For the first time since the ATO made corporate tax information public, CUB’s owner paid tax, whilst Lion upped its tax contribution rates.
Coopers Brewery has considered buying a craft brewery and while it has not seen value in buying one to date, it would never rule the option out according to Managing Director, Dr Tim Cooper.
A survey of social media accounts by the Cancer Council has revealed a number of alcohol-related accounts without age gates, highlighting the importance of age restrictions on Instagram and Facebook.
Two iconic Australian brands have teamed up to create a “uniquely Aussie shoe” – the Coopers XPA Volley.
Coopers, CUB and Lion are all investing in their international portfolios as overseas beer brands see growth, prompted by COVID-19 drinking habits, after a period of decline.
In the latest tax disclosures from the Australian Tax Office, it was revealed that neither of the country’s two major brewers paid corporate tax last year.
Coopers Brewery is cautiously optimistic after a modernisation programme, moving its mainstays to cans and growing its presence in Western Australia, NSW and Victoria.
Alcohol advertising watchdog ABAC last week ruled on a number of complaints against James Squire’s One Fifty Lashes and Pirate Life, as well as Coopers and BWS.
The ATO’s release of tax transparency figures revealed that CUB’s parent company did not pay any corporate tax for the fifth year running, but it’s a bit more complicated than that, according to experts.
Everyone in the brewing industry has the responsibility to share their knowledge and focus on sustainability, according to Birgitte Skadhauge, vice president of the Carlsberg Research Laboratory in Denmark, when she visited Brisbane for TropAg.