Craft Brew Alliance Inc. (CBA), Portland, Ore., published its sixth Annual Sustainability Report, which highlights the company’s 2018 accomplishments in environmental and community stewardship and ongoing commitment to brewing and packaging its beers in the most sustainable way possible. For this year’s report, CBA is incorporating certain metrics using standards set forth by the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), an independent organization that facilitates communication between companies and investors on the financial impacts of sustainability.
With dollar sales reaching approximately $112 billion, the U.S. beer market continues to be one of the top categories based on dollar sales in the overall beverage industry, according to Chicago-based Mintel.
Harvest Reserve Deep Golden Lager available in Des Moines, Omaha
July 12, 2019
St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch launched Harvest Reserve Deep Golden Lager, a new limited-edition beer created in collaboration with farmers who have grown the barely used to brew Budweiser for generations, the company says.
Contract for Change provides farmers assistance to grow organic crops
July 9, 2019
Michelob ULTRA Pure Gold, a brand of St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch, launched a new initiative called Contract for Change that supports American barley farmers who want to transition conventional fields to try organic production for the first time. The brand, alongside expert agronomists, will provide assistance to farmers as they navigate the costly and time-consuming steps required to grow certified organic crops.
New canning section, mobile bridge facilitates canning and labeling
July 8, 2019
Multi-Conveyor LLC recently designed, built and installed a new stainless-steel, washdown table-top conveyor line that will pick up empty bottles after rinsing and then convey them to either the existing bottler or to a canning machine.
Tubing, hose line won’t impact the flavor of the finished beverage
July 8, 2019
Developed to meet the many fluid transfer needs of brewers, BrewSavor products include plastic and rubber tubing, reinforced hose, fittings, clamps and hose assemblies for both hot- and cold-brew processes.
Hard seltzer, canned wine expected to be top growers, Nielsen reports
July 1, 2019
The Fourth of July holiday is around the corner and that has consumers stocking up on their favorite foods and beverages. When prognosticating about which beverages consumers will reach for this holiday, New York-based Nielsen analyzed the performance of numerous beverage alcohol categories and segments.
Beverage Industry’s September issue features our 2019 Wholesaler of the Year recognition to Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits. This issue also features an up close look at the new Future Proof beverage alcohol company as well as a look into the coffee category within the past year. As usual, we rounded up the latest trends in products, packaging and ingredients.
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