German beer consumption on its quarter-century low

By: trademagazin Date: 2016. 01. 29. 11:09

Last year, 79.5 million hectoliters of beer was sold in Germany, this is the lowest datain the last twenty-five years – index wrote after the


Since 1991, when data was first recorded and national consumption was 110.5 million hectolitres, the figure has been steadily plummeting. Per capita consumption has fallen from around 150 litres in the 1970s to 107 litres now.

Overall, German brewers did well last year thanks to exports, which rose to 95.7 million hectolitres from 95.6 million hectolitres a year in 2014. (Index szbf)

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