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. ...
China Brew China Beverage is in the starting blocks
- Leading event for the beverage and liquid food industry in Asia with 92,000 square meters exhibition space
- CBB establishes itself as a driving force on the Asian market
- The CBB Forum picks up on the key issues of sustainability and digitization
CHINA BREW CHINA BEVERAGE (CBB) draws on the success of 2016: Just under three weeks before the beginning of the exhibition, the halls of the Shanghai New International Exhibition Centre (SNIEC) are almost fully booked. The exhibition space of the international companies is once again increasing. This underlines the importance of the event as an international trade fair for the beverage and liquid food industry. The extensive supporting program, including the CBB Forum, Round Table Talks and the International Beer Smart Factory & Brewing Technology Forum, will additionally shed light on what is moving the industry today and tomorrow.
CBB, which takes place from October 23 to 26, is the most important meeting point for the beverage and liquid food industry in Asia. Thanks to its wealth of topics and offerings, it provides visitors comprehensive insights into trends and developments. “As a leading technology platform, CBB promotes the exchange of information within the industry. The presentations of the exhibitors on the one
hand and our supporting program on the other provide for a complete and forward-looking overview of the beverage and liquid food market”, said Petra Westphal, Project Group Leader Messe München.
Richard Clemens, Managing Director of the VDMA Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association, also underlines the importance of the event: “The Chinese beverage market is continuing to grow. Over the next five years, a further annual growth of nine percent is expected. Therefore, we expect CBB to provide considerable impetus for the industry.”
More than 860 exhibitors have already registered. Among them are national and international industry leaders such as Alfa Laval, GEA, Husky, KHS, Krones, SACMI, Sidel and Siemens located in the international exhibition halls. And GDXL, HGM, Lehui, Newamstar, Tech-Long and Zhongya in the national
The CBB supporting program: Key issues of sustainability and digitization
In addition to industry solutions from exhibitors, attendees can look forward to
the unique CBB supporting program. This year, the CBB Forum will focus on the
topics of sustainability and digitization. First-class speakers will provide insights
and outlooks, including Dr. Ning Ding, General Manager of the Food & Beverage
Division at Siemens. In his presentation, the expert will show how digital twins
support the digital transformation of the food and beverage production. Another
presentation on digitization comes from Sylvain Charlebois, Dean of the Faculty
of Management at Dalhousie University. Charlebois will address crypto
currencies and blockchain technologies that offer huge potential for the
agricultural and food sector. He will raise the question: “To address lurking food
safety and fraud concerns, can blockchain technologies be the answer? ”
Prof. William Chen, Director of the Food Science and Technology Programme at
Nanyang Technological University Singapore is going to deal with sustainability.
The title of his presentation is: “Fermentation for Upcycling of Brewer's Spent
Grains: Potential for Zero Waste Food Processing and Circular Economy.”
Further presentations on digitization and sustainability will be given by Richard
Clemens, Managing Director of the VDMA Food Processing and Packaging
Machinery Association, and Winston Boyd, Technical Director at Gold Coast
Another highlight of the supporting program are the newly introduced Round
Table Talks. Here, industry experts will discuss important topics relating to PET
and the developments on the Chinese beer and beverage market today and in
the future. Representatives of companies like AB InBev, Snow, Suntyech
Process Engineering, Tsingtao and Voss (Hubei) Water & Beverage will talk
about dairy trends, innovative product concepts as well as opportunities and
challenges regarding packaging and beer trends and many other topics.
Visitors can discover even more about beer. At CBB, every brewer should be
able to find what he or she is looking for. The International Beer Smart Factory
and Brewing Technology Forum will also address the needs of the local brewing
industry, whether it is micro breweries, medium-sized or industrial breweries—at
CBB they will all make their finds.
11 Окт. 2018