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SIBA purchases majority shareholding in Flying Firkin Distribution Ltd

The Society of independent Brewers (SIBA) has purchased a majority shareholding in Flying Firkin Distribution Ltd (FFD) as part of its commercial strategy to develop routes to market opportunities for its 850 craft brewery members. FFD has been a specialist distributor of craft cask ale for over 25 years, based in Colne (Lancashire), and has been instrumental in creating and sustaining […]

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Good news for independent brewers in Autumn Budget 2017

“SIBA’s 850 brewery members will be delighted by the Chancellor’s announcement that he will freeze beer duty in this Budget, recognising the important role of the Great British pub. This is great news for brewers, pubs and consumers alike. We’d now like to see the Chancellor go further and commit to a freeze in beer […]

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Backyard Brewhouse & Thornbridge named best brewers in Midlands at SIBA Independent Beer Awards

Backyard Brewhouse in Walsall and Thornbridge Brewery in Bakewell have taken home the two top spots at the SIBA Midlands Independent Beer Awards, taking home overall Gold in the cask and small pack competitions respectively. The prestigious awards, run by the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA), held at Nottingham Rugby Club prior to their beer […]

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Free tickets for SIBA brewing members at BeerX UK 2018 in Liverpool

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA), has today announced that all Full Brewing Members will receive a complimentary 2 day Delegate ticket for BeerX UK 2018, which takes place on the 14th & 15th March, at the Exhibition Centre, Liverpool. The trade association say the move is to encourage as many members as possible to […]

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All SIBA breweries trading on Beerflex are now ‘SIBA Food Safety & Quality Scheme of Improvement’ (FSQ) enrolled

All SIBA brewing members trading on SIBA Beerflex* now hold a valid SIBA FSQ certificate or other professional accreditation commissioned themselves such as SALSA, NSF, STS or BRC. This is a total of 494 independent craft breweries and is a huge step forward for SIBA’s Beerflex members who can now provide necessary food safety and quality assurance demanded by many retailers. This also give […]

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