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High-Performing Texas Brewer Four Corners Brewing Co. Joins Constellation Brands

High-Performing Texas Brewer Four Corners Brewing Co. Joins Constellation Brands

VICTOR, N.Y., Jul. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) (NYSE:STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, announced today its purchase of Four Corners Brewing LLC (“Four Corners”), reinforcing its strategy to lead the high-end in the U.S. beer market. Grounded in Texas roots and heritage, this high-performing, dynamic and bicultural (Hispanic and American) brand [...]

Local Beer Losing Out to Foreign Rivals, Jeopardizing Production Base

Local Beer Losing Out to Foreign Rivals, Jeopardizing Production Base

SEOUL, May 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Local beer is steadily being sidelined by imports as distributors are focusing on importing foreign brands that can potentially threaten South Korea’s production base, industry observers here said Sunday. Market insiders said that South Korean distributors are currently competing with each other to secure rights to import foreign beer [...]

Ballast Point Brewing to Open in Downtown Disney® District at the Disneyland® Resort

Ballast Point Brewing to Open in Downtown Disney® District at the Disneyland® Resort

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — San Diego-based Ballast Point®, a pioneer in the craft beer industry and one of the nation’s leading craft breweries known for high-quality, award-winning and innovative beers, today announced the opening of a brewery, tasting room and kitchen in the Downtown Disney® District at the Disneyland® Resort. The opening [...]

More Teenagers Suffering from Alcoholism: Data

More Teenagers Suffering from Alcoholism: Data

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of teenagers suffering from alcoholism has been on the rise, with the total receiving treatment hitting 7,800 over the past five years, data showed Monday. According to the Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service data submitted to the National Assembly, teens categorized as alcoholics increased from 2012 [...]

Market for Convenience Bar Snacks Grows with More Koreans “Drinking Solo”

Market for Convenience Bar Snacks Grows with More Koreans “Drinking Solo”

SEOUL, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean food companies are introducing convenience bar snacks with the “drinking solo” (or “honsul”) culture spreading fast amongst local drinkers.  Chung Jung One said Monday that it is introducing a new lineup of bar snacks dubbed Anjuya, including boneless chicken feet, spicy pork rinds, and pork entrails. The [...]