Zoe Licata

Zoe Licata

Editorial Assistant, Brewbound.com

Zoe Licata is the Editorial Assistant for brewbound.com.

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Regulatory Roundup: Beverage Alcohol Trade Groups Ask Senate Appropriations Committee to Increase TTB Funding; FDA and CDC Warn Consumers of Delta-8 THC Risks

Regulatory Roundup: Beverage Alcohol Trade Groups Ask Senate Appropriations Committee to Increase TTB Funding; FDA and CDC Warn Consumers of Delta-8 THC Risks

Beer industry trade groups are calling on the leaders of the U.S. Senate appropriations committee to allocate additional funds to the Department of the Treasury’s Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau’s (TTB) 2022 fiscal year budget. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued warnings this week about the potential risks of Delta-8 — a form of the psychoactive cannabinoid tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

People Moves: Illinois Guild Leader Heads to Gopuff; Nicole Nugent Joins Ashland Hard Seltzer Parent Co.; Toppling Goliath National Sales Director Departs for Brew Pipeline

People Moves: Illinois Guild Leader Heads to Gopuff; Nicole Nugent Joins Ashland Hard Seltzer Parent Co.; Toppling Goliath National Sales Director Departs for Brew Pipeline

After five years at the helm of the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild (ICBG), executive director Danielle D’Alessandro will depart at the end of September. Nils Weldy has been named the first executive director of the Charlotte Independent Brewers Alliance (CIBA), a nonprofit organization that advocates for breweries and cideries in and around Charlotte, North Carolina.

Drizly: RTDs Continued to Gain Share Over Labor Day Weekend

Drizly: RTDs Continued to Gain Share Over Labor Day Weekend

The ready-to-drink canned cocktail segment continued to grow over the Labor Day holiday weekend increasing its share of the liquor category from 4% to 7% year-over-year (YOY) on the e-commerce alcohol delivery platform Drizly.

IWSR: Can RTDs Save Premium Vodka Brands?

IWSR: Can RTDs Save Premium Vodka Brands?

The volume compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for premium and above-premium vodka in the US market has steadily decreased since 2015, dropping -3.1% from 2015 to 2019, and -3.5% in 2020 alone, according to the market research firm IWSR Drinks Market Analysis.