On the latest edition of Taste Radio, a weekly podcast for beverage, food and beer professionals produced by BevNET.com, Owl’s Brew co-founder Jennie Ripps discussed how the ZX Ventures investment came to be and explained what it’s like to work alongside the world’s largest beer company. “As an entrepreneur — as a founder — the idea of having more resources, a bigger platform, a partner that’s bigger to associate with is incredibly exciting,” she told BevNET founder and CEO John Craven, who hosted the interview alongside BevNET managing editor Ray Latif.
On this latest episode of Taste Radio, Brewbound assistant editor Justin Kendall and BevNET managing editor Ray Latif talk with Reardon, who also serves as the CEO of Deep Ellum. During the interview, Reardon explains how he got into the craft beer business, discusses his plans for growth and why he thinks Deep Ellum can become a “dominant” regional craft brewery.
On this week’s episode of Taste Radio, BevNET CEO John Craven joins Brewbound editor Chris Furnari for an interview with Craft Brew Alliance CEO Andy Thomas. As the head of one of the largest craft beer companies in the U.S., Thomas oversees a portfolio that includes Kona, Widmer, Redhook and other craft brands. During his segment, Thomas shares insight into topics such as the commercial evolution of the category, the importance of being patient with innovations (and where to find the inspiration to fuel them), and how the proliferation of small craft breweries is challenging companies to cultivate stronger, more unique brand identities.
BevNET, the leading source of information and events for growing beverage, food, and craft beer companies today announced that Mike Schneider has been appointed chief marketing officer (CMO). Schneider is reporting directly to BevNET CEO John Craven.
Former New Belgium Brewing CEO Christine Perich has landed in the non-alcoholic beverage industry. After departing the Colorado-based craft beer company last October, Perich was today announced as the new chief executive officer of World Waters, maker of fast-growing high pressure processed juice brand WTRMLN WTR.
Forbidden Root founder Robert Finkel and 5 Rabbit Cervecería founder Andres Araya will discuss the state of innovation in craft brewing and their experiences operating highly-differentiated craft breweries. A second discussion with Donn Bichsel, Revolution Brewing’s director of sales and marketing, will examine current marketplace trends, increasing competition and struggles that mid-size craft regional brewers are facing as they look to scale their brands.
In this edition of the BevNET Podcast, Chris Furnari, the editor of Brewbound, joins us to discuss his takeaways from the massive, 14,000-attendee Craft Brewers Conference and Brew Expo America, including some of the factors that are enabling massive growth in the craft beer category.
Brewbound is pleased to unveil its entire 2016 events schedule, one that will include six Brew Talks meetups and two full-day Brewbound Session business conferences.
Today, Brewbound is excited to release the first glimpse of a project many months in the making: Learning Curve, an online documentary series produced in collaboration with Good Beer Hunting, showcases the entrepreneurial adventures of craft beer companies throughout the U.S.
In an effort to continue providing our audience with valuable insight in areas like finance, investment, branding, marketing, sales, and distribution, we’re excited to introduce “Brewbound Voices,” an avenue for experts to contribute their knowledge to our readership. Kicking off the initiative is Mike McCann, the chairman of Kansas-City-based law firm Spencer Fane’s corporate practice group.
The brand might be in a tailspin, but Snoop Dogg is still demanding a cut. A variety of media outlets reported yesterday that the well-known rapper is suing Pabst Brewing Co. over a cut of the money received following its sale from previous owner Dean Metropolous to a pair of private equity firms.
The Brewbound 2015 media kit is now available for download. The media kit details Brewbound’s editorial coverage, events, readership, advertising options, advertising rates and more. It is an important tool for helping you plan your 2015 budget.
DAVIS, Calif. — Sudwerk Brewing Co. and the Davis Food Co-op joined forces this month to brew, bottle and bring to market the freshest local beer possible. Green Belt Session IPA arrived at the Co-op on Wednesday.