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. ...
Vietnam’s fund manager acquires US distributor of Saigon beer
Ho Chi Minh City-based Saigon Asset Management Corporation has struck a deal to acquire Heritage Beverage, the sole distributor of the popular Saigon beer in Canada and the US, local media reported Wednesday.
The acquisition will allow the privately-owned investment manager to boost exports of Vietnamese beer products into the countries, Louis Nguyen, CEO of the company, was quoted as saying in news website VnExpress.
The deal's value was not revealed.
Founded in 2007, Saigon Asset Management Corporation now manages two funds -- Vietnam Equity Holding and Vietnam Property Holding, the website reported.
The funds have invested more than US$250 million in more than 45 companies and projects across Vietnam, mainly in the sectors of food and beverage, education, technology and health care. Their portfolios also include private companies in the US.
Headquartered in California's Beverly Hills, Heritage Beverage was established in 1994 to import and distribute the products of Sabeco, now Vietnam's largest brewer, according to VnExpress. Best sellers of Sabeco include 333, the red Saigon Export and the green Saigon Special.
18 Дек. 2015