Price for Ukrainian Beer to Rise by 50% in Belarus

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Ukrainian Corporation “Obolon” signed a price agreement with Belgospischeprom on the conditions of beer supply to Belarus. This was reported by a specialist of “Obolon” Corporate Communications Anna Ponomarenko. According to her, now the price of the company’s products will increase significantly in Belarus – up to 49%. (more…)

Pub customers… who needs them?

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Yes, we as licensees have all joked that life would be brilliant if it was not for customers. We all believe, we could find plenty to keep ourselves busy and fill our day, even without the inconvenience of customers actually turning up. (more…)

UK. The decline in beer drinking: in graphs

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UK drinkers are continuing to reduce their alcohol consumption, with 2009 seeing the sharpest year-on-year decline since 1948, according to figures from the British Beer & Pub Association. Beer sales have been particularly hard hit in recent years. (more…)

Chile. Vina Concha y Toro Seals Strategic Alliance with Cervezas Kross

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Vina Concha y Toro (NYSE: VCO; Santiago: CONCHATORO) today reported that it has signed a trading agreement with the controller group of Cervezas Kross. The agreement contemplates the acquisition of a minimum of 40% of the beer company. This is the first time that the Chilean winery has taken a participation in a company of a sector not belonging to the wine business and the objective will be to participate actively in the premium segment of the national beer market. (more…)

Bulgaria’s beer sales fall to 1991 levels

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The Bulgarian beer industry has recorded another year of dwindling sales, falling to levels last seen in 2006 and 1991, the private Bulgarian television channel bTV reported. (more…)

Pilsner Urquell again named most-sold foreign beer in Germany

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The Pilsner Urquell lager was named the most-sold brand of foreign beer in 2010 in Germany, according to a survey by Getr?nke magazine (the most important magazine covering the beverage market in Germany), which mainly surveys large German chains. This year is Pilsner Urquell’s fourth victory since 2007. (more…)