Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 10, 2013
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Argentina Beer Market Insights 2013 (http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/267228-argentina-beer-market-insights-2013.html) Key Highlights:
- The leading player in the market, Quilmes, introduced two new brands in 2012, Quilmes Night and 1890.
- Refillable glass bottles retain a wide and growing lead, with 91% of the market.
- Inflationary pressures are causing average beer prices to increase, with market value growing ahead of volume growth.
- Off-premise distribution is the clear front runner in the market, with more than 80% of sales.
Bulgaria Beer Market Insights 2013 (http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/267229-bulgaria-beer-market-insights-2013.html) Key Highlights:
- Molson Coors Brewing Company (having acquired StarBev) and Heineken increased their lead on Carlsberg Group last year, with their local operators (Kamenitza and Brew invest) growing to shares of 32% and 30% respectively, from 29% and 28%.
- Local brewer Boliarka is showing aspirations to be an important factor on the market as it expanded by over 20% (including PL contracts) in 2012
- The discount price segment halted its growth in 2012 as the leading brewers put serious effort into expanding their mainstream and premium volumes into all distribution channels.
- Top three brewers hold 80% of market combined
Brazil Beer Market Insights 2013 (http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/267230-brazil-beer-market-insights-2013.html) Key Highlights:
- The Heineken brand has continued to expand in 2012, benefitting from the growth of the Brazilian middle classes and the gradual shift towards premium lagers.
- Although market leader AB-InBev still recorded a 3% rise in volumes during 2012, it was outperformed by challengers Brasil Kirin and Grupo Petropolis.
- Refillable glass remained the dominant pack type in 2012, with 60cl the most popular size.
- Final retail prices had no choice but to rise again in 2012 because of rampant inflation, tax increases and expanding costs in transportation and wages.
Chile Beer Market Insights 2013 (http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/267231-chile-beer-market-insights-2013.html) Key Highlights:
- Leading brewer CCU dominates the market, with nearly three quarters of all beer consumption. It is driven by the strong penetration of its brands Cristal and Escudo.
- Glass and can packs dominate the market. Glass holds 66% of total consumption, while can takes the other 34%. In a country with a strong tradition for refillable bottles, this trend could reverse when and if economic conditions deteriorate further.
- The local economy has been performing very positively and the country is now seen as a potential market for investors around the globe.
- Off-premise is dominant in the market and currently accounts for 82% of total consumption. Strong expansion by the main Chilean retailers has meant a wider geographic scope and access to more consumers.
Colombia Beer Market Insights 2013 (http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/267232-colombia-beer-market-insights-2013.html) Key Highlights:
- The SABMiller subsidiary, Bavaria is by far the leading player with more than 98% of the market share
- The artisanal beer segment has captured consumers'' attention over the past 5 years due to the wide product variety that it offers
- In 2012, super premium continued as the smallest segment, but at the same time the segment which posted the fastest growth with a 115% increase YoY
- In 2012, Poker continued to consolidate as the leading brand with 41% market share
- As mentioned, SABMiller is the largest brewer in Colombia. Its subsidiary, Bavaria, absorbs more than 99% of the market.
Costa Rica Beer Market Insights 2013 (http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/267233-costa-rica-beer-market-insights-2013.html) Key Highlights
- Imports continued to experience a good growth rate of 12%, maintaining a similar trend as in 2011. Imports are mainly driven by the popularity of premium beers as consumers are looking for more specialized products.
- Exports experienced a recovery from 2011, growing 4%, mainly due to the improvement of the US economy - Costa Rica''s main trade partner.
- Imperial continues to lead the market with a market share of 65% the same as in 2011. It has historically been the leading brand as it is FIFCO''s signature beer and it receives the most investment in advertising.
- CCR, owned by FIFCO, performed well during 2012, sales did not increase further however, mainly due to the effect of the drink-drive law implemented by the Costa Rican authorities. FIFCO is one of the main companies in the beverage industry participating in categories such as: carbonates, still drinks, iced/rtd tea drinks and most recently dairy drinks
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