US. Oskar Blues brewery opens in Brevard

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Oskar Blues Brewery, the first of three big national craft breweries coming to Western North Carolina, opened its new east coast expansion plant Wednesday in Brevard. Owner Dale Katechis talks about their plans. (more…)

US. Brewery Incubator Launches Brewpub Kickstarter

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Brewery Incubator, the beer pub project in the former Cafe Luz space downtown, launched its Kickstarter last night. Brewery Incubator is a collaborative business in which home brewers get access to commercial brewing equipment and a pub to sell their beer as a way to determine whether they’re ready to launch their own breweries. (more…)

Heineken USA Appoints Oscar Garcia as Regional Vice President Sales, Central Region

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Heineken USA today announces the appointment of Oscar Garcia as Region Vice President Sales, Central Region, effective immediately. In his new role, Garcia will report to Scott Blazek, Senior Vice President of Sales, and will be responsible for driving portfolio performance and delivering results through the effective management of regional resources. (more…)

Zambian Breweries Partners with ILO to Support Youth Entrepreneurship Development

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Zambian Breweries Plc., a subsidiary of SABMiller Plc., has partnered with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in an over K60m-worth project that is meant to develop youth entrepreneurs in the Copperbelt Province. Under this partnership, Zambian Breweries will provide the youth entrepreneurs with Coca-Cola Mobile trolleys and soft drinks as start-up capital for their new enterprises. (more…)

SMB Marketers Need to Start Thinking Like Craft Breweries

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If you have even been within 10 feet of a bar or beer isle in the last few years, you’ve probably heard the term “craft beer.” Craft beer refers to beer produced by smaller, often independent breweries, and it is quickly making it’s presence known in the U.S. beer market. (more…)

Singapore. TCC Extends Deadline for Fraser & Neave to Jan 2

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Thai billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi Tuesday extended again the deadline for his US$7.2 billion offer for Singapore’s Fraser & Neave Ltd. (F99.SG), which has been trumped by a bid from one of Indonesia’s richest families. (more…)