Plzeňský Prazdroj’s beer sales up to 11.7 mil. hl

Published: 18.06.2020 Related countries:  Japan Japan

Plzeňský Prazdroj raised total beer sales by 1% to 11.7 million hectoliters in 2019.

Of this, domestic market accounted for 7.3 million hl and foreign markets for 4.5 million hl (+ 2.5%). The largest export markets are Slovakia and Germany. The brewery recorded the most significant growth in Russia, Hungary, the USA and Japan. Exports of Pilsner Urquell lager, which is produced for the whole world in Plzeň only, increased by more than 4% to 1.2 million hl. A total of 2.7 million hl (+ 2.5%) were sold in the Czech Republic and in the world. The brewery also stated that the COVID-19 pandemic had a negative impact on the trend of faster sales growth of draught Pilsner Urquell beer than bottled beer.