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Yakima Chief Hops Launches Online Store and Resource Center

Yakima Chief Hops (YCH) has launched a suite of new innovative ways for brewers to stay connected to the family hop farms that grow the main ingredient for their beers – Hops – The Heart of the Art™. With a streamlined virtual hop store, online resource center and mobile app, YCH looks to be everywhere brewers choose to shop.

Alfa Laval Announces LeviMag Mixers

The Alfa Laval LeviMag mixer delivers low-shear mixing, gentle product treatment and easy cleanability. Capable of operating at a broad range of speeds, the new magnetic mixers feature a specially designed four-wing impeller that delivers high pumping efficiency.

Hop Products Australia Reports 13 Percent Production Increase During 2019 Harvest

Australia’s largest hop grower, Hop Products Australia (HPA), has reported a 13% year on year increase in production following their 2019 harvest. The increase reflects the $20million expansion project that HPA concluded in 2017. The maturation of these plantings has increased HPA’s total production by more than 100% since 2014.

Riverbend Malt House Announces New Flaked Wheat and Flaked Rye

Riverbend Malt House has announced the immediate availability of its new Flaked Wheat and Flaked Rye. Sourced principally from grain grown on local, family-owned farms, these flaked products join Riverbend’s expanding product line of base and specialty malts.

Yakima Chief Hops to Showcase Hop Varieties at Savor

Yakima Chief Hops (YCH) is thrilled to announce they will be joining the craft beer and culinary event, SAVOR, in Washington DC on May 17. The annual event, organized by the Brewers Association, invites beer lovers from around the world to sample more than 200 beers from 92 independent breweries, with each beer paired with a food offering.

Ekos Announces Direct Integration with Accounting Software Xero

In 2014 when Ekos started to integrate with QuickBooks, it was a big deal for the craft community. As a small tech startup bringing “big tech” functionality to craft brewers, this integration added a level of functionality that was unparalleled at the time for the price. Now, in 2019 Ekos is doing it again, this time with Xero.

Multi Flow Industries LLC Acquires Draft Beer Services of Atlanta

Multi Flow Industries, LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of Draft Beer Services of Atlanta, Georgia. Following the acquisition of Lenox Martell (Boston) in 2017, Total Systems Control and Jordan’s Draft Services (Pittsburgh) and Main Street Beverage (Philadelphia) in 2018 and now Draft Beer Services of Atlanta, Multi Flow is able to offer a full range of beverage dispensing and service solutions to its customers in seven new markets.

White Labs Adds Kveik Strain to Vault Offerings

SAN DIEGO — Global liquid yeast and fermentation company, White Labs, is launching a new kveik strain—WLP518 Opshaug Farmhouse Yeast—that was isolated from a farm in western Norway. It is a neutral, hop-forward strain making it an ideal choice for cleaner beer styles that you can ferment at higher temperatures. “Kveik strains are on the… Read more »

Pneumatic Scale Angelus Introduces New CB244 Rotary Filler and Seamer

Continuing its reputation as a leader in canning technology, Pneumatic Scale Angelus (PSA)—a member of the Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Systems family—introduced the CB244, the newest member of its craft brew canning line portfolio, at the Craft Brewers Conference and BrewExpo America in Denver last week.

Fintech, LLC Acquires Lilypad Solutions

Financial Information Technologies, LLC (“Fintech”), the leading business solutions provider for the beverage alcohol industry, announced that it has acquired Lilypad Solutions, LLC, the alcohol industry’s ultimate sales platform. The strategic acquisition enhances Fintech’s unique technology offerings, expands its expertise and broadens its client base nationwide.