29th October 2021 Beer / Brewers Association
The Brewers Association of New Zealand has called on the government to freeze excise on beer in Budget 2022 and introduce a new lower rate on keg beer.
Tekapo-based Burke’s Brewing has won New Zealand’s best beer accolade for its Unforgiven Porter at the 2021 New Zealand Beer Awards.
An increase in beer consumption because of lockdown will not be sustained and overall sales are in decline, says Brewers Association of New Zealand executive director Dylan Firth.
Brewers from all over New Zealand are rolling out their wares to the capital to take part in today’s trade show ahead of welcoming 16,000 thirsty punters for the 20th annual two-day Beervana beer festival in Wellington.
A year on from its purchase of Hop Federation, the Ticker talks to Kono’s CEO about the brewery’s integration, exporting during a pandemic and whether more acquisitions are on the cards.
The online craft beer delivery service says it has broken through the barrier of being “just another bloody e-commerce business”.
The brewer is making a big move into the no alcohol beer market, which is says will be worth $25bn globally by 2024.
The brewer is ditching its retail beer bottles in favour of cans alongside a plan to lift production by almost half.
The Christchurch-based brewer is mulling selling a stake to private equity investors to help drive expansion.
Eight of New Zealand’s top breweries are selling a limited edition range of beers brewed using freshly-picked hops.
DB Breweries has overhauled the packaging of its Export beer brand as it works towards a goal of halving its carbon footprint by 2030.
“This shows that New Zealanders are getting in behind the no alcohol category and following international trends in the beer market.”
Last year’s record wine result was in contrast to falls in each of the previous two years.
The Brewers Association has released its 2021 beer style guidelines, with NZ-style Pale Ale a new addition.
The company is jettisoning its eponymous brewing business to focus on its hospitality division under the new name Savor.
Craft beer company BrewDog will expand into New Zealand with the search underway for its first craft beer bar site.
The Auckland brewer only launched its capital raise on Snowball Effect last Monday.
The industry supported more than 7000 jobs and paid $470m in annual wages, says NZIER.
Moa Group Limited has reported an after tax loss of $415,000 for the six months to 30 September 2020.
It’s being held in March next year at Spark Arena.
Brothers Beer co-founder Andrew Larsen has teamed up with two former Air New Zealand employees to open a new micro-brewery and beer garden in Auckland’s Ponsonby.
The two Kiwi brands have released two new chocolate beer flavours.
A series of beer tastings from local brewers will be on offer at Wellington Airport from this week through until Beervana weekend on November 20. Visitors to Wellington Airport would MORE »