Russian Federation: Latest beverage news & analysis
The Russian authorities appear to have succeeded in curbing alcohol consumption in the country. But, to what end?
A note from Bernstein this week has highlighted an increasingly pessimistic mood among Russian consumers.
As Russia finally offers the world's brewers a period of (relative) calm, market leader Carlsberg looks poised to turn the corner this year. But, could 2014 be a case of deja vu for the Danish company?
The negative impact Carlsberg has felt from Russia's ban on street kiosk beer sales should be over by the end of the year, the group's CEO has predicted.
How ruptured is Russia's beer market? More evidence came yesterday of the tough times that brewers are facing in the region.
Heineken has welcomed Russia's decision to roll back a ban on beer ads around sports events, saying it will use the opportunity to promote responsible drinking.
Russia has temporarily lifted a ban on beer ads, allowing brewers to campaign around sports events until the end of 2018, according to local media.
The Russian Government is aiming to help nearly double the amount of vineyard hectares in the country by 2020, according to reports.
The Coca-Cola Co is to shut down two of its juice plants in Russia with the loss of 1,000 jobs.
The Russian division of Anheuser-Busch InBev has announced the intended closure of another of its breweries in the country.
Carlsberg has confirmed a change of CFO at its Baltika Breweries division in Russia.
Warsteiner has switched partners in Russia, plumping for Carlsberg's Baltika Breweries over Anadolu Efes in the country.
Russia's hard cider market jumped by eight-fold in the final quarter of last year, new figures have shown.
SABMiller has admitted to an unsatisfactory year for its partnership with Anadolu Efes in Russia, but maintains that 2014 offers reasons for optimism.
Chilean wine maker Concha y Toro has switched the distribution of its portfolio in Russia to Russian Standard.
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