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The US has seen an explosion of breweries across the country. Picture: PMMI.

Changes to the beverage status quo

By Jorge Izquierdo

‘As a whole, the beverage portion of the US Food and Beverage Manufacturing sector continues to maintain a steady 2.3% growth to $145bn, according to data from the 2016 Global Packaging Trends and the 2017 Trends in Food Processing Operations.

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drinktec 2017: BeverageDaily beer forum at place2beer

By Rachel Arthur

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....

Brewers tend to ignore yeast's potential - a mistake given its impressive biodiversity, says Renaissance BioScience. Pic:iStock/AkkharatJarusilawong

Breeding improved brewer’s yeast – and brewing quality beer

By Jason Hung, Zachari Turgeon, and Matthew Dahabieh: Renaissance BioScience Corp.

The biodiversity of yeast is an incredibly powerful force capable of not only profoundly shaping the utility of yeast, but also is the foundation of a global beer industry estimated by Canadean at more than US $700 billion. 

Tunnel Vision, one of Box Steam Brewery's flagship brews

Guest article

‘The kettle’s always on at Box Steam Brewery!’

By Philip Downes, master brewer, Box Steam Brewery

Produced by hand using a steam copper, Box Steam Brewery 'transforms the fine malts and the best hops into quality beers', while minimizing the impact on the environment. Philip Downes, Master Brewer, explains how the process works.

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Drinktec 2017

Call for speakers: Do you know what’s brewing in beer?

By Rachel Arthur

BeverageDaily and drinktec are collaborating to present a lively conference series at drinktec (Munich, September 11-15), which will provide small brewers with advice on how to scale up operations. We’re calling for speakers who are keen to get involved...

Premiumization, crowdfunding, & more acquisitions... here's what experts predict for craft beer. Pic:iStock/Maksymowicz

What's next for craft beer?

By Rachel Arthur

It’s a big question, so we put it to beer gurus from around the globe. Crowdfunding, a split between ‘mass craft’ and ‘true craft’, and the continued rise of premiumization are all on the cards. From brewers to bloggers, and from analysts to associations,...

Consumers have an insatiable desire for new craft beer flavors - heralding a 'new golden age of yeast'. Pic:iStock/ValentynVolkov

Guest article

The emerging revolution in yeast for craft brewers

By Cormac O’Cleirigh, Renaissance Bioscience

With the majority of beer’s flavor and style created by yeast, it’s no stretch to say that yeast is a large part of what puts the 'craft' in craft brewing. What’s exciting for craft brewers is that the emerging revolution in brewer’s yeast means...

'The more breweries that can engage & educate consumers, the better'. Pic: iStock/AngelikaKagan

What does the future hold for UK craft beer?

By Rachel Arthur

The US craft beer movement is undoubtedly an impressive success story, and UK craft brewers can learn from its achievements. But that doesn’t necessarily mean blanket imitation.

From its home in Brooklyn, New York, to the world. Pic: Flickr / Jeff Egnaczyk

Brooklyn Brewery: Top 5 tips for growing craft beer businesses

By Rachel Arthur

Craft brewers are thriving as the category continues to boom. But growth for a small brewer also brings challenges: evidently there’s the need to increase capacity, but what about dealing with wider distribution or managing an increased workforce? Brooklyn...

Join us today: Beer and Beyond online event

Join us today: Beer and Beyond online event

By Rachel Arthur

Join us today for Beer and Beyond, a free to attend online event dedicated to exploring the opportunities – and sizing up the challenges – for the beer industry. 

Meadan brews with all gluten-free ingredients, including buckwheat and chickpeas.

Brewing beer with buckwheat: Israeli brewery goes gluten-free

By Hal Conick

Being diagnosed with celiac disease usually means the days of drinking beer are over, but entrepreneur Bryan Meadan wasn’t quite ready to accept that fate. He is now brewing beer using ingredients such as chickpeas and quinoa.

The reaction to AB InBev and SABMiller announcement: Beverage Bites special

Beverage Bites: News up to September 17, 2015

The reaction to AB InBev and SABMiller announcement: Beverage Bites special

By Rachel Arthur

Yesterday AB InBev and SABMiller confirmed they are exploring a mega-brewer tie-up, which would create a force controlling an incredible 30% of global beer volumes. So what would this mean for the industry - and what are the challenges it could face? Here's...

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