Brewer Plzeňský Prazdroj sees record turnover, rise in profits

The Czech Republic’s largest brewery, Plzeňský Prazdroj, saw record turnover of CZK 17 billion in 2019, a representative said on Wednesday. The makers of the lager Pilsner Urquell registered profits of CZK 4.8 billion last year, a year-on-year increase of around CZK 300 million.

As well as Pilsner Urquell, another export brand, Velkopopovický Kozel, also performed well in 2019.

Plzeňský Prazdroj exports to over 50 countries. It is owned by the Japanese group Asahi.

Author: Ian Willoughby