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Saturday, 29 April 2017 06:00

As exports grow, West Michigan craft brewers return to their roots

Michigan craft breweries have only just started to sell their beer in international markets, but many in the industry believe exporting could soon become an important diversification strategy.

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Friday, 21 April 2017 09:53

Founders CEO denies reports brewery will repurchase shares to meet trade group’s membership requirements

Contrary to a report in an international brewery trade publication, Founders Brewing Co. has no plans to repurchase some of its shares from its Spanish investors.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 07 August 2016 13:18

An industry at a crossroads: Closely-held craft brewers — noted for fierce independence — weigh options for succession

As New Holland Brewing Co. LLC ramps up a major expansion into the Grand Rapids market that’s expected to open next month, President and co-founder Brett Vanderkamp has plenty to keep his mind occupied. 

Published in Breaking News

Sunday, 24 April 2016 20:00

Michigan ranks 10th nationally in craft beer production

With its 348 barrels of beer produced last year, Newaygo Brewing Co. accounted for less than 1 percent of all craft beer made in Michigan in 2015.

Published in Breaking News
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 12:07

West Michigan breweries Founders and Bell’s rank among top 20 producers nationwide

Founders Brewing Co. now ranks among the top 20 U.S. breweries by sales volume for 2015, a list that includes both craft brewers and large domestic producers.

Published in Breaking News
Friday, 01 April 2016 11:34

Exports add fuel to growth for American craft breweries

As craft beer exports present consistent growth opportunities for American producers, internationally-distributing companies such as Grand Rapids-based Founders Brewing Co. note that overseas markets are making up an ever-increasing portion of their sales.

Published in Food/Agribusiness


Sunday, 24 January 2016 22:16

Michigan’s craft beverage industry could prove attractive for acquisitions

Despite a long career in the beer distribution business, Keith Klopcic lacked expertise in making the beverages he sold to bars and retailers around the state of Michigan. So when the opportunity arose to buy Comstock Park-based Perrin Brewing Co. last year, he tapped a partner with extensive craft brewing resources who had the know-how to help him continue scaling up the business.

Published in Food/Agribusiness