In the latest wave of rulings from ABAC, CUB-owned Pirate Life was again in the spotlight after a complaint about its Acai and Passionfruit sour’s packaging said that it “could appeal to minors and be confused for juice or soft drink”.
Hot on the heels of craft accelerator Founders First’s investment in Ballistic Beer, it has partnered up with another Queensland brewery, Slipstream Brewing Co in Yeerongpilly.
As Gage Roads Brewing Co prepares to celebrate its 15th birthday, the City of Sydney Council has given it the green light for its first east coast venue the Atomic Beer Project.
The 2020 Certificate III in Food Processing (Micro Brewing) at TAFE NSW is now open for applicants. The one year, part-time course is aimed at people who want to move into a production role within the industry.
The launch of new products Coopers Session Ale and Coopers Dry and the release of its Original Pale Ale in cans helped Coopers Brewery achieve a 2% growth in sales volumes during 2018-19.
Young Henrys team up with The Dead Love, Newstead Brewing releases the first in their Art Series and Mosaic IPA joins Akasha’s year-round range in this week’s New Beers Wrap.
The coordinator of the NSW container deposit scheme, Exchange for Change, has said it did not make a data breach in relation to the inadvertent release of invoice data for 16 drinks companies as it announces container price hikes for suppliers.
New breweries are opening up across the country, and the Brews News Brewery Radar aims to keep track of their progress. This quarter we’ve got updates from WA breweries North West and Shelter, Victoria’s Braeside and Frankston Brewhouse, along with many others.
Broo has scotched media reports that its Mildura Brewery is for sale with founder Kent Grogan saying it will instead be investing in the facility.
A surge in complaints to ABAC in relation to craft beer packaging has reignited discussions over the role of the code, and now the Independent Brewers Association is moving towards becoming a signatory of the code.