Premium Beer Sector Set for Further Growth

Published: 07/17/2012

BROMSGROVE, England (PRNewswire) —Premium beer sales are set to grow in “every continent” over the next four years, according to a new report from just-drinks, with Asia expected to show particularly strong growth.

According to the report, the premium beer category currently accounts for around 18 percent of the global beer market, with mainstream products representing 68 percent and economy brands making up the remaining 14 percent. However, the premium sector is forecast to grow 2.8 percent through 2016.