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Dichello Distributors Files Lawsuit Against Anheuser-Busch Alleging Conspiracy to Force Sale

Dichello Distributors Files Lawsuit Against Anheuser-Busch Alleging Conspiracy to Force Sale

New Haven, Connecticut-based Dichello Distributors is suing Anheuser-Busch, claiming A-B “engaged in an ongoing conspiracy” with Sal DiBetta, a former employee who later worked as CEO of the wholesaler between 2013 and 2016, as well as “other unnamed parties,” to “undermine” Dichello and force president John Hall’s family to sell the business to A-B, according to a complaint filed on June 17 in the Connecticut Superior Court.

Kona Growth Can’t Lift Overall CBA Business in 2019

Kona Growth Can’t Lift Overall CBA Business in 2019

Craft Brew Alliance (CBA) referred to the Kona brand as its “cornerstone” while reporting the company’s fourth quarter and full-year 2019 earnings report Wednesday afternoon. Last year, the Hawaiian-themed craft beer brand shipped 474,800 barrels, an increase of 4.1%.

Beer Tops Social Conversations During Super Bowl LIV

Beer Tops Social Conversations During Super Bowl LIV

Surprising to almost no one, beer dominated social media conversations about alcoholic beverages during Super Bowl LIV, according to consumer insights firm Social Standards.

Anheuser-Busch InBev CFO to Step Down; Replacement Named

Anheuser-Busch InBev CFO to Step Down; Replacement Named

The long-rumored exit of Anheuser-Busch InBev CFO Felipe Dutra was officially announced today. The world’s largest beer manufacturer revealed that Dutra will step down from his role as chief financial and technology officer, effective April 29 following the company’s annual shareholder meeting.

Super Bowl LIV Ushers in First Major Beer Occasion of 2020

Super Bowl LIV Ushers in First Major Beer Occasion of 2020

Sunday’s Super Bowl between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers in Miami marks the first major beer-drinking occasion of 2020. In 2019, U.S. consumers spent $1.2 billion on beer at off-premise retailers in the two weeks leading up to the game between the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots, according to market research firm Nielsen. Those sales were roughly flat, though, down 0.5%, compared to 2018.