Liquor Production Increases 7.1% in Panama

In the first 9 months of 2009, alcoholic beverages companies produced 177.3 million liters, 7.1% more than the same period of last year.

Friday, November 13, 2009

According to data from the Economics and Finance Ministry, the main driver of this growth was beer: 35.8 million have been produced so far 2009, 15.85% more than last year.

"Beer consumption per capita stands at 64 annual liters, the second highest in Latin America", reported

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Drinks: FIFCO Joins the Mexican market

July 2020

Costa Rica's Florida Ice and Farm announced that it will begin to compete in the Mexican market with the marketing of flavored alcoholic beverages of the Segram's Escapes brand in more than 6,000 sales points.

The Costa Rican company Florida Ice and Farm (FIFCO), enters with a new business model in Mexico that takes more than a year of planning and analysis, is a strategy 'light on assets' that has as its tip to develop and market in that country the brand Seagram's Escapes in the category of flavored alcoholic beverages, a product focused and customized to the consumption trends of Mexicans, said an official statement.

Production of Alcoholic Beverages Up 5%

May 2018

Led by a rise in beer brewing, in the first quarter of 2018 the production of alcoholic beverages in Panama amounted to 77.8 million liters, 5% more than in the same period in 2017.

According to figures from the General Comptroller of the Republic, production of alcoholic beverages in general registered a year-on-year increase of 5%, rising from 74.2 million liters from January to March 2017, to 77.8 million liters in the same period in 2018.

Production of Alcoholic Beverages Up in Panama

February 2018

During the past year production amounted to 309 million liters, 8% more than production in 2016, with gin having the largest increase.

According to figures from the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic, production of alcoholic beverages in 2017 grew 8% in year-on-year terms, rising from 285 million liters in 2016 to 308 million liters in 2017. 

Increased Competition in Guatemalan Beer Market

December 2011

The Danish brand Carlsberg and Kronenbourg from France are to compete in the premium beer market.

The Carlsberg representative for Central America and director of Group Pivo indicated that there are plans to import about 650 thousand liters next year, of which they hope to sell 260,000 in the region.

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