Thanks to the continuing craft beer trend, the number of breweries in Germany is on the rise. According to the German Brewers’ Association, there are now a total of 1,408 breweries. And the 1,500 mark is expected to be reached by 2020. A survey from drinktec 2017 confirms that craft-brewed specialty beers go down very well with Germans.
The drinktec blog regularly presents the coolest newcomers to the craft beer scene. This time it’s the successful team “Holla die Bierfee”, four women from the town of Hof in Upper Franconia, who will be presenting their exclusive specialty beers at place2beer in Hall B1.
There is currently an unusual liaison brewing between beer and wine that the supply industry in particular finds extremely satisfying. Winegrowers and craft brewers are increasingly relying on convergent equipment and focusing on modern packaging and stylish bottle design. The SIMEI@drinktec highlights new possibilities.
Declining beer consumption in western industrial countries has tightened the markets for brewers. But modern marketing solutions can help boost sales, and visitors to the upcoming drinktec will discover the latest concepts.
Unrestrained beer creations such as Wuida Hund, beers brewed with plums and raisins, or original beers made by women who are mixing up what used to be the domain of men: The craft beer scene is vibrant and growing increasingly popular. According to the German Brewers Federation, 1,408 brewers currently produce their creations in Germany; that’s 100 more than just...
Product safety is a key issue for breweries. At the upcoming drinktec, visitors can find out what today’s brewing industry needs to do and which technical innovations will be helpful in meeting those challenges.
Forced automation, price drops and rising energy costs: The competitive pressure on international brewers is mounting. The culprit behind all of this? Industry 4.0. The future of manufacturing provides some attractive opportunities as well, though, which you can learn about at the upcoming drinktec.
Energy efficiency is becoming a strategic issue for breweries across the world. With the right systems and installations, brewers can use green manufacturing processes while reducing costs. Products embodying this new approach will be available at the upcoming drinktec trade fair.
The drinktec blog regularly presents the coolest newcomer on the craft beer scene. This time we feature Cerevisium, the innovative Freising-based start-up that is currently sharing its unique specialty beer during drinktec at place2beer in Hall B1.
We’ve all heard of creative brands like Craftwerk Brewing, Ratsherrn, and Brauerei im Eiswerk, but what most beer connoisseurs don’t realize is that these are in fact another face of huge brewing corporations. The likes of Bitburger, Radeberger, and Paulaner demonstrate that they have the incredible flexibility to extend their domination to the specialty beer scene too.