A survey revealed 38 percent of people would not buy corona beer due to the coronavirus and many who choose to splurge would not do so in public. FOX Business’ Tracee Carrasco with more.
The coronavirus, which has continued to spread outside China, has nothing to do with Corona beer.
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Despite that, nearly 40 percent of Americans are avoiding the pale lager as the world continues to battle the virus, consequently posing a threat to one of the top-selling beers worldwide, a survey conducted by 5W Public Relations found.
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Although there is no evidence that correlates the illness has nothing with the adult beverage,16 percent of beer drinkers are confused about whether the beer was related to the virus, the survey of 737 American beer drinkers found.
"While the brand has claimed that consumers understand there's no linkage between the virus and the beer company, this is a disaster for the Corona brand,” Ronn Torossian, founder and CEO of 5WPR.