ST. LOUIS -- The beer category has a good future, thanks to increased disposable income along with a greater number of people turning 21, Anheuser-Busch officials said at an editorial briefing here. The adult population is increasing more rapidly, so that by the year 2000, the population aged 21 and over will be about 0.8% higher than the previous year. This rate of change will be almost as high as it was in 1985, when it was a little more than 0.8% -- the high-point of the 15-year period. ...
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