The trend of complication of Russian beer market is going on and in several directions at the same time. The range has got wider, the import and small segments are growing, namely craft beer, alcohol-free beer and special flavor beer. At the same time, all ex-mega brands and light lagers by Russian brewers are experiencing a decline of their shares. AB InBev Efes, Heineken, MBC and Pivzavod Trekhsosenskiy have exceeded the market, Carlsberg was developing slower than the market and Ochakovo as well as some other mid-sized breweries have been cutting down their volumes. To a big extent brewers’ performance was connected to their ability to reach agreement with networks, sacrifice their margin and enter new markets. Craft brewers are facing a serious danger of producers’ registration introduction – de facto licensing. ...
The global outlooks of the legal market of cannabis are excellent. It is possible to simultaneously imagine dry law repeal and craft brewing boom but not in one but in several consumer categories. For alcohol is contained in liquids and cannabis derivatives can be in three physical forms. The value of legal market of cannabis and its products can reach 10% of the world beer market in five years, and in 2030-2040 even reach the same scope provided the current rates of legalization and development of market infrastructure remain at the same level. Cannabinoids are actively integrating into the food industry from chewing gum to beverages deforming the pharmaceutical and alcohol markets, they influence the trends of healthy lifestyle and beauty. ...
Beer market of Kazakhstan acquired both traits of East European countries and South Eastern Asia taking a transitional position between them by many criteria and consumption style. Yet there is a positive trend in beer production which differs Kazakhstan from most of the neighboring countries. The market has remained consolidated in the hands of two international players because of its small size. However, it faces dynamic processes such as fast growth of draft beer sales, up and downs of regional companies and Carlsberg Group’s ultimate expansion. Excessive mainstream segment has declined over the recent years, yet, Zhigulevskoe and national brands with regional links have yielded their positions to a range of new products. In our review special attention was paid to regional analysis of the markets. In 14 regions of Kazakhstan we compared the companies’ positions, the market price segmentation and DIOT channel development. Besides we have compared the beer market of Kazakhstan to neighboring countries. ...
India. United Breweries’ Q3 net up 40 pct
The company had a net profit of Rs 21.26 crore in the same quarter last fiscal, United Breweries said in a filing with the Bombay Stock Exchange.
Net income of the company increased to Rs 609.62 crore in the quarter under review from Rs 442.11 crore during the same period previous year, it said.
For the nine-month period ended December 31, 2010, net profit jumped up to Rs 127.91 crore from Rs 68.44 crore in the same period previous year.
Net income rose to Rs 1939.19 crore in the nine-month period under review from Rs 1406.78 crore during the same period last fiscal.
In another regulatory filing, the company informed the BSE that the Scheme of Amalgamation of Associated Breweries and Distilleries Limited, Millennium Alcobev Private Limited and Empee Breweries Limited into United Breweries Limited has been approved by the respective High Courts of Karnataka and Madras.
The company is engaged in manufacture, purchase and sale of beer including licensing of brands, which constitute single business segment, it said
Shares of the company closed at Rs 378.30, up 2.51 per cent from the previous close on the BSE.
11 Фев. 2011