- 21 May 2022 7:42 AM
- Hungary Matters
Turnover of beer in barrels – a good indicator of on-trade sales – was just 77% of that before the pandemic, Kantor said.
A recovery of full-year sales to 2019 levels is “unlikely”, he added.
Brewers may be facing supply challenges and a “drastic increase” in production costs, he said.
Domestic production of the biggest brewers declined 8pc to 1.6 million hectolitres in the period January-April from a year earlier.
The association data includes sales of Borsodi, Dreher, Heineken Hungária and Pécsi Sörfőzde, as well as of importer Carlsberg Hungary.