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2010-09-04 12:17:22

Britons, infamous for their binge-drinking, broke tradition last year with less alcohol consumption in the country, showing the biggest fall since 1948, according to industry figures Friday.Health concerns and the recession brought on a six percent decline in 2009, becoming the fourth annual drop in five years, figures released by the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) showed.Consumption of alcohol remained below the European Union average in Britain, BBPA said, which relied mainly on...

2008-07-29 00:00:32

By James Thompson Pub drinkers may be downing less beer than at any time for 70 years, but the drinks business is not feeling as flat as one might expect. James Thompson reports on higher food sales and the gains made by off-licences So where have all the binge drinkers gone? Beer sales in pubs are now at their lowest level since the Great Depression of the 1930s, according to the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA): down seven million pints a day from the height of the market in...

2008-07-29 00:00:21

Beer sales have fallen sharply since last year. Total beer sales are down 4.5 per cent compared with the same quarter last year, while beer sales in pubs are down 10.6 per cent, according to the UK Quarterly Beer Barometer by the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA). In total 107 million fewer pints were sold in April to June this year compared with the same period last year - a fall of 1.2 million pints a day. Beer sales in pubs, bars and restaurants fell by 144 million pints down...

2008-07-28 18:00:19

By Josie Clarke Beer sales have fallen sharply since last year, according to figures released today. Total beer sales are down 4.5 per cent compared with the same quarter last year, while beer sales in pubs are down 10.6 per cent, according to the UK Quarterly Beer Barometer by the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA). In total 107 million fewer pints were sold in April to June this year compared with the same period last year - a fall of 1.2 million pints a day. Beer sales in...


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