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Base Currency: Euro
on February 03, 2017
Base Currency: US Dollar
on February 03, 2017
      1 EUR = 1.0808 USD
1 EUR = 0.8607 GBP
1 EUR = 1.4050 CAD
1 EUR = 1.4060 AUD
1 EUR = 121.4000 JPY
1 EUR = 3.3659 BRL
1 EUR = 64.7307 RUB
1 EUR = 7.4377 CNY
      1 USD = 0.9267 EUR
1 USD = 0.7920 GBP
1 USD = 1.3014 CAD
1 USD = 1.3073 AUD
1 USD = 112.7200 JPY
1 USD = 3.1238 BRL
1 USD = 59.9858 RUB
1 USD = 6.8811 CNY

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February 03, 2017
French Barley/Malt
Crop 2016
2RS Malting Barley (FOB Creil) 182.50-184.50 -
6RW Malting Barley (FOB Creil) 160.00-162.00 up0.63%
2RS Malt (FOB Antwerp) 381.00-383.00 -
6RW Malt (FOB Antwerp) 353.50-355.50 up0.35%
Feed Barley (FOB Creil) 140.00-142.00up0.71%
French Barley/Malt
Crop 2017
2RS Malting Barley (FOB Creil) 186.50-188.50 -
6RW Malting Barley (FOB Creil) 160.00-162.00 down0.62%
2RS Malt (FOB Antwerp) 382.50-384.50 -
6RW Malt (FOB Antwerp) 350.00-352.00 down0.35%
Feed Barley (FOB Creil) nq 
German Malting Barley
Crop 2016
Ex Farm
Average Malting Barley Price 177.50-179.50 up0.85%
Danish Malting Barley
Crop 2016
Free on truck
Ex Farm
Malting Barley (East) 1,159.00-1,161.00 up0.87%
Malting Barley (West) 1,159.00-1,161.00 up0.87%
Danish Malting Barley
Crop 2017
Free on truck
Ex Farm
Malting Barley (East) 1,189.00-1,191.00 up0.85%
Malting Barley (West) 1,189.00-1,191.00 up0.85%
Canadian Barley/Malt
Crop 2016
2-Row Malting Barley, bulk, truck/railcar, Winnipeg 319.00-321.00 -
2-Row Malting Barley, bulk in store, Vancouver 329.00-331.00 -
6-Row Malting Barley, bulk, truck/railcar, Winnipeg nq  
2-Row Malt, bulk, truck/railcar, Winnipeg 573.00-575.00 -
2-Row Malt, bulk in store, Vancouver 593.00-595.00 -
6-Row Malt, bulk, truck/railcar, Winnipeg nq  
Feed Barley, basis Lethbridge 169.00-171.00 -
Feed Barley, basis Winnipeg 169.00-171.00 -
Feed Barley, bulk in store, Vancouver 239.00-241.00 -
US Barley/Malt
Crop 2016
2-Row Malting Barley, bulk, railcar Great Falls, Montana 132.00 -
6-Row Malting Barley, bulk, railcar Minneapolis, Minnesota nq  
6-Row Malt, bulk, railcar Minneapolis, Minnesota nq  
Feed Barley, basis Great Falls, Montana 105.00 -
-No change; upPrice increase; downPrice decrease versus last publication.

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Brewery news Vietnam: Brewing industry aiming at 10% increase in output this year ...Click here
Brewery news France: Number of craft breweries doubles in five years ...Click here

Barley news EU: Malting barley prices up in the UK and Scandinavia this week ...Click here
Barley news Australia: Barley exports forecast to surge thanks to stronger malting barley demand ...Click here

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Brewery news USA: “Too early to know” how President Trump’s policies will affect business – Constellation Brands ...Click here
Brewery news USA: MillerCoors to add more than 40 employees as part of $50 million expansion of its Milwaukee brewery ...Click here
Brewery news USA: Two largest brewers trying to boost sales of their cheaper beers ...Click here
Brewery news India: United Breweries seeks extension to file Q3 results citing recent Central Bureau of Investigation raids on its Bengaluru office ...Click here

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World Use of Hops and Hop Products 1997 - 2016s

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Scientific Digest


It is an interesting observation that dry hopped beers often have less stable beer foam. Why is this? Comprehensive testing by a research team has found that with dry hopping, the amount of iso-alpha acids slightly decreases in the beer due to precipitation. Increases in humulinones and alpha acids were observed but both are rather foam positive so they are likely not the cause. Beta acids are foam negative, but due to low concentration in beer, they are also not guilty. But two parameters were found to be of importance: 1) Temperature - the foam stability is very sensitive to temperature change, and 2) Hop lipids - they are known to be gushing surpressing, so it is no surprise they are foam negative. Problems with foam stability? Contact Barth-Haas to discuss!

Maye, JP.: Dry hoppings effect on beer foam
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These Days in Business History

02 February
1914 - The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (formerly the Association of Stock Brokers in Hong Kong) is established
1947 - Edwin H. Land, founder of Polaroid Corp., demonstrates the instant camera to 650 scientists assembled at the annual meeting of the Optical Society of America
1995 - Barings Bank, one of the oldest and most distinguished investment banks in the world, declares bankruptcy after rogue trader Nick Leeson loses more than $1.4 billion on unauthorized (and apparently unsupervised) trades in Japanese stock futures

03 February
1690 - 1st paper money in America issued (colony of Mass)
1815 - World's 1st commercial cheese factory established, in Switzerland
1995 - Astronaut Eileen Collins becomes the first woman to pilot the Space Shuttle
2015 - For $15 million, the United States purchases the entire territories of Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas, along with parts of Colorado, Nevada, and Utah, from Mexico under the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

04 February
1847 - 1st US telegraph company established in Maryland
1874 - Robert Liefmann, German economist is born
1917 - Belgium Council of Flanders established
1957 - 1st electric portable typewriter placed on sale (Syracuse NY)
2004 - Facebook, a mainstream online social networking site, is founded by Mark Zuckerberg

05 February
1817 - 1st US gas co incorporated, Baltimore (coal gas for street lights)
1850 - Adding machine employing depressible keys patented, New Paltz, NY
1878 - Andre-Gustave Citroen is born, France, auto maker
1997 - The so-called Big Three banks in Switzerland announce the creation of a $71 million fund to aid Holocaust survivors and their families


February 2017:
01-03: Finest Spirits 2017 (Munich, Germany)
04-05: Bruges Beer Festival 2017 (Bruges, Belgium)
10-12: Brau Kunst Live 2017 (Munich, Germany)
10-13: HoReCa 2017 (Athens, Greece)
17-19: Mondial de la Biere 2017 (Mulhouse, France)
18-21: Beer Attraction 2017 (Rimini, Italy)
22-25: CAMRA's National Winter Ales Festival 2017 (Norwich, UK)
23-25: Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair 2017 (Dublin, Ireland)
27-02 March: VLB Seminar for Brewers in Russia (Moscow, Russia)
28-02 March: Beviale Moscow 2017 (Moscow, Russia)

March 2017:
06-08: 104th Brewing and Engineering Conference (Munich, Germany)
08-10: Expo Antad & Alimentaria Mexico 2017 (Mexico City, Mexico)
08-11: Festival Brasileiro da Cerveja 2017 (Blumenau, Brazil)
16-19: BeerX 2017 (Sheffield, UK)
22-24: World Barley, Malt & Beer Conference 2017 (Vienna, Austria)
24-26: Barcelona Beer Festival 2017 (Barcelona, Spain)

April 2017:
07-08: Helsinki Beer Festival 2017 (Helsinki , Finland)
10-13: Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America 2017 (Washington, D.C., USA)
12-14: Siberian Beer 2017 (Novosibirsk, Russia)
22-23: Zythos Beer Festival 2017 (Leuven, Belgium)

May 2017:
14-18: EBC 2017 (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
16-19: Beer 2017 (Sochi, Russia)
18-20: Copenhagen Beer Festival 2017 (Copenhagen, Denmark)
25-27: South Beer Cup 2017 (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

June 2017:
06-07: Brewing Equipment and Technology 2017 (Birmingham, UK)
11-13: Brewing Conference Bangkok 2017 (Bangkok, Thailand)
14-18: Mondial de la Biere 2017 (Montreal, Canada)

July 2017:
08: Beer Boot Camp 2017 (Johannesburg, South Africa)
15: Beer Boot Camp 2017 (Cape Town, South Africa)
26-28: Brasil Brau 2017 (Sao Paulo, Brazil)

August 2017:
04-06: The 21st International Berlin Beer Festival (Berlin, Germany)
08-12: The Great British Beer Festival 2017 (London, UK)
09-12: Vietfood & Beverage 2017 (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)

September 2017:
03-06: 18th Australian Barley Technical Symposium (Hobart, Tasmania)
07-09: Irish Craft Beer Festival 2017 (Dublin, Ireland)
11: International MicroBrew Symposium 2017 (Munich, Germany)
11-15: drinktec 2017 (Munich, Germany)
16-03 October: Oktoberfest (Munich, Germany)
23-24: Whisky Live Paris 2017 (Paris, France)

October 2017:
16-17: 104 VLB October Convention 2017 (Berlin, Germany)
23-25: 8th Ibero-American VLB Symposium 2017 in Guatemala (Guatemala City)

November 2017:
22-23: Craft Beer Italy 2017 (Milan, Italy)

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Brewery newsVietnam: Brewing industry aiming at 10% increase in output this year
Vietnamese brewers plan to produce about 4 billion litres of beer in 2017, up by 10 per cent from 2016, according to the Vietnam ...More info on site

Brewery newsFrance: Number of craft breweries doubles in five years
The number of craft breweries in France has doubled in the past five years to reach 900 in 2016, Les Echos reported on February ...More info on site

Brewery news USA: “Too early to know” how President Trump’s policies will affect business – Constellation Brands
Constellation Brands says it is “too early to know” how US President Donald Trump’s policies – and in particular a 20% tax on imports from Mexico - will affect its business, BeverageDaily.com reported on February 2.

Constellation Brands imports a number of beer brands from Mexico (such as Corona, Modelo, and Pacifico), and last year credited 70% of its earnings to sales of its imported Mexican-made products. Since Trump was elected to office, Constellations Brands stock price has fallen to $148.34 per share since its October high of $171.24 in October 2016.

Constellation Brands corporate communications manager, Alicia Nestle, told BeverageDaily: “Until there are more specifics, it is too early to know how any new White House and/or congressional policies will affect our business. Over the years, we’ve worked very effectively with representatives from all levels of the US government and from both political parties, and we fully expect that to continue.”

Trump said that the 20% proposed tax on Mexican imports would be a way to pay for building a border wall between the US and Mexico, but he is still considering other options to finance the construction.

The discussion of raising the import tax follows President Enrique Peña Nieto ...More info on site

Brewery news USA: MillerCoors to add more than 40 employees as part of $50 million expansion of its Milwaukee brewery
MillerCoors plans to add more than 40 employees at its Leinenkugel brewery near downtown Milwaukee as part of a $50 million project to expand the facility on North 10th Street, BizTimes.com reported on February 1.

The brewery currently has 15 employees, but will staff up to 56 following the construction of an 119,328-square-foot packaging and warehouse building, a 9,077-square-foot tank cellar addition and a 2,280-square-foot brew house addition.

“Building out the 10th Street Brewery will allow us more efficient, modern and highly flexible processes at the location. While brewing capacity will increase, no operations are transferring over from Miller Valley,” said Marty Maloney, a MillerCoors spokesman.

MillerCoors sought permits in December to demolish an existing warehouse on the site. The company acquired that building in 2013 from Securant Bank & Trust. The building was a former Sara Lee bakery.

BizTimes reported in December that the company was planning to construct a new warehouse on the site, but a spokesman declined to provide additional details.

MillerCoors will be adding the brew house and tank cellar on the southern and northern ends of the existing brewery, located between North 10th Street and Interstate 43.

The new warehouse will take up essentially all of the space between 10th, West ...More info on site

Brewery news USA: Two largest brewers trying to boost sales of their cheaper beers
For years, US sales of the cheapest beers fell as America’s two largest brewers focused on higher-priced craft brands. Now the neglected suds are back in the spotlight, The Australian reported on February 3.

Anheuser-Busch InBev plans to air its first Super Bowl ad for Busch, its namesake economy brand. The 30-second spot follows the company’s move last year to shift its Nascar sponsorship back to Busch from Budweiser.

MillerCoors, the US business unit of Molson Coors, has begun rolling out new ads and redesigned logos for its economy beers, including Miller High Life and Keystone. It is increasing the quantity of beer in some bottles and packages, without raising prices. Both companies are offering price promotions on cheaper brands.

Sales of so-called sub-premium brews, costing an average $US16 ($21.90) for a 24-pack, have long been in decline. From 2010 to 2015, shipments dropped by 16 per cent to 46 million barrels, while craft beers shipments doubled to 22 million barrels, according to Beer Marketer’s Insights.

But the sub-premium category still represents about one out of every five beers sold in the US. AB InBev and MillerCoors, together accounting for about two-thirds of US beer sold by volume, acknowledge they must stop the slide ...More info on site

Brewery news India: United Breweries seeks extension to file Q3 results citing recent Central Bureau of Investigation raids on its Bengaluru office
United Breweries (Holdings) Ltd on February 3 sought a one-month extension of the time limit for filing its December quarter results, citing recent Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raids on its Bengaluru office, Livemint reported.

Last month, CBI officials raided the premises of Vijay Mallya’s UB Group over a money laundering case and said they were looking into various accounts of the group’s transactions. The raids came days after a Bengaluru debt recovery tribunal (DRT) ruled in favour of a creditors’ consortium led by public sector lender State Bank of India-to recover Rs6,203.35 crore from the former liquor baron.

“During the search, the CBI seized documents/files/hard disks belonging to the finance, legal and secretarial department including the minutes of the Board and general meetings of UBHL,” the company said in a filing with the BSE on February 3.

“As a result of the above, UBHL is not in a position to compile the financial data required for preparation and submission of the financial results and complying with the requirements of filing the Unaudited Financial Results within the prescribed forty five days from the end of the quarter ended December 31, 2016. The circumstances are beyond the control of UBHL,” it added.

The prescribed 45 ...More info on site

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Barley newsEU: Malting barley prices up in the UK and Scandinavia this week
According to the latest report by GrainCom, EU prices for malting barley increased this week, especially in the UK and Scandinavia in crop 2016. ...More info on site

Barley newsAustralia: Barley exports forecast to surge thanks to stronger malting barley demand
Australian barley exports will surge to their highest level on record this season, thanks to a bumper harvest and good quality, US officials said.

The ...More info on site

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