The EDP seminar presentations by both Andreas Fält, Sales & Export Manager for Vertical Drinks in the UK and Gilberto Tarantino, Importer with Tarantino Import Company in Brazil are now available in the EDP Presentation Archive section of our website.
EDP Seminars at the 2011 Craft Brewers Conference
Andreas Fält (Vertical Drinks) – Vertical Drinks is the leading importer of American craft beer to the United Kingdom with distribution partners that extend elsewhere in Europe. Vertical Drinks has, over the past two years, issued trade leads to import small volumes from multiple breweries in a mixed shipment for UK retail shops and on-premise accounts. The latest lead was issued in December 2010. Andreas will discuss the latest developments in the UK market for American craft beer and relay success stories from the trade lead process.
Gilberto Tarantino (Tarantino Import Company) – Tarantino is a leading importer of American craft beer to Brazil. Gilberto is seeking additional brewery partners for import to that market and will be speaking about the market’s development over the past two years and his company’s efforts to market and promote American craft beers while educating Brazilian trade and consumers.