Brewing Ingredients Market Size & Share, by Product (Malt Extract, Grains, Yeasts, Beer Additives); Function Type (Fragrance, Preservatives, Flavours, Proteins); End-user (Microbreweries, Brewpubs, Contract Brewery, Craft Brewers) - Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2028

  • Report ID: 2754
  • Published Date: Feb 15, 2023
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Introduction to Brewing Ingredients

Brewing is the production of beer done in a brewery with the help of a commercial brewer or by a variety of methods. The main ingredients used in the production of beer include water and a fermentable starch source such as yeast, hops and cereal grains, most popular of which is malted barley. These ingredients provide colour, protein, flavour, bitterness, aroma, stability and dextrins to beer. The malt used in the beer is heavily roasted and gives beer a coffee/chocolaty flavour. The water used in beer is approximately 95% and the mineral content of water is adjusted according to the requirements of the beer.

Market Size and Forecast

The market for brewing ingredients is estimated to record a significant CAGR over the forecast period. The major key factor driving the growth of the market include rise in the consumption of beer all over the world owing to the rise in disposable incomes and consumer preferences. In addition, increase in the millennial crowd globally who are the major consumer base of beer is boosting the market growth. Moreover, adoption of western culture and introduction of sweet & non alcoholic beer is influencing the consumers towards beer, which will result in the increased demand for brewing ingredients. Therefore, with the increasing economic development, beer is slowly becoming an after work companion for refreshment, which will further augment the market growth over the forecast period.

On the basis of function type, the brewing ingredients market is segmented into fragrance, preservatives, flavours, proteins and others, out of which, the market for flavours is estimated to account for highest market share owing to the increased demand for flavoured beers. Rising use of fruits in beer as a flavour is attracting new customers in the market and is expanding the market growth. Further, the rising preference of consumers for innovative drinking experiences is pushing them to try variety of new flavours in beer. Therefore, these factors are anticipated to drive the growth of flavour segment over the forecast period. 

Growth Drivers

Rising Popularity of Beer

The growth in the preference for beer is rising with the growing popularity of beer among consumers. The increasing number of pubs, liquor serving cafes and clubs is accelerating the market growth as these places are a common platform for social gathering. Moreover, governments of some countries are promoting craft beer for the economic development along with the growing popularity of beer tourism. In addition, the young-adult consumers who want to manage their alcohol consumption are opting for beer, which is further driving the growth of the market.

Increase in the Consumer Spending

The market for beer ingredients includes witnessing an increase in the preference among consumers for the new product offerings. The increasing experiments in the consumption habits for new experiences as a result of rising disposable incomes is further rising the consumer spending power. Moreover, with the movement of consumer into next stage of their life, there will be an increase in spending for beer on the back of increase in the budget and incomes. Hence, these factors will boost the growth of the market over the forecast period.


Rising Health Awareness and Government Regulations

The increasing health consciousness in consumers regarding the consumption of beer and stringent government regulations such as increased taxation and high excise duties is hampering the growth of the market. Further, high cost of premium beers and the duties levied on these costs will hinder the market growth.

Market Segmentation

Our in-depth analysis of brewing ingredients market includes the following segments:

By Product Type

  • Malt Extract
  • Grains
  • Yeasts
  • Beer Additives

By Function Type

  • Fragrance
  • Preservatives
  • Flavours
  • Proteins
  • Others

By End Users

  • Microbreweries
  • Brewpubs
  • Contract Brewery
  • Craft Brewers

By Region

On the basis of regional analysis, the brewing ingredients market is segmented into five major region including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa region. The market for brewing ingredients in North America is anticipated to have highest growth rate owing to the rapid expansion of breweries along with the introduction of unique beers in the region. Further, in order to meet the demand for flavoured beers, the region is incorporating new flavours in their offerings. The market in Asia Pacific is estimated to be fastest growing on the back of rising urbanization and increased purchasing power of the consumers. Additionally, presence of wide range of beers in the region with different taste and flavours is accelerating the growth of the market. Changes in consumer preferences and rise in working class individuals are further favouring the growth of the market.

The brewing ingredients market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:

  • North America (US, Mexico and Canada) Market size, Y-O-Y growth and Opportunity analysis.
  • Europe (Germany, France, Italy, Spain, UK, Russia and Other parts of Europe) Market size, Y-O-Y growth and Opportunity analysis.
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, India, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and rest of Asia Pacific) Market size, Y-O-Y growth and Opportunity analysis.
  • Latin America (Argentina, Australia and Brazil) Market size, Y-O-Y growth and Opportunity analysis.
  • Middle East & Africa (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and South Africa) Market size, Y-O-Y growth and Opportunity analysis.

Top Featured Companies Dominating the Market

  • Anheuser-Busch Companies 
    • Company Overview
    • Business Strategy
    • Key Product Offerings
    • Financial Performance
    • Key Performance Indicators
    • Risk Analysis
    • Recent Development
    • Regional Presence
    • SWOT Analysis 
  • Boston Beer Company
  • Heineken N.V.
  • Carlsberg
  • Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
  • Squatters Pub
  • Dogfish Head Craft Brewery Inc.
  • United Breweries Ltd
  • Asahi Group Holdings Ltd


In the News

  • On April 04, 2020: the Mexican brewer of Corona beer suspended production owing to the health emergency over COVID-19 pandemic. Moreover, Heineken’s Mexican operations based in Nuevo Leon would stop the production and distribution of beer, which resulted in panic buying.

Author Credits:  Anil Kumar, Ipsheeta Dash

  • Report ID: 2754
  • Published Date: Feb 15, 2023
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

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