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. SABMiller to set up new brewery in Karnataka
"We are expanding our production capacity at present. We will set up a greenfield brewery in Karnataka to serve the market," SABMiller India Director (Corporate Affairs) Sundeep Kumar said.
The company is in the process of finalising the location and purchasing land for the purpose, he added.
Kumar, however, declined to give details such as likely capacity and investment in the proposed plant saying "we will be able to tell you only after acquiring the land".
Usually, about 18 months are required to set up a such facility and the planned unit is likely to be operational by 2013, he added.
The company has 10 breweries in various places such as Neemrana, Paradeep, Aurangabad, Pondicherry and Bangalore with a total annual production of 60 million cases. It also has three contract bottlers.
"If the market grows at the current rate, we expect our sales and production to be double in the next five years," Kumar said, adding that the company would only expand its existing units after the completion of the proposed brewery.
According to SABMiller estimates, the Indian beer market is around 200 million cases annually and it is growing at 15 per cent a year. The company claims to have about 25 per cent of the domestic market with brands like Haywards 5000, Foster's, Indus Pride, Peroni, Royal Challenge and Knock Out.
16 Фев. 2011