Wednesday, 19. June 2013 - 22:06
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Beer swilling Germans are sobering up to the
financial crisis as breweries face a sales slump.
Peter Hahn from the country's Brewer's Association
said: "The Germansí desire for beer is continuing to fall."
Average consumption has fallen to 109.2 litres per year, down 2.2 litres on the previous year. † Brewery boss Ulrich Biene said: "The market has really been significantly down over the last few weeks, because the consumers have simply done without. For 2009 I am pessimistic for the entire market.
"The times when each German was drinking more than 150 litres of beer like in the middle of the 1970s are definitely over."
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Foreign companies promise cheaper electric energy supply
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