Net sales of Constellation Brands’ beer portfolio — including Mexican import labels Corona, Modelo and Pacifico — topped $6 billion, an 8% increase, in fiscal year 2021, the company shared today while reporting its full-year earnings.
Anheuser-Busch InBev’s 2020 global revenues declined 3.7%, to $46.8 billion, driven by the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in what was “undoubtedly a difficult year for our colleagues and our business,” CEO Carlos Brito said during a call with investors and analysts Thursday to discuss the company’s Q4 and full-year 2020 earnings. “While we… Read more »
Truly Hard Seltzer boosted Boston Beer Company’s 2020 revenue to $1.74 billion, but production of the popular bubbly beverage remains a drag on the company’s gross margins, the company reported during its full-year and fourth quarter earnings report Wednesday.
Boston Beer Company’s sales increased 38.9% in 2020, generating $1.74 billion in revenue, according to the company’s earnings report released Wednesday afternoon.
Pointing to on-premise closures and capacity restraints due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Molson Coors Beverage Company posted net sales declines for both the full year and the fourth quarter of 2020.
In reporting full-year 2020 earnings today, Heineken NV announced plans to cut its global workforce by 8,000 full-time employees as part of a reorganization plan first announced in October. Heineken, the world’s second largest beer manufacturer, also recorded several impairment charges totaling more than $1.1 billion (€963 million) to “tangible and intangible assets in operating profit.”
The biggest challenge the producer of popular Mexican import brands Corona, Modelo and Pacifico faced in 2020 came in March when the Mexican government ordered the shutdown of all manufacturing industries, including beer. This pause in production led to depleted inventory that was still being replenished into the third quarter and created a gap between shipments (sales to wholesalers) and depletions (sales to retailers) growth.
Forget product, price, promotion, and all that. For Molson Coors Beverage Company, 2020 has been defined by three words that start with the letter P: persistence, perseverance and progress, CEO Gavin Hattersley said during the company’s third quarter earnings call today.
Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito offered investors and analysts a peek at how the company is approaching future innovations during the company’s third quarter earnings call today.
After posting strong double-digit growth in shipments, depletions and revenues on the back of Truly Hard Seltzer and Twisted Tea in the third quarter, Boston Beer Company stock (SAM) topped the $1,000 mark for the first time ever, up from $371.12 at the start of 2020. As of press time (2 p.m. ET October 23), shares were trading at more than $1,066 (+15% and more than $145 than the previous day).
The Boston Beer Company is still riding a big wave thanks to Truly Hard Seltzer and Twisted Tea. The company — which produces Truly, Twisted Tea, Samuel Adams, Dogfish Head and Angry Orchard cider — posted increases in shipments (+30.5%), depletions (+36%) and net revenue (+30.2%) during the third quarter of 2020.
In a summer plagued with out-of-stock issues, Constellation Brands’ beer depletions still increased 4.7% in the second quarter of the company’s fiscal year, the company shared today.
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic were easy to see in Craft Brew Alliance’s latest earnings report. Shipments of CBA products during the three-month period ending June 30 — in the thick of the pandemic and its shut down of on-premise establishments — declined 10.2%, to 206,900 barrels, down from 230,500 barrels in Q2 2019.
As the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the on-premise channel continue to be felt worldwide, Molson Coors Beverage Company reported $2.5 billion in net revenue for the second quarter of 2020, a 15.1% decline compared to the same period last year.