Analysis on the Beer & Cider Industry in Belgium, 2019 – Emerging Trends & Opportunities, Competitive Landscape and Key Company Performance

This report provides a complete overview of the Belgium beer and cider industry structure offering a comprehensive insight into historical background trends, 2018 performance and 2019 outlook.

Covering total market (on and off-premise), the report details:
• 2013-2018 actual detailed beer consumption volume data by segment, brand, brewer, packaging and distribution (on-/off-premise), with 2019 forecasts.
• Value by distribution channel 2013-2018, with 2019 forecasts.
• Overview of the competitive landscape in the beer and cider market, with analysis of key company performance.
• Insightful and valuable analysis of the drivers behind both current and emerging trends in the beer and cider market.
Reasons to Buy
• Gain an in-depth understanding of the dynamics and structure of the Belgium beer and cider industry, from the latest competitive intelligence of both historical and forecast trends to enhance your corporate strategic planning.
• Evaluate the current emerging trends and future growth opportunities in the Belgium beer and cider market to support your brand development and marketing initiatives.
• Understand volume vs. value trends and identify the key growth opportunities across the super-premium, premium, mainstream and discount segments to best target profitability.
• Analyze domestic and imported beer brand performance and determine the key trends driving consumption preference to develop a competitive advantage.
• Interrogate the unique granularity of our data to analyze the market on a variety of levels to make well-informed decisions on future threats and growth prospects in the marketplace for your company.
Key Topics Covered

1. Introduction – understanding market context
• Executive Summary
• Alcoholic Beverages Industry Snapshot
• Enablers and inhibitors of growth
2. Category and segment insight – identifying growth opportunities
• Beer & Cider Volume and Value growth projections
• Beer
• Cider
• Category Performance
• Beer & Cider Types – Winners & Losers
• Brand vs Private Label Dynamics
• Price Segment Dynamics
• Flavor Dynamics
• Craft Dynamics
• Alcoholic Strength Dynamics
• Beer Emerging Trends & Opportunities
• Cider Emerging Trends & opportunities
• Key drivers of change across Beer & Cider
3. Company and brand insight – the competitive landscape defined
• Leading company volume & value
• Leading Beer & Cider Companies
• Brand & Private Label Trends – Beer
• Brand & Private Label Trends – Cider
• Best in category brand performance
4. Distribution insight – attractive routes to market
• Sub-channel evolution in beer & cider
• Price point analysis
5. Product & packaging insights – key trends and strategic issues
• Packaging Trends & Strategic Issues
• Beer Packaging Trends
• Cider Packaging Trends
6. Consumer insight – who, what, when, where and why
• Key drivers impacting Beer & Cider consumption
• Trend analysis
• Strategic issues map
7. Recommendations – white spaces and innovation
• Opportunities across the consumer value chain
• Highest growth segments
• Actionable Insights
8. Market context and disruptors
• Top global issues impacting Beer & Cider
• Future disruptors across the Beverages value chain
• Top stories in the US
• Macroeconomic environment
Companies Mentioned
• AB InBev Belgium
• Alken-Maes
• Duvel Moortgat
• Haacht
• Martens
• Palm
• De Scourmont
• Carlsberg Importers

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