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Weber Scientific and University of the Sciences Enter into Licensing Agreement

Weber Scientific (Weber) and University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (USciences) announced today that they have entered into a license agreement. The deal provides Weber with a license to Farber Pham Diastaticus Medium (FPDM), discovered by Matthew J. Farber, PhD, Director of the University’s Brewing Science Certificate Program.

Vestar Capital Partners Makes New Investment in IRI

New Mountain Capital (“New Mountain”) and Vestar Capital Partners (“Vestar”) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement through which Vestar will lead a new investment in Information Resources, Inc. (“IRI”).

Erie Insurance Launches Protection for Alcohol Makers

The number of independent craft breweries and distilleries operating in the U.S. has grown exponentially, increasing by 16 percent, and 20.8 percent, respectively, between 2016 and 2017. And the wine industry alone contributed to $219.9 billion to the U.S. economy in 2017. To help protect these growing businesses from the unique risks they face, Erie Insurance is introducing The ERIE Custom Collection® Breweries, Wineries, and Distilleries Program.

Yakima Chief Hops Forms Organic Hops Program

Yakima Chief Hops, the leading American hop supplier based in the Pacific Northwest, is proud to announce the formation of their Organic Hops program, supplying brewers worldwide with certified organic hops from family-owned farms. The program has officially launched this month, and YCH Organic Hops will be available for purchase beginning with the 2018 hop harvest.

BeerBoard Partners Signs Abby’s Legendary Pizza as New Client Partner

BeerBoard, the leader in real-time data, insights and consumer engagement for the hospitality industry, announced today that Abby’s Legendary Pizza, a longtime retailer in the Pacific Northwest, has signed as a new client partner. The move adds yet another operator within the pizza segment to BeerBoard’s growing client list.

Applebee’s Expands Use of BeerBoard Platform

BeerBoard, the leader in real-time data, insights and consumer engagement for the hospitality industry, announced today that a current client partner has expanded use of its patented platform.

HCA Marketing Group Acquires BevBiz Marketing

In a recently completed agreement, HCA Marketing Group of Detroit, MI has acquired BevBiz Marketing of Avon, CT. The deal solidifies a long-time strategic partnership between creative services firm HCA Mindbox and trade communications specialists BevBiz Marketing.

BeerBoard Partners with Four Corners Hospitality Group

BeerBoard, the leader in real-time data, insights and consumer engagement for the hospitality industry, announced today it has partnered with leading Chicago hospitality group Four Corners. The move adds yet another prominent operator to BeerBoard’s growing client list in the Midwest.