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. ...
Kirin may enter beer market in Myanmar
With Myanmar's economy growing with its democratization, beer consumption is also expected to expand. Kirin sees Myanmar as a priority market, according to sources.
Myanmar has a population of about 62 million, about the same as that of Thailand, and its gross domestic product per capita is predicted to grow at an annual rate of 6 percent to 7 percent in the coming years from about 800 dollars (about 70,000 yen) in 2011. In Vietnam, which began economic reform before Myanmar, beer consumption is growing by 13 percent a year on average.
Kirin Holdings acquired a 48 percent stake in San Miguel Brewery in the Philippines in 2009, which helped the firm successfully enter markets in Thailand and Vietnam.
Kirin Holdings is reportedly considering selling Ichiban Shibori beer produced in Japan in Myanmar with the help of San Miguel.
Kirin Holdings also aims to buy the beverage arm of Fraser and Neave Ltd., a major beverage and real estate firm in Singapore, for about 70 billion yen in 2013.
Because a Fraser and Neave subsidiary, Myanmar Brewery, is already producing and selling beer in Myanmar, Kirin Holdings hopes to start producing and selling beer in that nation if the buyout succeeds.
The firm is believed to be eyeing production and sales of inexpensive local beers in Myanmar in the future.
According to Kirin Holdings data on global beer consumption in 2011, China topped the list for the ninth consecutive year, at 48.99 million kiloliters, up 10.7 percent from 2010, followed by the United States, at 23.86 million kiloliters, down 1.2 percent.
Emerging Asian nations are expected to lead the world in beer consumption in the future.
14 Янв. 2013