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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.

1,200 hl of 1st Brew Released from New K450bn Zambian

Zambian Breweries Plc. has officially offloaded 1,200 hectolitres into the market from the first brewing of its new K450 billion Ndola Brewery.

Zambian Breweries’ Plc. Managing Director, Mr. Anele Malumo, was joined over the weekend by members of staff from the Ndola Brewery to taste and officially release the first brew from the new plant in Ndola.

He said the brewery was fast becoming a reality, and it was certainly exciting times in the life of Zambian Breweries Plc. to finally be able to taste and offload the 1st brew from such a huge investment.

“We are all very excited with the fact that the brewery is finally coming alive and this is being evidenced today as we taste and officially offload into the market the very first brew from our one million hectolitre plant,” Malumo said.

Adding: “The first brew is here. We hope this will ease the supply challenges that we have experienced the last few weeks.”

Zambian Breweries Plc. has struggled in the recent past with insufficient capacity. Even when both its old Ndola Brewery and the Lusaka Brewery were operating at full capacity, the country’s largest brewer had been unable to meet the high consumer demand for alcoholic beverages, resulting in complaints from both consumers and retail customers. The company is now confident that with the new brewery coming online, it will be able to produce sufficient beverage quantities to meet the high demands of its customers.

Production is expected to commence at a low rate and gradually increase over the coming weeks to a rate of 10,000 hectolitres a week (approximately 400,000 hectolitres per annum) until the end of the year, when the company will stop production in the old Ndola Brewery.

Full production capacity is expected to be reached by April 2013, after the commissioning of a new packaging line, the installation of which will begin in January 2013.

20 Дек. 2012



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