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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.
Net revenue per hectolitre increased by $6 per hectolitre as the effects of increased pricing and take-home sales in British Columbia more than offset the impacts of lower pricing in the Alberta market on the Company's value brands.
This represented a 14% increase resulting from higher core and Sapporo volumes and an $11 per hectolitre increase in average net revenues per hectolitre.
The allocation of 950,000 hectolitres is sufficient to meet the local needs of Angola.
5 million hectolitres of beer every year, thanks to local majors such as AB Inbev (EBR:ABI) and Duvel Moortgat (EBR:DUV).
For instance, annual duty free quotas of 4,300 hectolitres of wine; 2,000 hectolitres of Vermouth and other aromatic wines; and 2,000 hectolitres of grape spirit will be created.
Italian wine harvest seen up 9%: Italy is counting for a wine harvest of 48 million hectolitres, up by 9% on last year.
Current annual production at Park Royal is running at around two million hectolitres, but Diageo said that with a minimum investment of pounds 15 million, the capacity of the Dublin brewery will be expanded to six million hectolitres from the current four million hectolitres.
The plant in Kiev will be able to produce around 12m hectolitres of beer a year and will bring the number of BBH breweries in Ukraine to three.
Figures from the board project China's beer output to reach around 220 million hectolitres for the 2000 calendar year.