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1 EUR = 1.4832 CAD
1 EUR = 1.4877 AUD
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1 USD = 1.3373 AUD
1 USD = 113.2700 JPY
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1 USD = 70.5408 RUB
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March 16, 2016
Type Crop 2015 Crop 2016
2rs Barley 164.00-166.00 - 182.00-184.00 up0.55%
6rw Barley 146.00-148.00 - 155.00-157.00 -
2rs Malt 354.00-356.00 - 373.00-375.00 up0.33%
6rw Malt 332.00-334.00 - 340.00-342.00 -
Feed Barley 136.00-138.00up0.74% nq 

Note: Just click here and you will be led to our Market Price History. These are average French barley market prices estimated on FOB Creil basis. The theoretical average malt prices are 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.

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Malt news EU: Malt business quite active in February ...Click here

Brewery news Europe: AB InBev looking to sell jumbo bond deal in Europe ...Click here
Brewery news Russia: Carlsberg to remain in Russia despite problems, vows to improve return on capital ...Click here
Brewery news India: Heineken appoints investment bank JM Financial to help increase its stake in United Breweries ...Click here
Brewery news Ireland: Alcohol consumption down dramatically ...Click here

Barley news EU: The European Commission increases forecast of feed barley usage and barley and malt exports ...Click here
Barley news China: Barley imports totaled 362 thousand tonnes in January ...Click here

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Brewery news USA: The “King of Beers” but suffers from continuous volume decline ...Click here
Brewery news Jamaica: Nearly J$3 bln worth of Desnoes & Geddes shares still out of Heineken control ...Click here
Brewery news Australia: Carlton & United Breweries to reclaim its place as Australia’s No. 1 brewer after AB InBev’s takeover of SABMiller ...Click here
Brewery news Latvia: Beer output declines 11.51% in January ...Click here

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Using the U.S. hop variety Lemondrop, a German research team investigated how beer type influences the concentrations of hop aroma compounds and how these concentrations change over time. With the GC-method described they were able to determine not only monoterpene alcohols and some sesquiterpenes, but also various esters in the late and dry hopped beers. The results showed significantly higher concentrations of the mono- and sesquiterpenes myrcene, beta-caryophyllene, alpha-humulene, beta-farnesene and beta-limonene in the pale ale style beer when compared to pilsner type beer (maybe filtration has an effect). No significant differences in these two beers styles were found for the more polar terpene alcohols linalool, geraniol, and alpha-terpineol. Only the amount of beta-citronellol differed, which was lower in the pale ale. The behavior of esters among themselves was different. A significantly higher amount of isoamyl acetate was detectable in the pale ale, and little difference was seen in 2-methylbutyl isobutanoate between the two beers types. Ethyl dodecanoate was detectable in a higher amount in the pilsner as compared to the pale ale. It was thought that perhaps the differences for esters were influenced by the types of yeast used in fermentation. A higher concentration of 2-undecanone was seen in the pale ale but no significant differences were detected for 2-nonanone and 2-decanone. With regard to stability of the aroma compounds, all showed a decrease in concentration over the storage time of 12 months except for alpha-terpineol.

Schmidt, CHeadspace Trap GC-MS analysis of hop aroma compounds in beer, Brewing Science, January / February 2016 (Vol. 69)

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These Days in Business History

14 March
1634 - Academie Francaise opens
1821 - On one of the quietest days in Wall Street history, the market is open, but not a single share of stock changes hands
1950 - General Motors reports net earnings of $656,434,232 (record)

15 March
1817 - The New York Stock Exchange officially prohibits the "fictitious sales," or wash sales, that had enabled speculators to manipulate individual stocks without even owning them
1827 - University of Toronto is chartered
1892 - 1st escalator patented by inventor Jesse W. Reno (New York City)
1906 - Rolls-Royce Limited is incorporated
1933 - Polythene discovered by Reginald Gibson and Eric William Fawcett
1935 - Percy Shaw founded his company Reflecting Roadstuds Limited to make cat's eyes
1985 - The first Internet domain name is registered

16 March
1915 - United States Trade Commission organizes
1933 - President Franklin D. Roosevelt takes the U.S. off the gold standard, removing the yellow metal from coinage and circulation, even banning it as a collectible
1987 - IBM releases PC-DOS version 3.3
2014 - Crimea votes in a controversial referendum to secede from Ukraine to join Russia


World Beer Cup 2016

March 2016:
01-03: ProPak Vietnam 2016 (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)
04-06: Barcelona Beer Festival 2016 (Barcelona, Spain)
07-09: VLB Brewing and Engineering Conference 2016 (Soest, Germany)
09-12: Brazilian Beer Festival 2016 (Blumenau, Brazil)
12: Festival de Cerveza Artesanal 2016 (San Jose, Costa Rica)
14-18: IBD Asia Pacific Convention 2016 (Sydney, Australia)
16-18: BeerX 2016 (Sheffield, UK)
16-18: Expo Antad & Alimentaria Mexico 2016 (Mexico City, Mexico)
23-25: St. Petersburg Brewers Forum 2016 (St. Petersburg, Russia)

April 2016:
03-07: Trends in Brewing 2016 (Ghent, Belgium)
07-09: Warsaw Beer Festival 2016 (Warsaw, Poland)
13-15: Siberian Beer 2016 (Novosibirsk, Russia)
15-16: Helsinki Beer Festival 2016 (Helsinki, Finland)
23-24: Zythos Beer Festival 2016 (Leuven, Belgium)
Zythos Beer Festival 2016

May 2016:
03-06: Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America 2016 (Philadelphia, USA)
17-20: Beer (Pivo) 2016 (Sochi, Russia)
18-19: Brewing Equipment and Technology 2016 (Birmingham, UK)
19-21: Copenhagen Beer Festival 2016 (Copenhagen, Denmark)
20-18 June: Great Australian Beer Spectacular (GABS) 2016 (Melbourne - Sydney - Auckland, Australia)
25-29: Latvia Beer Fest 2016 (Riga, Latvia)

June 2016:
08-12: Mondial de la Biere 2016 (Montreal, Canada)
09-11: South Beer Cup 2016 (Curitiba, Brazil)
14-16: Shanghai International Brew & Beverage Manufacturing Technology and Equipment 2016 (Shanghai, China)

July 2016:
02: Beer Boot Camp 2016 (Johannesburg, South Africa)
07-10: Artbeerfest 2016 (Caminha, Portugal)
09: Beer Boot Camp 2016 (Cape Town, South Africa)
13-15: ProPack China 2016 (Shanghai, China)

August 2016:
05-07: The 20th International Berlin Beer Festival (Berlin, Germany)
09-13: The Great British Beer Festival 2016 (London, UK)
10-13: Vietfood & Beverage - ProPack 2016 (Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam)
13-17: World Brewing Congress 2016 (Denver, USA)

September 2016:
08-10: Irish Craft Beer Festival 2016 (Dublin, Ireland)
14-15: Food and Drink Technology Africa 2016 (Johannesburg, South Africa)
19-03 October: Oktoberfest 2016 (Munich, Germany)
24-25: Whisky Live Paris 2016 (Paris, France)
26-28: VLB Ibero-American VLB Symposium 2016 (Santiago de Chile, Chile)
28-30: Beer and Soft Drinks Industry - 2016 (Kyiv, Ukraine)
29-01 October: Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival 2016 (Stockholm, Sweden)

October 2016:
06-08: Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival 2016 (Stockholm, Sweden)
06-08: Great American Beer Festival 2016 (Denver, USA)
08-10: Brouwplus 2016 (Antwerp, Belgium)
11-14: China Brew, China Beverage 2016 (Shanghai, China)
21-23: The Finest Spirits & Beer Convention 2016 (Bochum, Germany)

November 2016:
08-10: Brau Beviale 2016 (Nuremberg, Germany)
09-12: Vietfood & Beverage - ProPack 2016 (Hanoi, Vietnam)

December 2016:
15-17: drink technology India 2016 (Mumbai, India)

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Malt newsEU: Malt business quite active in February
Domestic EU malt business was quite active during February. It is estimated that brewers have covered at least one third of their demand for ...More info on site

BreweryBrewery News Brewery

Brewery newsEurope: AB InBev looking to sell jumbo bond deal in Europe
Anheuser-Busch InBev NV is looking to sell a jumbo bond deal in Europe on March 16 to finance a portion of its $108 billion ...More info on site

Brewery newsRussia: Carlsberg to remain in Russia despite problems, vows to improve return on capital
Carlsberg will remain in Russia, despite the problems it faces there, as the Danish brewer vowed to improve its return on capital under a ...More info on site

Brewery newsIndia: Heineken appoints investment bank JM Financial to help increase its stake in United Breweries
Dutch beer giant Heineken has appointed investment bank JM Financial to help increase its stake and control in United Breweries in yet another sign ...More info on site

Brewery newsIreland: Alcohol consumption down dramatically
Alcohol consumption has fallen dramatically in Ireland since the height of the boom, with sales of beer, cider, spirits and sparkling wine plummeting by ...More info on site

Brewery news USA: The “King of Beers” but suffers from continuous volume decline
There's no doubt when it comes to the amount of beer brewed, Anheuser-Busch InBev reigns supreme in the U.S., where it accounts for 46% of the market all by itself, as well as globally, where it is also the largest brewer in the world, The Motley Fool reported.

In 2015 AB InBev brewed 413 million hectolitres of beer - that's some 10.9 billion gallons, or over 351 million barrels - while No. 2 brewer SABMiller reported it produced 324 million hectolitres last year, or 276 million barrels. In comparison, leading US craft brewer Boston Beer produced 4 million barrels. And the 4,100 craft breweries in existence in the U.S. today collectively produced just 22 million barrels.

But if bigger were always better, then Anheuser-Busch, Miller, and No. 3 brewer Molson Coors would be seeing sales grow, and in the USA that is not the case. According to the Brewers Association's mid-year report last July, craft production volumes were up 16% over 2014 and had reached an 11% share of total volume production for beer, which on a retail dollar basis, gave the industry almost 20% market share. Considering the total beer market itself was up just 0.5% in 2014, it's been the ...More info on site

Brewery news Jamaica: Nearly J$3 bln worth of Desnoes & Geddes shares still out of Heineken control
Nearly J$3 billion worth of Desnoes & Geddes shares remain outside of the control of international brewery giant Heineken, which sought to fully acquire the local brewery that trades as Red Stripe Jamaica, The Gleaner reported on March 16.

It signals on the surface that some local shareholders defied selling and now retain hold on a combined 117.6 million shares or 4.2 per cent of Red Stripe. The combined market value of those shares up to January 14 totalled J$2.89 billion since the stock closed at J$24.73. That equates to more value than many of Jamaica's medium-sized companies.

"Following the completion on 21st January of the tender offer to purchase for cash all outstanding ordinary shares of D&G, Heineken holds 95.8 per cent of the share capital of this company," said Heineken chief executive Jean-FranÁois van Boxmeer in the company's newly released annual report.

Heineken had sought to acquire all the 2.8 billion outstanding shares in Red Stripe. It needed to hit a threshold above 80 per cent in order to follow through on plans to delist the beer stock.

Despite the possibility of delisting from the JSE, the stock continues to trade periodically: on March 10, 60,280 units traded; on March 3, trades ...More info on site

Brewery news Australia: Carlton & United Breweries to reclaim its place as Australia’s No. 1 brewer after AB InBev’s takeover of SABMiller
Carlton & United Breweries will reclaim its place as Australia’s number one brewer in the wake of Anheuser-Busch InBev’s takeover of SABMiller, acknowledges Lion Beer Wine & Spirits managing director James Brindley.

“We’re currently the largest brewer in Australia, but with AB InBev taking over SABMiller, I think that’s only for a few more months,” Brindley told the Institute of Brewers and Distillers 2016 Convention in Sydney on March 15, Australian Brews News reported.

“The crown of the largest brewer, or I can say in Spanish, the Corona of the largest brewer, is going to pass back to CUB,” he said.

The ACCC has proposed a date of April 14 to announce the findings from its investigation into the local impacts of the deal dubbed ‘Megabrew’.

Competition law expert John Kettle last year told Australian Brews News the transaction is just about guaranteed safe passage in this market.

Brewery news Latvia: Beer output declines 11.51% in January
A total of 47.55 hl of beer were produced in Latvia in January 2016, which is a reduction by 11.51% as compared to January 2015, informs LETA, according to the information from the Latvian State Revenue Service.

In January 2016, Latvia imported 43.9 hl of beer, down 0.13% from January 2015. Altogether 78.54 hl of beer were released for consumption in Latvia in January this year, down 17.78% year-on-year. Beer exports rose 58.42% in January 2016 to 6.03 hl compared to 3.81hl in January 2015. Beer production in Latvia in 2015 totalled 0.86 mln hl - a 12% drop from 2014.

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Barley newsEU: The European Commission increases forecast of feed barley usage and barley and malt exports
In their S/D balance of end January, the European Commission increased the numbers of feed usage (37 mln tons) and exports of barley and ...More info on site

Barley newsChina: Barley imports totaled 362 thousand tonnes in January
In January, China’s barley imports were 362,000 tons, of which only 57,000 tons from France, 128,000 tons from Australia, and 178,000 tons from Canada, ...More info on site

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