Baltika Breweries

Carlsberg Group in Russia

Baltika Breweries was established in Saint Petersburg in 1990, and has been the no. 1 brewer in the Russian market since 1996 because of its state-of-the-art equipment and the application of advanced technologies to produce the highest quality products.

With 9,200 employees, Baltika is one of the largest consumer goods companies in Russia and the market leader in the beer sector with an approximately 30% market share. The company is the undisputed leader in the alcohol-free beer market, occupying more than 50% of it.

Baltika Breweries is the leading exporter of Russian beer, with the company's products are offered in more than 75 countries, including Western Europe, North America and Asian Pacific region.

Key Facts

Breweries: 8
Market Position: 1
Market Share: 30%


Baltika Breweries
3, 6 Verkhny pereulok
St. Petersburg, 194292

Tel: +7 812 325-93-25



Managing Director, Baltika

Lars Lehmann

Media Relations

Senior Director, Corporate Communications, Baltika

Nadezhda Ovsiannikova

Tel +7 (963) 303 15 45 Email

Key Dates

1990 Baltika Brewery founded
1992 Baltika becomes part of a joint venture owned 50% by Carlsberg Group
2006 Merger with brewing companies Vena, Pikra and Yarpivo is completed

Did you know that...?

  • The Russian beer market is the fourth largest in the world