The leading reason consumers give for drinking tea is the taste, which helps explain the wide variety of flavors that are available. Industry players leverage the scope of tea varieties by offering long product lists to accommodate tea drinkers’ varied tastes (Mintel,2018)

Enterprise Ireland clients can access the Market Research Centre and view a range of reports analysing the Tea market. To view the reports listed below or if you have any queries, contact us at The MRC is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.

Plimsoll (UK):

  • Health & food products
  • Tea & Coffee


  • Coffee, Tea, Spices & Ready Meals 2019 (by country)
  • Herbal – traditional products (by country)
  • Tea (by country)
  • Hot Drinks (by country)


  • Hot Drinks (by country)


  • Tea & RTD tea (US)
  • A Year of Innovation in Tea, Malt & Other Hot Drinks
  • Herbal Teas can expand in growing US RTD segment
  • Hot Drinks (Ireland)

Ibis World (US)

  • Herbal Tea Production
  • Tea Production
  • RTD Tea Production

Ibis World (Aus, NZ, China)

  • Tea Production in China
  • Beverage & Tea Wholesalers China
  • Tea & Coffee Manufacturing Australia
  • Tea, Coffee & other Food Manufacturing New Zealand


and Proquest databases can also be used to search for articles on Tea and hot drinks.

Important Note: All databases are subject to copyright. The use of cameras and USBs is strictly prohibited.