CFB develops budget reverse osmosis unit

Steam boiler manufacturer CFB Boilers has launched a budget-friendly reverse osmosis unit, the BoilerRO, which is capable of achieving almost 100% purity of boiler feed water for superior quality steam. Designed in Britain, the BoilerRO costs around half the price of...

Carlsberg acquires London Fields Brewery

Carlsberg UK has acquired London Fields Brewery and will operate the business in a joint venture with Brooklyn Brewery, from New York. London Fields Brewery, which was founded in 2011 in Hackney, came to prominence with a range of craft beers including Craft Lager,...

Why beer and pubs matter so much

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has released The Beer and Pub Story 2017, setting out why beer and pubs matter so much to the UK economy. The new leaflet has been produced in association with the Campaign For Real Ale (CAMRA), the Society of Independent...

Marketing Awards deadline extended

The deadline for entering the Beer & Cider Marketing Awards, which sets out to discover the UK’s best marketers and celebrate the best campaigns across the industry, has been extended to July 17. Justin Wylde, category manager, beer, cider and soft drinks at event...

It’s Gilbert and Sullivan at Hop Back Brewery

Paul Sullivan has been named as the new managing director of Hop Back Brewery, joining from Wadworth where he was commercial director. John Gilbert, chairman and founder of Hop Back Brewery, said: “Paul joins at a very exciting time. Not only is it 30 years since our...

SIBA’s BeerX moving to Liverpool for 2018

After five years in Sheffield, the UK’s biggest independent craft brewing trade show, SIBA’s BeerX UK, will move to Liverpool in March 2018. BeerX 2018 will take place on March 14 and 15 at The Exhibition Centre, Liverpool — part of the huge Arena and Conference...

Halewood makes investment in Sadler’s Ales

Black Country-based Halewood Wines and Spirits has made an investment in Sadler’s Ales, although it insists the brewery will remain independent. The brewery, which was founded in 1900 in Oldbury, is currently operated by fifth generation brewer Chris Sadler, and...