Comment - Tariko Looks to Raise the Standard with CEDC Takeover

By Chris Mercer | 11 June 2013

Russian Standard is now the world's second largest vodka producer after finally getting full control of Central European Distribution Corp (CEDC). But how will it handle the troubled group and where will in benefit? Chris Mercer investigates.

just-drinks articles are only available to registered users and members.

Join now for increased access

There are various access options to choose from. All provide instant access to the latest news, insight and expert analysis.

If you’re already a member, login here.

Russian Standard is now the world's second largest vodka producer after finally getting full control of Central European Distribution Corp (CEDC). But how will it handle the troubled group and where will in benefit? Chris Mercer investigates.

  • Unlimited access to all the latest global beverage news and insight
  • Expert analysis that puts the news into context
  • Exclusive interviews with leading industry figures
  • Monthly management briefings with detailed analysis on hot topics
  • Personalised RSS feeds and email newsletters
  • 10-year archive of news, insight and intelligence
  • Discounts on just-drinks market research
  • Plus much more

If you’re already a member, login here

Not what you were looking for?

Search just-drinks:

More articles related to this one

Analysis - Vodka's global growth set to stay strong
Vodka's global growth prospects remain "positive" with an opportunity for producers to grow volumes in mature and emerging markets, according to an analyst.

just For Subscribers - The week in drinks
Here are the ten most viewed, subscriber-only items on just-drinks this week:

Analysis - Remy Cointreau outlook “much worse" than expected
Rémy Cointreau is on course for a 30% plunge in operating profits in the second-half of its financial year as Cognac problems persist in China, an analyst has forecast.

Market research related to this article

Central European Distribution Corp (CEDC) in Alcoholic Drinks (Poland)
Russian investor Roustam Tariko, the owner of Russian Standard, gained full control of CEDC in April 2013. The new owner is expected to focus more on the Russian market. This, in turn, could mean less attention devoted to the Polish operations; it is...

Rtds/High-Strength Premixes in Poland
Polish consumers’ need for convenience, strong preference for sweet flavours and interest in refreshing beverages all contributed to the success of beers mixed with lemonade classified by Euromonitor International under RTDs. The trend towards conven...

Spirits in Poland
2012 saw increased sophistication and diversification within the spirits category, despite concerns associated with the economic slowdown. A considerable group of Polish consumers follows Western trends, reflecting strongly aspirational tendencies an...

just-drinks tagline

Not a member? Join here

Decrease font sizeDecrease font sizeDecrease font size Increase font sizeIncrease font sizeIncrease font size Comment on this article Email this to a friend Print this page