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Russia: Positions of Brewing Companies

The review contains an analysis of interim performance of brewers in the first half of 2019. There are rather dynamic changes behind a modest industry growth. Baltika is again experiencing a stage of volumes and market share slid due to competition with AB InBev Efes. Because of the price competition and presence expansion in the modern trade company #2. has come close to the leading position. At the same time sales of Heineken Russia have continued growing which makes the premium part of the portfolio heavier. The market premiumization trend had been also confirmed by import brands. MBC and Zavod Trekhsosenskiy have been the most successful among federal market players. The market share of independent regional brewers and Ochakovo have continued falling as they are being squeezed out by the market leaders at their competitive fields.

Ukrainian beer market 2019: companies and brands

In 2019 beer production and market have been still fluctuating about zero point. However, the past season was successful for brewers judging by the sales profitability. The price mix has improved due to rapid general market premiumization, as well as its particular aspect, the growth of import beer sales. By the season end AB InBev Efes improved its positions considerably. It turned out that consumers had not forgot Efes brands that had to leave the market, but started to recover rapidly. Against the stagnating market that meant sales decline of other companies, in the first place Carlsberg Group that most of all beneficiated from Efes exiting the market. PPB turned out to be stable to branding activity of its competitor and Obolon kept the same volumes and at the moment it is the absolute leader of the economy segment. The share growth of independent producers took place thanks to leading craft breweries, that so far do not have a big market weight, but they are rapidly gaining it.

Brewing industry in Kazakhstan 2019

During the first half of 2019, the majority of Kazakh brewers made their contribution into positive dynamics. Yet it was companies of the lower division, not the two transnational leaders that raised their production and sales. The shares of draft beer and aluminum can which is rapidly squeezing glass bottle out of the market, have been growing. The price segmentation has remained stable despite the substantial rise of retail prices and fluctuations of brand market shares, while the borders between segments have become blurred. The main events in the industry have been: the announced revision of the beer excise policy, launch of BeerKhan brand in the strong beer segment, and most important – purchasing assets of Shymkentbeer by Arasan.

GlobalMalt announces change in shareholder structure

Tivoli Malz GmbH and GermanMalt GmbH & Co KG, both owners of each 50% of GlobalMalt, announced today, that Tivoli is acquiring all shares of the company from GermanMalt. By doing so, Tivoli will hold 100% of GlobalMalt GmbH & Co KG and of GlobalMalt Verwaltungs GmbH, as well as 60% of GlobalMalt Polska Sp. z o.o in Bydgoszcz/Poland. After the expected authorization of merger control, Tivoli will fully control GlobalMalt, which had previously organized the marketing of all malt produced by the Group in Germany and malt produced by the Polish subsidiary, GlobalMalt Polska to international brewing groups.

GermanMalt including its subsidiaries Rhein-Ruhr-Malz GmbH und Th?ringer Malz GmbH with malthouses in Worms, M?lheim/Ruhr, Sangerhausen and Clingen will be sold to the international malting group GrainCorp Malt. Details of this sale will be published in a separate press release.

Tivoli, who also owns the biggest malting plant of the GlobalMalt group in Hamburg, is further expanding its malt footprint with the announced step. The combined annual malting capacity of GlobalMalt in Hamburg and GlobalMalt Polska in Bydgoszcz/Poland is about 190000 mt

GlobalMalt will continue to be the reliable supplier of quality malt from Germany and Poland it became known for since the foundation of the company in 2000.

25 Июл. 2011



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