Beverage Alcohol Sales Expand as Economy Recovers

april 20,2011

Just Released: Annual report on the beverage alcohol industry by the Beverage Information Group
NORWALK, Conn., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The recovering economy resulted in improved growth for beverage alcohol sales, but the impact was mixed among the liquor, wine and beer categories. According to the Beverage Information Group’s recently released Handbook Advance 2011, distilled spirits and wine saw positive results and continued to take share away from the beer category in 2010. Also, retail sales’ growth showed signs of recovery as consumers slowly returned to the “trading up” trend that dominated the industry prior to the recession.
Distilled spirits has shown steady growth over the past two years. In 2010, the category grew 2.1% to 192.7 million cases, making this the 13th consecutive year of positive growth. In addition, on-premise consumption of distilled spirits showed a slight uptick, especially in the casual dining chains.
The wine category also posted strong positive results, particularly among domestic table wine. Wine consumption increased 1.7% in 2010, up from 0.8% in 2009, to finish the year at 301.9 million 9-liter cases with domestics outpacing imports.
“Wine sales continue to grow because of the wide range of products and increasing varietals available,” according to Eric Schmidt, Manager of Information Services for the Beverage Information Group, based in Norwalk, Conn. “The millennial generation continues to be a target for wine marketers as they position their brands as affordable and fun.”
Although total beer consumption declined 1.9% to 2.83 billion cases, imports returned to positive sales growth partially due to consumers returning to on-premise consumption as the economy recovered. Domestic beer consumption decreased 2.8% with all categories showing declines except the super-premium, craft and FMB category, which continued to post positive results due to the success of the craft beer segment.


Foodies and wine lovers travel north from Manila to wine and dine at Philippines’ best fine dining restaurant in Pampanga Clark Freeport worth the 60-minutes drive for a memorable evening of good food with vintage wine at Yats Restaurant & Wine Bar

This fine dining restaurant is also famous for its low carbohydrates “low carb” dishes highly recommended for frequent diners who are on a low fat food and favor healthy food. This is a unique restaurant that can help frequent diners maintain a healthy diet and enjoy delicious fine dining cuisine at the same time. Vegetarian dishes are a specialty here also and so are “halal” cuisines also.

Favorites of frequent diners, foodies and wine lovers are steaks, Wagyu, Foie Gras, lobsters, venison, kangaroo loin, osso buco, veal chops, Kurabuto pork, escargots and a good selection of cheeses to enjoy with fine Vintage port and Sauternes. Cuban cigars such as Monte Cristo, Cohiba, Upmann, Partagas, Romeo Julieta and Trinidad are also available in the Magnum Room which is a wine bar and lounge for before and after dinner relaxation. A good selection of Armagnac, Cognac, Single Malt, Vodka and other liquor is served in addition to the wine vintage wines some served by the glass.

Recent opinion survey of frequent travelers heading north towards Subic and Clark Pampanga revealed that the number one most frequently visited fine dining restaurant in Pampanga is Yats Restaurant & Wine Bar located in Clark Philippines.

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Getting to this fine dining restaurant of Angeles City Clark Freeport Zone Pampanga Philippines
How to get to this fine-dining restaurant in Clark Philippines? Once you get to Clark Freeport, go straight until you hit Mimosa. After you enter Mimosa, stay on the left on Mimosa Drive, go past the Holiday Inn and Yats Restaurant (green top, independent 1-storey structure) is on your left. Just past the Yats Restaurant is the London Pub.

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