January, 2013

SIBA South West Regional Meeting

MEMBERS ONLY Two Bridges Hotel, Nr Princetown, Devon, PL20 6 SW Full details / directions at http://www.twobridges.co.uk/hotel/dartmoor-devon on Friday 7th June 2013 12 noon lunch at 12.30pm, the meeting will start at 1.00pm prompt This is being hosted by Dartmoor Brewery who are also very happy to show anyone around their brewery (about a mile […]

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Bottled Beer Trend puts East Lancashire Back on the Brewing Map

REAL ale is recognised as the only growing market in the struggling pubs and beer industry and drinkers in East Lancashire are blessed with a myriad of brewers. But sticking out among a wide range of micro-breweries and craft brewers are the long-established Thwaites and Moorhouse’s. Both have only recently concentrated more efforts into bottling […]

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Note from BFBi:US FDA Registration

* British companies exporting food and drink to the United States need to quickly re-register with the US Government after it overhauled its licensing rules. * The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has said that every foreign and domestic food company must sign up again by 31 January otherwise they will temporarily lose access […]

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International Brewing Awards Deadline Extended

The International Brewing Awards has extended its closing date to 18 January, giving brewers and cider makers extra time to enter the competition, which takes place in February in Burton-on-Trent. Entries have exceeded the level received for the last competition, held in 2011. However, as two new categories have been introduced for 2013 – ciders […]

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SIBA Emails

Dear SIBA Members We are currently experiencing technical problems when receiving emails and therefore there will be a delay in responding. This is being looked into and we anticipate this will be resolved shortly. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your patience in this matter. SIBA National office (not DDS)

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