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Yeast management: Avoiding stress on the yeast

Yeast management is often neglected at breweries – yet the quality of the yeast has a significant impact on the quality of the beer. What can breweries do keep the yeast from being stressed?

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How climate change affects malting barley

Farmers are hit particularly hard by climate change: They notice the impact of drought, heavy rainfall and other weather problems directly in their fields. Barleycorn is a good example of how changes in climate directly affect the brewing process.

Der Getränkemarkt der Philippinen im Überblick

The Philippines drinks market

According to the Asian Development Bank, the Philippines is facing a severe recession this year as a result of the pandemic. Years of stable economic growth of around 6.4per cent up until 2017 have been followed by a 7.3 percent fall in GDP in 2020. But the country’s economy should be back on track next year. Here, we examine what the current economic situation, the tax on sugary drinks introduced in 2018 and the coronavirus pandemic mean for the Philippines drinks industry.

High demand on the indian-spirits-market

The Indian spirits industry

India is one of the largest producers and consumers of spirits globally. Popularly known as a whiskey market, India is one of the largest spirits markets on the basis of volume. Though it is driven primarily by whiskey growth, other subsegments like brandy, rum, vodka and gin have also been posting steady numbers in the last few years. The country’s huge population (1.3 billion strong), rising disposable income and changing lifestyle are expected to keep the spirits demand high for the foreseeable future.

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The German wine industry during the pandemic

Wine sales via catering services have taken a nosedive due to the coronavirus pandemic, especially during lockdown – a great shock for the German wine market. The German wine industry, however, is using this opportunity, to reinvent itself and is breaking new ground in online retail.

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The potential of sustainable packaging

It is not only sustainable production that is increasingly coming into focus within the beverage and food industry: especially among manufacturers of non-alcoholic beverages, the focus is increasingly on the sustainability potential of packaging.