Baltic Beverages Holding

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Baltic Beverages Holding
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Baltas wheat beer (5.2% vol.).

Baltic Beverages Holding is a brewing company owned by Carlsberg Group. It is a significant operator in the brewing industry in Russia, Ukraine, the Baltic countries and Kazakhstan, most notably holding a controlling stake in Baltika Breweries. The company markets a range of beer brands from 19 breweries, ten of which are in Russia, four in the Baltic countries, three in Ukraine, one in Kazakhstan and one in Uzbekistan. The company was a 50-50 joint venture between Carlsberg and Scottish & Newcastle prior to Carlsberg's April 2008 acquisition of S&N.

A Harvard Business School case study was written about the company in 2010. Contents

1 History
2 Breweries
2.1 Aldaris Brewery
2.2 Utenos Alus Brewery
2.3 Švyturys Brewery
2.4 Kalnapilis Brewery
2.5 Baltika Brewery
3 References
4 External links


The company was founded in 1991.[1]
Aldaris Brewery

Founded in 1865 in Riga, Aldaris employs more than 400 workers, and is the biggest brewery in Latvia. It brews a range of beers, mostly pale lagers. The most popular brands include Luksus, Zelta, Gaišais (Light beer), Pilzenes (Pilsner) and Porteris.[2][3] Utenos Alus Brewery

Utenos Alus is a Lithuanian brewery, established in Utena in 1977.

Utenos alus and Švyturys breweries merged into joint-stock company Švyturys-Utenos alus in 2001. On February 2003 the company was reorganised into a closed-end company.[4] Švyturys Brewery

Švyturys is a brewery in Klaipėda, Lithuania. It is part of Švyturys-Utenos alus.

The brewery was established in 1784 by the merchant J. W. Reincke in Klaipėda, then known as Memel in East Prussia. After the creation of the German Empire, the brewery became part of Memeler Aktien-Brauerei & Destillation on September 15, 1871.[5] It passed to Lithuanian control when the...
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