According to a report in the newest Brewing Raw Material Journal it seems to be very likely that the Uruguayan malt house of Malteria Oriental (MOSA) with its annual production capacity of about 60,000 MT has been sold to a Brazilian brewer. First reports saying that this brewer would be Cervejaria Schincariol could not be … >>>>
Archiv January 2012
Kirin Holdings Company, Limited has revised its consolidated earnings forecast for the fiscal year 2011 and its non-consolidated earnings results forecast for the the fiscal year 2011 in consideration of its recent business performance and other factors, as follows:
1. Revision of full-year consolidated earnings forecasts for the fiscal year 2011 (January 1, 2011 … >>>>
In 2011 Plzeňský Prazdroj exported 889 thousand hl of beer, which presents an increase of more than 6% on prior year, and a historical record, the company announced on Monday. Despite difficult economic conditions, sales did well in established markets such as Great Britain, Slovakia, Germany and Hungary. We have also seen an interesting increase … >>>>
The French Brewers Association announced that during the meeting of the French Barley, Malt and Beer Committee (CBMO) on January 27th, 2012 the following decisions were taken:
-The 2 row Spring (2RS) variety registered in 2012, OVERTURE will be tested in the pilot facilities by the CBMO on the crop 2012.
-The 2 row Spring … >>>>
The beer producing and storing establishments in Germany sold 98.2 million hectolitres of beer in 2011 as the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reported on Monday. This was a slight decrease of 0.1 million hectolitres or 0.1% from the previous year.
In 2011 beer mixes – beer mixed with lemonade, cola, fruit juices and other non-alcoholic … >>>>
Molson Coors Brewing Company named Samuel Walker, Chief Legal Officer, to the expanded role of Chief People and Legal Officer, combining the two senior positions on its Executive Leadership Team.
“Sam brings valuable expertise to the human resources portfolio,” remarked Peter Swinburn, President and CEO of Molson Coors. “He understands employment issues, but more importantly, … >>>>
Roberto Jarrín, 46, is the new Chief Executive Officer of Birra Peroni, an Italian company belonging to multinational SABMiller Group. Jarrín, born in Brazil and raised in Ecuador, joins Birra Peroni after having had important working experiences in the U.S., Mexico, Guatemala, Perù and Venezuela.
After graduating cum laude in Chemical Engineering from the Florida Technology … >>>>
Starting April 1st, 2012, Tom Verhaegen will be the new general manager of Royal Grolsch N.V. He succeeds the current general manager, Rob Snel, who has held this position since May of 2008 and will stand down, because he has reached a pensionable age. Tom Verhaegen has extended knowledge in the field of Marketing and … >>>>
Since the beginning of this fiscal year (April 2011), Miller Brands Ukraine, a SABMiller plc branch, has lowered water use in beer brewing by 15%. Production growth while lowering water use is one of the priorities of the Global Sustainable Development Programme of SABMiller group.
Beer production growth while lowering water use is one of … >>>>
San Miguel on Monday announced the launch of its first major brand extension in the UK with San Miguel Fresca, “a refreshing, crisp sunshine lager, best served chilled with a wedge of lime”, as the company says. Developed as a result of a strategic partnership between Carlsberg UK and Mahou-San Miguel of Spain, the brewers … >>>>
The US company of the Krones Group, Krones Inc., Franklin/Wisconsin (USA), and Krones AG, Neutraubling (Germany) have taken a first step towards resolving the legal disputes that have been ongoing since October 2008, triggered by claims for damages by several American financial service providers, a group of hedge funds and a liquidation trustee.
The lawsuits are … >>>>
There have been a lot of samples analyzed after finally “dormancy” was lifted in Denmark last week according to the current Grainexx market report. From Grainexx own results and what it has heard there is part of the material which has shown 97/98% germination energy and therefore no problem. But there are also seen and … >>>>
Rain in South America first seem to ease the situation on the soybean and corn markets, Grainexx reports on Thursday. But the actual forecast for the next 7 to 10 days is again considerably dry. There is a common opinion that corn is damaged already irreversibly and development for soy beans still have to be … >>>>
Carlsberg UK has appointed Benet Slay, formerly Managing Director, Northern Europe for Diageo, as its new chief executive. Benet, will join Carlsberg UK on 1st March. Jesper Friis, Senior Vice President for Carlsberg Western Europe, who has been acting as interim CEO for Carlsberg UK, commented: “We are really pleased that Benet is joining us. … >>>>
SABMiller plc., Anadolu Group (Anadolu Endüstri Holding A.Ş., Yazıcılar Holding A.Ş. and Özilhan Sınai Yatırım A.Ş.), and Anadolu Efes (Anadolu Efes Biracılık ve Malt Sanayii A.Ş.) on Tuesday announced that they have signed the definitive transaction agreement for the formation of their strategic alliance for Turkey, Russia, the CIS, Central Asia and the Middle East, … >>>>
The Boston Beer Company, Inc. reported a third quarter core product depletions increase of 11% as compared to the third quarter of 2010. Third quarter 2011 net revenue was $134.8 million, an increase of $10.3 million or 8% over the same period last year, mainly due to 7% shipment volume gains. Net income for the … >>>>
David Peacock, since 2008 President of Anheuser-Busch, who succeeded August Busch IV after the acquisition of Anheuser-Busch was completed by InBev in November 2008, on Monday resigned from AB InBev. Mr. Peacock, “the last big name from the old days at Anheuser-Busch”, said his quitting was “amicable“. The company announced that he will stay consultant … >>>>
Carlsberg Ukraine launches Carlsberg Non-Alcoholic Beer especially for sales at the stadiums during UEFA EURO 2012 TM. This sort will be brewed according to the original receipt similar to Carlsberg Non-Alcoholic beer brewed in Denmark.
Carlsberg Non-Alcoholic production will be based on the classical receipt. Membrane technologies to eliminate carefully alcohol from the fresh beer … >>>>
New figures show UK beer sales continued to fall in 2011, although at a slower rate than in previous years, according to the latest UK “Beer Barometer”, released on Monday by the British Beer & Pub Association. The BBPA says this decline could be halted – and thousands of jobs saved – if the Government … >>>>
As the five major Japanese brewers this week reported total shipments of beer and beer-like drinks in the country decreased by 3.7% year-on-year to 442.39 million cases in 2011. This is a new record low. The drop is also due to the earthquake and tsunami in March.
Shipments of “regular” beer dropped by 4.1% to … >>>>