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Displaying items tagged: Michigan Cider Association

Sunday, 07 July 2019 19:00

Craft beverage producers sue MLCC, allege unconstitutional state laws, enforcement

GRAND RAPIDS — Tensions between Michigan craft beverage producers and the state regulatory agency appear to be ratcheting up with the filing of a new federal lawsuit, MiBiz has learned. 

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Sunday, 12 May 2019 22:42

Q&A: John Behrens, Co-founder, Farmhaus Cider Co.

According to Nielsen data supplied by the United States Association of Cider Makers, the cider beverage category continues to expand, with off-premise sales up 9.4 percent in the third quarter of 2018 versus the prior year. Customers also are buying local: Regional cider sales are growing four times as fast as national cider brands.

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Sunday, 25 June 2017 20:00

Sour Grapes? Lawmakers again try to revamp alcoholic beverage industry council, but questions persist

LANSING — A series of bills could open the Michigan Grape and Wine Industry Council to members from the distilling, craft beer and other alcoholic beverage segments.

Published in Food/Agribusiness

Friday, 15 April 2016 10:11

Vander Mill Cider unlocks new capacity with $4.2 million Grand Rapids facility

After more than a year of construction, Vander Mill LLC will open its new taproom, restaurant and hard cider production facility in Grand Rapids on Monday.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 10 January 2016 22:34

BREWING CHANGE? New legislation expands Michigan Grape and Wine Industry Council to other beverage producers

While new bills seek to grow the membership of an agriculture industry council funded by licensing fees from Michigan alcoholic beverage makers, the changes still exclude one key sector and its supply chain from the group

Published in Food/Agribusiness