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United Kingdom Cider Market Insights 2013

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Other information includes market valuation/pricing data and new products are identified. All supported by market commentary. Introduction and Landscape Why was the report written? The 2013 United Kingdom Cider Market Insights report is a high level market research report on the UK cider industry. The report covers total market (on- and off-premise) and includes valuable insight and analysis on cider market trends, brands, brewers, packaging, distribution channels, market valuation and pricing. What is the current market landscape and what is changing? The market for ciders fell by approaching 2% in 2012 in spite of an extraordinary surge in demand for flavored cider. What are the key drivers behind recent market changes? Conventional cider saw a drop ahead of the overall category last year. The year was shaped by the unusually wet summer and a poor trading period at Christmas. Volumes were also eroded by some price pointing in the supermarkets. What makes this report unique and essential to read?