Locked content CEDC to produce cider in Poland

The world’s largest vodka provider Central European Distribution Corporation is considering starting cider production in Poland, a decision will be made in October, portalspozywczy.pl reported. “We are investing in the cider market and production is possible, and if so, using Polish appl...

Locked content Polish cider sales on the rise

Despite the fact that Poland is Europe’s main exporter of apples, orchard owners and alcohol producers were traditionally hesitant to produce cider. However, Polish demand for cider has been rising dramatically in the past few years. Two years ago, Poles drank 2 million liters of cider; this year th...

Locked content Cider market is booming – Ambra

Cider producer Ambra is expecting that cider sales will stand at 20 million liters this year and the market will grow by several times in the next years, said Piotr Kaźmierczak, deputy CEO of Ambra. “Ambra is the leader of the wine and the young cider markets. We want to grow on these markets ...

Locked content Instragram account of cider producer infringes Polish law

Following complaints filed by customers, the Advertising Standards Authority (Komisja Etyki Reklamy) has decided that the advertisement of the alcoholic beverage Cider Inn, produced by JRBB, on the social networking service Instagram infringes the Advertising Standards Association’s Code. The instit...

Locked content Cider sales breaking all records

Alcoholic apple cider has been a popular drink with Poles as of late. According to data from a report prepared by industry associations, 8.5 million liters of apple cider have been sold in 2014 year-to-date in October. One-sixth of the apple crop was under question due to the Russian embargo on Poli...

Poles spent PLN 41.1 bln on alcohol in 2013

According to the report by KPMG consultancy, Poles bought PLN 41.1. billion worth of alcohol products last year. Most of this was spent on beer (47 percent) and vodka (30.7 percent). Out of that figure, 31 percent was spent on so-called “premium products”, while 26 percent on economy brands.

Locked content Poland unlikely to suspend cider excise duty

Because of protests by the Ministry of Health against cider advertising, it is unlikely that Poland will suspend excise duty for the beverage, Agriculture Minister Marek Sawicki told ISBnews. Sawicki added that last year, the level of cider excise duty was reduced and now equals the level used in th...