The artisan food boom continues to fuel profitability of SME (small and medium size enterprise) food and drink manufacturers, evidenced by the success of craft brewers and gin distillers, says commercial law firm EMW.
Dutch brewing giant Heineken has increased its stake in Russia's
rapidly growing beer market for the second time in three months,
underlining the competition among big brewers to exploit the
potential of this newly crowned nation...
A number of major changes in production facilities across the
region sees Danone reversing its decision to close a biscuit
factory in Poland, the EBRD readying to invest in dried fruit
production in Uzbekistan and Minsk Beer poised...
Claims by the Russian Trade Ministry that Ochakovo beer contained
an illegal preservative have been quashed by a Moscow court, but
the case serves to highlight the problems facing the country's
burgeoning beer market.