Bondi Brewing Co. has signed a deal with US airline United to offer beers on its flights to San Francisco and Los Angeles.
This week, the team discuss Lion buying Bells Brewery, the IBA appointing a new chair and the ACCC not opposing Stone & Wood’s sale to Lion.
After a review of the proposed sale of Stone & Wood parent company Fermentum, the ACCC announced it will not oppose the deal saying there were “a wide range” of other craft brands in the market.
As the review of the Stone & Wood takeover proposal continues, the ACCC chair describes the “big challenges” to competition in Australia when key players are acquired by competitors.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is consulting small businesses to help determine its priority areas for compliance and enforcement in 2022.
This week the team discuss the IBA’s submission to the ACCC over the sale of Stone & Wood, Sobah Beverages raising $1 million and Beerfarm’s $900k grant.
The Independent Brewers Association has denounced Australia’s beer market as one of the most restricted in the world in its submission to the ACCC regarding the sale of Stone & Wood.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is asking for industry submissions on the proposed acquisition of Stone & Wood’s parent Fermentum by Lion.
Stone & Wood’s use of a third-party brewery to facilitate its entry into the contemporary beer market has revived the contentious issue of transparency in labeling for beers made under contract.
When a business, many orders of magnitude larger than another, uses its advantages not to compete but to exclude an emerging competitor there either is a problem with competition law or with the competition regulator.