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drinktec 2017: BeverageDaily beer forum at place2beer

31-May-2017 - BeverageDaily and drinktec are collaborating to present a lively beer forum at drinktec (Munich, September 11-15). Drawing on the expertise of 16 speakers from across the beer industry, the forum will run every day of the show at the place2beer area. Find the full program below!  

Craft beer segment shows steady 5% growth with 2,739 more breweries planned

The US craft beer market saw volume production increase 5% for the first six months of 2017, a slowdown from 8% volume growth in the comparable period last year, according to the Brewers Association mid-year 2017 growth report.

Molson Coors sets target of zero waste to landfill by 2025

Molson Coors has set out its new sustainability strategy: which includes achieving zero waste to landfill across its major manufacturing facilities, improving water efficiency by 22%, and reducing absolute carbon emissions by 50% in its direct business by 2025.

Craft, premium and alcohol-free beers boost Carlsberg results

Carlsberg has seen 25% volume growth in the craft and specialty category, while the brewer reports an overall rise in net profit but decline in volume in H1 2017.

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Adelaide David and Goliath gain from different visions

Two breweries from opposite ends of the craft beer spectrum in South Australia have been making waves on the national stage.

Heineken celebrates ‘early success’ for non-alcoholic Heineken 0.0

Heineken says its Heineken 0.0 brand is already enjoying early success, as the non-alcoholic beverage goes after new consumption occasions in Europe.

Sapporo acquires Anchor Brewing bringing the San Francisco beer to new global markets

Sapporo Holdings will acquire Anchor Brewing Company, maker of Anchor Steam beer, in a deal which will bring the California-based brewer to new international markets.

Constellation Brands acquires Florida-based Funky Buddha Brewery

Constellation Brands has acquired Florida-based Funky Buddha Brewery as part of the company’s goal to expand its high-end beer segment. 

Ardagh takes ‘sensory experience’ to the next level with thermo ink tailored messages

Ardagh Group is expanding its thermochromic ink portfolio with the launch of Reveal Impact cans which change color and reveal a hidden message for promotional activities.

Whisky and beer lead UK food & beverage exports

Exports of beer have overtaken chocolate to become the UK’s third largest food and beverage export product by value; joining whisky which retains the top spot in F&B exports. 

Novozymes’ F&B unit delivers company’s top growth in H1 2017

Novozymes’ Food & Beverages division clocked in the company’s highest growth, increasing 8% organically and 10% in Danish Krone (DKK) in the first half of the year compared to 1H 2016.

Coffee consolidation mirroring beer’s M&A activity, says Rabobank

The global coffee industry has more room for consolidation and shares a similar M&A pattern to the international beer market, according to a recent Rabobank report.

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