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Eastern promises: what does the fast growth of Asian beer brands mean for the UK?

Are Asian beer brands about to pour into the UK?

By Stuart Stone

Of the 25 most valuable beer brands, the five fastest movers in the past year were all from Asia. But does this mean a greater UK presence for the likes of Kirin, Tsingtao and Harbin?

Destination pub: The Swan is set in a beautiful part of the country and has won plenty of tourism awards

My Pub: the Swan, Bampton, Devon

By Gary Lloyd

Located on the boundary of Exmoor National Park, the Swan has been gliding very smoothly under the stewardship of licensee Paul Berry and his wife Donna

Cost rises: a plethora of food categories have seen an increase in prices

Ingredients prices continue to soar

By Nikkie Thatcher

Food prices saw month-on-month rises in May, according to the latest edition of the CGA Prestige Foodservice Price Index.

Looking back: Hop Stuff Brewery announced it was expanding its Taproom business in 2017

Hop Stuff Brewery sold to Molson Coors

By Nikkie Thatcher

Beer giant Molson Coors has bought south-east based Hop Stuff Brewery and its Taprooms as part of a pre-packaged administration process for an undisclosed fee.

Sweet like: chocolate was a very popular ingredient on MasterChef

Are you cooking like a MasterChef?

By Nikkie Thatcher

The most popular ingredients used on MasterChef have been revealed meaning pub operators can find out if they are cooking like the contestants.

Moore time at the bar: Chris Moore came to Star Pubs & Bars for an expected short-lived experience – 30 years on and he’s still enjoying it

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How ‘a year’s experience’ turned into a 30-year career

By Ed Bedington

He came for some experience, but 30 years later, Star Pubs & Bars property and strategy director Chris Moore, remains dedicated to the pub sector, and is leading the charge on investment within his expanded estate

Campaigner: Jodie Kidd recognised by APPBG for her services to beer

Jodie Kidd named ‘Beer Drinker of the Year’

By Nicholas Robinson

Celebrity pub owner Jodie Kidd has been named 2019 Beer Drinker of the Year by the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group (APPBG) at a ceremony earlier this week.

Ale have some of that: Joseph Holt Brewery is launching the UK's first ever airport microbrewery

Joseph Holt land £1bn airport microbrewery deal

By Robert Mann

Passengers waiting for their flight at Manchester’s new £1bn ‘super terminal’ will soon be able to enjoy a pint produced on site, following the opening of UK's first airport microbrewery.