Latvia: Craft beer accounts for 26.4% of total beer production in H1 2019
Latvias small craft brewers produced 11 mln litres of beer in the first half of this year, or 26.4% of the nations total beer output over the reporting period, TVNet.lv reported on August 22 citing data by the State Revenue Service.
As of the end of June, 55 companies had the status of small brewery in Latvia.
The nations total beer production in January June amounted to 41.73 mln litres, which is 4.1% more than over H1 2018.
A recent poll by retail chain Maxima showed 94% of Latvians preferred domestic beers.
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