Erik Schaeffer (Manager, Regulatory Affairs) contributed to this blog. Today marks 90 years since the 21st Amendment was ratified, repealing the 18th Amendment and paving the way for the modern three-tier system and alcohol regulatory framework. The end of Prohibition allowed states to begin adopting their own laws

Bev alc suppliers are in a competitive space, fighting for every inch of shelf space across every account they can find. In today’s market, enlisting the help of various alcohol technology platforms is instrumental for success. These technologies help suppliers streamline their operations, enhance customer experiences and maintain

  Even with the COVID-19 pandemic squarely in our rearview mirror, the on-prem alcohol industry continues to enjoy the expansion of retail privileges that were accelerated by modifications born from the pandemic. What were once emergency allowances to allow alcohol to be served outdoors on sidewalks and in

  Kerry Group, a multinational public food company, recently developed two plant-based processing aids as part of its “Eco Range” collection. The collection offers brewers innovative solutions to reduce their environmental impact while still being able to create artfully crafted beer. These two aids – Biofine Eco and

  According to the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS), the U.S. spirits market share has overtaken beer. From 2000 to 2022, the spirits revenue market share has gone from 28.7% to 42.1%. DISCUS reports that beer has a 41.9% market share. The organization recently held

  “Working Together – We’re More Than OK!”  That was the theme of last week’s National Conference of State Liquor Administrators (NCSLA) annual conference in Oklahoma City. Regulators, counsel for alcohol beverage control boards from across the nation, and other industry representatives gathered to discuss and share ideas

  Beer Serves America, a biennial report prepared for The Beer Institute and the National Beer Wholesalers Association, outlines the economic impact of the beer industry. The brewing industry is an integral part of the national economy, contributing billions of dollars in wages and taxes and creating millions

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We were recently at Craft Brewers Conference in Nashville to showcase how Fintech and Lilypad power alcohol businesses to Sell More Liquid and build efficiencies that continually grow their margins. Thanks to those in attendance for stopping by our booth to meet with the team and see Fintech’s

From the Desk of Richard Blau – Alcohol Beverage Section Chair, Gray Robinson, P.A. Sazerac Company, Inc., one of America’s foremost alcohol beverage suppliers and the makers of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky, is being sued in federal court for fraud and misrepresentation.  The lawsuit alleges consumer confusion over another