Carlsberg Group ranks fifth by the sales volumes in China. The company is referred to as King of the West as it owns the “controlling stake” of the beer market on huge but sparsely-populated territories of the Western China.
Heineken NV’s expansion of its production in Vietnam by taking over a brewery from rival Carlsberg A/S highlights growing interest by global beer brands to quench the thirst of about 70 million locals in one of the world’s fastest-growing economies.
Cambrew’s brewery in Sihanoukville is still producing beer, but an ongoing strike could put its flagship Angkor brand in short supply after the labour dispute forced a suspension of the factory’s warehouse and distribution activities this week.
Carlsberg India Chief Executive Officer Michael Jensen throws up his hands at the capricious nature of India’s business environment and the way in which politics can transform fortunes in a snap.
For 54-year-old Michael Jensen, who heads Carlsberg in India, it’s not easy to sell products that mostly appeal to consumers half his age. Yet, in his three-year stint as the chief executive of the Danish brewer in India, he has … Continue reading
The uneven development of Carlsberg Asian markets in 1H2016: strong growth in India and Laos with 8% volumes decline in China
Carlsberg says its operating profit in Asia is increasing due to premium propositions growth. According to the first-half results, Asia region continued to deliver solid organic revenue growth (+4%) thanks to a strong 7% price/mix and despite a negative volume … Continue reading
Due to the challenging macro environment in H1 2016 the Russian beer market declined by an estimated 2-3% compared to the same period last year. Further decrease in purchasing power continue negatively affecting the market development, which is caused by … Continue reading
Sri Lanka’s Ceylon Beverage holdings, brewer for Lion and Carlsberg in Sri Lanka, lost Rs501 million in the June quarter as the floods disrupted production, interim accounts filed with the Colombo Stock Exchange showed.
Representing around 4500 bars and restaurants, Carlsberg Myanmar plans to send a petition to the government by the end of August, in protest against a recent crackdown on serving draught beer without the right papers, a company spokesperson said.
At a beer station on Bogyoke Aung San Road, servers traipse from table to table, handing mugs of Myanmar Beer to cheroot-smoking men in longyis. Another beer station in Sanchaung township looks almost exactly the same, but with Dagon Beer … Continue reading