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....
ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA strengthens its sales team
Ludwigsburg, 14 June 2016 - Since April 2016 David Rueda has been strengthening the team of ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA GmbH, Ludwigsburg as Sales Director for Latin America. „With David Rueda, we are selectively expanding our sales network in this region. David Rueda will be working from the Colombian capital Bogota. With this step we move closer to our customers. In addition to his professional qualifications, David Rueda has many years of practical experience in Latin America’s brewing industry. This makes him the ideal contact person for our customers”, explained Ralph Gehlhar, CCO of ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA.
In 2000, the native Colombian Rueda has successfully completed his studies as a chemical engineer in his home country. Afterwards, he studied brewing and malting technology and obtained a MBA degree at the Sabana University. Subsequently, he gained practical experience as brewer and in the B2B sector throughout Latin America.
About ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA
Since 1852 ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA has been providing innovative and tailor-made solutions for craft breweries as well as for large-scale breweries – from the malt intake to the bright beer tank cellar. The product range in the area of the wort treatment extends from the malt intake, via grist mills, mash vessels, lauter tuns, mash filter, wort kettles and whirlpools up to wort cooling systems. In the area of the cold block ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA offers fermentation and storage tanks, bright beer tanks, yeast tanks and all required CIP tanks. ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA plans, engineers and automates the process and the cleaning technology in all production areas, including the installation of process pipework and the integration of all required utilities. For modernizations, capacity expansions as well as for completely new brewery plants – ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA provides innovative solutions and is a valued expert.
Last but not least, ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA is a competent and reliable partner for craft breweries and large-scale breweries in the field of research and development. ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA supports its customers, for example, in developing individual beer recipes.
14 Jun. 2016