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Budweiser Budvar exported a record volume of beer last year

11. 3.

Last year, Budweiser Budvar, N.C. exported the most beer in its history. The volume of export increased by 8.5% yoy to 1,075,000 hectolitres. The national brewery thus confirmed its position of the second largest Czech exporter with a 21% share in the total Czech export. Most of the Budvar beer went to Germany again last year, where the brewery managed to sell the most beer in history. Poland, Russia, Slovakia and the United Kingdom also ranked among the top five markets in 2018. Budweiser Budvar exported to 79 export territories last year. More than 90% of the export volume was made by Budweiser Budvar Premium Lager.


Budweiser Budvar is going to organise “theatrical” tours of the brewery again

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Budweiser Budvar’s Visitor Centre is going to repeat its successful series of “theatrical” tours of the brewery. The role of the brewery guides will be taken over by the brewing master Antonin Holeček and his colleagues on the following four Thursday evenings from 6.30 pm. Together they will take the visitors through the time to the period when the Czech Joint-Stock Brewery in České Budějovice was founded. The visitors will be able to watch the key moments in the history of the brewery through acted scenes in period costumes. It will already be the fifth series of these unconventional tours. Tickets must be booked in advance.


Last year Budweiser Budvar beer increased its beer production, reaching record sales

31. 1.

The national brewery Budweiser Budvar increased its beer production by 3.6% year-on-year to a volume of 1.602 million hectolitres. This is the second highest volume of beer during the corporation’s existence. In addition, the brewery was also successful business-wise, accomplishing historically record beer sales of CZK 2,569 million in 2018.



28. 1.

České Budějovice, 28th January 2019 – A three-day expert conference called Pivo Bier Ale FORUM 2019 is going to take place in the Czech Republic addressing current trends in craftsman brewing. A number of our experts as well as from abroad accepted an invitation. The conference is held on 29th - 30th January in Prague and on 31st January in České Budějovice. The main partner is the national brewery Budweiser Budvar.


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