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Latest Lockdown Sees Beer Consumption Reduced But Consumers Changing To Higher Value Options

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 9:29 am | Brewers Association

“Statistics New Zealand figures released this week showed how the lockdown in Auckland has impacted the beer sector over the last quarter. The data for the period July to September 2021 shows overall beer available for consumption in New Zealand ... More >>

UK Government Slashes Keg Beer Tax While New Zealand Presses Ahead With More Tax On Beer Drinkers

Thursday, 28 October 2021, 7:24 pm | Brewers Association

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak MP, used his Budget announcement yesterday to slash the tax on draught (keg) beer to support the hospitality and brewing sectors. In the Budget the Chancellor announced that from 2023 he would reduce the rate on ... More >>

Brewers Call For Government And Consumers To Support Their Local

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 9:27 am | Brewers Association

“The Brewers Association of New Zealand is concerned by the continued lack of sector specific support for the hospitality industry. The sector has been signalling the need for assistance since the first week of the most recent lockdown and the ... More >>

A Beer A Day Can Reduce Risk Of Heart Disease Among Other Health Benefits

Tuesday, 4 May 2021, 2:36 pm | Brewers Association

“A recent study published in the journal Nutrients [1] concluded that moderate beer consumption of 1 beer per day for women and 1–2 beers per day for men is associated with decreased incidence of cardiovascular disease and overall mortality, among other ... More >>

Brewing Sector Asks Government To Reduce Tax On Keg Beer After UK Announces New Tax Relief Measures

Thursday, 11 March 2021, 4:03 pm | Brewers Association

The Brewers Association of New Zealand has requested government immediately reduce the rate of excise tax paid on kegs by 50% in a measure to support a severely hit hospitality sector. “We believe there is need for additional Government support ... More >>

Brewing Sector Sees Over 100% Increase In ‘alcohol Free’ Beer Consumption But Overall Beer Consumption Sees A Decline

Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 2:44 pm | Brewers Association

Brewing sector sees over 100% increase in ‘alcohol free’ beer consumption but overall beer consumption sees a decline due to COVID-19. “The latest release of alcohol available for consumption data from Stats NZ shows beer under 1.15% produced ... More >>

Brewing In New Zealand Report Shows The Benefit Of One Of New Zealand’s Favourite Beverages

Monday, 30 November 2020, 5:15 pm | Brewers Association

Beer sales in New Zealand contribute $2.7 billion dollars to the economy The closure of bars and restaurants due to the first COVID – 19 lockdown cost the industry an estimated $300 million in sales Brewing contributed $810 million to government ... More >>

Beer Consumption & Hospitality Card Spend Data Decline

Tuesday, 25 August 2020, 5:48 pm | Brewers Association

Support for the hospitality sector needed more than ever “The ‘alcohol available for consumption’ data released on Tuesday the 25th of August by Statistics NZ, and recent card spend data reflects how much the hospitality sector is suffering. ... More >>

Alcohol Excise Increase Another Hurdle For Brewers In UncertainEconomic Times

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 7:11 am | Brewers Association

“The 1 July alcohol excise increase could not come at a worse time for brewers, with the effects of COVID-19 still holding sway on the economy and the hospitality sector far from being back to normal,” said Brewers Association of New Zealand ... More >>

Timing of Container Scheme announcement comes as a surprise

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 5:01 pm | Brewers Association

The Brewers Association of New Zealand, New Zealand Food and Grocery Council and Spirits New Zealand express surprise today at the announcement that work has begun on the development of a beverage container return scheme when government is still ... More >>

First to see the sun on International Beer day

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 4:00 pm | Brewers Association

The first Friday of every August marks international beer day. Being the first country to see the sun, New Zealand is well placed to celebrate on of our country’s preferred beverages. This Friday August 2nd marks the 11th annual international day of the ... More >>

Beer Survey highlights the biggest misconceptions

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 8:05 pm | Brewers Association

• 62% of current beer drinkers are only having one to two beers at a time, and whilst dining out (54%) More >>

Beer The Beautiful Truth campaign is not misleading

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 4:15 pm | Brewers Association

24 April 2018: The Brewers Association of New Zealand welcomes today’s decision by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that its ‘Beer The Beautiful Truth’ campaign, which highlights the addition of nutrition information panels to product ... More >>

Educating Kiwis about the nutritional content of beer

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 9:11 am | Brewers Association

01 February 2018: The Brewers Association of New Zealand is launching a ground-breaking ad campaign this weekend that aims to bust myths and share facts about beer to help educate Kiwi consumers about what they are drinking. More >>

Brewers Association announces new Executive Director

Friday, 26 January 2018, 10:15 am | Brewers Association

The Brewers Association of New Zealand is delighted to announce the appointment of Dylan Firth as its Executive Director, based in Wellington. More >>

Beer producers to introduce nutrition information panels

Friday, 24 February 2017, 10:36 am | Brewers Association

24 February 2017: In a New Zealand first, from today the country’s two leading beer producers will add nutrition information panels to the back of bottles, cans and packaging, helping consumers to be more informed about what they are drinking. More >>

Easily concealable vodka is not in the Christmas spirit

Tuesday, 17 December 2013, 3:55 pm | Brewers Association

The Brewers Association says today’s implementation of the sweeping new legislation will have a significant impact on the industry and individuals in the way alcohol is supplied, sold, and marketed throughout New Zealand. More >>

Brewers Association to fund Alcohol Policy Research

Friday, 6 December 2013, 9:16 am | Brewers Association

The University of Canterbury and the Brewers Association of Australia and New Zealand today announced an initiative to increase economic rigour in the area of alcohol policy in Australia and New Zealand. Funding from the Brewers Association to the ... More >>

‘Beer Belly’ myth busted

Friday, 15 February 2013, 12:23 pm | Brewers Association

It is widely thought that beer is fattening, but new evidence suggests the ‘beer belly’ is a myth. In fact, the latest scientific evidence from the UK concludes that beer has nutritional and wellbeing benefits which are at least similar to wine, ... More >>

Brewers support Alcohol Reform Bill

Wednesday, 12 December 2012, 11:50 am | Brewers Association

The passing of the Alcohol Reform Bill marks another milestone in New Zealand’s alcohol policy development, and the Brewers Association of Australia and New Zealand is cautiously optimistic that it will help support New Zealanders to enjoy alcohol ... More >>