Economic performance of slovak agrifood brewery and maltery

Anna Harumová

Agricultural production is closely linked to the food industry, but also other sectors that provide inputs for agricultural activities. Brewing-malt department is one of the important food sector. Slovakia is not considered a typical brewing country, because on its territory except brewing there is also traditional production and consumption of wines and hard spirits. But drinking beer has a strong tradition in our country caused by linking the cultural ties with the Czech Republic and Germany. Slovakia in the past in terms of traditional methods of production was agricultural land, but under the influence of the transformation of economic development fundamental it has noted changes and the gradual reduction of agricultural production. In this article I will analyze the economic performance of the Slovak agri-food industry in the field of brewing - the malting.

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