A new system of the grain purchase of JSC “ROSSPIRTPROM” (2016-12-27)

In his addresses to the Government of the Russian Federation, the Federal Service for Alcohol Market Regulation , control-fiscal and law enforcement agencies concerning decriminalization of the strong alcohol industry, Barley, Malt, Hops and Beer Union underlined the necessity of amending of the grain purchase system  (refer to http://barley-malt.ru/?p=17936&lang=en) pointing out creation of clear purchase […]

National State Standard GOST 29294-92 Brewer’s barley malt (2015-12-13)

National State Standard GOST 5060-86 Malting barley (2015-12-13)

Increasing of beer excise tax: shall we drop the curtain or not? (2015-11-17)

Despite last-ditch attempts of “Russian” Brewers’ Union to freeze beer excise taxes and involving of old fellows – the Ministry for Economic Development and the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (it was a strange fact when the FAS interfered into the issues of the Ministry of Finance), excise rates have been increased on Friday , 13th of […]

Introduction of RFID-marking for brewing products (2015-07-21)

Additional protection measures against illegal alcohol and brewing products emerged full blown for Russian consumers and the State followed by increase of alcohol excise tax and as a result tax avoidance and getting of illegal income. Economic temptation of unfair entrepreneurs focused on cheap, without or partially liable to excise tax alcohol products, was growing […]

Malt in beer: the Crimea and Sevastopol are returning to the native shore! (2015-07-09)

The Governor of Sevastopol S.I. Menyaylo and the Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Crimea E.G. Bavykina addressed the Deputy Chairman of the Government of the RF A.G. Khloponin with a request to prevent approval of the Technical Regulations “Concerning Brewing Production Safety” (on the wording: use of malt and unmalted raw […]

Technical regulations for package safety (2015-06-29)

According to the address of the President of Barley, Malt, Hops & Beer Union A. Mordovin to the President of the RF V. Putin and relevant authorities: the Ministry of Health, the Federal Service for Oversight of Consumer Protection and Welfare, the Ministry for Economic Development, the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry for Industry […]