Biggest attendance ever at SIBA’s BeerX event

SIBA, the Society of Independent Brewers, says its BeerX 2017 event, in Sheffield earlier this month, recorded its biggest attendance since the event was launched in 2013. BeerX, SIBA’s flagship event, hosts both SIBA’s trade show, which consists of the...

Fuller’s looks to the cloud for growth

Infor, a leading provider of business applications specialised by industry and built for the cloud, has announced that Fuller’s has chosen its CloudSuite Food and Beverage as the basis of a radical business process transformation project to drive growth. As part...

Simpsons sponsors Riding of the Bounds

Berwick-based Simpsons Malt is continuing its partnership with the Berwick Riders Association in support of the 408th Riding of the Bounds, set to take place on April 29. The annual event is a celebration of the traditional 15-mile ride to check the security of the...

Liberation Group purchases 100th pub

Liberation Group, the Channel Islands and West Country brewing and pub company, has purchased its 100th pub — the Methuen Arms in Corsham, Wiltshire. Liberation’s pub estate now comprises 73 in the Channel Islands and 27 in the West Country, most of which are in close...

Monitoring the resurgence of craft brewing

The UK is seeing a resurgence of small businesses producing authentic, heritage products, and well up the list is beer. The data comes from Buying British in 2017, a report from GS1 UK, the supply chain standards member organisation with a community of over 31,000 UK...

New version of Can Creator app available

The Can Makers, the trade body representing drinks can manufacturers in the UK, has launched an enhanced version of its Can Creator app for craft drink brands. For the first time, drink brands and designers wanting to visualise and share their creations in 3D can...