News > General News

Carlsberg UK to increase prices

By Michelle Perrett , 19-Dec-2011
Last updated on 19-Dec-2011 at 12:03 GMT

Related topics: General News

Carlsberg UK is to increase its wholesale prices by an average 7p a pint from January due to costs.

Prices are to increase from January

Prices are to increase from January

The brewer has confirmed brands including Carlsberg, Tuborg, Tetley’s, San Miguel and Staropramen will all be affected by the price increase.

Chris Houlton, sales and distribution director, Carlsberg UK, said: “Carlsberg UK has informed customers that prices will be increasing from 9 January 2012. The necessary price increase reflects the rising cost of raw materials, energy and fuel. We are acutely aware of the challenging on-trade market and have absorbed as much cost as possible to remain competitive and ensure the price increase is kept to a minimum.

“We work in partnership with our customers via schemes such as our ‘We Deliver More’ service, which provides customers with category expertise, business drivers and exclusive point of sale for key periods in the pub calendar.

"This service is provided free of charge and every direct supply customer, whether they buy Carlsberg, Tuborg, Tetley’s, San Miguel or Staropramen, can register for access to this."

The Carlsberg news follows that of Molson Coors which recently announced it will be increasing its wholesale prices to the on-trade by, on average, £19.99 per barrel, or 7p per pint from 2 January 2012.

Find us on Facebook

Spotlight

Dealing with Enterprise Inns: A cautionary tale

Dealing with Enterprise Inns: A cautionary tale

I’ve always wanted to run my own pub! “Can we? Can we? Can we?” I excitedly asked...

Punch Taverns and the pubco tie - my experience

Punch Taverns and the pubco tie - my experience

One of the things I was always cagey about when writing about the Gunmakers back in 2009...

menu ideas
MENU IDEAS

Seven ideas for bar snacks

Sheila McWattie looks at how pub caterers are maximising the opportunity for bar snacks in their pubs

thanksgiving ideas
EVENT IDEAS

Celebrate.....Thanksgiving

PubFood looks at how licensees are driving trade around Thanksgiving later this month

Follow us on