Our final Brews News Week for 2019. Making news: CUB donates water to Queensland and NSW farmers, and more social media posts go before ABAC.
CUB has teamed up with transport company McColl’s to deliver thousands of litres of water to farmers in Queensland and NSW, with 25,000 litres delivered to the Southern Downs to launch the project.
It’s the penultimate episode of Brews News Week for 2019. In the news: ACCC raises competition concerns over Asahi-CUB deal and Malt Shed owners put brewery up for sale.
Victorian pubs and hotels will have the opportunity to get cheaper power from offset renewable sources under a deal organised by the Australian Hotels Association (Victoria) with help from Carlton & United Breweries.
The ACCC has announced that it has concerns about competition in the beer and cider markets regarding the proposed acquisition of CUB by Asahi.
The Gold Coast’s Balter Brewing Co has confirmed it has been acquired by Carlton and United Breweries after weeks of rumours.
Pirate Life and BrewDog have been on the receiving end of complaints to ABAC about social media posts, none of which were more recent than 12 months old.
In its latest series of judgements, ABAC has upheld complaints against a Pirate Life social media post, and alcoholic drink Little Fat Lamb, which was said to have evident appeal to minors.
Sunshine Coast adventure photographer Krystle Wright is the talent behind a confronting image at the centre of a national billboard campaign on behalf of Great Northern Brewing Co for drought relief campaign Let it Pour.
In a move to highlight transparency, CUB has taken the unusual step of publishing the recipe of its newly launched organic Pure Blonde inviting scrutiny of the process.