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....
SABMiller’s global beer brands to join CUB portfolio
SABMiller's brands, including Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Miller Genuine Draft, Miller Chill, Grolsch Premium Lager and Pilsner Urquell, will join the CUB global brand repertoire.
Peroni Nastro Azzurro is an Italian style pale lager with 5.1% ABV. Miller Genuine Draft is also a pale lager with 4.7% ABV.
Miller Chill is a chelada-style 4.2% ABV pale lager brewed with lime and salt. Grolsch Premium Lager is a Dutch pale lager with 5% ABV. Pilsner Urquell is a Czech pilsner with 4.4% ABV.
Foster's Group chief executive Ari Mervis said the increased offering in the rapidly growing premium beer segment will create new opportunities for customers.
SABMiller is yet to acquire the remaining 50% stake in Pacific Beverages from Coca Cola Amatil, which will bring all brands and operations under the CUB business from 16 January.
Pacific Beverages, which operates only in Australia and New Zealand, manufactures and exclusively distributes Bluetongue beer and other brands owned by SABMiller, including Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Miller Genuine Draft, Miller Chill, Grolsch and Pilsner Urquell.
27 Dec. 2011