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Currency rates
Equities of largest breweries
Market prices change trend
Top industry news
Brewery news
Malt news
Barley news
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Malting barley prices
Theoretical malt prices
Table of the week
Graph of the week
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Average market prices
Change trend

23 Mar - 24 Mar 2006
Crop 2005
2rs Barley €115.50-117.50   
6rw Barley €102.00-104.00   
2rs Malt €244.50-246.50   
6rw Malt €227.50-229.50   
Crop 2006
2rs Barley €114.00-116.00   
6rw Barley €104.50-106.50   
2rs Malt €239.50-241.50   
6rw Malt €227.00-229.00   

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 market prices are estimated on FOB Antwerp basis.
The changes are compared to last Newsletter's prices.
Arrows indicate the direction of the change.

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Equities of the Largest Breweries

Top Industry News
Canada: Big Rock Brewery Income trust announces 4th quarter and year-end results... Click here

Belgium: Duvel Moortgat’s consolidated turnover rises by 8.2%... Click here

Vietnam: Hatay Brewery qualified for world's quality management standards... Click here

Poland: Changes in Kompania Piwowarska’s distribution system... Click here

USA: Belgium's InBev may reportedly sell Rolling Rock... Click here

UK: Budget 2006 – Missed chance for British Beer, according to British Beer and Pub Association... Click here

Scandinavia: Scandinavian Malting Barley situation: analysts’ point of view... Click here

New Zealand: Fungicide resistance in barley crops... Click here

More News
USA: USDA issued certificates of protection for three barley varieties ... More Info

Australia: New barley varieties to aid growers and Asian customers ... More Info

Australia: South Australian barley growers keep single desk marketing system ... More Info

Netherlands: Heineken to nominate Lord MacLaurin of Knebworth as Supervisory Board member ... More Info

Sweden: Svalöf-Weibull will stop breeding new varieties of malting barley ... More Info

World: The latest sales and tenders ... More Info

UK: CAMRA condemns rise in beer duty as a blow for beer drinkers ... More Info

Ukraine: Barley export is forecast at 3.8 million metric tonnes this season ... More Info

Egypt: The biggest brewery used by ancient Egyptians unearthed in the Nile Delta ... More Info

Denmark: Factory beer ban spreads in Denmark ... More Info

Vietnam: German Krones helping build the largest brewery in the industrial zone of Ho Chi Minh City ... More Info

Canada: Canada bans Australian ad because of implied unbranded beer consumption ... More Info

Saudi Arabia: Saudi barley imports are expected to increase ... More Info

USA: Arizona Cardinals, Anheuser-Busch signed a five-year agreement ... More Info

UK: “Make May Mild” says CAMRA ... More Info

USA: Constellation beer brands ranked among the top performers for 2005 ... More Info

USA: Texas' Oldest Independent Brewery supports the Lance Armstrong Foundation's LIVESTRONG(R) CHALLENGE ... More Info

Brewery News

2 Canada: Big Rock Brewery Income trust announces 4th quarter and year-end results

Big Rock Brewery Income Trust is reported on March 23 to Unitholders its consolidated financial results for the three months and year ended ...
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2 Belgium: Duvel Moortgat’s consolidated turnover rises by 8.2%

Belgium’s brewery Duvel Moortgat has posted 2005 consolidated turnover of EUR 66 million, up 8.2% on 2004. Global turnover increased by 5% with ...
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2 Vietnam: Hatay Brewery qualified for world's quality management standards

Asia Pacific Breweries Limited’s subsidiary, Hatay Brewery Limited Co. based in the northern province of Ha Tay, was qualified for the world's quality management ...
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2 Poland: Changes in Kompania Piwowarska’s distribution system

As of April 1 (beginning of the fiscal year), Kompania Piwowarska is planning to introduce changes to the existing distribution system for the traditional ...
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2 USA: Belgium's InBev may reportedly sell Rolling Rock

The world's biggest brewer, InBev NV, is looking to sell its U.S. Rolling Rock brewery and brand, L'Echo reports Thursday, March 23, citing an ...
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2 UK: Budget 2006 – Missed chance for British Beer, according to British Beer and Pub Association

Gordon Brown's decision to raise beer duty is a missed opportunity to create a clear, long-term strategy for beer taxes and correct a long-standing ...
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Barley News

2 Scandinavia: Scandinavian Malting Barley situation: analysts’ point of view

The activities consisting of short coverings by trading houses more than purchases by the malsters, H. Abildstrøm & Co. ApS commented on March 23. ...
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2 New Zealand: Fungicide resistance in barley crops

The Foundation for Arable Research announced on March 23 that the confirmation of fungicide resistance in powdery mildew on barley in Canterbury has ...
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Malting barley prices. French 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

Theoretical malt prices for crop 2006 are available on site www.e-malt.com/MarketPrices

Table of the week
Europe Barley Crop Estimate 2005 and Forecast 2006

Graph of the week
Australia Beer Production


March 2006:
Hops on Equinox Spring Beer Festival More than 80 beers, many of them
Vancouver Beer and Wine Festival Presented By: Alma Mater Society of UBC, Just

April 2006:
Gitchee Gumee Brewfest More than 120 beers from over 30 Upper Midwest brewers
Classic City Brew Fest Mini-festival this year because of venue problems
Master of Beer Styles & Evaluation program The Master of Beer Styles
4TH BREWING RAW MATERIAL SEMINAR (ROHSTOFFSEMINAR) Dealing with market and scientific topics
Newcastle Beer Festival Organized By: Tyneside & Northumberland Branch, Campaign for Real Ale
2006 Australian International Beer Awards
Helsinki Beer Festival 2006. April 7-8, 2006
Okanagon Fest-of-Ale British Columbia's second-largest festival
Taming of the Brew Beer from nearly 20 breweries and distributors
World Beer Cup Competition Judging
Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America 2006
BEER. WINES & DRINKS International Beer, Wine and Spirits Manufacturing Exhibition
World Beer Cup Gala Awards Dinner
Spring Beer & Wine Festival
Planet Thanet Ale Festival
Stuttgart Spring Festival
Dunstable Beer Festival
Spring Festival Held on the same Oktoberfest grounds
Peoria Jaycees International Beer Festival
Best of the Midwest Brewers Festival Historic setting
Great Brews From Around the World Beer
City Paper Brew Fest Beer from more than 40 microbreweries
Hickory Hops Brew Festival
Wine&SpiritsAsia International Exhibition of Wine
Reading Beer Festival Organized
Stourbridge Beer Festival
Chippenham Beer Festival
Ballpark Festival of Beers Sampling of 100 to 125 American specialty beers
Reading Phillies Beer Fest Beer
TAP New York 2006 More than 100 beers from New York State craft
Hevelius International Beer Festival - Beverages and Gastronomy Devices Fair
2006 Great Petaluma Chili Cook-off, Salsa, and Beer Tasting Beer from many of

May 2006:
10th Annual Boonville Beer Festival
BIG BREW National Homebrew Day website
Great Japan Beer Festival
Beer Baron's World of Beer
TwinTrack Brewing Microbiology Program
Rugby Beer Festival
Australian International Beer Awards Beer Festival
Long Island Beer Festival Hundreds of beers from nearly 70 breweries
Calgary Brewfest 2006 Beer from Calgary
ALCO + SOFT International Specialized Exhibition of Drinks
Beer International Brewing Technology Exhibition
Iran food and drink tec International Food, Drink and Packaging Technology Trade
Mondial de la Biere Windsor Station & Courtyard

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