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The Boston Beer Company highlights the ‘general softening of the craft beer category’ and a challenging retail environment as new craft brews continue to enter the market. But it says flagship beer Samuel Adams is still set up for continued long term success.
Scottish brewer BrewDog has announced it will offer Puppy Parental Leave to employees in both the US and the UK.
Wal-Mart is facing a lawsuit alleging that its craft beer does not fit the definition of “craft” as outlined by the Brewers Association, and that consumers are unfairly paying a premium price.
Molson Coors plant workers in Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada, have been on strike since January 12, 2017, after a list of concessionary demands were made by the brewer that negatively impacted employee benefits, pensions, and hours.
Heineken has confirmed it will acquire Brasil Kirin Holding , a producer of beer and soft drinks, in an effort to capture the fast-growing Brazilian beer market.
Beers labeled as “gluten-removed” may not be safe for those with celiac disease (CD) to consume, a study by the Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) has found.
Carlsberg CEO Cees ‘t Hart says 2016 was a ‘good year’ for the Carlsberg Group, having delivered 5% organic growth in operating profit in the year ending December 31, 2016.
Trump supporters are calling for a boycott of Budweiser following the beer giant’s Super Bowl ad - which depicts Anheuser-Busch co-founder Adolphus Busch’s arrival in America from Germany - interpreting it as a political statement against the President's stance on immigration.
Beer has edged out wine as US adults’ (21 years and older) drink of choice, according to a survey by The Harris Poll that included responses from 2,148 people in late January 2017.
Constellation Brands says it is “too early to know” how US President Donald Trump’s policies – and in particular a 20% tax on imports from Mexico - will affect its business.
Heineken subsidiary DB Breweries has bought New Zealand craft brewery Tuatara Brewing Company.
One of Australia’s early craft breweries has grown up to become a premium whisky distillery.
UK spirit, wine and beer industries are calling for a cut in duty, saying that as Brexit looms they need the government’s support more than ever.
An estimated 10 million people visit craft breweries every year, signalling that beer tourism is no longer just a trendy hobby but a lifestyle choice more on par with the long-standing popularity of wine tourism.
Ball has expanded further into the craft beer market producing cans for Lervig Aktiebryggeri in Norway.
Heineken has confirmed it is in discussions with Kirin Holdings to buy Brasil Kirin Holding SA.
AB InBev has confirmed it is running a voluntary severance offer program in South Africa, but emphasizes that no employee will be forcibly retrenched following the merger of AB InBev and SABMiller.
Japan’s biggest beer firm Asahi is weighing up further European acquisitions following last year’s two bumper deals with AB InBev.
Stella Artois has announced its commitment to a Water.org campaign, which will help provide 3.5 million people with long-term, sustainable access to clean water by 2020.
Scientists from the Danish Consumer Council, THINK Chemicals, have found eight out of 14 cans tested in a laboratory contain endocrine disrupting bisphenols in the lacquer on the inside of a can.
Irish whiskey exports are projected to double by 2020, according to Irish food board Bord Bia, with the category being the fastest growing spirit in the world.
Starbucks has announced that it has discontinued its “Evenings” menu concept, which includes beer and wine options.
Beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks were among the categories with the strongest growth over the Christmas period, as UK supermarkets saw the best Christmas trading period for four years.
Yeast, the humblest and most fundamental of beer ingredients, is back in the spotlight and ready to play a starring role in the new world of beer, write Zachari Turgeon and Matthew Dahabieh of Renaissance BioScience Corp.