After an extensive global search, Lion today announced the appointment of Sam Fischer as CEO of the Lion Group.
Lion’s West End brewkit has found a new home after Victoria’s Ostra Distillers acquired the equipment, which includes a 500hL brewhouse.
Lion intends to sell its UK assets, Magic Rock and Fourpure, after two difficult years, but stresses that “no decisions have been made” yet.
This week, the team discuss the debate surrounding buy-now-pay-later options, ABAC’s review for 2022 and the GABS Hottest 100 Countdown.
For the first time since the ATO made corporate tax information public, CUB’s owner paid tax, whilst Lion upped its tax contribution rates.
Data shows the number of complaints have accelerated in recent years in the last ABAC adjudication roundup of 2021, which features a host of dismissals for major and small brewers.
Pallet shortages exacerbated by the global freight and shipping crises, hardwood shortages and stockpiling has impacted brewers big and small.
Asahi Beverages, has teamed up with Lion and Coca-Cola to bid to become the VicRecycle CDS scheme coordinator.
This week, the team discuss Lion completing the Stone & Wood acquisition, the 2021 Indies and the global freight crisis.
Lion has completed the acquisition of Stone & Wood parent company Fermentum, which it says will operate as a standalone business partnering with Lion “to drive growth with drinkers and customers”.