The Brewers Association, which represents Lion, CUB and Coopers, has railed against the latest alcohol excise hike as countries globally rein in beer tax during COVID.
The Craft Brewers Conference and BrewExpo America has been rescheduled for September and moved from its original San Diego location.
The Brewers Association of Australia has announced that John Preston has been appointed as its latest CEO following the departure of Brett Heffernan earlier this year.
The Brewers Association, which represents Coopers, Lion and CUB, is on the hunt for a new CEO after incumbent Brett Heffernan steps down after three years in the role.
Alcohol excise rise is paused for the first time in 37 years due to a fall in the Consumer Price Index as a result of COVID-19.
The Brewers Association of Australia wants mandatory labels and recommends “moving to them expeditiously” but has denounced mandatory colours as adding “unreasonable and unnecessary costs”.
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.
On the podcast this week, we discuss the Brewers Association Annual Growth Report and the impact that the appearance of being too profitable can have on the industry.
The US craft brewing industry’s rate of growth stayed static at 4 per cent last year according to figures released by the US Brewers Association this week, although major uncertainty faces the industry in 2020.
Ministers have scrapped plans by the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) body to introduce new pregnancy risk warning labels on cans.