Off-trade

Beer, lager & cider sales double in 4 weeks to mid-April

Sales of alcohol rose by 70% or by an additional €47 million in the four weeks ending on the 19th April as wine sales rose 50% and beer, lager and cider sales were up 100% on the same four weeks in 2019 according to Kantar Worldpanel figures on the grocery trade here.

 

Lager and cider sales were up 100% on the same four weeks in 2019 according to Kantar Worldpanel figures on the grocery trade here.

Lager and cider sales were up 100% on the same four weeks in 2019 according to Kantar Worldpanel figures on the grocery trade here.

“While beer gardens and wine bars remain off-limits, people have been turning to the grocers for their favourite tipples and boosted sales of alcohol by 70%,” commented Kantar Ireland’s Managing Director David Berry.

 

 

 

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