December, 2019

Concerned Scottish Brewers write open letter to Cabinet Secretary Roseanna Cunningham on Deposit Return

A group of small brewers from across Scotland have today (10 December 2019) written an open letter to the Scottish Government on the proposed Deposit Return Scheme (DRS). This comes as the consultation for the regulations on DRS is due to close today. As currently designed the Scottish DRS will have major implications for small […]

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Supermarkets in Christmas Craft Beer Battle as almost a quarter of shoppers select festive shop based on beer selection

With Christmas creeping ever closer new online research shows almost a quarter of UK adults will choose to do their shopping at a supermarket with the best craft beer selection, which could increase competition between supermarkets this Christmas. The survey of over 2,200 UK adults, carried out by independent research company YouGov on behalf of […]

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SIBA respond to Portman Group’s second ruling on Tiny Rebel’s Cwtch

“It is frustrating to see the Portman Group¬†complaints panel¬†force Welsh brewer Tiny Rebel through this process again, given that the brewery consulted with the standards body and made recommended changes to their flagship Cwtch beer two years ago. Self-regulation of the industry is important and in most cases works very well, but this episode highlights […]

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