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LITRE. A French measure of capacity. It is of the size of a decimetre, or one-tenth part of a cubic metre. It is equal to 61.028 cubic inches. Vide Measure.

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"Revenue per hectolitre increased 3%, while volume growth in the second quarter was negatively impacted by weather in Europe and World Cup comparables from last year.
There is also pain in store for French wine buffs as the OIV predicts a 19 percent fall in France's output to 36.7 million hectolitres. In Spain, production is also expected to fall by 15 percent, to 33.5m hectolitres.
Overall global production fell 5% from 2015 levels to 259 million hectolitres, one of the weakest levels of the past 20 years.
The country produces 17.5 million hectolitres of beer every year, thanks to local majors such as AB Inbev (EBR:ABI) and Duvel Moortgat (EBR:DUV).
In 2011, the company sold 9.3m hectolitres of beer.
Wine production in 2012 was 780 7699 hectolitres of bulk wine and 159 019 hectolitres of bottled wine.
Summary: ALGIERS -- The soft drinks and fruit juice subsidiary is one of the most dynamic niche models in the Algerian food industry market with an estimated output of almost 20 million hectolitres and a turnover of DZD45 billion at the end of 2008, said Wednesday in Algiers an expert in marketing strategy.
Volumes totalled 91.8 million hectolitres, compared with 95.1 million hectolitres a year ago.