GEA launches new filling technology for ESL beverages

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GEA has recently launched its new Whitebloc Filling System Aero that has been specially designed to be used for bottling Extended Shelf Life (ESL) beverages. Whitebloc Aero has been developed with the benefit of GEA’s extensive experience in aseptic filling to inspire the design. GEA is a global supplier of complete filling lines that handle the entire process from raw material reception to final bottling and palletization. (more…)

Beer Business #1-2020. Russian beer producers (catalogue/database)

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“Catalogue of Russian Beer Producers 2020” includes 1285 businesses ranging from large subsidiaries of international companies to rather small restaurant and craft breweries.

This issue has 171 more breweries compared to 2018 (155 business have been excluded and 326 have been included).

Starting from 2019, FTS has been publishing data on excise payments by brewers (delayed by 1.5 years), that can be translated into beer equivalent for most of producers.

Depending on the volumes, we ranked the brewers that provided information by 6 groups (see pic.). At one end of the production spectrum there are 2/3 of breweries outputting less than 10 thousand decaliters. Their net share amounts to as little as 0.2% of the total beer output volume. On the other end there are 6 federal groups accounting for almost 80%. (more…)

CHINA BREW CHINA BEVERAGE 2020 is planned to take place as scheduled

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Beijing Zhongging Heli International Exhibition, organizer of CHINA BREW CHINA BEVERAGE (CBB), expects the trade show to be held as scheduled from October 13 to 16 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). Messe Muenchen Shanghai, responsible for the international exhibitor participation supports the plan. Hence, the preparations for CBB 2020 are proceeding normally. The supporting program, organized by Doemens, will shed light on what is moving the industry. (more…)

CRAFT DRINKS INDIA 2020 postponed

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Due to the evolving public health concerns and caution advisories around COVID-19, Craft Dinks India 2020, scheduled to be held from 1-2 July 2020 at Manpho Convention Centre, Manyata Tech Park Road, Bengaluru, India, stands postponed. The organisers, PDA Trade Fairs Pvt Ltd and Nuernberg Messe India Pvt Ltd, believe this is the best option to prioritise our stakeholders’ health, safety and investments. (more…)

Beviale Mexico 2020 postponed to March 2021

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Given the conditions we are experiencing due to the global health emergency, for you, for Mexico, for the whole world, NürnbergMesse and B&N Exposiciones have decided to postpone this year’s Beviale Mexico and launch the event on March 2, 3 and 4, 2021. (more…)

New date: drinktec 2021 set for October

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Messe München will organize the International Motor Show (IAA) for the first time in September 2021. As a result, drinktec is changing its event calendar: the world’s leading trade fair for the beverage and liquid food industry will be held three weeks later from October 4–8, 2021, at the Munich exhibition grounds. (more…)

Sales start for GEA Hilge NOVATWIN: Complete portfolio for hygienic screw pumps

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With its new flexible screw pump, GEA Hilge NOVATWIN, GEA fulfils customer wishes and requirements such as the highest hygienic demands for gentle product handling, long-term reliability, versatile applications and professional support throughout the entire product life cycle, based on more than 150 years of pumping experience. The new positive displacement pump completes GEA’s portfolio of hygienic pumps. It sets high standards in the pump industry in terms of reliable operation, gentle product handling and hygienic design using high-quality stainless steel. The GEA Hilge NOVATWIN can be used by customers in the milk and dairy, beverage, food, pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, pet food and personal care industries. (more…)

Beer Business (Pivnoe Delo) #4-2019

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Dmitry Nekrasov’s Philosophy — on the Past, Present and Future of Ukrainian Brewing Industry A meeting with Dmitry Nekrasov always turns into a training course: “Introduction to brewing business“. We are talking to a clever “playing trainer“ a person that can be called a godfather of the Ukrainian craft. He has a dozen of successful projects to his name. Dmitry told us about craft beer in Ukraine, on market cycles, on specifity of operating in retail and HoReCa, on union of Ukrainian brewers and certainly, how a brewery of his own, First Dnipro Brewery is doing. The market of import beer in Russia: review and databases The market of import beer is rapidly growing and changing. But while in the past years it was growing due to brands variety, in 2019 major and affordable brands from TOP-10 were developing actively. It seems that the fact of a brand origin from far abroad counties, even if it is not well known but has moderate price and good distribution provides for million liters of sales in the territory of Russia. Among distributors AB InBev Efes was far behind, yet the role of Baltika and suppliers of the second row got more important. The…

Beer Business #4-2019. The market of import beer in Russia: review and databases

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The market of import beer is rapidly growing and changing. But while in the past years it was growing due to brands variety, in 2019 major and affordable brands from TOP-10 were developing actively. It seems that the fact of a brand origin from far abroad counties, even if it is not well known but has moderate price and good distribution provides for million liters of sales in the territory of Russia. Among distributors AB InBev Efes was far behind, yet the role of Baltika and suppliers of the second row got more important. The boom of German brands was followed by stagnation of import from other traditional regions (and Belarus) instead the supplies from Mexico, Lithuania and Asian countries grew considerably.
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