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

Beer Business #3-2018. Ukrainian beer market

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Preliminary results of 2018 confirm the trend for the beer production stabilization. The decline that started as far back as 10 years ago and went even steeper in 2014-2015, seems to have stopped. But one should hardly expect a considerable market growth in the coming years. Unstable volume growth was set off by higher selling prices by big and regional brewers. Carlsberg Group stands out from the market leaders by their positive dynamics improvements of the product mix. Growth of Obolon was provided by export contracts. AB InBev Efes so far have not managed to climb into positive territory. (more…)

BrauBeviale 2018: The gathering place for the industry is bigger and more international than ever

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After three successful days, BrauBeviale is closing its doors on a record high note. Over 40,000 trade visitors (2016: 37,923) – over 18,000 of them international – travelled to Nuremberg to attend this year’s most important capital goods exhibition for the beverage industry from 13 to 15 November 2018. While there, 1,094 exhibitors – 53 percent of them international – presented their products and solutions related to the entire beverage production process chain, with offerings ranging from raw materials to technologies and components all the way to packaging, as well as accessories and marketing ideas. A varied supporting programme rounded out the three days. (more…)

Beer Business #3-2018. Beer market of Russia 2018

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Against the background of the beer market pickup in the first half of 2018, Carlsberg Group decreased their share while Efes and Heineken on the contrary performed well. However, the riot growth of cheapened economy brands by Carlsberg Group can change the situation by the end of the year. Besides, the share of private brands and German 5.0 Original, that is distributed by aggressively growing retailer Krasnoe&Beloe has increased considerably. The affordability of product in each price segments has become the key factor of competition in the modern trade. The enduring popularity of Zhigulevskoe and Draft in Off-Trade as well as the dales decline of youth brands are associated to the consumption shift towards older age groups. (more…)

New Head of Sales for Western Europe – Markus Gerner strengthens the team of ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA

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Since July 1, 2018, Markus Gerner has been strengthening the team of ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA GmbH, Ludwigsburg, as Head of Sales Western Europe. „In addition to his professional qualifications, Markus Gerner has many years of practical and sales experience in the European brewing, beverage, food and dairy industry, which makes him the ideal contact person for our customers”, explained Florian Schneider, Head of Sales EMEA at ZIEMANN HOLVRIEKA. (more…)