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  • ALCOHOLIC DRINKS PACKAGING IN JAPAN - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • ALCOHOLIC DRINKS PACKAGING IN JAPAN - CATEGORY ANALYSIS

The Japanese alcoholic drinks market stagnated in volume terms in 2017. While economic conditions improved during the year, consumers continued to prefer ienomi (drinking at home), a cocooning trend, rather than drinking at restaurants and bars. In addition, this ienomi drinking style is compatible with the busy lifestyles of modern consumers,...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Packaging
  • Japan
  • Forecast
  • Asahi Group
  • OPERATING ENVIRONMENT
  • MARKET DATA

The Japanese alcoholic drinks market experienced stagnation in 2017, as it continued to suffer from the trend towards ienomi (drinking at home) amongst budget-conscious consumers. Beer was also hit by an amendment to liquor tax aimed at limiting retailer discounting, which led to a significant rise in prices. However, pockets of opportunity...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Japan
  • Asahi Group
  • Kirin Group
  • Suntory Holdings Limited
  • ALCOHOLIC DRINKS IN JAPAN - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
  • YAMAYA CORP IN ALCOHOLIC DRINKS (JAPAN)

Static volume growth was recorded in alcoholic drinks in Japan in 2016 as beer, spirits and wine all recorded negative sales growth. Beer shipments fell to another record low during the first half of 2017, a trend which can be attributed mainly to price increases, the result of the new tax regime and new retail regulations. In addition, Japan’s...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Japan
  • Demand
  • Trade
  • September 2017
  • interviews

Sapporo Breweries Ltd celebrated its 140th anniversary in 2016 and, during the year, the company continued to pursue the further strengthening of its brewing business. Nevertheless, parent company Sapporo Group failed to meet its primary aim of generating net sales of JPY600 billion and net profit of JPY40 billion over the course of 2016....

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • Japan
  • Demand
  • Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
  • COMPANY BACKGROUND
  • PRIVATE LABEL

Yamaya Corp is the leading alcoholic drinks specialist retailer in Japan. The company started off as a discount retailer of alcoholic drinks with one small store in Miyagi prefecture. The company focuses on offering consumers a good price/quality ratio and it is also in the process of creating a system which will eventually enable it to purchase...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Japan
  • Market Competition
  • Yamaya Corp
  • September 2017
  • interviews

Over the forecast period, Asahi Breweries Ltd aims to increase its sales by strengthening its beer business through the offer of new value-added products. In addition, the company seeks to expand its alcoholic drinks portfolio through the addition of new products such as its recently added Chilean wine brand Alpaca (known as Santa Helena outside...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Japan
  • Demand
  • Asahi Group
  • Asahi: Alcoholic Drinks Volume Share by Market 2012/2017
  • Asahi Group Holdings Ltd Headquarters

International expansion has been a long-standing focus for Japan’s largest brewer, Asahi, as its domestic beer market struggles with maturity-driven decline. The acquisition of SABMiller’s European operations has significantly expanded Asahi’s reach and altered its geographic profile; Eastern Europe has now become the company’s largest regional...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • APAC
  • Japan
  • Asahi Group
  • Heineken N.V.
  • Japan All Commercial Beverage Market (Th Hectoliters), 2000-2017F
  • Channel growth hindered by poor Cider performance

Japan Beer and Cider Market Insights 2017 Summary GlobalData’s Japan Beer and Cider Market Insights 2017 report provides a complete overview of the Japan beer and cider industry structure offering a comprehensive insight into historical background trends, 2016 performance and 2017 outlook. Scope Covering...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Japan
  • Asahi Group
  • Kirin Group
  • Suntory Holdings Limited

Wine in Japan

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  • ALCOHOLIC DRINKS IN JAPAN - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
  • ASAHI BREWERIES LTD IN ALCOHOLIC DRINKS (JAPAN)

Still light grape wine recorded total volume growth of 1% in 2016, a relatively slow performance in comparison with the 5% current value CAGR registered in the category over the review period. Growth in sales of wine is slowing down as the category becomes more mature and the population group for wine, which comprises mainly young and middle-aged...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Japan
  • Demand
  • Trade

Beer in Japan

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  • ALCOHOLIC DRINKS IN JAPAN - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
  • YAMAYA CORP IN ALCOHOLIC DRINKS (JAPAN)

Beer in Japan recorded a total volume sales decline of 2% in 2016 and this was mainly due to the ageing of the country’s population and the falling birth rate, which are contributing to the decreases being seen in the total drinking population. Beer is also suffering due to the shifts being seen in consumers’ drinking occasions, specifically...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Japan
  • Demand
  • Asahi Group
  • Kirin Group

Spirits in Japan

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  • ALCOHOLIC DRINKS IN JAPAN - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
  • ASAHI BREWERIES LTD IN ALCOHOLIC DRINKS (JAPAN)

Spirits continued to lose sales over the course of 2016, with total volume sales in the category declining by 1%. Nevertheless, 2016 saw whiskies record its strongest performance of the review period, registering total volume growth of 8% despite price increases for some major domestic and imported brands, while other spirits categories continue...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Japan
  • Demand
  • Asahi Group
  • Suntory Holdings Limited
  • SAKE
  • AVERAGE BEVERAGE CONSUMPTION - LITERS OF PURE ALCOHOL (LPA) PER CAPITA, 2005-2016F

Summary Current economic downturn and aging society have contributed towards dampening of the volume consumption in Japanese beer market. Beer is not appealing to the younger generation here. Functional beer grew in 2015 with their healthy reputation. Zero-zero beers were most popular among the brewers. Zero-purine and zero-sugar...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Japan
  • Asahi Group
  • Heineken N.V.
  • Kirin Group

Global Wine Industry

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  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Australasia
  • Japan
  • United States
  • SAPPORO BREWERIES LTD IN ALCOHOLIC DRINKS (JAPAN)
  • SUNTORY SPIRITS LTD IN ALCOHOLIC DRINKS (JAPAN)

RTDs recorded strong year-on-year growth throughout the review period, while many other alcoholic drink categories struggled. The trend towards ienomi remains strong amongst consumers looking to save money, and economy-priced RTDs fit busy modern lifestyles and preferences for cocooning – RTDs are mostly consumed with meals as shokuchu-shu....

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Japan
  • Demand
  • Trade
  • Suntory Holdings Limited
  • Domestic Manufacturers Remained Dominant in 2017
  • MARKET DATA

Japan’s beer market was impacted by two significant obstacles in 2017 – price increases due to an amendment to liquor tax and unusual weather, including record-breaking rain and low temperatures from summer to autumn when beer demand is traditionally highest. In June 2017, the government made an amendment to liquor tax to limit retailer discounting...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • Japan
  • Demand
  • Kirin Group
  • Sales Driven by Fine Champagne and Luxury Whiskies
  • Internet Retailing Remains Marginal, But Will Expand

Fine wines/champagne and spirits in Japan posted a positive performance in 2017 in both retail volume and current value terms, thanks to the rapid growth of luxury whiskies and fine champagne. These categories are also expected to grow steadily in the forecast period, thanks to the recent trend of favouring fine alcoholic drinks. Despite this,...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Japan
  • Demand
  • NEW ALCOHOLIC DRINKS WITH 1% ALCOHOL CONTENT
  • JAPAN: STATEMENTS THAT BEST REPRESENT SHOPPING BEHAVIOR IN PREMIXED ALCOHOLIC DRINKS AND COCKTAILS, 2014

Summary Japan's flavored alcoholic beverage market has seen high growth recently. The market volume hit a high of 2.5 billion liters in 2013, 4.5 times larger than in 2003. The market has since been steady, and major manufacturers have been focused on flavored alcoholic beverages as one of their core categories. The competition for...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Japan
  • Demand
  • Kirin Group
  • Suntory Holdings Limited
  • October 2015
  • SUNTORY LIQUORS LTD

Suntory Liquors Ltd was placed under Beam Suntory Inc in October 2014, following the merger with Beam Inc in May 2014. At the same time, it became focused specifically on spirits in Japan, with its beer business being split off. Suntory Beer Ltd ranked third in overall alcoholic drinks in 2014. As a leader in sprits and RTDs, it continues...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Spirits
  • Japan
  • Demand
  • Suntory Holdings Limited
  • Category Definitions - Speciality Spirits Market

Specialty Spirits (Spirits) Market in Japan - Outlook to 2021: Market Size, Growth and Forecast Analytics Summary Specialty Spirits (Spirits) Market in Japan - Outlook to 2021: Market Size, Growth and Forecast Analytics is a broad level market review of Specialty Spirits market in Japan. Specialty...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Japan
  • Market Size
  • Asahi Group
  • Costco Wholesale Corporation
  • THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES
  • Drivers of buyer power in the spirits market in Japan, 2017

Spirits in Japan Summary Spirits in Japan industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2013-17, and forecast to 2022). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Japan
  • Asahi Group
  • Suntory Holdings Limited
  • Takara Shuzo Group
  • SAPPORO HOLDINGS LTD.
  • Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.: key facts

Beer & Cider in Japan Summary Beer & Cider in Japan industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2012-16, and forecast to 2021). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Japan
  • Asahi Group
  • Kirin Group
  • Sapporo Holdings Ltd.
  • Category Definitions
  • DEFINITIONS - SEGMENT

Japanese distilled alcoholic beverage produced from ingredients such as barley, sweet potatoes, rice, or other grains.

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Japan
  • Market Segment
  • Asahi Group
  • Suntory Holdings Limited
  • THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES
  • Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the wine market in Japan, 2016

Wine in Japan Summary Wine in Japan industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2012-16, and forecast to 2021). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Japan
  • Asahi Group
  • Mercian Corporation
  • Suntory Holdings Limited

G## - All Markets Global - All Markets Alcoholic drinks - G## About our process A report generated by Mintel Market Sizes is designed to provide instant preliminary market research.

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Japan
  • Asahi Group
  • Kikkoman Group
  • Kirin Group
  • FACTORS INFLUENCING THE THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES IN THE WINE MARKET IN JAPAN, 2015
  • FACTORS INFLUENCING THE LIKELIHOOD OF NEW ENTRANTS IN THE WINE MARKET IN JAPAN, 2015

Summary The G8 Wine industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2011-15, and forecast to 2020). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Japan
  • North America
  • Western Europe
  • 3.2 About Canadean

Summary Canadean's, Fortified Wine Consumption (Volume and Growth) Forecast to 2021 - Asia, report is a comprehensive report, covering Fortified Wine consumption in Asia market. The quantitative data in the report provides historic and forecast Fortified Wine consumption data by country in Volume (M Liters). The report considers,...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Asia
  • Japan
  • Demand
  • SANWA SHURUI CO LTD: KEY FACTS
  • DRIVERS OF BUYER POWER IN THE SPIRITS MARKET IN JAPAN, 2015

Summary The G8 Spirits industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2011-15, and forecast to 2020). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Japan
  • Market Size
  • Asahi Group
  • Bacardi Limited
  • SAPPORO HOLDINGS LTD.: KEY FACTS
  • SUNTORY GROUP: KEY FACTS

Summary The G8 Beer and Cider industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2011-15, and forecast to 2020). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Eastern Europe
  • Japan
  • Market Size
  • Asahi Group
  • JAPAN: ALCOHOLIC DRINK CATEGORIES BY MARKET VOLUME, 2014
  • JAPAN: SHARE OF ALCOHOLIC DRINK CATEGORIES, BY MARKET VOLUME, 2004-14

Summary Saké is a traditional Japanese still rice wine made from fermented polished rice. It typically has an ABV of 15-16%. In Japan, the sales volume of saké has gradually declined for over a decade and lost volume share in the alcohol market. Consumers, particularly those in younger generations, have negative impressions of saké,...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Japan
  • Demand
  • Passport 25
  • Domestic Manufacturers Remained Dominant in 2017

Cider/perry recorded healthy total volume growth throughout the review period, though it slowed notably in 2017 and the category remains niche in the Japanese market. Most cider products have a similar positioning to sparkling wine. The category has also been positioned as a naturally brewed sparkling alcoholic drink containing relatively...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Cider
  • Japan
  • Demand
  • Trade