Locked content Asahi sees a potential for Czech and non-alcoholic beer in Poland

Japanese Asahi Breweries Europe Group (ABE Group), owner of breweries in Tychy, Poznań, Białystok, and other Polish cities,  sees the potential for increasing the share of Czech and non-alcoholic beers in Poland. It also wants to be the leader in the craft beer segment. ABE Group estimates that by 2...

Locked content Żywiec to pay out PLN 26 per share in 2017 dividend

Beer producer Grupa Żywiec has decided to allocate PLN 256.8 million of its 2017 profit to dividend payouts, which translates into PLN 26 in dividend per share. The remaining PLN 4.9 million of the profit will go to a reserve fund for future dividend payouts. Grupa Żywiec sold 11.2 million hectolite...

Locked content Beer and wine production to drop in 2017 – report

Beer production in Poland will fall by 2.2 percent this year and will amount to 40.5 million hectoliters – according to the Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics (IERiGŻ) report. The Institute forecasts that foreign trade deficit of alcoholic products will reach €327 million. “Bas...

Beer production up by 14% 

Beer production in Poland increased by 14 percent over the past ten years, with 42 million hectoliters produced in 2016, compared to 37 million hectoliters in 2007, according to the Central Statistical Office report. At the same time, the lowest level of production was recorded in 2009, when it amou...

Żywiec H1 profit inches up

WSE-listed beer producer Żywiec, subsidiary of Heineken, had a PLN 134.8million net profit in H1, up by 3.7 percent y/y. Revenues amounted to PLN 1.13 billion, down by 10.4 percent y/y. In the first six months of the year, Żywiec sold 5.6 million hectoliters of beer, compared to 5.8 million last yea...

Locked content Polish beer a new export hit in Europe – GUS

Products originating from Polish breweries have dethroned vodka, which had been Poland’s biggest export, the daily Dziennik Gazeta Prawna reported. Last year, €170.6 million worth of beer was exported from Polish breweries. This is 19.8 percent more than in the preceding year, according to dat...

First international beer brewing doctorate launched in Kraków

Eight doctoral students representing universities from across Europe will take part in the first international doctoral studies on brewing and malting. They will gain specialized knowledge in universities, breweries, and other firms in the brewery sector. The project was inaugurated on Tuesday in Kr...

Locked content Beer was the most popular food product in 2014

Poles spent as much as PLN 14.5 billion on beer in the period between December 2013 and November 2014, according to a report by market research company Nielsen. Beer tops the ranking of the most popular food products, followed by vodka, with PLN 10.3 billion in sales. “Beer and vodka are so popular ...