Two of Australia’s largest brewers did not pay corporate tax in 2015-16, an Australian Tax Office report says.
Coopers Brewery hopes to gradually expand the range of products available to brewers from its new $65 million maltings.
United States retailers Bloomingdale’s, Neiman Marcus and Amazon will sell the BrewArt Beer system developed by Coopers.
Coopers Brewery has not seriously considered the possibility of buying a craft brewery because the price tags are too hard to justify, according to managing director Dr Tim Cooper.
Coopers Brewery grew overall beer volumes again last year, despite a decline in draught sales that managing director Dr Tim Cooper has attributed to increased competition from small independents and Asahi.
Coopers Brewery and Bridge Road Brewers have joined the growing band of brewers adding Summer-style beers to their core ranges.
Coopers Brewery mishandled the consumer backlash against its Bible Society partnership at all stages of the process, according to crisis communications expert Anthony McClellan.