Lanson-BCC, the second largest group in Champagne, has just lately launched its monetary outcomes for the primary half of 2021, indicating a robust improve in gross sales to EUR 99.11 million.
This represents a rise of +33.7% in comparison with the primary semester of 2020 (EUR 74.13 million), and a rise of +24.7% in comparison with the primary semester of 2019.
The earnings from exports reached 57.9% as of thirtieth June 2021, in comparison with 50.2% on thirtieth June 2020 thanks to higher performances in a number of European markets, particularly Germany, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, and within the UK the place the Lanson traditionally holds important market shares, but in addition within the US and Russia.
The Group reminds that given the worldwide financial restoration, the champagne trade as an entire has recorded a wonderful first half of 2021. The whole worth of champagne gross sales grew by +47.9%, towards a drop of -29.4% within the first half of 2020 because of the Covid-19 disaster.
The French market, which represents 40.4% of the champagne gross sales, recovered with a progress of +32.2% towards a contraction of -29.2% in H1 2020.
Exports to the EU and different nations additionally improved considerably, exceeding their historic document of 2018.
As for Champagne’s largest producer, LVMH has additionally just lately launched its interim monetary report for the six-month interval ended on the thirtieth of June 2021, indicating that champagne volumes gross sales volumes up +57% with respect to the primary half of 2020 and 10% in contrast with 2019, with notably sturdy progress in Europe and america.