Los Angeles County will require proof of vaccination to be shown before patrons can enter breweries, wineries, indoor bars, nightclubs and lounges, according to FOX11. LA County public health director Dr. Barbara Ferrer told the LA County Board of Supervisors Wednesday that the order will require patrons to have at least one dose of a vaccine for COVID-19 by October 7. Both doses will be required by November 4.
As part of President Joe Biden’s “COVID-19 action plan” announced last week, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is developing an “Emergency Temporary Standard” that will require employers of 100 or more employees to be fully vaccinated or require unvaccinated workers to undergo weekly testing before going to work.
The rise in COVID-19 cases driven by the highly contagious Delta variant has only deterred 15% of consumers from visiting on-premise establishments less frequently, market research firm CGA found.
The National Beer Wholesalers Association will require attendees of its annual convention and trade show to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative test before entering the event, scheduled to take place October 3-6 in Las Vegas.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the Delta variant plays wildcard and vaccinations lag, alcoholic beverage producers need to beef up their off-premise strategies heading into the back half of the year, Bump Williams of Bump Williams Consulting warned in his latest industry analysis.
Craft breweries made up an estimated half to two-third of their 2020 volume losses by the midpoint of 2021, Brewers Association (BA) chief economist Bart Watson said today during a presentation on the industry’s mid-year performance.
Masks are now “recommended and encouraged” for vaccinated attendees at the Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) in Denver next month, the Brewers Association (BA) announced last week in an update to its CBC health and wellness site.
One day after New York City announced proof of vaccination will be required for indoor dining and drinking at bars and restaurants in the city, Chicago-based Metropolitan Brewing instituted a similar policy.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) opened a portal today for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) borrowers of loans $150,000 or smaller to apply for loan forgiveness directly from the federal agency. “The SBA’s new streamlined application portal will simplify forgiveness for millions of our smallest businesses — including many sole proprietors — who used funds… Read more »
New York City will require proof of vaccination to enter indoor bars and restaurants, gyms and entertainment venues for both customers and workers, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today. The city is the first in the U.S. to institute such a requirement through what it is calling the ”Key to NYC Pass” program.
San Franciscans will have to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test result to sit indoors at bars following new guidance from the San Francisco Bar Owner Alliance. “The San Francisco Bar Owner Alliance is extremely concerned by a recent uptick in cases of COIVD-19 among our staff members, especially those who are fully vaccinated,” the organization wrote in a statement.
Beer industry depletions (sales-to-retailers) volumes tracked by beverage alcohol invoicing and logistics firm Fintech have increased 9% year-to-date through Week 27 compared to the same period last year, National Beer Wholesalers Association chief economist Lester Jones and Fintech director of distributors Jim Kallies shared yesterday during a quarterly review of the industry’s performance.
In a year when craft beer volumes declined for the first time in the modern craft era, drinker interest in craft beer did not abate, Brewers Association (BA) chief economist Bart Watson said during his presentation of the trade group’s annual consumer poll.
A bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives seeks to jumpstart business travel and dining to support the hospitality industry and would offer a tax credit for unmerchantable inventory that spoiled during the pandemic, including out-of-code beer.