Leuven, Belgium-based AB InBev, through its Global Innovation and Technology Center (GITEC), is introducing PureDraught, a one-way, polymer keg system that keeps beer fresher up to four times longer than a traditional steel keg and reduces the carbon footprint of shipping beer — all while offering more versatility and variety for bar and restaurant owners, it says.
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 this strategic partnership, Pernod Ricard USA further expands its portfolio of newly created specialty brands with unique and comprehensive value propositions and select distribution. Rabbit Hole will be part of the New Brand Ventures portfolio.
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.
High Brew Coffee, Austin, Texas, is welcoming a new celebrity investor: singer, songwriter and music superstar Shakira. The businesswoman is using her talents to help bring High Brew's "For Those Who Do" message to a larger, more diverse audience, the company says.
Beverage Industry’s July issue features the 2019 State of the Beverage Industry series where you can read all about the performance of your favorite beverage category. This month’s cover story highlights GT’s Living Foods and how the No. 1 kombucha brand in the U.S. – GT’s Kombucha came to be. Also featured is the latest products, packaging and technological advances in the beverage industry.
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