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. ...
US. Brewers Supply Group acquires Crosby and Baker
Commenting on the deal, Ian L Ward, President of Brewers Supply Group said, “This is a great opportunity to expand our offering to our craft brewing and winemaking customers and to offer the Brewers Supply Group service experience to the Home Brewing community. We look forward to welcoming our new colleagues, vendors and customers.”
About Brewers Supply Group:
Brewers Supply Group provides an integrated approach to brewing ingredients by providing our customers with the highest quality malt, hops and filtration products. With customer friendly warehouse distribution points in the West, Pacific Nothwest, Mountain Region, Midwest and Eastern parts of the United States, BSG is one stop source for all of brewing and distilling needs.
The company distributes domestic malts from Rahr and Briess and importy and distributey malts from Gambrinus in Canada, GlobalMalt and Weyermann in Germany, Crisp and Simpson’s in the UK, Castle in Belgium and Maltexco in Chile.
BSG’s hop division selects the finest hops directly from domestic and foreign growers. Hops is processed and packaged in the US employing the most modern techniques to ensure freshness and quality.
In addition to malt and hops BSG supplies a range of brewing aids such as enzymes, filtration and stabilization agents, from leading suppliers, Kerry Group, Murphy & Son, and PQ Corporation.
4 мая. 2011