Baltika Breweries

Carlsberg Group in Russia

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

With 7,500 employees, Baltika is one of the largest consumer goods companies in Russia and the market leader in the beer sector with about 35% market share. Baltika products are also exported to  more than 75 countries globally, including Western Europe, North America and Asian Pacific region.

Key Facts

Breweries: 8
Market Position: 1
Market Share: 32%
Carlsberg Ownership: 100%


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

Tel: +7 812 325-93-25



Managing Director, Baltika

Jacek Pastsuzka

Vice President, Corporate Affairs Baltika and Eastern Europe

Aleksey Kedrin

Tel +7 812 703 71 18 Email

Media Relations

Government Relations Director

Irina Fedorova

Tel +7 812 326 90 41 Email

Corporate Communications Director

Tatyana Antonchik

Tel +7 812 329 40 73 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
2008 Baltika Breweries is owned 88.86% by Carlsberg Group
2012 Carlsberg Group increases shareholding in Baltika Breweries by 100%

Did you know that...?

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