Best of Beer Policy

In Ontario, the Beer Store recently announced that Ontario breweries can now buy minority stakes in the company, and craft brewers will receive discounted “listing fees” – the price they pay the Beer Store to sell their products. Such changes may or may not increase consumer access to products from craft brewers. We dove into our […]

Best of Beer Policy

In Ontario, the Beer Store recently announced that Ontario breweries can now buy minority stakes in the company, and craft brewers will receive discounted “listing fees” – the price they pay the Beer Store to sell their products. Such changes may or may not increase consumer access to products from craft brewers. We dove into our […]

Beer Policy – Part II “Supply”

This week’s episode is concludes our two-part series on policies that affect the entire supply chain and demand for beer. The LCBO reported that the sales of Ontario craft beer have risen by 575% in the last eight year. It is of no surprise that this growth has caught the attention of big multinational beer corporations, […]

Beer Policy – Part I “Demand”

Summer is finally here! To help celebrate the warm summer months, we’ve gathered industry experts to discuss a beverage enjoyed by many Canadians – beer! In Part I of our two-part series, we focus on policies and regulations that impact the demand for craft beer in Ontario.  

Beer Policy – Part I “Demand”

Summer is finally here! To help celebrate the warm summer months, we’ve gathered industry experts to discuss a beverage enjoyed by many Canadians – beer! In Part I of our two-part series, we focus on policies and regulations that impact the demand for craft beer in Ontario. What policies, regulation, or market forces influence what is available for […]