Eastern European beer group Baltic Beverages Holding (BBH)
increased net sales by 37.1 per cent to €1.3bn during the first
half of the current fiscal year, as its continued to expand
throughout the region.
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...
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.
One of Lithuania's leading grain processors, Malsena, has announced
that it is to invest in a pasta manufacturing venture aimed at
diversifying its current product portfolio and turning its
The Estonian Brewers' Association is concerned that a requirement
to buy back empty beer cans for recycling could get out of hand
once the country joins the EU in May. Trans-border purchases of
beer, already very high, will increase...
Lithuania's breweries are raising sales of beer in plastic PET
containers, with sales of these products forecast to account for
one-third of the total beer sales this year - according to a report
from the Baltic News Service.