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Lion has snapped up trendy UK craft beer maker Magic Rock

Australasian food and beverage giant Lion has added another craft beer brand to its portfolio after acquiring Magic Rock, an eight-year-old brewer from the British town of Huddersfield. Magic Rock was started in 2011 by Richard Burhouse and has tripled its production from 2015 to 2019 as the popularity of […]
Lion has snapped up trendy UK craft beer maker Magic Rock
US

Japan’s Kirin is selling Australian dairy business Lion

Japan brewer Kirin has announced the start of the sales process for its wholly-owned business, Lion Dairy and Drinks, Australia’s second largest dairy processor. The company says a review found the best way forward is to sell the business rather than retaining and investing in it. Lion, with brands, Masters, […]
Japan’s Kirin is selling Australian dairy business Lion
Tech

The maker of XXXX just launched a startup accelerator

Trans-Tasman food and beverage giant Lion has launched a startup accelerator to foster entrepreneurship in that industry. The maker of brands such as XXXX beer, Dairy Farmers and Pura milk announced Thursday it partnered with corporate startup engagement specialist Slingshot to create a 12-week accelerator named Lion Unleashed. Lion chief […]
The maker of XXXX just launched a startup accelerator