Chief Executive Officer Carlos Fernandez Gonzalez told a news conference that Modelo would expand its Tuxtepec brewery in the state of Oaxaca by 9 million hectoliters
per year to supply beer to southern Mexico and to export to Central and South America.
In its second estimate for 2019, the ministry forecast production of 43.4 million hectoliters
, down from 49.4 million in 2018 when output had benefited from good weather condition.
Huang, SMB president said, the company needs to expand its current capacity of about 250,000 hectoliters
as Vietnamese drinkers already overtook the drinking capacity of those in the Philippines.
Data show that for the last 4 years the average electricity consumption for the production of 1 hectoliter
of beer also decreased by 8%.
weight of winter triticale in Kragujevac, Serbia.
For comparison, such a tax, set by the European Union and recommended to its members, is nearly two and a half times less, at 1,900 litas per hectoliter
79 77 Germany 71 71 Canada 71 71 South Africa 69 61 Denmark 53 55 Moldova 61 53 Switzerland 48 48 Argentina 42 50 Japan 45 42 Italy 42 37 Portugal 42 32 World Total: 2,026 1,878 1,939 1,815 (1) All data approximate Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (data converted from hectoliters
SMB needs a 10-hectare land for a brewery with a 2-million hectoliter
yearly capacity, he said.
beer cellar is presently storing over 300 oak barrels (a mix of former California wine barrels and also bourbon barrels), plus a 33 hectoliter
(871 gallon) oak foudre and two 45 hectoliter
(1,188 gallon) oak foudres.
'We are breaking ground to put up a 3-million hectoliter
brewery in Cagayan de Oro City,' Ang said.
Constellation would pay $2.9 billion for the brewery and perpetual rights to Modelo brands in the U.S., and would plan to increase brewing capacity at the 10-million hectoliter
plant so it could provide all Modelo-branded volume for the U.S.
Early projections predict a generous harvest, with around 7 million hectoliters
in volume (1 hectoliter
= 26.4 gallons).