Craft Brewer Sales Growing Rapidly in Convenience Channel
Craft brewer sales are taking off in convenience stores, based on SIG checkout scan data for the four weeks ending June 12, 2011, which showed craft up nearly 21% in c-stores.
Optimism Growing for Restaurants
Despite headwinds of growing operational costs and high fuels costs, one Wall Street analyst sees positive signs for restaurants.
Craft Brewer Sales Growth Accelerating in Latest Scan Data
America's small and independent craft brewers continued to see the pace of sales speed up at a time when the major domestic brewers see sluggish sales results.
IPAs Up 42% YTD
India pale ales continue to gain in share among craft brewed beer styles from America's craft brewers.
U.S. Brewery Count Passes 1700
The count of operating U.S. breweries has crossed over 1,700 for the first time in over 105 years.
U.S. Beer Imports by Country 2010
2010 was a year in which some imports traded pricing for volume, allowing imports to grow again in 2010 after two negative growth years
Craft Beer Styles Update
There are some new data out on craft beer styles year-to-date sales in scanned channels. Here is the update.
Alcohol Energy Drinks Under Fire
Should alcohol energy drinks be banned? States are no longer waiting for the FDA to rule on the safety of alcohol energy drinks.
Best GABF Ever?
The 29th Great American Beer Festival is in the books. Was it the best ever?
Restaurant Beer Sales Improving
After a rough time for restaurants during the recession, things are looking up as Technomic revised its forecast for 2010 alcohol sales in the on-premise.