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. ...
Beer market of Russia 2018
- General market picture
- Foreign trade setting records
- Demography as challenge to branding
- Aged consumer
- Declining of youth brands
- Nostalgia on trend
- DIOT feels at home
- 5.0 Original is the new face of import
- Positions of Market Leaders
- Carlsberg Group
- AB InBev Efes
- AB InBev
Ukrainian beer market 2018
- Better than yesterday
- Performance by value
- Positions of Ukrainian brewers
The beer market dynamics in Russia is approaching zero, yet major brewers are divided into those who developed considerably in 2017 and those who considerably reduced their volumes. For instance, company Efes has managed to substantially extend their sales due to restrained pricing policy and activity in the modern trade. Heineken has also demonstrated an excellent performance promoted by significant increase of advertisement budgets launching a non-alcohol sort of the title brand and unusual activity in the economy market segment. Carlsberg and AB InBev have been focusing on margins and lost a market share of their inexpensive brands. Serious dependence on PET package and mass enthusiasm about Zhigulevskoe have negatively impacted the most of big regional brewers, that have been for the first time pressed by the leaders in the key sales channels, especially in Volga and Central regions. In the small business there has been a noticeable slowdown in appearing of new restaurant breweries, yet the number of craft breweries has been growing rapidly. In 2018, the beer market is likely to grow a little, while the share of AB InBev Efes may decrease due to the integration. ...
India. Kaama Impex aims for 30 pc share of premium beer market
The company, which has rights of several global beer brands in India, including Sol and Magners, today launched retail sales of Witlinger.
"This year, we are targeting to sell around 1.5 lakh cases. In 2017, we are expecting it to be around five lakh cases and capture 30 per cent market share in the premium imported beer segment," Kaama Impex Managing Director and founder Anuj Kushwah told .
The company was selling Witlinger beer here from April 2014 in drafts, which was available only at selected places, and has now decided to go for retail sales after getting positive feedback from customers.
"The brand was accepted by the people and we have decided to take it further and get it in packaged format to target the retail consumption," he said.
Presently, the premium beer market in India is about 3.2 million cases, out of which 1.7-1.8 million cases are imported beer. The premium segment is growing in double digits, Kushwah added.
Witlinger has been launched in two variants -- Witlinger Wheat Ale and Witlinger Lager.
The company has launched Witlinger in Delhi and would follow in other top cities soon.
"We would target key market of Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, and Goa in the first year of business," he said.
Kaama Impex has recently secured funds from its angel investors Jasmeet Marwah and Amit Anand to support its expansion plans, he added.
Apart from Witlinger, Kaama Impex has distribution rights of Mexican Sol Beer, a brand owned by Heineken.
Other global brands in its portfolio include Irish beer Magners, German-brewed Weizenberg, Heverlee, Scottish beer Charger and Monin.
26 Апр. 2016