Monthly Archives: March 2012

Beer Business (Pivnoe Delo) #1-2012

Russian beer producers database 561 enterprises Russia: results of 2011, forecast for 2012 Industry and Market in Figures Forecast for 2012 Companies’ Positions Carlsberg Group AB InBev Heineken Efes SABMiller

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Gambrinus Started The Widest Consumer Program In The History Of Czech Beer Culture

Gambrinus is enriching the world of Czech “beerers” (beer-lovers). The company has started a consumer program called Gambrinus Team that is completely new and that reflects the development of Czech beer culture and the character of Czech “beerers.”

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Light Beer Fights for Life as Craft Brews Invade Shelves

At a beer industry summit last month, Ed McBrien, distribution chief for MillerCoors, compared himself to a typewriter salesman in an iPad age.

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Brewers Association: Craft Brewing Volume Hops 13 Percent

The Brewers Association (BA), the trade association representing small and independent brewers, today released 2011 data on U.S. craft brewing1. Craft brewers saw volume rise 13 percent, with a 15 percent increase in retail sales from 2010 to 2011, representing … Continue reading

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SNIPL, UBL receive merger approval

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has cleared the proposed integration of Scottish & Newcastle India (SNIPL), owned by Heineken Group, with Vijay Mallya-led liquor business United Breweries (UBL).

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San Miguel 2011 Net Profit PHP17.5 Billion; Down 13%

San Miguel Corp. (SMC.PH) said Wednesday its 2011 net profit declined 13%, as larger extraordinary gains in the previous year offset the surge in revenue due to the conglomerate’s diversification into energy-related businesses.

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Discontent grows against AB InBev bonuses

* Politicians and unions criticise executive bonuses * CEO set to gain 144 million euros from bonus scheme * A further 39 AB InBev executives set to gain * AB InBev hits debt target two years early

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MillerCoors to upgrade Trenton brewery with $25m investment

MillerCoors, a joint venture between SABMiller and Molson Coors Brewing, plans to upgrade its brewery in Trenton with an investment of around $25m.

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WA grain growers to gain from SE Asian beer boom

A subsidiary of the grain handler, CBH, says it is building a multi-million dollar malt milling plant in Vietnam to capitalise on South-East Asia’s growing taste for beer.

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Romanian beer market stabilized in 2011

After decreasing for two consecutive years, the Romanian beer market stabilized in 2011 at 17 million hl, the same level as a year before, according to the Brewers of Romania Association. Total sales amounted to EUR 1.7 billion, a similar … Continue reading

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