Matt Tapper, MD of Lion Little World Beverages, is moving over to the US to continue the acquisitive work of the company’s North America division.
New Belgium Brewing
Lion’s owners Kirin have doubled down on their pharma and food focus, despite earnings and profit declines in their Australia-based business.
This week Matt is calling in from Amsterdam to cover the news of the week including the opening of BrewDog in Brisbane and Lion Australia’s acquisition of New Belgium Brewing.
Australia’s Lion has snapped up Colorado-based New Belgium Brewing, the fourth largest craft beer brewer in the United States, in an effort to expand on the international stage.
Brewers are going to have to factor in off or bad beer, Executive Chair of New Belgium Brewing Kim Jordan said in her keynote speech at the IBA’s inaugural BrewCon 2018.