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29
Nov

The First Southeast Asia Microbrewing Industry Insight Report

The First Southeast Asia Microbrewing Industry Insight Report reveals an expected 350% growth in the market for the period 2017-2021 The beer market in Southeast Asia has seen significant growth in the number of microbreweries over the past 10 years, and more specifically in the past 3 years, where the market has seen a tripling in size from 46 microbreweries to 154 from the beginning of 2015 to the end of 2017. This growth of the microbrewing market has come at a time of solid economic growth in Southeast Asia. Since 2015 the region has seen substantial increases in Gross...
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20
Nov

Southeast Asia New Wave Mircobrewery Market Survey Infographic

The craft beer industry in Southeast Asia has grown enormously over the last 5 years. But which markets have been performing best and which ones are still “up and coming”? What volume of beer is being produced? What are the more popular beer styles? What is the current value of the market? Our latest infographic has the answers, and more. Prepared by the team behind the Southeast Asia Brewers Conference (“SEA Brew”) this represents the result of market research with over 100 of the region’s brewers and brewery owners. Click the image to download as a PDF. If you’d like to...
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28
Sep

SEA Brew joins the Beviale Family

We are delighted to announce that SEA Brew has entered into a marketing partnership with German trade fair and conference organizers NürnbergMesse, which sees us join the Beviale Family global network of brewing and beverage events. The combined resources of SEA Brew and the Beviale Family will help develop new markets and enable us to grow the reach of SEA Brew, strengthening its position as the premier annual gathering for the region’s brewing industry. It will also help grow awareness of the opportunities emerging within Asia for both brewers and industry suppliers alike, and unlock the region’s potential. Over the...
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20
May

Fermenting with active dry yeast just became even easier

One of the perpetual discussions within the brewing industry – particularly perhaps within the craft brewing segment – is the one about the pros and cons of using dried yeasts vs. wet yeast cultures. But no matter where one stands in this semi-religious division of the brewers of the world, three facts cannot be denied: One is that the various suppliers of dried yeast have been upping their game significantly during the past ‘craft beer revolution’ decades – more different yeast strains have become available and the quality and performance of them have improved. The second is that dried yeasts...
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10
May

Cans are conquering the market

Myanmar’s second-largest brewery, the Dagon Beverages Company, has identified a rising level of demand, centred around the can. From 2015 to 2016 alone, its share of total production output rose from 45 to 60 per cent. Dagon had to come up with a rapid response to this trend, and put in place the requisite filling capacities. And this is how the brewery went about it: When it was founded back in 1998, Dagon had already installed not only a kegging line, but also a Krones combined line for glass containers and cans, rated at 18,000 containers per hour. In 2012,...
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