Following two years of significant change, the term pivot has resonated throughout the beverage industry to signify how nimble manufacturers, suppliers and distributors can adjust during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Holiday comes as craft brewers work to recover from 9% drop in volume sales in 2020
November 23, 2021
Small Brewery Sunday, the national beer holiday created by the Boulder, Colo.-based Brewers Association (BA), returns for its third year on Nov. 28. The annual celebration encourages beer lovers to support their local breweries, brewpubs, and taprooms — small businesses that contribute to local communities and economies during the holiday season and beyond.
Craft brewing combination result of acquisition by Australian-based brewer Lion
November 12, 2021
Bell’s Brewery founder, Larry Bell announced that he has reached an agreement with Lion, an Australian-based brewer, for the sale of Bell’s. Lion acquired Colorado’s New Belgium Brewing in 2019. The move will see the Michigan-based craft brewer come together with New Belgium ― aligning the two American craft brewers.
With the pandemic hampering the tourism market, craft beverage alcohol purveyors had to get creative to engage with consumers. Harvest Hosts is aiming to connect American RVers with hosts among its 868 winery, distillery and brewery partners.
Fund will provide financial assistance to breweries, guilds
April 24, 2020
The Brewers Association (BA), Boulder, Colo., partnered with Bottleshare, a fundraising nonprofit dedicated to the craft beverage community, to create the Believe in Beer Fund to support breweries and state brewers guilds impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The fund is open for breweries and guilds from across the country to apply for immediate financial assistance for operational expenses such as payroll, rent and utilities.
In the past two decades, craft beer has been the darling of the beverage industry as the domestic beer segment produced, at times, double-digit growth in sales and volume. As that performance has decelerated to single digits, analysts suggest this could be a sign that the market has reached a maturation point.
The Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) is one of few inBrewExpo America is the premier trade show for craft brewers. With hundreds of vendors and over 10,000 brewery industry professionals all in one location, this is the place to shop for products and services for your brewery or brewpub. This is the perfect opportunity to meet leaders in the national and international brewing arena.dustry events that serves both brewpubs and consumer packaged goods breweries.