Calvados global sales increased by 4,7% in 2022.
Following on from the post-COVID recovery begun in 2021, Calvados recorded a significant growth in shipments in 2022.
Last year, 5.03 million bottles were sold by the operators united within the three controlled appellations (Appellations d’Origine Contrôlée).*
In 2022, the French spirit boasts particular success on the international scene (+7.8%) as 51% of Calvados shipments went abroad. In some markets, the category is even making spectacular progress.
This is notably the case in the United States where Calvados has recorded a global sales increase of 70%.
In terms of volume, the American market is now the 2nd largest export market for Calvados, behind Germany.
*14 094 hectolitres of pure alcohol sold in France and worldwide. (source IDAC)
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