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. ...
Thailand. Sermsuk’s major shareholder sells its stake to So Water for $277m
The share divestment is a part of the internal shareholding restructuring process of Thai Beverage Plc, which wholly owns Thai Beverage Logistics and So Water direct and indirectly, respectively.
Thai Beverage Logistics has divested at the selling price of 58 baht per share, higher than the closing price at 51 baht per share today.
Founded by beverage tycoon Charoen Sirivadanabhakdi, Thai Beverage has become one of the major beverage conglomerates in Thailand, a direct competitor with Singha Corp.
Sermsuk, which was established in 1952, had been an exclusive distributor of Pepsi brands until it terminated its contracts with the United States beverage giant and was taken over by Thai Beverage in 2011.
Thai Beverage, whose brands include Chang beer, Sangsom rum and the Oishi chain of Japanese restaurants, acquired Sermsuk at that time with a view to expand the non-alcoholic product portfolio and broaden its logistic network to traditional trade.
The second largest shareholder in Sermsuk is SS National Logistics, which holds 21.14 per cent, followed by DBS Bank sharing 4.70 per cent.
29 Дек. 2015