[BND] Your Breakfast Briefing --

Good Morning, and Happy Thursday. It's October 26, 2013.

Experiential On-Premise Outlets Have High Monthly Visits

Some 20% of On-Premise consumers typically visit experiential bars such as karaoke bars and comedy clubs this year, according to the latest research from CGA by NIQ. That's two percentage points higher than last year. Not surprisingly, the highest volume of visits is among those who are 35-54 years old

Private Label Distributors Stiff Competition for Manufacturer Brands

Increased awareness of distributor brands and continued confidence in distributor and manufacturer branded products are contributing factors in foodservice operators' purchasing decisions, according to a national study by Affinity Group Sales & Marketing. The study was conducted in May 2023 among 841 operator decision makers nationwide, including commercial foodservice (70%), non-commercial

Scheid Family Wines Only Calif. Bev/Al Firm to Achieve Key Food Safety Certification

Scheid Family Wines recently passed the BRC Global Food Safety Standard recertification audit, making it the only alcohol beverage-producing company in California to hold this prestigious certification. The unannounced BRCGS recertification audit occurs annually and Scheid received an outstanding grade of A+.

Movers & Shakers --

Allen Wine Group hires Anita Purewal as the head of the newly created Allen Wine Group tax division. She has more than two decades of accounting experience as well as entrepreneurial leadership through her own accounting firm, Purewal + Co.

What We're Reading --

Azur Associates Wine M&A Summary | Q3 2023 Transaction focus continues to be weighted to high value unique assets. (Azur Associates) How To Combat The Effort to Kill Off The American Wine Industry Something must happen soon and the models for this effort are available. (Fermentation - Tom Wark) Infinite

Thanks for reading. We'll see you tomorrow. Have a great day. – Joel





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