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Comment - Carlsberg's Russian Reboot

That, in just the space of two days, Carlsberg has announced both a pay freeze and the closure of two Russian breweries, speaks volumes abou...

Carlsberg "considering" Russian brewery closures

Carlsberg is “considering” closing some of its breweries in Russia as the country's beer market continues to falter, the group's CEO has rev...


Focus - Carlsberg's Q4 & FY Results by Region, Bra

Olly Wehring | 19 Feb 2014

Earlier today (19 February), Carlsberg reported a drop in net profits in 2013, on the back of flat sales in the year. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the Danish brewer's results by region and by brand:


just The Preview - Carlsberg's Q4 & FY

Andy Morton | 17 Feb 2014

Carlsberg will release it fourth-quarter and final-year results on Wednesday (19 February). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the brewer's news in the three months to the end of December, and its financial results for the year so far.


Carlsberg's Q1 Performance by Region

Andy Morton | 7 May 2013

Today (7 May), Carlsberg released its first-quarter results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's performance by region.


Carlsberg, Heineken seal Scottish & Newcastle buy

Olly Wehring | 25 Apr 2013

It was five years ago this week that the brewing industry said its final farewell to Scottish & Newcastle. The UK-based company saw its shares cease trading on 25 April, 2008, after Carlsberg and Heineken teamed up to buy and then split up the firm.

Latest Interviews

Interview - CEO of Carlsberg's Baltika

Olly Wehring | 4 Dec 2012

Earlier this year, just-drinks' managing editor, Olly Wehring, travelled to Russia with Carlsberg to learn about the brewer's plans for its Baltika division in the country. The unit, which produces the namesake range of beers, is the clear market-leader, but has had to struggle of late as the legislative environment has grown more hostile to alcoholic drinks. Having assumed the leadership of Baltika late last year, Isaac Sheps talked to just-drinks about what he found when he made the move, what he's battling against today, and what he wants in the future.


The Wehring Interview - Carlsberg

Chris Mercer | 26 Apr 2011

The first thing we should point out is that this is not Wehring. Family commitments in the form of a 3lb 8oz offspring has predicated that our editor is house-bound for the time being. The second is that only half of this interview took place in person in Copenhagen; the other half was conducted via 'phone from the terrace of an Italian vineyard following a meeting between yours' truly and approximately 50 wines. You're right, I'm showing off.

Latest News

just the Week in - Beer

Olly Wehring | 28 Nov 2014

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer category. We are also running similar round-ups for spirits & wine and soft drinks & bottled water.


Carlsberg's Baltika CEO Isaac Sheps calls time

Olly Wehring | 27 Nov 2014

The head of Carlsberg's Russian unit, Baltika, has confirmed his intention to step down from the position.


just a While Ago - On 20 November in...

Olly Wehring | 20 Nov 2014

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just a While Ago - On 29 October in...

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just a While Ago - On 17 October in...

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Carlsberg suspends production at Russian brewery

James Wilmore | 29 Sep 2014

Carlsberg has suspended production at one of its Baltika Breweries' facilities in Russia.


Baltika Breweries appoints next CFO

Olly Wehring | 14 Mar 2014

Carlsberg has confirmed a change of CFO at its Baltika Breweries division in Russia.


Warsteiner drops Efes for Baltika in Russia

Olly Wehring | 26 Feb 2014

Warsteiner has switched partners in Russia, plumping for Carlsberg's Baltika Breweries over Anadolu Efes in the country.


Carlsberg breaks ground on new brewery

Andy Morton | 16 Oct 2013

Carlsberg has started construction on a major new brewery in southern China as it targets an annual 15m-hectolitre capacity in the country by 2015.


Carlsberg's Olivaria Brewery switches CEO

James Wilmore | 8 Oct 2013

Carlsberg-controlled Olivaria Brewery in Belarus has appointed a new CEO.


just the Ten - Top Interviews of 2012

Olly Wehring | 18 Dec 2012

With the end of the year looming, just-drinks is running a series of 'Top Tens of the Year' in the run-up to Christmas. Here are the ten most read interviews on just-drinks in 2012.


Carlsberg gets 100% of Baltika Breweries

James Wilmore | 29 Nov 2012

Carlsberg has confirmed it has taken full ownership of Russia's largest brewer Baltika Breweries.


Carlsberg to invest in Russian eco-projects

Andy Morton | 9 Oct 2012

Carlsberg Group and subsidiary Baltika Breweries are to spend RUB1bn (US$32m) on environmental projects in Russia.


Carlsberg initiates full buy-out of Baltika

James Wilmore | 17 Sep 2012

Carlsberg is set to take full ownership of Baltika Breweries after the group announced it will begin a compulsory purchase of the remaining shares it does not already own in the Russian firm.


Carlsberg ups Baltika Breweries stake to 97%

James Wilmore | 21 Aug 2012

Carlsberg has raised its stake in Baltika Breweries to 96.77%, bringing it closer to full ownership of the Russian company.


Heineken Americas president joins AG Barr board

Andy Morton | 20 Aug 2012

The president of Heineken's Americas unit is joining the board of Scottish soft drinks maker AG Barr in a non-executive role.


Carlsberg delivers "mixed" results - analysts

Andy Morton | 15 Aug 2012

Carlsberg's first-half results were “mixed”, but analysts have been impressed with the brewer's performance in the difficult Russian market.


just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

Olly Wehring | 20 Jul 2012

The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:


Carlsberg gets Baltika Breweries share delist

Olly Wehring | 17 Jul 2012

Carlsberg's attempt to buy up the remaining shares in Russia's Baltika Breweries has moved a step closer, following approval of the shares' delisting.


Carlsberg Baltika buy gets board approval

Olly Wehring | 5 Jul 2012

The board of Baltika Breweries has recommended Carlsberg's offer to buy the outstanding shares in the Russian brewer.


Carlsberg to build US$782m China brewery

James Wilmore | 13 Jun 2012

Carlsberg is investing RMB5bn (US$782m) in building a major new brewery in the south of China to take futher advantage of the world's biggest beer market.


Carlsberg moves step closer to Baltika buy-out

James Wilmore | 1 Jun 2012

Carlsberg has taken a step closer to gaining 100% ownership of its Russian subsidiary Baltika Breweries after formally submitting a voluntary offer to shareholders.

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