Overview of the Market for Cider, Perry and Mead in the United Kingdom
In value terms, cider, perry and mead production amounted to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 when the production volume increased by % year-to-year. Over the period under review, production hit record highs at $ in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The revenue of the cider, perry and mead market in the UK amounted to $ in 2019, approximately mirroring the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Overall, consumption, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of % y-o-y. Cider, perry and mead consumption peaked at $ in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.