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Interaction of government and business in the beverage industry

Press conference devoted to interaction between government and business and Russian winemaking industry prospects was held on the threshold of the principal event in the industry - Trade fair for beverage production Beviale Moscow.

From 27 February to 1 March 2018, Beviale Moscow will open its doors to professionals from the Russian beverage industry for the third time. Following its successful debut in 2015 and the significant growth in the number of exhibitors, exhibition area and visitors in 2017, Beviale Moscow has therefore become established as the No. 1 platform for the beverage industry in Russia and surrounding countries. Substantial growth is also expected for the third round of the event at the Crocus Expo International Exhibition Center. The trade fair for the Russian beverage industry covers the entire process chain, underscoring its holistic approach. Based on trends and developments in the Russian market, Beviale Moscow will once again explore overarching issues for the industry and in this context can announce a few new features. One such example is the Pavilion for Wine Production & Manufacturing, which will make its debut at Beviale Moscow 2018. The much discussed topic of PET will also be covered again in the “PETarena powered by PETnology”.

Press conference Industry of Beverages: interaction of government and business in 2018 was held in MIA Press Centre Russia Today. Leading experts, representatives of authorities and business discussed the current status and development plans for the branch of the industry of beverages and also development of wine production and governmental support of small forms of brewing in Russia.

Participants of the event:

— Evgeny Akhpashev, Director of the Department of food and processing industry of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation;

— Maria Elkina, Head of the Department of mechanical engineering for food and processing industries of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation;

— Mikhail Balykhin, Corresponding Member of the International Academy of Engineering, Rector of the Moscow State University of food production;

— Alexander Mordovin, President of the Barley, Malt, Hops, Beer and Beverage Union of Russia;

— Leonid Popovic, President of the Winegrowers and Winemakers Union of Russia;

— Maxim Novikov, President of the Russian Union of Soft Drinks;

— Kamal Lebedev, Executive Director of the Association of Beer Brewing and Nonalcoholic Beverages Industry of Russia;

— Markus Ritz, Director of the Department of International Projects Nuremberg Messe Gmbh.

The Trade fair for beverage production Beviale Moscow 2018 will run February 27 through March 1 in Crocus Expo.

  • 02.02.2018

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