Carlsberg Ukraine

Carlsberg Group in Ukraine

Carlsberg Ukraine owns three breweries - in the cities of Kiev, Lviv and Zaporizhzhia. Carlsberg Ukraine’s Kiev brewery is the most modern in Ukraine, whilst it’s Lviv brewery is the oldest

The Ukrainian beer market is the second largest in the Eastern Europe region, of which Carlsberg Ukraine has held a strong position since 2009. Since August 2016, Carlsberg Ukraine has been market leader in terms of volume.  Of the kvass market, the company's share accounts for 52.1% in natural capacity (not including the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol City for the period January-December 2016).

Key Facts

Breweries: 3
Market Position: 1
Market Share: 31%
Carlsberg Ownership: 95%


Kyiv Brewery
137, Pyrohivskiy shliakh Str.
03026 Kyiv
Tel: +380 44 490 29 29

Zaporizhzhya Brewery
6, Vasylia Stusa Str.
69076 Zaporizhzhya
Tel: +380 612 86 90 08

Lviv Brewery
18, Kleparivska Str.
Lviv, 79007
Tel: +380 322 94 80 02



Managing Director, Carlsberg Ukraine

Evgeny Shevchenko

Media Relations

Senior Corporate Affairs Director, Carlsberg Ukraine

Yevgeniya Piddubna


Key Dates

1715 Lviv Brewery is established
1974 Zaporizhzhia Brewery is built
1996 Baltic Beverages Holding starts co-operation with the brewery in Zaporizhzhia
1998 Carlsberg Ukraine launches Slavutich as its first local brand
1999 A contract of co-operation between Baltic Beverages Holding and Lviv Brewery is signed
2004 Kiev Brewery is built
2005 First Ukrainian beer museum is opened at Lviv brewery
2008 Carlsberg becomes the owner of the Baltic Beverages Holding including its operations in Ukraine
2011 Somersby cider is launched
2012 Carlsberg is the Official beer of the Championship UEFA EURO 2012™ held in Ukraine and Poland
2012 The Company is renamed to Carlsberg Ukraine
2014 Zaporizhzhia brewery celebrates its 40th anniversary and Kiev brewery celebrates its 10th.
2015 Lviv brewery celebrates its 300th anniversary
2016 Carlsberg Ukraine headed the list of companies with the most stable reputation in Ukraine

Did you know that...?

  • Carlsberg Ukraine is the market leader in the kvas market. Kvas is a non-alcoholic brewed beverage made from malt.
  • Carlsberg Ukraine's Kyiv Brewery is the most modern and innovative brewery in Ukraine.