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During the pandemic, Brazilian beer officially goes nationwide

For the first time in history, there is now at least one registered brewery in all 27 Brazilian states. Beer production appears to have remained stable throughout the pandemic crisis

Brazilian beer officially goes nationwide
Brazil is a beer country. Photo: Jaboticaba Imgs/Shutterstock

With its scorching weather and adored sandy beaches, Brazil is a beer country. Brewing an average of 13 billion liters a year, it is also the world’s third-largest producer of what is the oldest alcoholic beverage in human history. 

While dominated by major players such as Ambev and Heineken, beer production in Brazil is becoming increasingly decentralized. In fact, there are now established breweries in all of the country’s 27 states, when the first beer facility opened up in the remote Amazonian region of Acre earlier this year.

And the coronavirus has done little to...

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