Beer Industry News, Events & Jobs

Brewbound Announces 2020 Brew Talks Meetups

Brewbound Announces 2020 Brew Talks Meetups

Brewbound, a leading trade publication covering the beer business and beyond, is hosting another round of Brew Talks industry meetups in 2020. The event series designed for beer industry professionals travels to San Antonio, Texas; Denver, Colorado; and Orlando, Florida, this year.

Cut to the Taste: Access BevNET’s Industry Awareness eBook for Brands

Cut to the Taste: Access BevNET’s Industry Awareness eBook for Brands

Learn how your brand can stand out in our new eBook for food and beverage brands. Access sample marketing plans, best practices and cheat sheets with tactics that will make your most important business conversations, like those with retailers and investors, more effective.

Dogfish Head President and COO to Exit the Company

Dogfish Head President and COO to Exit the Company

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery president and COO George Pastrana will exit the company on Friday, February 14. Boston Beer Company, which merged with the Milton, Delaware-based craft brewery last year, confirmed Pastrana’s pending departure from the company.

Heineken N.V. CEO Jean-François van Boxmeer to Step Down; Dolf van den Brink to Be Nominated as Successor

Heineken N.V. CEO Jean-François van Boxmeer to Step Down; Dolf van den Brink to Be Nominated as Successor

After 15 years of leading global brewer Heineken N.V., CEO and chairman of the executive board Jean-François van Boxmeer will vacate the top role on June 1, the Supervisory Board of Heineken N.V. announced in a press release today. The board has also zeroed in on van Boxmeer’s successor: Dolf van den Brink, a 22-year veteran of the Dutch beer company who currently serves as president of Heineken’s Asia Pacific region.

Trillium Launches Partnership with Urban Farming Institute of Boston, While #IAmCraftBeer Movement Pushes Forward

Trillium Launches Partnership with Urban Farming Institute of Boston, While #IAmCraftBeer Movement Pushes Forward

Seven years after establishing Trillium Brewing Company, co-founder JC Tetreault said the Canton, Massachusetts-based craft brewery was not living up to his intention for the business to “being a very good reflection of the broader community around us.” Enter the Urban Farming Institute of Boston (UFI), an organization dedicated to promoting farming in urban neighborhoods.

Last Call: Molson Coors Sued Over Vizzy Seltzer Name; Coronavirus Affects Beer Sales and Production in China

Last Call: Molson Coors Sued Over Vizzy Seltzer Name; Coronavirus Affects Beer Sales and Production in China

The parent company of Brizzy Seltzer Cocktails has filed a lawsuit against Molson Coors Beverage Company in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, alleging that the second largest U.S. beer manufacturer’s Vizzy Hard Seltzer name “is nearly identical to Brizzy in sight, sound and appearance” and infringes upon its trademark.

Anheuser-Busch InBev CFO to Step Down; Replacement Named

Anheuser-Busch InBev CFO to Step Down; Replacement Named

The long-rumored exit of Anheuser-Busch InBev CFO Felipe Dutra was officially announced today. The world’s largest beer manufacturer revealed that Dutra will step down from his role as chief financial and technology officer, effective April 29 following the company’s annual shareholder meeting.

Brewbound Voices: CODO Design on Rebranding Craft Breweries

Brewbound Voices: CODO Design on Rebranding Craft Breweries

CODO Design has released new book titled Craft Beer, Rebranded, and the firm is sharing excerpts from the book, as well as its companion workbook to help breweries rebrand (should they be considering it).