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April 27 - April 28, 2009
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on 28-April-2009

1 EUR = 1.3151 USD
1 EUR = 0.9001 GBP
1 EUR = 1.5981 CAD
1 EUR = 1.8398 AUD
1 EUR = 127.215 JPY
1 EUR = 2.8893 BRL
1 EUR = 44.0351 RUB
1 EUR = 8.9903 CNY
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on 28-April-2009

1 USD = 0.7605 EUR
1 USD = 0.6844 GBP
1 USD = 1.2152 CAD
1 USD = 1.3989 AUD
1 USD = 96.7358 JPY
1 USD = 2.197 BRL
1 USD = 33.4842 RUB
1 USD = 6.8362 CNY
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Equities of the Largest Breweries

Equities of the Largest Breweries

Average Market Prices Change trend

April 28, 2009

Type Crop 2008 Crop 2009
2rs Barley EUR102.0-106.0 EUR130.0-134.0 0.76%
6rw Barley EUR99.0-103.0 EUR119.0-123.0
2rs Malt EUR314.0-318.0 EUR340.5-344.5 0.29%
6rw Malt EUR309.5-313.5 EUR326.0-330.0
Feed Barley EUR91.0-95.0 nq

Note: Just click on the price link and you will be led to our Market Price History. Average barley market prices are French and are estimated on FOB Creil basis. Average Malt Prices are theoretical and based FOB Antwerp being estimated on French malting barley. The changes are compared to last Newsletter's prices. Arrows indicate the direction of the change.

Top Industry News

Japan & Australia: Lion Nathan agrees to key terms under which Kirin would take it over ...Click here
India: United Breweries reports a 30% increase in net turnover for the year to March 31 ...Click here
United Kingdom: Beer sales barometer continues to fall in the first quarter of this year ...Click here
South Korea: KKR confirms exclusive talks with AB InBev on Oriental Brewery acquisition ...Click here
Belgium: Specialty beer maker Duvel posts Q1 trading update ...Click here
Canada & Australia: Australia’s biggest barley marketer may soon be taken over by a Canadian grain handler ...Click here

United States: AB InBev Chief content with the US market ...More Info
Slovenia: Brewer Pivovarna Lasko ends Q1 2009 with EUR0.9 mln in the red ...More Info
The Philippines: Focus on San Miguel Brewery ownership and shares evolution ...More Info
Belarus: Domestic malt seems too expensive for Belarusian brewers ...More Info
Lithuania: Brewer Svyturys-Utenos Alus considers 2008 very good despite a drop in beer sales ...More Info
United Kingdom: Cobra Beer UK left by its CEO as the sale process is blocked by price issues ...More Info
Mexico: Mexican brewers affected by swine flu ...More Info
India: Maltsters and animal feed makers to ‘swallow’ the surplus if India’s barley export drops - analysts ...More Info
World: Efes Breweries announces a USD 200 million Term Loan Facility ...More Info
United States: Coors Light and Coors Banquet cans to signal when the beer is cold enough ...More Info
United Kingdom: Carlsberg UK brings young and urban beer fans a beer from Russia ...More Info
United Kingdom: Diageo makes changes to its board of directors ...More Info
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Brewery News

Japan & Australia: Lion Nathan agrees to key terms under which Kirin would take it over
Kirin Holdings Company, Limited announced on April, 27 that it has reached an agreement with Lion Nathan’s Independent Board Committee on key terms under ...More Info

India: United Breweries reports a 30% increase in net turnover for the year to March 31
The Indian United Breweries Ltd. posted this week the audited results for the year ended March 31, 2008.

Industry Overview and Operations

The Indian beer industry ...More Info

United Kingdom: Beer sales barometer continues to fall in the first quarter of this year
UK beer sales dropped by 8.2 per cent in the first quarter of 2009, compared to the same quarter in 2008, the British Beer ...More Info

South Korea: KKR confirms exclusive talks with AB InBev on Oriental Brewery acquisition
Private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR) is in exclusive talks with Anheuser-Busch InBev to acquire South Korea's Oriental Brewery (OB), Reuters ...More Info

Belgium: Specialty beer maker Duvel posts Q1 trading update
Belgian speciality beer maker Duvel Moortgat posted its Q1 trading update on April, 27.

In the first quarter, sales were bad in January and very ...More Info

Barley News

Canada & Australia: Australia’s biggest barley marketer may soon be taken over by a Canadian grain handler
Canadian diversified agri-products company Viterra Inc. confirmed news reports on the ongoing negotiations for a proposed strategic deal with Australian agribusiness firm ABB Grain ...More Info
Scientific Digest

Enhanced Quantitative Extraction and HPLC Determination of Hop and Beer Bitter Acids

Barbara Jaskula, Koen Goiris, Gert De Rouck, Guido Aerts, Luc De Cooman

J. Inst. Brew. 113(4), 381–390, 2007 A pleasant and consistent bitterness is an essential flavour attribute of beer. Hop-derived iso-alpha-acids are largely responsible for beer bitterness and accurate determination of these primary flavour compounds is very important in relation to quality control. The most widely used way to determine beer bitterness is based on spectrophotometry, measuring the absorbance of an iso-octane extract of acidified beer. However, this approach is far from specific as it measures all of the extracted compounds, including non-bittering principles. For that particular reason, High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) is increasingly applied for the quantitative determination of hop-derived iso-?-acids and, if present, reduced iso-alpha-acids. However, to obtain accurate data on beer bitterness profiles, both quantitative sample preparation and state-of-the-art HPLC are essential. In this paper, several extraction procedures based on solid phase extraction (SPE) and liquid-liquid extraction (LLE), respectively, were evaluated and an optimised extraction methodology using H3PO4 for sample acidification prior to extraction is presented. The proposed extraction/HPLC methodology allows for the quantitative recovery and analysis of hop-derived beer bitterness. Key words: alpha-Acids, beer bitterness, extraction, HPLC analysis, iso-?alpha-acids, recovery. Load full article, 10 pages, 630 Kb, PDF file

Barley prices.
Malting and Feed Barley Prices

Theoretical Malt Prices

NB: Prices published are theoretical malt prices including financial cost, THC (for bulk and bags container) and all administrative costs. This prices may fluctuate according to the quantity per delivery and technical specifications.

* - 70/30 = 70% Average two Rows Spring and 30% Six Rows Winter
** - 50/50 = 50% Average two Rows Spring and 50% Six Rows Winter

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Finland`s domestic beer sales
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Graph Of The Week

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April 28
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April 29
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