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The fastest-growing US craft brewers in 2017 - The facts 11 Apr 2018

Earlier this week, US trade body The Brewers Association released a chart of the 50 fastest-growing craft brewers in the country. The chart is the first in what the BA plans to be an annual list.


Will Constellation Brands outpace the US beer category in 2018? - survey 28 Mar 2018

Earlier this month, Wells Fargo conducted a survey of beer distributors in the US that collectively service around 100,000 retail outlets to gauge current industry trends. Here are the company's findings.


How ultra-light beer is re-defining the light beer concept - NPD trends 21 Mar 2018

It is not your imagination: Light beer is getting lighter. Although the top light brands, such as Bud Light, Coors Light and Miller Lite, have seen their sales erode for nearly a decade in the US, the success of Anheuser-Busch InBev's Michelob Ultra variant has given the industry hope. Subsequently, a new wave of innovators seeking to establish a new ultra-light premium beer niche has been born.


Top US Craft Brewers in 2017 - The facts 14 Mar 2018

Earlier this week, US trade body The Brewers Association released its annual chart listing the largest craft brewers in the country in volume terms in 2017. Here is the top 50.


Top US Brewers in 2017 - The facts 14 Mar 2018

Earlier this week, US trade body The Brewers Association released its annual chart listing the largest brewers in the country in volume terms in 2017. Here is the top 50.

Latest News

PepsiCo pledges soda spend as North America Beverages sales suffer Q1 dip - results 26 Apr 2018

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi has said the company will boost investment in its core soda brands after Q1 sales and volumes at its North American Beverage unit dipped.


Beam Suntory lines up new packaging for El Tesoro Tequila 26 Apr 2018

Beam Suntory has unveiled a new bottle design for its Tequila range in the US as it looks to convey brand heritage.


Boston Beer Co sparks hope of turnaround as Q1 2018 sales rebound - results 26 Apr 2018

The struggling Boston Beer Co has shown signs of life after a raft of new launches lifted the brewer's first quarter sales.


Montanya Distillers links with Terrapass to offset carbon footprint 25 Apr 2018

US craft rum producer Montanya Distillers has partnered with a sustainable energy company to measure and offset its carbon footprint.


Brown-Forman to open Old Forester Distillery in June 25 Apr 2018

Brown-Forman will open the doors to its Old Forester distillery this Summer, more than three years after the Louisville site was acquired.


Stoli Group's Stoli Cucumber - Product Launch 24 Apr 2018

SPI's Stoli Group has added a new flavour to its namesake vodka line up. Stoli Cucumber is the first flavour addition since 2013, the company said today.


Ste Michelle Wine Estates continues with US distribution expansion 24 Apr 2018

Ste Michelle Wine Estates has confirmed a further wave of market expansion in the US, a week after extending its partnership with another distributor in the country.


Puente Internacional's La Luna Mezcal - Product Launch 23 Apr 2018

California-based Mexican spirits company Puente Internacional has added a mezcal to its portfolio. La Luna has launched in eight US markets in recent weeks.


Bubly opens with a bang as PepsiCo's sparkling water gains share 20 Apr 2018

PepsiCo’s new sparkling water Bubly is shaking up the US sparkling water category as the brand gets off to a strong start in the US, an analyst has said.


The Coca-Cola Co to sell drinks inside Uber and Lyft cars through new partnership 20 Apr 2018

Consumers in Atlanta will be able to buy Coca-Cola Co brands while sitting in an Uber after the company teamed up with Cargo Systems, an in-car goods retailer.

Latest blogs

Starbucks jumps on gin bandwagon 14 Mar 2018

Starbucks has become the latest company to tap into the gin craze, with the launch of Starbucks Reserve Gin Barrel-Aged Cold Brew.


Bad day on the beer? This'll help 3 Nov 2017

If you work for a brewer and are having a rough week, take a minute to regain some perspective with this, from the good people at US craft beer producer Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.


Brewers Association "bid" to buy Anheuser-Busch InBev strikes a chord 17 Oct 2017

Is this a case of if you can't beat them, buy them?