New Zealand’s beer industry experienced a downturn in 2020 – the only alcohol sector to do so, according to the latest figures from Stats NZ.
The Brewers Guild of New Zealand has successfully lobbied the US Brewers Association to add two New Zealand beer styles to its guidelines for the first time.
Moa announced to the New Zealand exchange that it has sold its brewing business with the listed company’s future firmly fixed in hospitality.
Lion NZ is closing Harrington’s Brewery in Christchurch, and moving production of the brand to its South Island breweries.
Scottish brewer BrewDog has confirmed it is searching for a site for a New Zealand bar, as well as opening its crowdfunding campaign to New Zealanders
Garage Project has entered the seltzer market with a product that co-founder Pete Gillespie describes as a coming together of various trends in craft brewing.
Auckland-based Epic Beer is meeting the challenge of staying on tap in a quick change industry by opening its own taproom in its Auckland warehouse.
New Zealand Hops is hopeful the damage inflicted by a freak hailstorm last week will not leave brewers empty-handed this year.
Taranaki brewery Three Sisters has undertaken a hyper-local reward-based crowdfunding campaign to help make the move to a new venue.
Lion NZ managing director Rory Glass is leaving the business after a restructure that will create a more closely aligned trans-Tasman business.