.2. Market Share By Country
  • 11.3. Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types
  • 11.4. Market Size and Forecast, By Category
  • 11.5. Market Size and Forecast, By Packaging
  • 11.6. Market Size and Forecast, By Production
  • 11.7. Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel
  • 12. Competitive Landscape
  • 12.1. Competitive Dashboard
  • 12.2. Business Strategies Adopted by Key Players
  • 12.3. Key Players Market Share Insights and Analysis, 2022
  • 12.4. Key Players Market Positioning Matrix
  • 12.5. Porter's Five Forces
  • 12.6. Company Profile
  • 12.6.1. Heineken N.V.
  • 12.6.1.1. Company Snapshot
  • 12.6.1.2. Company Overview
  • 12.6.1.3. Financial Highlights
  • 12.6.1.4. Geographic Insights
  • 12.6.1.5. Business Segment & Performance
  • 12.6.1.6. Product Portfolio
  • 12.6.1.7. Key Executives
  • 12.6.1.8. Strategic Moves & Developments
  • 12.6.2. Diageo plc
  • 12.6.3. Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.
  • 12.6.4. United Breweries Limited
  • 12.6.5. Royal Unibrew A/S
  • 12.6.6. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV
  • 12.6.7. Constellation Brands, Inc.
  • 12.6.8. Carlsberg A/S
  • 12.6.9. The Boston Beer Company, Inc.
  • 12.6.10. Suntory Holdings Limited
  • 13. Strategic Recommendations
  • 14. Annexure
  • 14.1. FAQ`s
  • 14.2. Notes
  • 14.3. Related Reports
  • 15. Disclaimer

List of Tables

Table 1: Global Beer Market Snapshot, By Segmentation (2022 & 2028) (in USD Billion)
Table 2: Influencing Factors for Global Beer Market, 2022
Table 3: Top 10 Counties Economic Snapshot 2020
Table 4: Economic Snapshot of Other Prominent Countries 2020
Table 5: Average Exchange Rates for Converting Foreign Currencies into U.S. Dollars
Table 6: Global Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Geography (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 7: Global Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 8: Global Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Category (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 9: Global Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Packaging (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 10: Global Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Production (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 11: Global Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 12: North America Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 13: North America Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Category (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 14: North America Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Packaging (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 15: North America Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Production (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 16: North America Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 17: Europe Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 18: Europe Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Category (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 19: Europe Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Packaging (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 20: Europe Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Production (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 21: Europe Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 22: Asia-Pacific Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 23: Asia-Pacific Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Category (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 24: Asia-Pacific Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Packaging (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 25: Asia-Pacific Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Production (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 26: Asia-Pacific Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 27: South America Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 28: South America Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Category (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 29: South America Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Packaging (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 30: South America Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Production (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 31: South America Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 32: Middle East & Africa Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 33: Middle East & Africa Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Category (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 34: Middle East & Africa Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Packaging (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 35: Middle East & Africa Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Production (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)
Table 36: Middle East & Africa Beer Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel (2017 to 2028F) (In USD Billion)

List of Figures

Figure 1: Global Beer Market Size (USD Billion) By Region, 2022 & 2028
Figure 2: Market attractiveness Index, By Region 2028
Figure 3: Market attractiveness Index, By Segment 2028
Figure 4: Global Beer Market Size By Value (2017, 2022 & 2028F) (in USD Billion)
Figure 5: Global Beer Market Share By Region (2022)
Figure 6: North America Beer Market Size By Value (2017, 2022 & 2028F) (in USD Billion)
Figure 7: North America Beer Market Share By Country (2022)
Figure 8: Europe Beer Market Size By Value (2017, 2022 & 2028F) (in USD Billion)
Figure 9: Europe Beer Market Share By Country (2022)
Figure 10: Asia-Pacific Beer Market Size By Value (2017, 2022 & 2028F) (in USD Billion)
Figure 11: Asia-Pacific Beer Market Share By Country (2022)
Figure 12: South America Beer Market Size By Value (2017, 2022 & 2028F) (in USD Billion)
Figure 13: South America Beer Market Share By Country (2022)
Figure 14: Middle East & Africa Beer Market Size By Value (2017, 2022 & 2028F) (in USD Billion)
Figure 15: Middle East & Africa Beer Market Share By Country (2022)
Figure 16: Competitive Dashboard of top 5 players, 2022
Figure 17: Market Share insights of key players, 2022
Figure 18: Porter's Five Forces of Global Beer Market

Feed Phosphate Market Research FAQs

Traditionally, the largest consumers of beer have been regions like Europe, North America, and Asia-Pacific. Countries such as China, the United States, Brazil, and Germany have been significant beer markets. However, there may be variations and shifts in consumption patterns over time as preferences and demographics change.

Several key trends have been shaping the global beer market. Some of these include the growing popularity of craft beer and microbreweries, increasing demand for low-alcohol and non-alcoholic beer options, the rise of flavored and specialty beers, and the emergence of sustainable brewing practices. Additionally, there has been a shift towards premium and craft beer segments, with consumers seeking unique and high-quality beer experiences.

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the global beer market. Lockdown measures, restrictions on social gatherings, and closure of bars and restaurants have led to reduced beer consumption. The closure of on-trade channels and disruption in supply chains also affected the industry. However, there has been a surge in off-trade sales, such as through e-commerce and retail stores, as consumers shifted to at-home consumption. The long-term effects of the pandemic on the beer market are still evolving as the situation continues to unfold.

The global beer market is highly competitive and includes numerous large and small players. Some of the major global beer companies include Anheuser-Busch InBev, Heineken, China Resources Snow Breweries, Tsingtao Brewery, Molson Coors Brewing Company, and Kirin Holdings. Additionally, there are many regional and local breweries that contribute to the diverse beer landscape worldwide.

The growth prospects for the global beer market can be influenced by various factors such as changing consumer preferences, economic conditions, and regulatory policies. While the market has witnessed growth in recent years, future prospects may be influenced by factors like the increasing popularity of alternative beverages, health-consciousness among consumers, and evolving drinking habits. The industry's ability to adapt to these changing dynamics, innovate, and cater to emerging trends will play a crucial role in determining its future growth.
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