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. ...
Beer de Luxe. Gourmet glasses for gourmet beers
Special luxury beers have special requirements regarding tasting glasses. So the glass-design experts at RASTAL in the Westerwald region have once again decided to set standards themselves. Their unconventional candidate, available in two versions, transparent or opaque: the goblet-shape glass “Teku”. This gem is a strong candidate for the de luxe beer enjoyment stakes, and its form and decoration finish also make it an ideal tasting glass that ensures the perfect notes of the beers will be appreciated to the full.
Explore the world of gourmet glasses, innovative ideas, new printing techniques and glass designs with the RASTAL glass experts at Brau Beviale 2011 in Hall 1/Stand 204.
As chic aperitif or at a tasting – for the special presentation of a beer, an appropriate, strikingly-designed glass is needed. The glass-design and decoration experts at RASTAL in the Westerwald region will be showcasing the best examples at this year’s Brau Beviale: from A as in Ambrosius and B as in Braufactum and K as in Kronenbourg to Z as in Zagorka, they will make sure all eyes will be drawn to a number of particularly interesting stemmed-glass creations.
A topic especially in focus this year will be beer tasting:
with the Teku goblet-glass RASTAL is aiming at setting standards once again.
Learn more about gourmet glasses, innovative decoration ideas and glass designs from RASTAL: Hall 1/Stand 204.
13 Сен. 2011