The association representing Australia’s largest brewers has called for an excise freeze while dismissing indie brewer calls for targeted excise relief as distortionary and rewarding mediocrity.
With CUB now safely in Asahi’s hands, a competition assessment conducted by the ACCC shows it allowed the sale despite Asahi having a significant impact on competition.
Small brewers have expressed surprise that AB InBev-owned 4 Pines Brewery has qualified for a Federal Government grant designated for small and medium businesses.
The Foreign Investment Review Board has removed the last barrier to Asahi’s acquisition of CUB as details of the nature of competition for tap contracts emerges.
The Australian hop harvest is done and dusted for 2020 and Australia’s largest hop grower HPA has recorded a mixed year with Galaxy up, but other varieties down.
A new online craft beer trail and map has launched featuring 18 local breweries on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast
While most people are having to stay home, Little Creatures is calling on home brewers around Australia to break out their systems for the chance to turn their homebrew into something much bigger.
New Zealand Hops has recorded a record harvest for the 2020 growing year, though has expressed concern about the likely impact of COVID-19 on sales.
Australian brewery historian Keith Deutsher, author of The Breweries of Australia: A History, has passed away aged 98.
Woolworths Group has moved to assist small suppliers affected by COVID-19 by reducing its payment terms to a maximum of 14 days.