Tariffs and the New Crown pneumonia epidemic wreak havoc on the hospitality industry in 2020, said Chris Swonger, president and CEO of the Distilled Spirits Council of America.
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However, spirits grew in the U.S., with total sales up 7.7% to $31.2 billion; total volume grew 5.3% to 251 million cases (9 liters per case), while total sales of alcoholic beverages (spirits, beer and wine) grew 3%.
Not bad for the world"s largest consumer market for alcoholic beverages! Nothing can stop Americans from drinking.