Consumer and Market Insights: Spirits in France

The French Spirits market is expected to register growth during 2015-2020 supported by recovering economic conditions and rising disposable income of the consumers. The market is being led by the Whiskey category while the Vodka category is forecast to register fastest growth in volume terms during 2015-2020. Hypermarkets & Supermarkets is the leading distribution channel in the Spirits market.


Canadean’s Consumer and Market Insights report on the Spirits market in France provides insights on high growth categories to target, trends in the usage of packaging materials, types and closures category level distribution data and brands market shares.

What else is contained

– Market data: Overall market value and volume data with growth analysis for 2010-2020

– Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for eight categories including Brandy, Gin & Genever, Liqueurs, Rum, Specialty Spirits, Tequila & Mezcal, Vodka, and Whiskey with inputs on individual segment share within each category and the change in their market share forecast for 2015-2020

– Leading players: Market share of brands and private labels, including private label growth analysis from 2012-2015

– Distribution data: Percentage of sales within each category through distribution channels such as Hypermarkets & Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Food & Drinks Specialists and others in 2015

– Packaging data: consumption breakdown for packaging materials and containers in each category, in terms of percentage share of number of units sold. Packaging material data for Glass, Paper & Board, Rigid Plastics, and others; container data for: Bottle, Carton and Bag-In-Box

Reasons to buy

Identify high potential categories and explore further market opportunities based on detailed value and volume analysis

Existing and new players can analyze key distribution channels to identify and evaluate trends and opportunities

Gain an understanding of the total competitive landscape based on detailed brand share analysis to plan effective market positioning

Companies mentioned

Arrow Liquors Co.

Bardinet S.A.S

Bas Armagnac Francis Darroze

Beam Suntory Inc.

Belvedere Sa


Mandarine Napoleon

Pernod Ricard S.A.

Remy Coitreau Group

The Coeur De Lion Estate

Bacardi Limited

Cepp Sam

Cognac Ferrand

Diageo Plc

Gabriel Boudier

Magellan Gin

Marie Brizard & Roger Iinternational


Dan Murphy

Lucas Bols B.V.

Davide Campari-Milano S.p.A.

Lejay Lagoute Sas

Mast-Jägermeister Se

Societe Des Produits Marnier Lapostolle Sa

Domaine La Mauny


Hervé Damoiseau Bellevue

Rhum Clément

Trois Rivières Distillery.

Table of Contents


•Report Scope

Country Context

•Macroeconomic indicators –GDP Per Capita, Population, Consumer Price Index and Age Profile

Market Overview

•Value and volume analysis for the French Spirits market

•Impact of exchange rate fluctuations on the French Spirits market

•Degree of trade up/down in the French Spirits market

•Volume analysis by category

•Market value and growth rates, by category

•Historic and forecast value analysis by category

•Winners and losers by categories with change in market share

•Segment share in a category (value terms) and change in market share

•Average category level pricing

Retail Landscape and Key Distribution Channels

•Leading retailers in the French Wine & Spirits market

•Leading distribution channels (volume terms) in the French Spirits market

•Leading distribution channels (volume terms) by category

Competitive Landscape

•Market share of leading brands (in volume terms) by category

•Penetration of private label by category in the French Spirits market

•Private label growth (in volume terms) compared to brands


•Spirits market by type of packaging material/container (in volume terms)

•Spirits market by type of packaging closure/outer (in volume terms)

•Spirits market by type of packaging, forecast (in volume terms)


•Country context

•Category value and volume data

•Sector Overview

•Segment data

•Packaging data

•Category definitions

•Segment definitions

•Channel definitions


•About Canadean

List of Tables

Table 1: Market value analysis in EUR and US$, 2010-2020

Table 2: Market volume growth analysis, 2010-2020

Table 3: Exchange rate fluctuations: US$ to EUR

Table 4: Market volume growth, by category, 2015-2020

Table 5: Segment level analysis by category, 2015

Table 6: Average price per litre comparison by categories

Table 7: Leading retailers

Table 8: Leading brands by category, 2015

List of Figures

Figure 1: Macro economic analysis: GDP per capita, Population, CPI (2010-2015), Age Profile (2015)

Figure 2: Market volume analysis, 2010-2020

Figure 3: Consumers purchase behavior -Trading up/down, 2015

Figure 4: Market volume share analysis by category, 2015

Figure 5: Market value growth analysis by category, 2010-2020

Figure 6: Historic and forecast value analysis by category, 2010-2020

Figure 7: Change in market share by category, 2015-2020

Figure 8: Leading distribution channels, overall Wine & Spirits, 2012-2015

Figure 9: Leading distribution channels, overall Spirits market, 2015

Figure 10: Leading distribution channels by category, 2015

Figure 11: Brand share analysis by category (by volume), 2015

Figure 12: Private label penetration by category, 2015

Figure 13: Private label and brand share growth, 2012-2015

Figure 14: Packaging analysis –key packaging material, container, closure and outer type, 2015

Figure 15:Growth in key packaging material, container, closure and outer type, 2015-2020


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