Analysis of beer market in China (on Russian)
Beer market of Ukraine: big three losing weightIn 2016, fast increase of excises and resulting price spike stood in the way of the beer market stabilization. Most of competition (as well as mass sorts) moved to the economy segment of the market. The biggest losses were incurred by the leading three, especially Obolon, which again experienced pressure after reallocation of Efes market share. However, one should already speak of TOP-4. Group Oasis CIS (PPB) became a strong player and competitor to transnational companies. Besides the net sales of many regional medium breweries look rather good and 16-fold cost reduction wholesale trade license for craft brewers opens up a possibility of rapid growth in 2017.
Analysis of beer market in China
China’s transition to a “new normal” reality backfired on the brewing industry unexpectedly. Stagnation and subsequent market decline resulted from dynamic social and economic changes. There has emerged a “two speed” market where the medium class significance is growing, yet the share of main beer consumers, “blue collar” is decreasing. Also the inflow of consumers is shrinking, as demographics stopped being a growth driver. Finally, beer is giving way to other alcohol drinks....
Anheuser-Busch brings Belgian beer caf? concept to America
Belgium is home to lot of global beer brands produced in all different styles. Belgian-style beers are already popular in the US.
The Belgian design firm Creneau International and Interbrew, a Belgian beer company, have come up with the concept.
Creneau has managed to build many beer cafes in Asia, the Middle East and Europe. The design agency is now going to bring the idea to North America.
The first Belgian Beer Caf? in the US is set to open at Newark Airport in the next few months, Public Radio International reported.
The Belgian Beer Caf? has presence in France, Holland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Australia, New Zealand, Ukraine, Switzerland, Dubai, Qatar, Abu Dhabi and Japan.
A Belgian Beer Caf? requires 1,500-4,000sqft space for the restaurant and an additional 500-1,000sqft for the kitchen.
Belgian Beer Caf? venues offer an extensive range of Belgian beers from a wide variety of Belgian brewers.
Some of the brands on the menu include Stella Artois, Leffe Blonde, Belle-Vue Kriek, Hoegaarden, Straffe Hendrik and Adriaen Brouwer.
The caf?'s food menu features classic Belgian items including soups, salads, entrees and desserts along with local cuisine that compliments the caf? theme.
16 Nov. 2011