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Lion, TWE recognised in Australian Drinks Awards

Lion, TWE recognised in Australian Drinks Awards

“It has been a transformational time, and our judging panels certainly had their work cut out for them given the excitin...

Lion Group appoints new CEO

Sam Fischer joins the company after serving as the president of Asia Pacific and global travel at Diageo.

Ostra Distillers acquires Lion’s West End brewhouse

Victoria’s Ostra Distillers has acquired Lion’s West End brewhouse equipment. It is set to produce 120 million litres pe...

Lion-owned carbon-zero brewery, The Fermentist, shuts down

The brewery was closed by Lion in September after losing 12 full-time employees and has been unable to find an alternati...

James Squire launches new artisan brew with $30,000+ bottle opener

Brewer James Squires is auctioning off what it describes as Australia’s most valuable bottle opener to raise funds for R...

Lion’s US brewery deal takes it to the top of the craft beer market

“Just as Lion once crossed the Tasman to establish itself in Australia, now we have crossed the Pacific to form a leadin...

ACCC clears the way for Lion to buy Stone & Wood

Lion has been cleared to acquire Fermentum, parent of Stone & Wood, with the Australian Competition & Consumer Commissio...

Lion names new MD as James Brindley calls ‘last shout’

Lion Australia MD James Brindley has called ‘last shout’ after 27 years with the beverage company, 12 in his current rol...

Lion buys Stone & Wood parent Fermentum Group

Other Fermentum’s brands joining Lion include Sunly Seltzer, Two Birds, Fixation and Little Dragon.

Lion redirects 9,000 Bluesfest beers to flood-impacted communities

“Where there’s a tragedy there’s often an opportunity to do something good,” said Lion Sponsorship and Events BDE Chris ...

Lion declares March 23 ‘National Local Day’

The move is expected to inject $500m into the hospitality sector.

Steinlager earns carbon zero certification

Steinlager has become New Zealand’s first large-scale beer brand to be carbon zero certified.
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Lion to trim workforce in New Zealand

New Zealand brewer Lion will lay off about 3 per cent of its workforce as part of an internal restructure, most working ...

Lion recruits consumer & brand director from Mars

Lion has appointed Anubha Sahasrabuddhe as its new consumer & brand director.

Declining beer sales spell end for Lion’s West End brewery

It's an end of an era for Lion's 160-year-old West End brewery.

Shelf life: Arnott’s collaborates with Lion on latest products

Krispy Kreme celebrates 83 years and Starbucks creates non-dairy coffee creamers.

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Lion cyber attack stalls operations

The company behind brands such as Dairy Farmers and XXXX Gold said the IT shutdown would cause disruption to suppliers a...

Lion hits carbon neutral status

Lion plans to use 100 per cent renewable electricity to brew its beers by 2025.

Lion partners with AHA to help pubs sell draught beer

Endeavour Drinks has welcomed over 200 new suppliers, mainly small businesses, to the fold in the last two weeks.