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. ...
Pentair to Showcase Innovations at Food & Drink Technology Trade Fair in Africa
The company, a global water, fluid, thermal management and equipment protection partner, offers industry leading products, services and solutions to address the world’s growing needs at the nexus of food, water and energy.
“With the rapid growth in the African middle class, there is a greater demand for local food and beverage processing than ever before,” said Olaf M?ller, Vice President Pentair Food & Beverage. “We look forward to the opportunity to highlight how our innovations can help food and beverage makers minimize resource use—including reducing energy and water consumption—while providing greater flexibility and quality assurance.”
The ‘food & drink technology Africa’ trade fair will focus on all aspects of the food and drink processing value chain.
Pentair will highlight a wide array of food and beverage solutions, including hygienic, aseptic and industrial valves and components; membrane technology for water and beer purification and filtration; continuous beverage processing; beverage dispensing equipment; carbon dioxide (CO2) systems; quality control equipment; microfiltration and biogas upgrading.
Expanded Regional Presence Serves Local Customers Pentair’s presence in Africa includes not only its Food & Beverage business, but also its businesses that serve the energy, industrial and residential industries:
• Drawing on the combined resources and expertise within its Food & Beverage business, Pentair was
recently awarded a contract to supply a complete cold block processing solution for a major brewery in
Ethiopia with an annual beer production of 2 million hectoliters.
• Pentair’s Valves & Controls business supplies critical valves and actuators to the oil and gas industry
across the continent, as well as to a major copper mine in Democratic Republic of the Congo and major
gold mines in Ghana.
• Pentair’s Aquatic Systems business works with leading retailers in South Africa to sell and distribute its
broad range of products including pool cleaners, pumps, filters, lights and tools.
• Pentair’s Technical Solutions business provides heat tracing systems for long pipeline heating applications
as well as enclosure solutions to customers in Africa.
Pentair’s expansion in Africa includes the opening of a regional office in Nairobi, Kenya in Spring 2014. The office
will allow the company to provide local insights and support, as well as provide customers access to Pentair’s
diverse portfolio of products, solutions and services from all of its businesses.
The Nairobi office will also serve as a centralized hub for Pentair’s community outreach efforts in Eastern Africa.
Pentair is working with groups including The Nature Conservancy, Action Against Hunger and Shining Hope for
Communities to bring sustainable access to safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene to communities throughout the region.
ABOUT PENTAIR LTD.
Pentair Ltd. (www.pentair.com) delivers industry-leading products, services and solutions for its customers’ diverse needs in water and other fluids, thermal management and equipment protection. With 2013 revenues of $7.5 billion, Pentair employs more than 30,000 people worldwide.
19 Мар. 2014