UK port sales soar in 2020

11 February, 2021

Port sales in the UK saw impressive category growth throughout 2020, with the largest volume of off-trade sales since 2015.

Leading Chilean wine producer Concha y Toro managed to increase consolidated sales by 28% year-on-year during Q3.

AB InBev reported a 4% revenue increase in Q3 after enjoying surging sales in Brazil, Mexico and the United States.

Heineken beat analysts’ expectations by reporting a volume sales decline of just 1.9% during the third quarter of 2020.

Carlsberg increased its forecast for full-year earnings after enjoying organic volume growth of 2.4% during the third quarter.

The US bar and restaurant industry revived 592,000 jobs across the country in July, according to new statistics from the Bureau of Labor.

Leading Chilean wine producer Concha y Toro has reported that Q2 consolidated sales grew 16.5% in difficult trading conditions.

Heineken has reported a 52.5% decline in first-half earnings after the Covid-19 pandemic took a toll on its on-trade business.

Heineken has reported a 14% drop in volume sales during March as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Distell, South Africa’s leading wine and spirits producer, has reported a 15% growth in revenue for the year to June 2012 and a 9.9% increase in sales volumes across its portfolio of wines, spirits and RTDs in both domestic and international markets.

Annual sales of cognac are worth €2 billion thanks to a surge in XO and VSOP sales in the Far East, says the Cognac Bureau (BNIC).

Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte achieved its highest volume sales in 2011, says the brand’s Caroline Defaut.

Diageo’s Johnnie Walker is the number one spirits brand by value according to Impact Databank’s Top 100 Premium Spirits list.

Cork producer Amorim recorded double-digit volume growth in 2010.

Cognac has reported record-breaking shipment figures for 2010. The region reported the value of 2010 shipments to be €1.86 billion.

Australia head hits out

12 November, 2010

Paul Henry, outgoing general manager, market development for the Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation (AWBC), has accused retailers of being only interested in “volume and price” and described retailer consolidation and price compression as direct threats to proprietary brands.

SABMiller has recorded double-digit lager sales growth in its African and Asian markets

According to the Scotch Whisky Association more than 5 bottles of scotch are shipped to France every second.

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