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on April 24, 2019
Base Currency: US Dollar
on April 24, 2019
      1 EUR = 1.1233 USD
1 EUR = 0.8662 GBP
1 EUR = 1.5045 CAD
1 EUR = 1.5804 AUD
1 EUR = 125.6600 JPY
1 EUR = 4.4180 BRL
1 EUR = 71.6019 RUB
1 EUR = 7.5474 CNY
      1 USD = 0.8901 EUR
1 USD = 0.7711 GBP
1 USD = 1.3393 CAD
1 USD = 1.4066 AUD
1 USD = 111.8500 JPY
1 USD = 3.9330 BRL
1 USD = 63.7402 RUB
1 USD = 6.7187 CNY

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April 24, 2019
French Barley/Malt
Crop 2018
2RS Malting Barley (FOB Creil) 171.50-173.50 -
6RW Malting Barley (FOB Creil) 171.00-173.00 down0.58%
2RS Malt (FOB Antwerp) 368.50-370.50 -
6RW Malt (FOB Antwerp) 368.00-370.00 down0.33%
Feed Barley (FOB Creil) 160.00-162.00down1.23%
French Barley/Malt
Crop 2019
2RS Malting Barley (FOB Creil) 184.50-186.50 up0.54%
6RW Malting Barley (FOB Creil) 175.00-177.00 up0.57%
2RS Malt (FOB Antwerp) 381.00-383.00 up0.32%
6RW Malt (FOB Antwerp) 369.50-371.50 up0.33%
German Malting Barley
Crop 2018
Ex Farm
Average Malting Barley Price nq  
Danish Malting Barley
Crop 2018
Free on truck
Ex Farm
Malting Barley (East) 1,394.00-1,396.00 down0.71%
Malting Barley (West) 1,394.00-1,396.00 down0.71%
Danish Malting Barley
Crop 2019
Free on truck
Ex Farm
Malting Barley (East) 1,304.00-1,306.00 -
Malting Barley (West) 1,304.00-1,306.00 -
-No change; upPrice increase; downPrice decrease versus last publication.

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Brewery news World: Heineken toasts 15% profit rise in Q1 2019 ...Click here
Brewery news India: Beer sales see 4.6% growth in 2018 ...Click here
Brewery news UK: Diageo identifies 12% growth opportunity in the UK ...Click here
Brewery news Bulgaria: Kamenitza launches craft brewery in Plovdiv ...Click here

Barley news France: Barley area forecast to increase by 7.7% this year ...Click here
Barley news Australia: Barley demand strengthens as it remains cheapest feed grain ...Click here

Whisky news UK & China: Diageo forms joint venture with China’s Jiangsu Yanghe Distillery ...Click here

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Brewery news Croatia: Kaltenberg beer to be brewed in Croatia again ...Click here
Brewery news Belgium: Women on a mission to save craft beer in Belgium ...Click here
Brewery news UK: Czech lager Pardal enters UK’s on-trade ...Click here
Barley news India: Maltsters expected to import around 50,000 tonnes of Argentinean barley next month ...Click here

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These Days in Business History

22 April
1864 - The U.S. Congress passes the Coinage Act of 1864 that mandates that the inscription In God We Trust be placed on all coins minted as United States currency
1924 - Hague Chambers of Commerce forms
1969 - 1st human eye transplant performed
1991 - Intel releases 486SX chip

23 April
1851 - Canada issues its 1st postage stamps
1896 - Vitascope system of movie projection 1st demonstrated (New York City)
1910 - International Exhibition opens in Brussels
1985 - Coca-Cola announced it is changing its secret flavor formula

24 April
1704 - "Boston News-Letter," 1st successful newspaper in U.S., forms
1888 - Eastman Kodak Co. forms
1957 - The BBC first broadcast The Sky at Night presented by Patrick Moore
1981 - IBM-PC computer introduced
1990 - West and East Germany agree to merge currency and economies on July 1st
2004 - The United States lifts economic sanctions imposed on Libya 18 years previously, as a reward for its cooperation in eliminating weapons of mass destruction


April 2019:
26 - 28: Zythos Beer Festival 2019 (Leuven, Belgium)

May 2019:
07 - 09: International Beer Strategies Conference 2019 (Dublin, Ireland)
15 - 17: Craft Beer China 2019 (Shanghai, China)
17 - 19: Mondial de la Biere 2019 (Paris, France)
21 - 23: Africa Brewing Conference 2019 (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
21 - 24: Beer 2019 (Sochi, Russia)
21 - 26: Latvia Beer Fest 2019 (Riga, Latvia)
22 - 25: Mondial de la Biere 2019 (Montreal, Canada)
23 - 25: Copenhagen Beer Festival 2019 (Copenhagen, Denmark)
28 - 30: Brasil Brau 2019 (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
30 - 01 June: Expo Wine + Beer 2019 (Santiago de Chile, Chile)

June 2019:
02 - 06: The 37th Congress of the European Brewery Convention (Antwerp, Belgium)
03 - 04: The Brewers of Europe Forum 2019 (Antwerp, Belgium)
09 - 11: Brewing Conference 2019 (Bangkok, Thailand)
24 - 26: 2019 ASBC Meeting (New Orleans, USA)
25 - 26: BevExpo 2019 (Ricoh Arena, Judds Lane, Coventry, United Kingdom)

July 2019:
03 - 04: Craft Drinks India 2019 (Bengaluru, India)
09 - 11: Fdt Africa 2019 (Midrand, South Africa)

August 2019:
02 - 04: The 23rd International Berlin Beer Festival (Berlin, Germany)
06 - 10: The Great British Beer Festival 2019 (London, UK)
07 - 10: VIETFOOD & BEVERAGE - PROPACK 2019 (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)
09 - 10: Beervana 2019 (Wellington, New Zealand)
26 - 31: Copa Cervezas de America 2019 (Valparaiso, Chile)

September 2019:
04 - 08: Mondial de la Biere 2019 (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
17 - 19: 10th Iberoamerican VLB Symposium Brewing & Filling Technology 2019 (Guadalajara, Mexico)
21 - 06 October: Oktoberfest 2019 (Munich, Germany)
26 - 27: Sea Brew 2019 (Bangkok, Thailand)
26 - 28: Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival 2019 (Stockholm, Sweden)

October 2019:
03 - 05: Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival 2019 (Stockholm, Sweden)
03 - 05: The Great American Beer Festival 2019 (Denver, USA)

November 2019:
12 - 14: Brau Beviale 2019 (Nuremberg, Germany)
27 - 29: Drink Japan 2019 (Makuhari Messe, Japan)

December 2019:
05 - 07: Drink Technology India 2019 (New Delhi, India)
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BreweryBrewery News Brewery

Brewery newsWorld: Heineken toasts 15% profit rise in Q1 2019
Dutch brewer Heineken, the world's second largest beer-maker, said on April 24 its profits rose 15 percent in the first quarter of 2019 despite ...More info on site

Brewery newsIndia: Beer sales see 4.6% growth in 2018
After a year of declining demand, beer sales in India grew 4.6% in 2018, helped by the fading impact of a highway ban, although ...More info on site

Brewery news UK: Diageo identifies 12% growth opportunity in the UK
Diageo has identified a 12% growth opportunity, translating to £5.2 billion, for the UK alcohol industry over the next three years, the Harpers Wine & Spirit Trade Review reported.

The expected growth opportunity for the combined on and off-trade was revealed on April 23 in a new report released by Diageo GB looking at the key changes in the market over the last 10 years and future trends.

Outlining opportunities, the Diageo Drinks Report identifies four key growth platforms - Balanced Choices (drinks choices to fit with all lifestyles including low and no alcohol), Make the moment (capturing moments of socialising in and out of the home), Exploration (tapping the increasing consumer thirst for trying new drinks) and Celebration (premium drinks to celebrate special times).

Focusing on those would help the category grow to £46.7 billion by 2022 from £41.5 billion in 2017, according to the report, which is based on historic and predictive IWSR data to identify the growth opportunity for the future.

“As categories grow, decline – and in some cases fuse – it becomes clear that we can no longer take an isolated sub-category view. This is now out of step with the way our consumers see the world,” said Dayalan ...More info on site

Brewery newsBulgaria: Kamenitza launches craft brewery in Plovdiv
Bulgaria's Kamenitza, part of U.S.-based Molson Coors Brewing Company, has opened a craft brewery in the city of Plovdiv following an investment of 2 ...More info on site

Brewery news Croatia: Kaltenberg beer to be brewed in Croatia again
After 25 years, Kaltenberg beer has returned to Croatia. Namely, in Kukuljanovo near Rijeka, a production facility has been opened which should, together with a nearby restaurant, revive the popularity which this Bavarian beer had in the 1990s, especially in southern Croatia, Večernji List reported on April 21.

At the time when the production was located at the Jadranska Pivovara brewery, the Kaltenberg beer had the status of being a locally-produced beer. However, the business decision of Laško Pivovara brewery which bought Jadranska Pivovara led to the virtual disappearance of Kaltenberg from the Croatian market. That lasted until recently when Kaltenberg started constructing a 50,000-hectolitre-a-year plant, together with Ludwig's Gastro Pub, a restaurant right next to the brewery. The restaurant has 150 seats for guests, offering Kaltenberg as well as beers by the Austrian brewery Hirter, whose distributor for Croatia is Kaltenberg Adria.

The investment is worth 10 million euro, according to Kaltenberg Adria CEO Gordan Putanec, and the company currently employs 55 people. “Our main ambition is to return to the role of a big player in Dalmatia, where we were once the number one brewery, and we have similar ambitions for the rest of southern Croatia. That is why we ...More info on site

Brewery news Belgium: Women on a mission to save craft beer in Belgium
As any bartender the length of the country will assure you, Belgium is the home of great beer, The Brussels Times reported on April 23.

The drink pumps so strongly through the veins of the nation’s culture that in 2016 UNESCO added Belgian beer to its list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. And yet for over a hundred years, the country's brewing scene has been dominated by a handful of famous names and a very traditional selection of brews. Small local producers have been melting away as quickly as the head on a well-poured pint.

The decline began during the two world wars when metal, required for brewing equipment, was rationed. Small-scale breweries struggled to stay afloat, leaving larger, industrial corporations to dominate the market.

Well after the 1940s, independent beerhouses continued to be squeezed out and by 1999 there were only 100 breweries left in Belgium. At the turn of the 20th century, there had been around 3,200.

While America and Britain were already beginning to ride the wave of the craft beer revolution in the 80s and 90s, Belgium lagged behind. Was the country to become a has-been of the beer world, a country of brews better suited to museum ...More info on site

Brewery news UK: Czech lager Pardal enters UK’s on-trade
Budweiser-Budvar-owned Pardal lager is making its first appearance on the UK on-trade through Signature Brands, Imbibe reported on April 19.

Hailing from the Czech Republic, Pardal is a session lager with an abv of 3.8%. By adding Pardal to its portfolio, Signature Brands is aiming to tap into the rising trend towards lower-abv beers.

‘As the desire for low-alcohol beer increases, licensed venues should be looking at their offerings, ensuring that they are reacting to and catering for any changes in consumer demand,’ said Nic Ponticakis, head of Signature Brands.

Pardal pours slightly darker than most low-abv counterparts; it’s made with water sourced from a local artesian well, Saaz and Agnus hops and Budweiser-Budvar’s own yeast strain. The brewing process lasts for 11 days while the maturation lasts for up to a month.

Pardal joins Signature Brands’ beer portfolio which includes Cruzcampo from Spain, Dortmunder from Germany, Birra Morena from Italy and Lucky Buddha from China.

Pardal is now available through Signature Brands’ largest distribution partner LWC-Drinks. Trade prices start from £75/30lt ex-VAT, and the beer is also available in 50-litre kegs.

BarleyBarley News Barley

Barley newsFrance: Barley area forecast to increase by 7.7% this year
French farmers are expected to cut sharply their sowings of sugar beet and rapeseed for this year’s harvest while increasing the area for soft ...More info on site

Barley news Australia: Barley demand strengthens as it remains cheapest feed grain
While the autumn break is widely sought across Australia, there is no general rain forecast, The Weekly Times reported on April 23.

Up-country demand for barley has grown as it remains the cheapest feed grain but supplies are limited. Other than the obvious drought-impacted production last season, supplies of barley from interstate have been restrained.

Barley for feed has been transported into the New South Wales markets via train and road but unlike wheat there has been a lack of bulk shipping of barley from Western Australia.

Grain traders have shipped in bulk cargoes of malting barley but the pricing of barley in the eastern states has been too low to justify the logistics cost of bulk shipments.

Wheat prices continue to weaken and barley prices strengthen. Two distinct tiers are appearing that restrict access to cereal grain demand. Wheat prices may be weakening for the stockfeed mills based in Melbourne but buyers in regional markets are not seeing the same softening market.

Grain for on-farm feeding of livestock is on the rise, particularly in central western NSW. Ewes are lambing and the nutritional needs of sheep are high. Many grain traders are holding wheat stocks bought from harvest pending sales this year. Aggressive pricing ...More info on site

Barley news India: Maltsters expected to import around 50,000 tonnes of Argentinean barley next month
In May, Indian malt companies will import around 50,000 tonnes of barley from Argentina, of which 35,000 tonnes will be bought by United Breweries Ltd and the rest by Haryana-based Barmalt Malting India Ltd, a source told Cogencis.

It is estimated that the coarse grain will be bought at $260-$270 per tonne on a cost and freight basis, and the shipment will reach Adani Port in Gujarat in the last week of May, the source said.

In February, malt makers had imported around 70,000 tonnes of barley.

Currently, the barley market is seeing a supply crunch as arrivals are limited while demand from domestic stockists is on the rise. Due to this, malt makers have turned to imports to meet their requirements, said the owner of a malt company based in Jaipur.

According to the agriculture ministry's second advance estimate, India's barley output in 2018-19 (Jul-Jun) is seen at 1.92 mln tonnes, compared with 1.99 mln tonnes the previous year.

WhiskyWhisky News Whisky

Whisky newsUK & China: Diageo forms joint venture with China’s Jiangsu Yanghe Distillery
Diageo has announced a new joint venture in China with Jiangsu Yanghe Distillery, inaugurating the partnership with the release of a new whisky, FoodBev.com ...More info on site

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