Beer Business (Pivnoe Delo) #3-2012

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Beer market in Russia 2012  Year 2012 saw on-going slow reduction of beer market. However, producers significantly increased their revenues by higher selling prices. By the year end one can expect further beer market reduction by about 5% resulting from prohibition to sell beer in kiosks. Advertisement ban can drive market share growth of regional producers at the expense of large federal companies. At the same time the introduction of the limitations will promote price competition and fiercer “shelf fights” in network retail. Market in the first half-year Second half-year forecast Consequences of prohibition to sell beer in kiosks Consequences of prohibition to advertise beer Beer producers Carlsberg Group Company #2 AB InBev Heineken Other producers Ukraine Beer Market 2012  Despite rather favorable conditions, Ukrainian beer market has not changed its volume in liters. However, the market by value is going on growing dynamically due to increasing producers' sale price. Ever deeper market stratification into the premium and economy segments is taking place against the background of retail beer price increasing. This tendency was of benefit to two new alliances, formed with participation of international companies which raise their market share at the expense of major producers. Their expansion as well…

Opinions about China Brew & China Beverage 2012: “CBB is on the right path to becoming number 1 in Asia”

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Enthusiasm about the course of the trade fair and lots of praise for the collaboration between drinktec and China Brew & China Beverage (CBB) – this common denominator describes the moods of those responsible for and participants at CBB 2012, which came to an end in Beijing after four trade fair days on 22 September. The unanimous opinion: CBB is on the optimum path to position itself as the leading trade fair platform for the beverage and liquid food industry on the Asian market. drinktec, the leading global trade fair for the beverage and liquid food industry, was a co-organizer of CBB for the first time. (more…)

drinktec 2013 showcases innovative filling technology for global concerns and SMEs

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One trend in beverage filling that has been visible for some time is the increase in filling speeds for large batch sizes, plus the installation of turnkey systems. New high-performance integrated systems, operating on the latest technology, are needed to cater to these trends. Small and medium-sized filling businesses in turn want to benefit from the technological innovations on individual machines. At all the new ideas and innovations will be presented – for SMEs and for global players alike. (more…)

Pentair presents BMF-18 Compact at Brau Beviale

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The Brau Beviale (13.11.-15.11.2012) in Nuremberg, Germany provides the perfect platform for Pentair to present latest innovations and proven solutions from Haffmans, S?dmo and Pentair Beverage Systems (former Pentair Process Technology) at booth 6.321. Highlights will include the BMF-18 Compact beer membrane filtration system, a turnkey solution for small and midsize breweries. (more…)

drink technology India (dti) and International PackTech India serve a dynamic beverage, process technology and packaging market

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India is booming. One of the key factors behind its brilliant economic growth is domestic demand, a significant difference that sets India apart from China. This makes it an extremely favourable investment climate for packaging, food processing and beverage companies. The private sector is investing especially enthusiastically. The trade fairs International PackTech India and drink technology India (dti), which will take place in Mumbai from 6 – 8 November 2012, offer a unique platform for technological and market between producers from India and international suppliers of machinery. (more…)

drinktec 2013: Labels and packaging ideas for creative applications

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Smoothie manufacturer and drinktec exhibitor “innocent” came up with a witty idea for styling its products: fans knitted little woolly hats to fit on top of its PET bottles. In Germany alone, 200,000 hats were turned out in one year. What a great marketing idea! But of course, one thatґs outside the scope of large-scale industrial production of beverage containers, because the volumes involved here are around one trillion per year. Which amounts to a vast array of different labels and different designs. drinktec 2013, the “World’s Leading Trade Fair for the Beverage and Liquid Food Industry”, will be showcasing innovative solutions and all the top trends in this area. (more…)