The durian’s strong odour may put some people off, but Mr Peter Denison of the Foreigner Brewing Company smelled another possibility: Using the fruit as an ingredient in beer … Mr Denison’s Melbourne-based brewery believes that the durian’s subtly sweet and savoury flavour goes well with the dry spiciness of a saison-style beer.
Indian craft beer company Bira 91 has received $50 million in a funding round led by Belgian investment firm Sofina. Bira 91 claims that the investment will allow the business to expand its production capacity five-fold in India over the next three years, increasing beer production to 2,000,000 barrels from the current capacity of 350,000 barrels per year.
Spurred on by the city’s rising demand for craft beer, Hong Kong brewery Gweilo has expanded its operations into a new brewing facility in the New Territories, which will increase its production capacity to 6,000 cans an hour.
“Market Research Future published a Cooked Research Report (CRR) on Global Craft Beer Market which is estimated to grow at 7.02 % by 2023”. Global Craft Beer Market Information- by Type (Ale, Lager, Stouts & Porters and others), Ingredients (Malt and Other Cereal Grain) and Region – Forecast to 2023
Much has been written about Vietnam’s burgeoning craft beer scene since Platinum beer appeared around 2014. Now there are approximately 18 craft beer breweries originating from Vietnam, with more rumoured to be on the way, according to Craft Beer Vietnam’s Jason Kucherawy.
How do you know if the beer you’re buying is truly from a craft brewer? The Brewers Association (BA), publishers of CraftBeer.com, is launching the independent craft brewer seal, which could be a game changer in terms of transparency on the shelf. The BA says the new seal is a visual signal to help you make decisions when you shop.
A two-week, four-city export roadshow through China is the sort of business trip that exhausts most entrepreneurs. But for a group of craft brewers who were recently on the Australian craft beer roadshow in China, it was a glimpse of a big future market.
CATHAY Pacific Airways knows that passengers’ senses of taste and smell are diminished at 35,000 feet — and they’re reportedly compensating for it with beer.
The Hong Kong-based airline has announced a new in-flight innovation: Betsy Beer, a beverage specifically brewed with the “ingredients, aroma and necessary carbonation to taste great both in the air and on the ground”, Fox News reports.
Beer has been a leisure drink for several decades and continues to form a lucrative market. There are a few players who own nearly half of the share in the Asia Pacific beer market while the other half is quite fragmented with the presence of several local players. Asia Pacific nearly half of the world’s population, although buying credibility of a large section is not as potent as for other regions. Since beer is also considered a relatively cheaper drink in comparison to other alcoholic beverages, the beer market in Asia Pacific is projected for a healthy growth rate during the forecast period of 2014 to 2020.
Peter Cornish talks to the new wave of craft beer brewers taking the city by storm, and provides a brief history of craft beer’s journey in Vietnam.
Vietnam holds the arguably auspicious title of most beer drunk per capita in the region. Which on the face of it sounds like something to be proud of. The country is awash with beer, it’s everywhere, you can’t escape it, they even named a city after one particular brand of local brew.