Uganda Spirits Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027

Uganda Spirits Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027

  • March 2022 •
  • 110 pages •
  • Report ID: 6247042 •
  • Format: PDF
Uganda spirits market reached a value of US$ 1.62 Billion in 2021. Looking forward, the analyst expects the market to reach a value of US$ 2.28 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of around 5.7% during 2022-2027. Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, we are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic on different end use industries. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor.

Spirits refer to alcoholic beverages that are manufactured by distillation of fermented sugar extracted from cereal grains and fruits. Distilled beverages with more than 10% of alcoholic content fall under the spirit category. They are aged adequately in sealed barrels to have the desired taste, color, and alcohol content. Some of the common varieties of spirits include whiskey, rum, vodka, gin, brandy, etc. In Uganda, various tribes traditionally prepare grain-based alcoholic drinks that are similar to spirits composition. As a result, people in Uganda already have a traditional outlook towards the consumption of alcohol, which has primarily attributed to the growth of the spirits industry in the country.

Uganda Spirits Market Trends:
The increasing penetration of western culture, coupled with elevating levels of urbanization, are primarily driving the demand for spirits in Uganda. In line with this, the emerging trend of socializing and casual drinking, particularly among working professionals and the millennial population, is also propelling the market growth. Moreover, the rising consumer expenditures on premium alcoholic beverages for unique and innovative drinking experiences are further catalyzing the product demand in the country. Besides this, the escalating number of wineries and breweries in Uganda is acting as another significant growth-inducing factor. Additionally, several product manufacturers are launching flavored spirits and mixed beverages with limited alcohol content, particularly for female drinkers, which is further augmenting the market for spirits in Uganda. Moreover, the rise in the availability of spirits due to legal authorization by government bodies and the evolution of modern retail facilities are accelerating the product demand in the country. In line with this, Uganda’s positive economic outlook and increasing footfall of tourists are attracting foreign investments in the HoReCa sector, which is bolstering the sales of alcoholic beverages. Besides this, various brick-and-mortar alcohol shops in the country are utilizing online retail platforms for enhancing their product sales and reaching out to larger masses. Additionally, the introduction of value-added product variants involving bio-degradable packaging solutions and sustainable methods in the manufacturing process is expected to drive the Uganda spirits market in the coming years.

Key Market Segmentation:
the analyst provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the Uganda spirits market, along with forecasts at the country and regional level from 2022-2027. Our report has categorized the market based on product type and distribution channel.

Breakup by Product Type:

Breakup by Distribution Channel:
Specialist Retailers
Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
Online Retail

Competitive Landscape:
The report has also analysed the competitive landscape of the market with some of the key players being Africa Spirits Limited, Distell, Leading Distillers (U) Ltd (Leading Group of Companies (LGoC)), Pernod Ricard, Premier Distilleries Limited, Uganda Breweries Limited (East African Breweries Limited) and West Nile Distilling (Adrikos).

Key Questions Answered in This Report:
How has the Uganda spirits market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the Uganda spirits industry?
What is the breakup of the market based on the product type?
What is the breakup of the market based on the distribution channel?
What are the various stages in the value chain of the Uganda spirits industry?
What are the key driving factors and challenges in the Uganda spirits industry?
What is the structure of the Uganda spirits industry and who are the key players?
What is the degree of competition in the Uganda spirits industry?