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Small brewers will be impacted by Small brewers Relief

Small brewers hit by falling beer sales

By Michelle Perrett

Small brewers are struggling to cope with the fall in beer sales as taxes are set to rise, the SIBA (Society of Independent Brewers) has revealed.

Cold brew coffee is moving from niche to mainstream. Pic:getty/colfcphoto

What’s trending in RTD coffee innovation?

By Rachel Arthur

Cold brew is making its move into the mainstream; hard coffee hopes to have the same success as hard seltzer; and carbonated coffee wants to fizz up the category. We take a look at innovations that are shaking up RTD coffee.

'It's not a consumer demand problem; it's not a poorly run buisness problem - it's just if we shut down a segment of the economy, businesses are going to struggle.' Pic:getty/pavelkant

Rabobank Liquid Assets Podcast

Will the coronavirus crisis crush craft beer?

By Rachel Arthur

A recent survey of US craft brewers suggests that 60% of US craft breweries will close if severe social distancing guidelines aren’t lifted by June. Rabobank talks to the Brewers Association's chief economist to take the pulse of the craft beer business,...

Green Times Brewing launches CBD alcohol-free IPA

Green Times Brewing launches CBD alcohol-free IPA

By Rachel Arthur

UK speciality craft beer brewing company Green Times Brewing has launched a new CBD alcohol-free IPA. It is also rebranding around its ‘naturally chilled’ motto: hoping to help address stereotypes associated with cannabis.

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Status spirits: Well set to weather the storm?

By Rachel Arthur

The ‘status spirits’ market – brands that retail for $100 or more – is growing ahead of the total spirits market: representing more than $8bn in global value. And while the long-term impact of COVID-19 on beverage alcohol is yet to be fully known, status...

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The top 50 craft brewers in the US

By Beth Newhart

The Brewers Association (BA), which represents US independent brewers, has released its annual top 50 list according to craft beer sales volume: along with an overall top 50 brewers list.

COVID-19: Expo West cancelled as New Hope shifts focus to Expo East

COVID-19: Expo West canceled as New Hope shifts focus to Expo East

By Elaine Watson

In an announcement that will not likely surprise many stakeholders, New Hope has decided to cancel (rather than postpone) the Natural Products Expo West trade show in Anaheim and focus its attention on Expo East in Philadelphia (Sept. 23-26).

The low-to-no alcoholic (LNA) beverage trend appears to have caught on in the APAC region, with various major beverage firms launching their own versions.

FNA Deep Dive: Low-to-no alcoholic beverages

Booze-free growth imminent: Low-to-no alcoholic beverages set to boom in APAC

By Pearly Neo and Guan Yu Lim

The low-to-no alcoholic (LNA) beverage industry is growing rapidly in Europe, the United Kingdom and the United States, and as of late this trend appears to have also caught on in the APAC region, with various major beverage firms launching their own...

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