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Average Market Prices Change trend

April 23, 2008

Type Crop 2007 Crop 2008
2rs Barley €250.0-252.0 0.80% €259.0-261.0
6rw Barley €225.0-227.0 1.80% €233.0-235.0
2rs Malt €509.5-511.5 0.89% €501.5-503.5
6rw Malt €477.5-479.5 1.48% €468.5-470.5
Feed Barley €181.0-183.0 1.09% 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

Denmark & Vietnam: Carlsberg will buy 16% in Vietnamese brewery Habeco ...Click here
China: Tsingtao Brewery drops after profit misses estimates ...Click here
Japan: Kirin lifts carbohydrate-free happoshu sales target ...Click here
India: InBev-Jaipuria to start operations in Bangalore, Mallya’s home turf ...Click here
Russia: SABMiller launches Peroni Nastro Azzurro beer in Russia ...Click here
Bulgaria: Boliyarka beer company starts exports to Spain and Cyprus ...Click here
Australia: New malting barley varieties the key to maintaining beer production in the face of climate change ...Click here
Ukraine: The quotas for barley export may be cancelled at the end of April 2008 ...Click here

Malaysia: Carlsberg casts watchful eye on newcomer Napex Corporation to defend its beer market share ...More Info
Canada: Molson named Official Beer Supplier of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games ...More Info
Canada: Brick Brewing Q4 loss widens ...More Info
UK: Brewrer Marston’s acquires Refresh UK ...More Info
India: United Breweries FY net shoots up to 640.10 million rupees, revenues rise ...More Info
UK: Adnams launches UK’s first carbon-neutral beer ...More Info
Belgium: Inbev shares close lower on AmBev worse-than-expected first quarter predictions ...More Info
UK: Britain's oldest brewer Shepherd Neame acquires the White Hart, Claygate ...More Info
Canada: Prince Edward Island beer price going up ...More Info
Nigeria: PABOD Breweries may lose N200 million in lawsuit with Nigerian Breweries ...More Info
UK: Cobra Beer prepares new-look packaging ...More Info
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Mexico: FEMSA shareholders approved Ps. 1,620 million dividend ...More Info
Romania: Shachar Shaine is the new President of "Brewers of Romania" Association ...More Info
USA: Aladdin Beverage CEO signed a three-year contract ...More Info
USA: Craft breweries donate $20 million to charity ...More Info
Australia: ABB Grain rises on rain outlook ...More Info
India: Barley futures up on short-covering and improved demand ...More Info
Australia: University of Western Australia welcomes Iranian input into barley breeding ...More Info
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Brewery News

Denmark & Vietnam: Carlsberg will buy 16% in Vietnamese brewery Habeco
In March 2007 the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry approved state-owned brewery Habeco's choice of Carlsberg as strategic partner in connection with the initial privatization ...More Info

China: Tsingtao Brewery drops after profit misses estimates
Tsingtao Brewery Co., the Chinese beer company partly owned by Anheuser-Busch Cos., fell the most in more than a month in Shanghai trading after ...More Info

Japan: Kirin lifts carbohydrate-free happoshu sales target

Kirin Brewery Co. said it has raised its annual sales target of carbohydrate-free "happoshu" low-malt beer-like beverage Kirin Zero to six million cases from the earlier planned four million because of brisk sales, Jiji Press reported April 22.

Each case contains the equivalent of 20 633-milliliter bottles.

Sales of Kirin Zero, launched in February, are expected to reach two million cases by the end of this month. Asahi Breweries Ltd.'s Style Free is currently leading the carb-free happoshu market with an annual sales target of 10 million cases.

Between January and March, overall shipments of beer and quasi beer dropped 2.6 pct from the same period last year due to price hikes at major beer makers.

But sales of happoshu that are low-carb or have reduced calories are strong, capturing a 45 pct share of the happoshu market, equivalent to a 10 pct share in the overall beer and quasi beer market. The strong showing is thanks to the increasing health-consciousness of consumers.

Competition among carb-free happoshus, which contain less than 0.5 gram of carbohydrate per 100 milliliters, is intensifying, with new products Zero Nama made by Suntory Ltd. and Viva! Life from Sapporo Breweries Ltd. launched in the past two months.

India: InBev-Jaipuria to start operations in Bangalore, Mallya’s home turf
The world's largest brewer by volume, InBev, is likely to start operations in Bangalore, right at the heart of Vijay Mallya’s brewing empire, TNN ...More Info

Russia: SABMiller launches Peroni Nastro Azzurro beer in Russia
SABMiller has launched Peroni Nastro Azzurro in Russia, The Morning Advertiser published April 23.

The move is part of a £25 million international rollout for ...More Info

Bulgaria: Boliyarka beer company starts exports to Spain and Cyprus
Bulgarian beer ‘Boliyarka' company starts to export beer for Spain and Cyprus, Bulgarian News reported April 18.

The abroad sales are planned to reach capacity ...More Info

Barley News

Australia: New malting barley varieties the key to maintaining beer production in the face of climate change
New strains of malting barley and more efficient production methods will be the keys to maintaining beer production in the face of climate change, ...More Info

Ukraine: The quotas for barley export may be cancelled at the end of April 2008
According to the Deputy Prime-Minister of Ukraine Alexander Turchinov, the quotas for barley export may be cancelled at the end of April 2008, Agri ...More Info
Scientific Digest

Breeding Malting Barley under Stress Conditions in South America

Silvia E. GERMÁN Instituto Nacional de Investigación Agropecuaria La Estanzuela, Colonia, Uruguay, South America

The annual average area sown with barley (Hordeum vulgare) in South America during 1999–2003 was 795 000 ha. In Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay, two-rowed spring cultivars are used mostly for malt production. Research has been developed in private malting companies and official institutions supported by the industry. In Argentina, tolerance to drought and heat stress during grain filling are important in drier areas. Yield and malt extract had been improved in cultivars released from 1940 to 1998. In Brazil, progress in grain yield, grain size, malting quality, early maturity, and resistance to net blotch, powdery mildew, and leaf rust has been achieved by EMBRAPA and malting companies. Higher tolerance to soil acidity and resistance to spot blotch are required. Since 1976, malting barley breeding in INIA-Chile has improved grain yield, grain size, beer production efficiency, and resistance to scald, net blotch, stripe rust, and leaf rust. Uruguay produces high quality malt exported mainly to Brazil. Malting companies have released locally bred and introduced cultivars since the early 1970’s. Initiated in 1988, INIA-Uruguay breeding program has improved yield, malting quality, and lodging and disease resistance. Fusarium head blight is a new challenge for research in Brazil and Uruguay. Information regarding malting barley production, the most important stresses in different areas of production, and breeding progress under South American conditions is provided. Keywords: Hordeum vulgare L.; plant breeding; stress conditions; Argentina; Brazil; Chile; Uruguay
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Theoretical malt prices (Crop 2007, Crop 2008).

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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