After the government shut down on December 22 due to disputes around President Trump’s border wall funding, the effects have been felt throughout the country. Without federal programs in place, the beer and wine industries are facing trouble with new...
After the boom and subsequent plateauing of craft beer sales in the US, on-premise experiential drinking establishments are managing to draw in new customers. Brewpubs, taprooms and game-based bars all saw a surge in popularity in 2018.
AB InBev’s venture capital division ZX Ventures has opened a new brewery in Wuhan, China to tap into rising demand for craft beer, sales of which are believed to be growing by 40% year-on-year countrywide.
The beer industry’s first round of consolidation is largely over as macro US brewers have slowed their pace of craft brewery acquisitions, making way for other types of deals that offer small brewers new paths forward, says Rabobank.
Today, 83% of Americans live within 10 miles of a local brewery. The Brewers Association, the not-for-profit trade association for US craft beer, looks back on the highlights of 2017 for the craft beer industry.
The High End, Anheuser-Busch’s (A-B) US craft beer and imports division, has launched an initiative called “Elevate” to address recent consecutive years of soft category growth by attracting new consumers to the category.
AB InBev has opened its newest brewery in China, aimed at tapping into the booming growth of the country’s growing middle class - accounting for 76% of the total urban population by 2022 - and their premium beer preferences.
Geosaf has introduced the Vipoll Visatron VKR0E 32-32-4K/4D to the North American beverage market, an “all-in-one” machine capable of rinsing, filling, and capping anywhere from 4,000 to 20,000 cans or bottles (glass or PET) per hour, says the company.