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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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The hectolitre weight, wet and dry gluten content, Zeleny sedimentation volume, phytic acid content and the L color value of wheat stored in both spike and grain form significantly decreased during the storage period.
- Article 6: From 2008, the minimum excise duty for beer is set as follows: 0.98 euro per hectolitre by degree Plato; 2.45 euro per hectolitre of alcohol
Overall global production fell 5% from 2015 levels to 259 million hectolitres, one of the weakest levels of the past 20 years.
S'agissant de la transformation du fruit, le volume d'huile d'olive produit en 2013-2014, soit 37.235 hectolitres, a [beaucoup moins que] notablement [beaucoup plus grand que] augmente pour passer a pres de 52.000 hectolitres au terme de la campagne 2014-2015, a-t-il indique, signalant que la wilaya de Setif dispose de 12 huileries modernes, realisees grace au soutien de l'Etat, et d'une cinquantaine de pressoirs traditionnels.
In total, the 17 breweries in West-Vlaanderen produced 530,000 hectolitres of beer in 2013.
The harvest should total around 169 million hectolitres, an 11.5% increase on 2012, with all main producers except Germany seeing a larger crop.
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.