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. ...
GEA Audits − Transparency for informed decision making
Düsseldorf (Germany), May 3, 2017 – One of the main challenges in the beverage industry is the ability to comply with the constantly changing needs of the market. In any industry, this means continuously improving operations as well as operational efficiency in order to react quickly to demands. Existing product lines may require modernization over a plant’s life cycle – either to enhance production capacity or new regulations may require modernization or upgrading. Changes and adjustments need to be made without compromise on quality, which is paramount in the food and beverage industry.
Finding hidden potential and boost performance
GEA Service offers audits and line improvement solutions that can help customers expand the life cycle of the line by foreseeing issues in advance, increasing efficiency and implementing the latest technologies. GEA Audits help to identify bottlenecks and inefficiencies along the line in order to make technological advancement, reduce consumption and optimize customers’ investment plans. Re-configuring the equipment increases efficiency and reduces product losses.
Knowledgeable and experienced service technologists of GEA evaluate the feasibility and benefit of upgrading existing equipment. Providing a broad range of equipment upgrades, GEA improves the performance and prolong the lifespan of customers’ systems. GEAs comprehensive library contains most original documentation along with any updates. A GEA Audit includes three phases, from data collection and preparation of a quotation to on-site auditing as well as data analysis, audit report and making suggestions for optimization.
Upgrades – off-the-shelf or customized
GEA experts utilize proven measurement tools and make both qualitative and quantitative observations to assess the equipment, layout and surrounding environment. The analysis allows them to suggest a recommended plan for improvement. Many upgrades can be provided off-the-shelf as a result of the ongoing progressive evolution of
GEA technology. However, the audits may also suggest more exclusive upgrades, possibly built with new solutions that are not available as standardized upgrades yet but will be specifically designed for the customer.
Improve the life cycle cost of a plant and equipment
To ensure that GEA customers continue to realize the commercial benefits of their investment for many years,
GEA Service provides them a full range of services for the entire life cycle of the plant, from the beginning to extended life services and consulting.
The nearest representative for more information on the comprehensive GEA Service offers can be found here: www.gea.com/contact
15 мая. 2017