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. ...
Belgium. Duvel Moortgat’s turnover for the first quarter “presents good internal growth”
In the first quarter, a great number of efforts were made in all fields in order to reconnect to growth Brouwerij De Koninck in general and the “Bolleke Koninck” in particular, the company said.
The financial results in the first quarter are negatively influenced by the weak dollar (starting in the third quarter of 2010) and the increased burden of debt as a result of the acquisition of the De Koninck group, the specialty brewer said.
Duvel Moortgat said it is confident to record further growth in turnover and operational result in 2011.
Subject to approval by the General Meeting, the net dividend of € 0.975 per share will be payable as of 20 June 2011 at the counters of Fortis Bank, Dexia Bank and Bank De Groof on presentation of coupon number 12. The coupons of the own shares held (97,747 shares) are destroyed.
About Duvel Moortgat
The Duvel Moortgat group, founded in 1871, is an independent producer of authentic specialty beers and premium brands. Around the world, the group is considered to be the leading producer of blond, bottle-conditioned, high fermentation beers, a dominant position owed largely to the success of its best-selling product Duvel.
A pioneer in fermentation and secondary fermentation techniques, Duvel Moortgat has not only grown into being the third largest brewery group in Belgium, but is above all market leader in terms of operating rate of return.
Since early June 1999, Duvel Moortgat N.V. has been quoted on Euronext Brussels.
24 мая. 2011