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Base Currency: Euro
on November 24, 2017
Base Currency: US Dollar
on November 24, 2017
      1 EUR = 1.1848 USD
1 EUR = 0.8901 GBP
1 EUR = 1.5024 CAD
1 EUR = 1.5532 AUD
1 EUR = 131.7900 JPY
1 EUR = 3.8403 BRL
1 EUR = 69.1783 RUB
1 EUR = 7.7881 CNY
      1 USD = 0.8445 EUR
1 USD = 0.7511 GBP
1 USD = 1.2704 CAD
1 USD = 1.3119 AUD
1 USD = 111.2300 JPY
1 USD = 3.2247 BRL
1 USD = 58.4622 RUB
1 USD = 6.5875 CNY

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Average Market Prices Change Trend

November 24, 2017
French Barley/Malt
Crop 2017
2RS Malting Barley (FOB Creil) 187.50-189.50 -
6RW Malting Barley (FOB Creil) 156.00-158.00 -
2RS Malt (FOB Antwerp) 385.50-387.50 -
6RW Malt (FOB Antwerp) 347.00-349.00 -
Feed Barley (FOB Creil) 147.00-149.00down0.67%
French Barley/Malt
Crop 2018
2RS Malting Barley (FOB Creil) 188.50-190.50 down0.53%
6RW Malting Barley (FOB Creil) 156.00-158.00 down0.63%
2RS Malt (FOB Antwerp) 385.00-387.00 down0.32%
6RW Malt (FOB Antwerp) 345.00-347.00 down0.35%
Feed Barley (FOB Creil) nq 
German Malting Barley
Crop 2017
Ex Farm
Average Malting Barley Price nq  
Danish Malting Barley
Crop 2017
Free on truck
Ex Farm
Malting Barley (East) 1,254.00-1,256.00 -
Malting Barley (West) 1,254.00-1,256.00 -
Danish Malting Barley
Crop 2018
Free on truck
Ex Farm
Malting Barley (East) 1,174.00-1,176.00 -
Malting Barley (West) 1,174.00-1,176.00 -
Canadian Barley/Malt
Crop 2017
2-Row Malting Barley, bulk, truck/railcar, Winnipeg 294.00-296.00 -
2-Row Malting Barley, bulk in store, Vancouver 313.00-315.00 -
6-Row Malting Barley, bulk, truck/railcar, Winnipeg nq  
2-Row Malt, bulk, truck/railcar, Winnipeg 561.00-563.00 -
2-Row Malt, bulk in store, Vancouver 587.00-589.00 -
6-Row Malt, bulk, truck/railcar, Winnipeg nq  
Feed Barley, basis Lethbridge 214.00-216.00 -
Feed Barley, basis Winnipeg 214.00-216.00 -
Feed Barley, bulk in store, Vancouver 277.00-279.00 -
US Barley
Crop 2017
2-Row Malting Barley, bulk, railcar Great Falls, Montana 170.00-172.00 -
6-Row Malting Barley, bulk, railcar Minneapolis, Minnesota nq  
Feed Barley, basis Great Falls, Montana 115.00-117.00 -
Feed Barley, basis Minneapolis, Minnesota 109.00-111.00 -
-No change; upPrice increase; downPrice decrease versus last publication.

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Top Industry News

Brewery news Vietnam: Government kicks off process to find investors in Sabeco ...Click here
Brewery news Thailand & Singapore: ThaiBev reports 38.5%increase in full-year profit ...Click here
Brewery news Nigeria: AB InBev to spend $250 mln to build new brewery in Nigeria ...Click here
Brewery news World: Craft ‘good for us’ as it drives higher Guinness sales - Diageo ...Click here
Brewery news Vietnam: Beer industry forum warns against further tax hikes ...Click here

Barley news World: Australian barley crop forecast at up to 8.5 mln tonnes this year ...Click here
Barley news EU: Malting barley market busy on execution and logistics ...Click here

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Brewery news China: Zhujiang Brewery Co Ltd expecting further expansion of offshore sales ...Click here
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Brewery news Vietnam & Israel: Vietnam’s Saigon beer to be imported in Israel ...Click here

Graph of the week

Source: Deutscher Maelzerbund e. V.

Table of the week

US Hop Imports

Table of the week.
Prices Evolution

Prices evolution

Barley Prices

Theoretical Malt Prices

Scientific Digest


Most brewers have seen the after fermentation of dry hopped beers in the presence of yeast. This phenomenon is not well understood but documented in old British literature; the last reference goes back to 1941 where maltase activity was evidenced in dry hopped casked ales. These U.S. researchers discovered that the production of fermentable sugars, glucose and maltose in dry hopped beer in the presence of yeast correlates with increased temperature and dry hop exposure time. Enzyme activities were found for amyloglucosidase and alpha and beta amylases. Despite the low enzyme activites, significant changes in residual extract, ABV and CO2 production can occur in dry hopped beers. How should we be surprised? Everybody likes sweet stuff!


Kirkpatrick, K.: Investigating Enzymatic Power of hops, Poster 35

Source: Barth Innovations

These Days in Business History

23 November
1863 - Patent granted for a process of making color photographs
1936 - 1st issue of Life, picture magazine created by Henry R Luce
1992 - 10,000,000 cellular telephone sold

24 November
1914 - Louis de Raet, Belgian economist/Flemish People Party, dies
1951 - British auto manufacturers Austin/Moris Motors merge

25 November
1867 - Alfred Nobel patents dynamite
1884 - John B Meyenberg of St. Louis patents evaporated milk

26 November
1885 - 1st meteor photograph
1925 - Netherlands and Germany sign trade agreement
1987 - Matsushita purchases the movie and entertainment company MCA Inc. for $6.6 billion


November 2017:
11: International MicroBrew Symposium 2017 (Munich, Germany)
22-23: Craft Beer Italy 2017 (Milan, Italy)

January 2018:
26-28: Finest Spirits 2018 (Munich, Germany)

February 2018:
02-04: Brau Kunst Live 2018 (Munich, Germany)
09-12: HoReCa 2018 (Athens, Greece)
17-20: Beer Attraction 2018 (Rimini, Italy)
20-24: Great British Beer Festival Winter 2018 (Norwich, UK)
27-01 March: Beviale Moscow 2018 (Moscow, Russia)

March 2018:
05-07: 105th Brewing and Engineering Conference (Munich, Germany)
06-08: Expo Antad & Alimentaria Mexico 2018 (Mexico City, Mexico)
07-10: Festival Brasileiro de Cerveja 2018 (Blumenau, Brazil)
08-10: Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair 2018 (Dublin, Ireland)
14-15: BeerX 2018 (Sheffield, UK)
19-22: IBD Asia Pacific Convention 2018 (Wellington, New Zealand)

April 2018:
08-12: International Malting and Brewing Symposium "13th Trends in Brewing" (Ghent, Belgium)
13-14: Helsinki Beer Festival 2018 (Helsinki, Finland)
28-29: Zythos Beer Festival 2018 (Leuven, Belgium)
30-03 May: Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America 2018 (Nashville, USA)

May 2018:
22-24: Beer 2018 (Sochi, Russia)

June 2018:
06-09: Mondial de la Biere 2018 (Montreal, Canada)
29-01 July: Mondial de la Biere 2018 (Paris, France)

August 2018:
03-05: The 22nd International Berlin Beer Festival (Berlin, Germany)
08-11: Vietfood & Beverage 2018 (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)
10-11: Beervana 2018 (Wellington, New Zealand)
12-15: Brewing Summit 2018 (San Diego, USA)

September 2018:
04-06: food & drink technology Africa (fdt Africa) (Johannesburg, South Africa)
12-14: 6th International Symposium for Young Scientists and Technologists in Malting, Brewing and Distilling (Bittburg/Trier, Germany)

October 2018:
23-26: China Brew China Beverage 2018 (Shanghai, China)
24-26: drink technology India 2018 (Mumbai, India)

November 2018:
13-15: Brau Beviale 2018 (Nuremberg, Germany)

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Brewery newsVietnam: Government kicks off process to find investors in Sabeco
The government of Vietnam has kicked off a process to find potential investors for a large stake in the country’s biggest beer company, as ...More info on site

Brewery newsNigeria: AB InBev to spend $250 mln to build new brewery in Nigeria
AB InBev has announced it will spend $250 mln to build a new brewery in south-west Nigeria as it launches Budweiser into the country, ...More info on site

Brewery newsThailand & Singapore: ThaiBev reports 38.5%increase in full-year profit
A better performance from spirits and food and contributions from stakes in Fraser & Neave (F&N) and Frasers Centrepoint Limited (FCL) boosted full year ...More info on site

Brewery newsWorld: Craft ‘good for us’ as it drives higher Guinness sales - Diageo
A tech conference perhaps isn’t the most obvious destination for Diageo’s global head of beer Mark Sandys. However, with the alcohol giant recently appointing ...More info on site

Brewery news Vietnam: Beer industry forum warns against further tax hikes
Taxes on alcohol and soft drinks should not be hiked again in the next few years since successive hikes in special consumption tax have had a strong impact on the market, a round table organised by the Viet Nam Beer, Alcohol and Beverage Association heard in HCM City on November 22.

Since 2013 the special consumption tax on alcoholic beverages and beer has been raised four times.

From next year it will be 65 per cent.

Speaking to Viet Nam News on the sidelines of the forum, Nguyen Van Viet, the association chairman, said the growth of the beverages market in the first eight months of this year was 7 per cent, the same level as previous years.

“The growth was mainly due to soft drinks, which have not been affected by the tax. Alcoholic drinks saw no growth while beer witnessed low and steady growth.”

The impact of the tax hikes would be clearer a year or two down the line and so the growth next year would not be higher than in 2017, he said.

Experts cited the example of Japan, which takes around 10 years to bring in a new policy, saying Viet Nam too should be consistency in policy making.

The tax on ...More info on site

Brewery newsChina: Zhujiang Brewery Co Ltd expecting further expansion of offshore sales
Zhujiang Brewery Co Ltd, one of the major beer producers in China, is expecting the Belt and Road Initiative to help further expand its ...More info on site

Brewery news China: Asahi Group to begin distributing Pilsner Urquell and Peroni beer in China
Asahi Group Holdings will begin distributing two European beer labels under its umbrella in China by next spring as the Japanese group seeks a bigger gulp of the world's biggest market for the drink, the Nikkei Asian Review reported on November 22.

Asahi will market Czech beer brand Pilsner Urquell and Italy's Peroni mostly in Shanghai and other mainland metropolises, targeting younger drinkers who frequent upscale supermarkets and restaurant. Pricing has not been set, but Pilsner Urquell and Peroni are expected to be more expensive than Asahi's Japanese top-seller Super Dry lager, which already costs about three times as much in China as local brands.

Asahi acquired the two brands earlier this year from Anheuser-Busch InBev as part of an asset buyout in five European countries. Global industry leader AB InBev needed to divest a portion of its portfolio to secure its mega-merger with SABMiller.

Although Pilsner Urquell and Peroni are well known in Europe, they are hard to find in China. But China's thirst for premium beer is growing, even as the overall mainland beer market has shrunk from its 2013 peak. Premium beers - a price range that includes Super Dry - are forecast to hold a 13% market share in ...More info on site

Brewery news Vietnam & Israel: Vietnam’s Saigon beer to be imported in Israel
The first Asian food fair in Israel’s Tel Aviv in mid-November impressed the Israeli people, especially the Saigon beer from Viet Nam, the Viet Nam News reported on November 22.

This is the first time Saigon beer was introduced in Israel. The fair is a place to promote food and beverage products from Asian countries such as India, Thailand, Japan and South Korea, as well as Tibet (China) and Viet Nam.

The beer was introduced and promoted through Diplomat, one of the leading import and export companies of Israel having a system of super-wide and large restaurants in Israel.

Speaking at the event, General Director of Diplomat, Roni Bornstein, said he was impressed with the products of Viet Nam at the fair. Diplomat decided to import the Vietnamese beer to the Israeli market because it’s one of the most famous products in terms of high-quality and design.

He said his company took over two years to persuade Israeli authorities to import this beer to Israel due to barriers such as quality and food safety. Now, the entire brand on beer bottles is printed in Hebrew and maintains the Kosher standards of the Jewish people.

Bornstein said that many Israeli people had known about Viet Nam ...More info on site

BarleyBarley News Barley

Barley newsWorld: Australian barley crop forecast at up to 8.5 mln tonnes this year
According to the latest IGC monthly report, Australian barley crop is estimated at 8.2 mln tonnes (vs GrainCom’s estimate of 8.5 mln tonnes).

According to ...More info on site

Barley newsEU: Malting barley market busy on execution and logistics
The EU malting barley market for the crop year remains busy on execution and logistics, with local freight market up, and quality concerns around ...More info on site

Barley newsUkraine: Barley exports could fall 16% in 2017/18 - analysts
Ukraine’s 2017/18 barley exports may fall 16 percent to 4.5 million tonnes due to a smaller harvest, analyst UkrAgroConsult forecast on November 23.

Ukraine harvested ...More info on site

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