Small and independent brewers see increase in first half of 2014 Boulder, CO • July 28, 2014—Small and independent craft brewers enjoyed continued growth in the first half of 2014, according to new mid-year data released by …More
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The Brewers Association has released its annual lists of the top 50 craft and overall brewing companies in the U.S., based on beer sales volume and the craft brewer definition in 2013.
Based on results from a recently-completed industry survey, craft beer export volume increased by 49 percent in 2013, representing 282,526 barrels and an estimated at $73 million.
As a primary driver of growth in the beer industry, craft brewers saw an 18 percent rise in volume, representing a total of 15.6 million barrels, and a 20 percent increase in retail dollar value.
According to a new analysis by the Brewers Association
The Brewers Association (BA) has announced it will be relocating its headquarters in 2014 to a larger office in Boulder, Colo.
The Brewers Association, the not-for-profit trade association which represents the majority of U.S. breweries, announced that during the first six months of 2013, American craft beer dollar sales and volume were up 15 percent and 13 percent, respectively.
The Brewers Association
In a year when the total U.S. beer market grew by one percent, craft brewers saw a 15 percent rise in volume and a 17 percent increase in dollar growth, representing a total barrel increase of almost 1.8 million.