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....
MillerCoors to upgrade Trenton brewery with $25m investment
With the new capital improvement, MillerCoors Trenton aims to streamline its process, save money and improve safety.
MillerCoors Trenton interim vice president Jon Hussey said the company is adding cardboard box manufacturing shop on site for its glass bottles.
"The new box manufacturing shop will start production by the end of 2012," said Hussey. "We would previously buy those cardboard cases prefabricated then fill them with bottles at the brewery."
In addition, the company is planning to invest around $4.5m to increase draft filtration capacity.
At present, the Trenton brewery produces 65 different brands including Molson Golden and Molson Ice and may add two more Molson Coors brands this year.
28 Mar. 2012