EDP at the 2009 Great American Beer Festival℠

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As we have done in past years, the Brewers Association is again planning to hold an export presentation and discussion at this year’s Great American Beer Festival with a great line-up of speakers and we know you won’t want to miss it! The BA has planned for discussion covering Brazil, Singapore/Indonesia and the Fancy Food Show in San Francisco. The EDP session will take place on Friday September 25th from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm at the Colorado Convention Center in the “Beer and Food Pavilion. Marcelo Stein of the Bier & Wein Importadora, an importer in Brazil will speak about that market and the expectations for US brands to be exported to Brazil. Mr. Stein imported the US beers displayed at the Brau Brasil 2009 in Sao Paulo earlier this year and his company has long maintained an interest in adding American craft beers to their portfolio. His company is the largest importer of specialty beers to Brazil representing Erdinger and Unibroue, and other brands. Brazil has not been covered previously in a BA seminar. Winston Kwang of Beerstyle Distribution an importer in Singapore will speak about that market and the Indonesian market. Beerstyle Distribution currently imports Flying Dog beers into Singapore and is looking to expand its portfolio of American craft beers. Mr. Kwang also promotes American craft beers at the annual Beerfest Asia in Singapore.