Koenigshog-Baltika dealThis article was originally published in Foodnews
RUSSIAN brewer Baltika has signed an agreement with Germany's Brauerei Koenigshof that will see Koenigshof brew Baltika No 3 Classic lager in the German market. Eugene Vorotnikov writes: The produce from Koenigshof's plant in Krefeld will be sold in Germany through Baltika's German subsidiary Baltika Deutschland GmbH. At present Baltika No 3 Classic is Baltika's best-selling brand in Germany, with some 370 000 litres sold in 2010. The Carlsberg-owned brewer has been exporting its beer to Germany since 2000. Brauerei Koenigshof's total production capacities are estimated at 500 000 hectolitres per year. It has experience of licensing and contract manufacturing of numerous well-known beer brands and has worked with Carlsberg Deutschland GmbH.