The Hungary market accounts for nearly 1% of the Eastern European vodka market size. The market registered a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of -2.8% during 2017-22 and -6.9% decline over 2021. According to GlobalData’s deep-dive analysis report, Hungary vodka market databook, unflavored vodka accounted for a notable share of 66% among various vodka segments in the market in 2022, followed by flavored vodka. The report also provides in-depth analysis and market forecast to 2027. Buy the report here.

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According to GlobalData’s company and brand analysis, CEDC International, Zolotaya Manufaktura and Pernod Ricard Group held significant shares in the Hungary vodka market in 2022. Concurrently, Royal, Kalinka and Absolut led in terms of brand market share. CEDC International had the leading market share by volume in 2022. Companies operating in the Hungary vodka market continue to use innovation to target gaps in product offering. Continuous tracking of market size and company performance is important to help competitors capture and maximize profits.

GlobalData’s channel analysis reveals that hypermarkets & supermarkets were the key channel of purchase for vodka, along with on trade. Also, food & drinks specialists recorded a notable growth during the COVID-19 pandemic, as consumers were forced to stay at home due to restricted movement opportunities.

Hypermarkets & supermarkets constituted the highest market share by volume in 2022. Consumers preferred this channel for its product assortment and competitive pricing. On trade was the next preferred channel in the Hungary market.

Among the top Eastern European markets, Poland accounted for the highest volume share in 2022, followed by the Ukraine, Turkey, the Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Hungary, and Romania.

With a growing number of consumers seeking to experiment with novel products, manufacturers and brands need to constantly innovate their flavours and formulations to remain relevant and competitive. Additionally, the popularity of e-commerce has made it easier for shoppers to compare product features and offerings across different brands.

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