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Feral Brewing sold to Coca-Cola Amatil

Australian craft brewer Feral Brewing Company has been sold to Coca-Cola Amatil, allowing the brewer to access the beverage giant’s distribution network and ‘put its beers in front of thousands more craft beer consumers’.

Breweries and brewpubs boost employment in the craft beer sector. Pic:Getty/shanecotee

Craft brewing contributes $68bn to US economy

The US craft beer sector contributed $67.8bn to the US economy in 2016, with craft brewers responsible for more than 456,373 jobs, according to the latest economic impact report from the Brewers Association.