26 reports

  • ALCOHOLIC DRINKS IN BELGIUM - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
  • ALCOHOLIC DRINKS IN BELGIUM - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

After a sharp decline in total volume sales in 2016 as a result of an increase in excise duty, alcoholic drinks continued to struggle in 2017. The market’s further decline can be attributed to three main factors. Firstly, the number of Belgians crossing the border to buy alcoholic drinks appears to be increasing, with on-trade players, which...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Belgium
  • Demand
  • Trade
  • ALCOHOLIC DRINKS IN BELGIUM - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
  • ETN FRANZ COLRUYT NV IN ALCOHOLIC DRINKS (BELGIUM)

The excise duty increases in November 2015 had a strong impact on total volume sales of alcoholic drinks in 2016. The hike in the average unit prices of key categories spirits and wine depressed volume sales. The impact on value sales varied, with spirits seeing a strong decrease, but wine registering growth. Beer, however, was...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Belgium
  • Demand
  • Trade
  • Bacardi Limited
  • May 2017
  • COMPETITIVE POSITIONING

Bruggeman NV is a Belgian company specialising in Dutch gin with the nationally famous Peterman brand. Purchased by the French group La Martiniquaise, Bruggeman is active in several product types, including Dutch gin, where Peterman is the leader, vodka, whisky and rum. Euromonitor International Local Company Profiles...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Gin
  • Spirits
  • Belgium
  • Bruggeman NV
  • May 2017
  • Summary 2

Interbrouw is a Belgian-born brewery. After mergers and other company activity, including the acquisition of SABMiller in 2015, the group has become the biggest brewer in the world. Euromonitor International Local Company Profiles are a concise set of briefings detailing the strategic direction taken by a company. Discover...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Belgium
  • Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc.
  • Anheuser-Busch InBev NV
  • InBev S.A.
  • MIXED PERFORMANCES FOR BEER AND CIDER IN WHAT WAS AN UNCERTAIN YEAR FOR THE BELGIAN DRINKS MARKET
  • OFF-PREMISE SALES CONTINUED TO OUTFLANK ON-PREMISE CONSUMPTION

INCREASED TAXES HINDERED BEER VOLUMES On ## November 2015, the Belgian government chose to raise excise tax on a range of alcoholic beverages.

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Belgium
  • Demand
  • Carlsberg Group
  • Heineken N.V.
  • May 2017

Brouwerijen Alken Maes’s primary aim is to maintain its status as the leading competitor to Anheuser-Busch InBev in Belgium. The company continues to bank on the success of abbey style ale. Grimbergen is one of the strongest and most famous abbey style brands. Euromonitor International Local Company Profiles are a concise...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beverage
  • Belgium
  • Alken Maes NV SA
  • Brouwerijen Alken Maes NV SA
  • June 2016

Brasserie Caulier is a small-to-middle-sized brewery that commenced brewing in the southern part of Belgium in the 1990s. Euromonitor International Local Company Profiles are a concise set of briefings detailing the strategic direction taken by a company. Discover key contact details, the company background and their competitive positioning...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • Belgium
  • Supply
  • June 2016
  • Summary 2

Diageo want to introduce durable cocktails into Belgium. Euromonitor International Local Company Profiles are a concise set of briefings detailing the strategic direction taken by a company. Discover key contact details, the company background and their competitive positioning through this collection of snapshot company profiles. Product...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Belgium
  • Diageo plc
  • June 2015
  • Summary 2

Cider producer Stassen NV SA is focusing on the development and launch of cider (alcoholic and non-alcoholic). Stassen sold three of its non-cider brands in June 2014 to a company – Néobulles SA – formed for that purpose. Euromonitor International Local Company Profiles are a concise set of briefings detailing the strategic direction...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Belgium
  • Trade
  • Stassen NV SA
  • Stassen S.A.
  • ALCOHOLIC DRINKS IN BELGIUM - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
  • ETN FRANZ COLRUYT NV IN ALCOHOLIC DRINKS (BELGIUM)

The major story in spirits was the excise duty hike implemented by the Belgian government in November 2015, which had a large impact on sales in 2016. Price increases led to very strong decreases in total volume sales for some types of spirits. The price of a 75cl bottle of whiskey rose by EUR2.88. Thus, total volume sales within...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Spirits
  • Belgium
  • Demand
  • Trade
  • ALCOHOLIC DRINKS IN BELGIUM - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
  • ALKEN MAES NV SA, BROUWERIJEN IN ALCOHOLIC DRINKS (BELGIUM)

“Modern” cider is a sweet alcoholic beverage made from fruit juice concentrate and sold in similar packaging to craft beer, thus particularly appealing to younger generations in Belgium. Indeed, major players like Carlsberg (Somersby) and Alken Maes (Strongbow) have become very active in terms of communication, sampling and expanding their...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beverage
  • Belgium
  • Demand
  • Trade
  • ALCOHOLIC DRINKS IN BELGIUM - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
  • ETN FRANZ COLRUYT NV IN ALCOHOLIC DRINKS (BELGIUM)

Sales of RTDs/high-strength premixes are declining in Belgium for several reasons. The first is that, like other alcoholic drinks, a rise in excise duty has driven many Belgian consumers to buy their alcohol in a neighbouring country. As a direct or indirect consequence of the increase, Belgians are also reducing their consumption of high...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beverage
  • Belgium
  • Demand
  • Trade
  • ALCOHOLIC DRINKS IN BELGIUM - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
  • Contraband/parallel Trade

After a very difficult 2016 due to a rise in excise duty at the end of 2015, the spirits category showed some signs of a recovery in 2017, albeit still registering a sharp decline. The main effect of the increase in excise duty was a significant rise in cross-border trade among both individuals and businesses. This practice continued in 2017,...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Spirits
  • Belgium
  • Demand
  • Trade
  • ALCOHOLIC DRINKS IN BELGIUM - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
  • Contraband/parallel Trade

Beer consumption in Belgium has been declining for many years, with this set to continue over the forecast period. There are multiple reasons for this, with the first being an ongoing poor performance from lager. This can be linked to a decline in the number of pubs and cafés, where lager is mostly consumed, and an increase in prices. Indeed,...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Lager
  • Belgium
  • Demand
  • Trade

Beer in Belgium

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  • ALCOHOLIC DRINKS IN BELGIUM - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
  • Government Tax Adversely Impacts Alcoholic Drinks

Two main factors shaped beer’s performance in 2016. On the one hand, the continuous decline in domestic mid-priced lager in the off- and on-trade channels had a very negative impact on overall volume sales. On the other hand, premiumisation and innovation within ale and domestic premium lager boosted value sales. Euromonitor...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • Belgium
  • Demand
  • Trade

Wine in Belgium

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  • ALCOHOLIC DRINKS IN BELGIUM - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
  • Government Tax Adversely Impacts Alcoholic Drinks

Belgium was one of the biggest consumers of wine among non-wine producing countries, with per capita consumption of 26 litres in 2016. However, this relatively mature category was negatively impacted by the excise duty increase in November 2015. While individual cross-border trade was already established for champagne and French...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Belgium
  • Demand
  • Trade
  • June 2015
  • Summary 2

Codorníu SA was one of the most successful companies in wine in Belgium in 2014, thanks to a combination of good quality and affordable prices. Amid the premiumisation trend in Belgium, the company realized the need to upgrade its offering – and launched several premium products, such as Cuvée Brut and Cuvée Rosé. In the next five years, the...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Sparkling Wine
  • Belgium
  • Trade
  • Codorníu SA

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  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Belgium
  • Market Size
  • Anheuser-Busch InBev NV
  • Duvel Moortgat NV

Western Europe - All Markets Global - All Markets Alcoholic drinks - Western Europe About our process A report generated by Mintel Market Sizes is designed to provide instant preliminary market research.

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Belgium
  • Aldi Group
  • Carrefour
  • Freixenet SA
  • ALCOHOLIC DRINKS IN BELGIUM - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
  • Contraband/parallel Trade

Wine recorded a total volume decline for the second consecutive year in 2017. Although wine drinkers are seen as being more loyal to their preferred alcoholic drink than consumers in other categories, wine suffered from the increase in excise tax and the premiumisation trend, with competition from other alcoholic drinks set to be the biggest...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Belgium
  • Demand
  • Trade

Japanese distlilled alcoholic beverage produced from ingredients such as barley or sweet potatoes or rice or OTHER GRAINS.

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Belgium
  • Diageo plc
  • Pernod Ricard SA
  • Ricard SA
  • AVERAGE BEVERAGE CONSUMPTION - LITERS OF PURE ALCOHOL (LPA) PER CAPITA, 2004-2015F
  • COMMERCIAL BEVERAGE CONSUMPTION - PER CAPITA GROWTH, 2005-2015F

Summary The cider market in Belgium grew on account of new hip and trendy ciders entering the market. Bulmers introduced itself to the market with three different ciders. The Belgian cider market has been stable for years as people stuck to the brands they liked and knew, however it is now showing growth. Key Findings -...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Belgium
  • Demand
  • Bulmers Ltd
  • Heineken N.V.

Cider, traditionally marketed as a seasonal alcoholic drink, was and in fact still is perceived as a cheap alternative for champagne by the Belgian consumer, during the festive season.

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beverage
  • Cider
  • Belgium
  • Demand

##: Beer Leading Brewers/ Importers, 2015 Figure ##: Beer Consumption by Pack Material/ Type, 2015 Figure ##: Beer Distribution by Channel, 2015 Figure ##: Beer Consumption by Price Segment, 2015 Summary With the economy reviving gradually, consumers in Belgium are once again being able

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • Belgium
  • Demand
  • Trade

Western Europe - All Markets Global - All Markets Alcoholic drinks - Western Europe Subscription by Industry: Alcoholic drinks - Global Alcoholic drinks - Europe About our process A report generated by Mintel Market Sizes is designed to provide i

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Belgium
  • Bacardi Limited
  • Diageo plc
  • Rémy Cointreau Group

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  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Belgium
  • China
  • Company Financials
  • Fomento Economico Mexicano SA