Beverage Alcohol Spending Up 3.4%

Posted on July 22nd, 2016 |

For 12 months ending June 30th 2016 the bw166 Total Beverage Alcohol Overview shows total consumer spending on Beverage Alcohol at just over $222 Billion, an increase of 3.4% versus the prior 12 months. The bw166 Total Beverage Alcohol Index stands at 119.04, a 1.5% increase over the prior 12 months. Overall Beer volumes entering the market are up […]

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Brexit and Total Beverage Alcohol – A Quick Primer

Posted on June 29th, 2016 |

After the United Kingdom voted on Thursday to exit the European Union, there has been considerable commentary on the long term economic implications for the global economy including the total beverage alcohol industry. Ultimately, for the beverage alcohol industry, Brexit’s largest effect is likely to be foreign exchange (FX) rate fluctuations in both the near […]

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bw166’s TBA Servings Index grows 1.5% to 119 in May 2016

Posted on June 24th, 2016 |

bw166 recently introduced the Advance Edition of its Total Beverage Alcohol Overview report, which is included in the subscription price for all current and future subscribers.  This new edition, released approximately 15 days after the end of each month, provides beverage alcohol companies a prompt and holistic reference for the total market which can be […]

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Observations on the 2015 Preliminary Grape Crush Report

Posted on February 17th, 2016 |

The wine grape crush declined from 3.9 million tons to 3.7 million tons (excluding raisin and table grapes), a 5% decline from last year. Generally, there were declines in coastal areas while the central valley had another strong harvest. Despite the decline in coastal areas, with the three preceding strong harvests, current forecasts do not […]

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Report Timing

Posted on May 19th, 2015 |

Question: Why do you wait so long to release your reports? Answer: Our reports are dependent on various government data sources and we minimize the use of any estimates. Our goal is to release each report within three business days of the receipt of the last data sets required for any report.

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bw166 Publication Advantages

Posted on May 18th, 2015 |

Question: Why have you started publishing beverage alcohol industry data? Answer: There are 3 key factors that our reports address: As we watch consumer interaction with the beverage alcohol category we are seeing much more cross-over of consumption. Most industry data focuses on either beer, wine or spirits. We are producing industry data across all […]

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