A quarter of the turnover of Spanish bars depends on beer

Spanish bars enjoy the importance that beer represents for their country, consumed 94% in a group, with friends and family becoming an important livelihood for bars.

During 2017 more than 3570 million liters of beer were drunk in Spain alone, a forceful figure, as beer depends between 25 and 40% of the turnover of Spanish bars.

Beer accounts for 1.3% of GDP and generates 344,000 jobs a year, making Spain, after Germany, the second European country to generate more employment in the brewing sector. Another important fact is that 90% of the beer consumed in Spain is national production.

Cerveceros de España – an entity that groups together the producers of beer in Spain – presented certain relevant data for the sector and at the same time presented sustainability and environmental plans: they will work on the circularity of the packaging, energy efficiency, reduction of the carbon footprint, improvement of efficiency in the use of water and innovation and environmental awareness.


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