Beer Business #3-2021. Russian beer market. Beer market of Ukraine.

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In 2021 Russian breweries have not lost their consumers, it even turned out that they started drinking more beer at home and more often. The market has held the high bar of the previous season, yet now it is growing by value and polarizing by price segments. The competition in the market has been determined by Carlsberg Group (that has regained its volumes, having sacrificed the margin) as well by rapidly growing private labels and import. In those conditions, AB InBev Efes and MBC demonstrated a good stability, while Heineken was reluctant to lose profitability and lost some of its share. The regional breweries in the east of the country also yielded their positions. 

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Russian beer market 2021

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In 2021 Russian breweries have not lost their consumers, it even turned out that they started drinking more beer at home and more often. The market has held the high bar of the previous season, yet now it is growing by value and polarizing by price segments. The competition in the market has been determined by Carlsberg Group (that has regained its volumes, having sacrificed the margin) as well by rapidly growing private labels and import. In those conditions, AB InBev Efes and MBC demonstrated a good stability, while Heineken was reluctant to lose profitability and lost some of its share. The regional breweries in the east of the country also yielded their positions. 

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Beer market of Ukraine 2021

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The year of 2021 has given the brewers a chance to relax a little bit. Formally the production has been decreasing but most importantly, the market has stopped experiencing pressure from excessive stocks and producer’s and retail prices have gone upwards. The price growth was initiated by AB InBev Efes which negatively affected its share. The main market trends of 2021 are unprecedented growth of non-alcoholic beer output, restoring of the market share of kegged beer as well as rapid expansion of the can. Low starting position, growing role of supermarkets and Obolon’s activity promote the growth of this package.

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Webinar series signals the start of drinktec 2022

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For the first time, drinktec is offering a series of webinars in the form of drinktec TALK. Innovations and solutions for the beverage industry will be presented over a total of four dates in compact, online live events covering the main topics of the trade fair. With this, drinktec is offering its customers the best possible stage to discuss innovations and developments in the industry nine whole months before the next in-person edition of the world’s leading trade fair for the beverage and liquid food industry from September 12 to 16, 2022.

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Beer Business #2-2021. Kazakhstan beer market: bigger, more complex and more expensive

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Kazakhstan beer market is still growing by volume and value. The consumers’ demands are gradually becoming more complex, there is the market polarization by price and taste segments as license, canned, strong and mild beer popularity is growing. Eye catching new products have a big impact on companies’ positions in the situation of limited advertising. Following sizable investments into Carlsberg Kazakhstan and considerable increase in the company market share, there has been a balance settled between the leaders in retail sales and the share of Perviy pivzavod has grown.

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Beer Business #1-2021. Ubrew – Catalogue of Ukrainian breweries

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The catalogue of Ukrainian breweries contains 251 producers ranging from transnational groups to craft and restaurant breweries. In the catalogue we have combined open official data, information from social networks and where possible, from brewers themselves.

The previous “census” was made by us in 2011-2012. So, what has changed over the recent ten years and what trends can be currently seen?

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GEA explores digitally driven energy savings for industrial refrigeration systems at virtual Cooling Club on March 18

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Companies benefit particularly strongly from the ever-evolving GEA Omni control panel. GEA is discussing the subject of digital control of industrial refrigeration systems in its first Cooling Club webinar of the year entitled, “Improve Your Bottom Line with the Energy-saving GEA Omni Control Panel”. The webinar will take place from 4:00- 5:00pm Central European Time on Thursday, March 18, 2021.

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drinktec postponed until September 2022

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  • New dates: September 12 to 16, 2022
  • Industry representatives and Messe München make timely decision in view of the extensive planning trade fairs for industrial goods require and drinktec’s 4-yearly cycle
  • Global reach is key to success: Intercontinental travel for fall 2021 still too uncertain
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Beviale Mexico eSpecial 2021 – be part of it!

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Due to current developments, a physical edition of Beviale Mexico in March 2021 would impose too many restrictions and requirements. In consultation with the Advisory Committee, we have decided to hold a Beviale Mexico eSpecial in March 2021 instead. We believe it is important to create an opportunity for the Mexican beverage industry to meet for the first time on the way to the first physical event in 2022.

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