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Global leading brewing groups based on production volume 2019

In 2019, the Belgian company AB InBev was the world's leading brewing group based on a production volume of about 561.4 million hectoliters. The company produced more than double the amount accounted for by the Dutch company, Heineken, which ranked second that year.

Sales of leading beer companies

AB InBev, also known as Anheuser-Busch InBev, generated over 50 billion U.S. dollars in sales in 2019, making it by far the leading beer company worldwide. Heineken Holding and Asahi Group Holdings ranked second and third, respectively. Not only was AB InBev the global leader for beer, but the corporation was also the world’s leading beverage company in general in 2019.

Advertising spending on beer in the U.S.

AB InBev, Constellation Brands, and Molson Coors Brewing Co. were some of the beer manufacturers that invested the most in advertising in 2019. Constellation Brands, which owns brands, such as Corona and Modelo Especial, spent an estimated 350 million U.S. dollars on ads that year. AB InBev was once again in the lead with ad expenditures exceeding the 400 million U.S. dollar mark.

The world's leading 10 brewing groups in 2019, based on production volume

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October 2020



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As of December 31, 2019.

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