January 24, 2018
After experiencing rapid growth for decades, the craft brewery industry is beginning to show signs of a slow down. Amid saturation, the market is developing into a barbell shape, with smaller microbreweries and larger players on the periphery occupying stronger positions than midsized players at the center.
Breweries of different sizes will have varying capability needs and sets of growth options that they can pursue. However, we expect deals — mergers, acquisitions, and sales — to become an appealing option for players in every segment of the market. Learn more about the current environment for craft brewers and possible growth strategies in our latest article from strategy+business, Can Craft Beer Continue to Tap into Growth?