Baltika Breweries

Carlsberg Group in Russia

Baltika Breweries was established in Saint Petersburg in 1990 and is one of the leading brewing companies in Russia with a market share of approximately 27%.

With 8,400 employees, Baltika is one of the largest consumer goods companies in Russia. The company has an attractive portfolio of Russian beer brands, including its flagship brand Baltika. In addition, the company is the undisputed leader in the alcohol-free brews’ segment, with a market share of more than 50%.

On 28 March, the Carlsberg Group announced its decision to divest the Russian business. Read more: Carlsberg Group to leave Russia 

Key Facts

Breweries: 8
Market Position: 2
Market Share: 27%


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

Tel: +7 812 448-91-00

E-mail: [email protected]


President of Baltika Breweries

Denis Sherstennikov

Media Relations

Senior Director, Corporate Communications, Baltika

Nadezhda Ovsiannikova

Tel +7 (963) 303 15 45 Email [email protected]

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