Carlsberg Establishes Greenfield Brewery in Myanmar with ALECTIA

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In 2013 Carlsberg Group announced that it had signed a strategic partnership agreement with a local privately-owned leading beverage company, Myanmar Golden Star (MGS) Breweries, to brew and market Carlsberg beers in Myanmar. Under this agreement, MGS Breweries and Carlsberg formed a Joint Venture – Myanmar Carlsberg Co., Ltd. – with plans to set up a new greenfield brewery and distribute Carlsberg beers in the local market. (more…)

Malaysia. Tapping into an auspicious year

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Chinese New Year celebrations kicked off with a cheer for the Star Media Group Bhd (formerly known as Star Publications (M) Bhd) management and staff as Carlsberg Malaysia visited Menara Star in Section 16, Petaling Jaya. (more…)

Myanmar. Tuborg turnaround for Carlsber

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Carlsberg has caved to complaints from the family of a famous Mandalay singer, who say the Danish brewer used the title of one of his hits as the name for Tuborg Beer in Myanmar. (more…)

India. Battle Of The Brew

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Carlsberg India has shaken the organised beer market by more than doubling its share in a short time. Can it dislodge the rivals amidst intense competition? (more…)

Analysis of the beer market in the regions of Russia in 2015 – rise of small and regional breweries

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The tendency of ousting the major brewing brands from the market has been obvious for a long time. While the international corporations were closing their factories, the regional enterprises were increasing their facilities and a lot of minibreweries appeared on the market. But each region has its own peculiarities of beer “alternative”. The love for the draught beer and the interest in craft or regional brands are manifested in various degrees in different parts of Russia. To better understand the tendencies in the beer market it is necessary to analyze it in every region. (more…)

Beer market of Ukraine 2015

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Ukrainian beer market has been declining since 2008, however 2015 made an abysmal record, that is, a 20% slump in sales and production. Half of this decline results from the actual production stoppage at Efes Ukraine. Even after reallocation of the company’s volumes other brewers were not able to compensate for the outlets loss and consumption decrease caused by the military conflict and economy shocks. The price structure of the market also saw changes as it drifts to the economy segment. The year of 2016 does not give much ground for optimism due to the twofold increase of excise. (more…)