Craft brewer Gipsy Hill Brewing to accompany GEA at BeerX

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When U.K. brewers meet at BeerX in Liverpool (March 13-14, 2019), they will not only get an up-close and personal view of GEA Plug & Win separator skid at the GEA stand 141, but will also have the opportunity to speak to London-based craft brewers Gipsy Hill Brewing Company about working with this user-friendly centrifuge, where it has been in operation since 2018, delivering top performance. GEA brewing experts will be on hand to provide information on both brewing and filling solutions for craft beers in the hot and cold process. Naturally, samples of the popular Gipsy Hill beers will also be available for tasting. (more…)

Beer Business #4-2018. Kazakhstan beer market analysis

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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. (more…)

Mikhail Fedorov strengthens the team of ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA

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Mikhail Fedorov is the new Sales Director for Russia and the CIS countries at ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA GmbH, Ludwigsburg. „We are pleased that such an acknowledged expert strengthens our team from now on. Due to his many years of experience as a sales and production engineer, Fedorov has excellent knowledge of these important markets, as well as the process technology for breweries, distilleries and the production of non-alcoholic beverages,” explained Florian Schneider, Head of Sales EMEA at ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA. (more…)

Beviale Moscow: Final preparations for the central platform for the beverage industry in eastern Europe

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It’s all systems go as preparations continue for the fourth Beviale Moscow, to be held at the city’s Crocus Expo International Exhibition Center from 19 to 21 February 2019. Beviale Moscow, the central platform for the beverage industry in eastern Europe, achieved impressive record figures in 2018, and the organizers are expecting strong interest from the industry again in 2019. The trade fair adopts a comprehensive approach, reflecting all aspects of the process chain. In special shows as well as the accompanying conference programme, it will also focus on key points such as wine production in Russia, the Soft Drinks and Craft Drinks segments, and also beer and packaging solutions. (more…)

Modular production: GEA and Siemens jointly use MTP automation standard

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The GEA and Siemens technology groups are announcing their cooperation on a Module Type Package (MTP) digitalization project at the SPS IPC Drives automation exhibition in Nuremberg (November 27–29, 2018). MTPs functionally describe the properties of process modules independent of manufacturer and technology. Using the keyword “standardization,” the partners are using a Plug & Win separator as an example to demonstrate how the standardized exchange of data between the automation system and the engineering system leads to shorter time to market, greater flexibility, improved product quality and efficiency. (Siemens AG stand at SPS IPC Drives, hall 11) (more…)

Beer Business (Pivnoe Delo) #3-2018

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Beer market of Russia 2018 General market picture Foreign trade setting records Import Export 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    Efes    AB InBev  Heineken Ukrainian beer market 2018 Better than yesterday Performance by value Positions of Ukrainian brewers