Tag: Beverage

Before Selling Her Craft Beer Business to a Beverage Giant, She Sold It to Employees



a woman smiling for the camera: Kim Jordan, co-founder of New Belgium Brewing.


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Kim Jordan, co-founder of New Belgium Brewing.

In 2019, Kim Jordan sold New Belgium Brewing–after spending years distributing equity to every member of her staff.

Editor’s note: The story of New Belgium Brewing’s sale is part of a series on Inc. 5000 companies making a big exit. The other articles in the series describe the exit strategies of two other companies: Home Chef and Nutanix.

  • Humble Beginnings: Jordan co-founded New Belgium Brewing in 1991 with her then-husband, Jeff Lebesch, who ran a homebrew operation out of their Fort Collins, Colorado, kitchen.

  • A Business Role Model: New Belgium, an Inc. 5000 honoree in 2010 (No. 3,482) and 2013 (No. 4,804), began sharing equity with staff in 1996; it became 100 percent employee-owned in 2012 and a certified B Corp in 2013.

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Polyethylene Terephthalate Market – Post Pandemic Recovery Plan -Strategies and Processes | Increase in Consumption of Packaging Material in the Food and Beverage Industry to Boost Market Growth | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The polyethylene terephthalate (PET) market is expected to grow by USD 18.94 billion during 2020-2024. The report also provides the market impact and new opportunities created due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We expect the impact to be significant in the first quarter but gradually lessen in subsequent quarters – with a limited impact on the full-year economic growth.

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Factors such as expanding population, rapid urbanization, and changing lifestyles have increased the consumption of packed food products. Also, the rising cost of living and growth in the number of working women, especially in developing countries such as China and India has increased the preference for convenience foods. This has increased the demand for packaging materials from the food and beverage industry, which in turn, is driving the growth of the global

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Functional Food and Beverage Market Analysis, Development, Future Growth, Business Prospects and Forecast to 2027

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Sep 16, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
The globalfunctional foods and beverages marketsize is projected to reach USD 412.22 million by 2026, exhibiting a CAGR of 8.49% during the forecast period. Increasing malnutrition worldwide will be the primary growth driver for this market in the near future, shares Fortune Business Insights™ in its new report, titled“Functional Foods and Beverages Market Size, Share and Industry Analysis, By Type (Cereals and Grains, Fats and Oils, Dairy Products, Bakery Products, and Other Functional/Fortified Foods) Distribution Channel (Supermarkets/Hypermarkets, Convenience Stores, Online Retail, and Others), and Regional Forecasts, 2019 2026”.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), close to 462 million people are underweight and 52 million children under the age of 5 are suffering from wasting. Moreover, roughly 45% of deaths among children below 5 years of age occur due to

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