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1 EUR = 1.3596 USD
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Equities of the Largest Breweries

Equities of the Largest Breweries

Average Market Prices Change trend

March 25, 2009

Type Crop 2008 Crop 2009
2rs Barley EUR110.0-114.0 1.75% EUR136.0-140.0 1.43%
6rw Barley EUR104.0-108.0 1.85% EUR118.0-122.0 0.83%
2rs Malt EUR327.5-331.5 0.60% EUR351.0-355.0 0.70%
6rw Malt EUR319.0-323.0 0.77% EUR327.5-331.5 0.45%
Feed Barley EUR96.0-100.0 1.01% 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

Czech Republic: Budejovicky Budvar the only big Czech brewer failing to increase export in 2008 ...Click here
Belgium: Duvel Moortgat brewery reports a 15.5% increase in turnover in 2008 ...Click here
EU: Court upholds a ruling denying AB InBev to register Budweiser trade mark in the EU ...Click here
Australia: Beer sales forecast to be hurt by lower taxes on ready-to-drink beverages ...Click here
Ireland: Beer volumes decline 5% in 2008 ...Click here
Latvia: Aldaris beer export reaches 398,000 litres in 2008 ...Click here
Tanzania: Tanzania Breweries expects an 11% higher revenue for the financial year ending this month ...Click here
Australia: ABB Grain to pay the first quarterly distribution for malting barley pools at the end of this month ...Click here

Belgium: AB InBev discloses outstanding capital and shares information ...More Info
United Kingdom: Coors Brewers to tempt women with yet unnamed clear beer ...More Info
United States: Molson Coors shares still seen as “compelling” despite a recent drop in volume ...More Info
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Russia & Mongolia: Baltika Breweries gets exclusive right to sell licensed Carlsberg and Tuborg beer in Mongolia ...More Info
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Russia: AB InBev’s Russian unit starts production of non-alcoholic Stella Artois ...More Info
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The Netherlands: Heineken sets guidance on 5-year euro bond at the tight end of market speculations ...More Info
Finland: Lapin Kulta beer to become a strong regional brand ...More Info
World: AB InBev eliminates roster agencies in order to redirect budgets ...More Info
Czech Republic: Plzeňský Prazdroj to reorganize its staff ...More Info
Mexico & United States: Pacifico Beer to be available in 7 oz. bottle in 6-pack and 4/6-pack case ...More Info
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Brewery News

Czech Republic: Budejovicky Budvar the only big Czech brewer failing to increase export in 2008
Plzensky Prazdroj, the number one brewer on the Czech market, raised direct exports by more than 4 percent year-on-year to 881,000 hectolitres in 2008, ...More Info

Belgium: Duvel Moortgat brewery reports a 15.5% increase in turnover in 2008
Belgium’s Duvel Moortgat brewery reported on March, 20 a 15.5% increase in consolidated turnover for 2008, as compared to the financial year 2007.

According to ...More Info

EU: Court upholds a ruling denying AB InBev to register Budweiser trade mark in the EU
A European Union court on March, 25 upheld a ruling denying Anheuser-Busch InBev the right to register the Budweiser name as a trade mark ...More Info

Australia: Beer sales forecast to be hurt by lower taxes on ready-to-drink beverages
Shares in alcoholic beverages firms Foster's Group Ltd and Lion Nathan were lower in intraday trading on March, 25 as brokers said the recent ...More Info

Ireland: Beer volumes decline 5% in 2008
Alcohol consumption in Ireland dropped dramatically last year because of the weak economy and cross-border sales in Northern Ireland, bringing average consumption levels in ...More Info

Latvia: Aldaris beer export reaches 398,000 litres in 2008
Latvia’s largest brewer Aldaris exported 385,000 litres of beer in 2008, Ilze Ulinska, head of Aldaris Export Department, was quoted as saying by DELFI ...More Info

Tanzania: Tanzania Breweries expects an 11% higher revenue for the financial year ending this month
Tanzania Breweries, a subsidiary of South African SABMiller, said revenue for the March year could rise by up to 11 percent on the previous ...More Info

Barley News

Australia: ABB Grain to pay the first quarterly distribution for malting barley pools at the end of this month
ABB Grain will pay the first quarterly distribution from its national pools at the end of March 2009, the Australian agribusiness announced on March, ...More Info
Scientific Digest

The Effect of Hydroxycinnamic Acids and Volatile Phenols on Beer Quality

S. E. Iyuke, E. M. Madigoe and R. Maponya

J. Inst. Brew. 114(4), 300–305, 2008 To the consumer, beer should be an agreeable beverage of attractive colour, clarity, pleasing flavour and should carry no toxic substances. One of the major constituents of barley is phenolic acids and their direct effect on the quality of beer is still a mystery. The aim of the study therefore was to investigate the relationship between phenolic acids during mashing at different temperatures and the quality of the beer. The mash regime and liquor to malt ratios were optimised and the carbohydrates obtained were analysed at 3.5 L of water per kg of malt and a total mash time of 105 min. Carbohydrate and phenolic acid analyses were performed by HPLC coupled with a UV-vis detector. The three different malts used had a phenolic acid content of 33.25 μg/mL, 25.44 μg/mL and 19.98 μg/mL for malt A, B and C, respectively. The plot of 1/T versus Ln(t) gave a negative slope with activation energy (Ea) = 209 KJ/mol, rate constant (k) = 4.6 × 10��4 mg/L min, which are comparable to similar data reported in the literature. The kinetics studies showed that the optimised mashing temperature of 90°C was adequate to form 4-vinylguaiacol by thermal decarboxylation from the hydroxycinnamic acids. This study has shown that there is no direct correlation between phenolic acids and oxidative flavour stability of beer while the corresponding volatile phenols may affect beer flavour. Key words: Beer quality, HPLC, hydroxycinnamic acids, kinetics, volatile phenols, wort. Load full article, 6 pages, 12913 Kb, PDF file

Barley prices.
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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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