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.
This week on the podcast, the team discuss the new Lord Howe Island Brewery, Corona shortages and are joined by a very special guest.
Lion Beer is doubling down on its strategy of developing small and local breweries with three new regional projects being planned, including one on Lord Howe Island.
This week we speak with James Brindley, Managing Director of Lion Beer Australia, to learn how Lion is adapting to the rapidly evolving beer market, and learn of Lion’s plans to launch new local breweries.
This week on the podcast, the team delve deep into tap contracts and anti-competitive behaviour, as well as VB’s partnership with Volley.
Australia’s largest brewers are apparently feeling pressure from smaller breweries as a current supply agreement comes to light in which Lion excludes Stone & Wood from uncontracted taps.
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.
This week on the podcast, the team discuss the results of the Beer Cartel survey, the worldwide growth of zero alcohol beer and much more.
An ABAC adjudication panel has upheld a complaint against Matso’s, but dismissed two relating to Lion’s Quincy and Brookvale Union’s ‘boozy’ seltzer.