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Edge Beverage Consulting Adds James Williams as Managing Partner

Edge Beverage Consulting is announcing that James Williams has joined the team to serve as Managing Partner. James brings over 15 years experience to the company, including SVP of Sales of Sonoma Cider and Manneken Brussel Imports.

Riverbend Malt House Adds Malted Oats to Offerings

Riverbend Malt House today announced the immediate availability of its new malted oats product. Sourced from North Carolina family-owned farms, these oats add a new grain category to Riverbend’s broad line of premium quality six-row barley, two-row barley, wheat and rye malts.

BeerBoard Releases SmartBar Mobile App

BeerBoard, the leader in real-time data, insights and consumer engagement for the hospitality industry, has announced the release of SmartBar Mobile, a mobile app for clients based on its patented SmartBar platform. SmartBar Mobile gives clients the full power of the platform with the ability review real-time insights, useful and revenue-generating information and the functionality to make decisions on-the-fly.

Yakima Chief Hops Strengthens Presence in Australia

Yakima Chief Hops, LLC (YCH), the leading grower-owned American hop supplier, is pleased to announce their enhanced business model for the Australian region, following the resolution of a legal dispute with Bintani Australia PTY, LTD. Bintani and YCH have reached a formal agreement related to their recent discrepancy, and as a result, YCH is changing the way they do business in this region to ensure the most reliable supply of quality hops to brewers of Australia.

Weber Packaging Solutions Adds 2 New Label Presses to Meet Growing Demand

Weber Packaging Solutions has acquired two HP 6900 Series digital label presses to fit the needs of both new emerging markets and current customers specific requirements. These additions help Weber provide labels for their customers that have better color-consistency, better quality inks, with better design capabilities, and all at a better price.

DrinkTanks Launches New 2.0 Series Growlers

DrinkTanks is excited to announce the launch of its new and improved 2.0 series growlers. The new 2.0 series includes improvements to the existing 128oz and 64oz as well as the addition of a brand new 32oz size. The 2.0 growlers include a stronger handle design, bail system and de-bossed fill lines on the inside of the growler.

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.