SIBA reveals 2019 Business Awards finalists

SIBA reveals 2019 Business Awards finalists

The finalists of the SIBA Business Awards 2019 have been revealed, with winners being announced next week at the association’s BeerX show, in Liverpool. Neil Walker, chair of the judges, said: “The SIBA Business Awards 2019 represent our biggest competition...

New management team for Rockpool Investments

Rockpool Investments, the private equity investment firm, has appointed a new chairman and managing director for its Epic Pubs, Heroic Pubs and Aspley Pubs businesses. Rufus Hall, who is also chairman of Rockpool backed Urban Village Pub Company and Metropolitan...

Entries open for Scottish Beer Awards 2019

Entries have opened for the fourth annual Scottish Beer Awards, with breweries having until May 2 to decide which categories to complete in. There are seven business categories and 12 product classes. To qualify for the taste competition, each brewer must enter at...
Metal packaging groups in merger

Metal packaging groups in merger

The Can Makers has announced a merger with the Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association (MPMA). The UK industry trade body for beverage cans will continue to represent metal beverage packaging manufacturers within the association. The merger sees beverage cans join...
Little Giant develops franchise microbrewery

Little Giant develops franchise microbrewery

The Little Giant Brewery has developed a franchise model allowing individuals to start their own microbrewery. The company has designed and patented a system with a tiny footprint, making it truly micro. At just 1.85m x 2.2m, this opens up a whole new audience of...
Chancellor visits ambitious Love Lane Brewery

Chancellor visits ambitious Love Lane Brewery

Chancellor Philip Hammond has visited Love Lane Brewery, in Liverpool, which is run by former Caldonian Brewery boss, Stephen Crawley. The brewery aims to put itself firmly on the map following a significant investment, with the capacity to supply across the North...

TEA detection for nitrosamine analysis in malt

By Andrew James, marketing director, Ellutia The craft brewing industry is steadily maintaining its upward curve, and in Europe alone the market will register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of almost 13% by 2022. Therefore, it is essential that with the rising...
BrewDog names Andy Shaw as CEO Beer

BrewDog names Andy Shaw as CEO Beer

BrewDog has appointed Andy Shaw (pictured) to the newly created role of CEO Beer. He brings with him a wealth of experience, having served 14 years in various senior roles at Red Bull, most recently as managing director of Red Bull UK. Previous roles include MD of...

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