Increasing consumer power in Russia is drawing food and beverage
manufacturers to set up base in the country - which, in turn, is
opening opportunities for ingredients suppliers to do more business
in the emerging market.
The completion of its nationwide distribution network and increased
investment in advertising helped brewer Baltic Beverages Holding to
shrug off a difficult first half for its Russian brewing business
and end the year with an increase...
Danish ingredients giant will shut down beverage flavour operations
in Sweden as tough competition bites and business is impacted by
growing consumer demand for health positioned drinks, reports
The Baltic drinks market is awash with activity at the moment, with
both Coca-Cola and A. Le Coq making new soft drink launches and
Saku signing a co-operative agreement enabling it to access the
lucrative Finnish beer market.
Russian beer giant Baltika is to begin the nationwide rollout of a
new bottled water brand, Khrustalnaya, in a bid to gain a foothold
in what could be the next big growth market in the Russian drinks