Alcohol consumption falls in ‘challenging’ year for brewers, producers – but have Kiwi attitudes to booze changed?

Alcohol available for consumption fell by the biggest amount in 15 years.

A brewers association said broader economic and living cost pressures were impacting consumption and the hospitality sector.

Stats NZ data released today showed a 4.3 per cent decline last year compared to 2022.

The last year was challenging for domestic producers Read more

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