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South Korea's thirst for craft beer helps food and drink exports top £10bn

Sales of trendy brands such as Brewdog to the east Asian country outshone whisky, shellfish and ice cream in year to JuneSoaring demand for British craft beers in South Korea helped UK food and drink exports top £10bn in the first six months of 2017, the best first half figures ever.Ireland, France and the US are the top three destinations for British food and drink, but the east Asian country was the fastest growing with export revenues up 77% as beer sales jumped more than 420% year-on-year to £59.3m, according...

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Published By: theguardian.com - Friday, 18 August