beer Brewer Heineken in the first half of the year in the red up to no good. It was as a result of the coronacrisis, and the related actions, considerably less beer was sold, but the loss is mainly caused by the fact that more than half a billion dollars have been taken on the property, including the brewing industry.
That said, a spokesman for Heineken, on Thursday, in a commentary on the planned publication of the provisional figures for the first six months of this year. Heineken is to go beyond the numbers, as that is unexpectedly bad.
The loss comes out to approximately 300 million euros. Heineken wrote to the 550 million euros of assets, including plants and corporate offices. "In light of the current economic situation," said the spokesman.
Beyond that, the accounting loss, there was less and less will be earned on the beer. Revenue decreased in the first six months of this year, 16.5 per cent, in volume was 11.5 per cent less beer on tap, and over the counter. The sharp downturn in the hospitality industry as a result of the global lockdowns, it was not made up at the convenience store.
The profit on the trade, declined even faster than revenue. This is because in the hospitality business for Heineken, and more can be earned with a beer in the supermarket or off-licence.
On the 3rd of August is coming to Heineken, as planned, with the final figures.