Beer Business #4-2020. Russia: regional beer markets

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In the seven regions of Russia we have analyzed:

  • the share of companies of various scales – from federal breweries to minibreweries
  • popularity of brands (license, national and regional);
  • market segmentations by price;
  • the dynamics of output, sales and prices
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GEA explores digitally driven energy savings for industrial refrigeration systems at virtual Cooling Club on March 18

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Companies benefit particularly strongly from the ever-evolving GEA Omni control panel. GEA is discussing the subject of digital control of industrial refrigeration systems in its first Cooling Club webinar of the year entitled, “Improve Your Bottom Line with the Energy-saving GEA Omni Control Panel”. The webinar will take place from 4:00- 5:00pm Central European Time on Thursday, March 18, 2021.

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drinktec postponed until September 2022

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  • New dates: September 12 to 16, 2022
  • Industry representatives and Messe München make timely decision in view of the extensive planning trade fairs for industrial goods require and drinktec’s 4-yearly cycle
  • Global reach is key to success: Intercontinental travel for fall 2021 still too uncertain
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Beviale Mexico eSpecial 2021 – be part of it!

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Due to current developments, a physical edition of Beviale Mexico in March 2021 would impose too many restrictions and requirements. In consultation with the Advisory Committee, we have decided to hold a Beviale Mexico eSpecial in March 2021 instead. We believe it is important to create an opportunity for the Mexican beverage industry to meet for the first time on the way to the first physical event in 2022.

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Beviale Moscow 2021 adapts to current situation: new location, new date, new opportunities

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To prepare the best possible framework for staging the event in 2021, Beviale Moscow is relocating to the “Main Stage” event venue in the centre of Moscow. The date of the event for the Russian and international beverage industry has been moved forward by a week and it will now take place from 16 to 18 March 2021. Since its launch in 2015, Beviale Moscow, Russia’s first trade fair for the entire beverage production chain, has evolved into an established, popular, and well-supported event for the sector in Eastern Europe. The trade fair could not be held in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Beviale Moscow is part of the Beviale Family, NürnbergMesse Group’s global network for the beverage industry.

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Beviale Mexico 2021 as eSpecial

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Beviale Mexico 2021, Central America’s first beverage fair for the entire production chain, which was scheduled to open its doors from 2 to 4 March 2021, will now take place online as an eSpecial in March 2021. To make it easier for industry professionals and other interested parties to take part while continuing their everyday business, the event has been staggered over three dates. On 16, 23 and 30 March 2021 the online platform will offer live activities like presentations, seminars, and discussion panels, which can also subsequently be downloaded on demand. The networking platform including all features and services will be available to the industry over the entire period.

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GEA VARIVENT® secures stable plant operation, adaptable to demand

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For process operators, changes in the use of their plant always entails greater failure and error risks. The GEA VARIVENT® valve portfolio ensures stable plant operation with robust technology, efficient automation and well-positioned service, supporting such important production sectors as the food, dairy and beverage industries. Nearly inexhaustible options for adaption and expansion offer all users the appropriate scope for action whenever necessary. This enables companies to counteract restrictions, bottlenecks and market fluctuations even in the current pandemic situation and keep their processes competitive.

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Ukrainian beer market 2020

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The natural volumes of beer production and sales have remained almost unchanged, yet in monetary terms the market stopped growing because of promotions and inexpensive brands growth. Unstable retail operation as well as COVID-adjusted behavior of consumers had different impacts on brewers. Yet in general, the negative effect was inverse to the scale of their activity. Thus, the leading threesome kept stable due to mass inflow of beer lovers to supermarkets. As the situation was difficult to foresee, the output dynamics of certain companies seriously differed from their sales in retail. The leaders’ positions were much influenced by promotion that was aroused by higher practicality in consumers. Almost all regional brewers incurred considerable losses at the years start because of unstable work of special beer shops. Craft brewers found themselves in the most difficult situation. The segment of beer in kegs and glass bottle that partially “flowed” to PET and can, decreased significantly.

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