Opinion

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS: A sixpack of crafty beer makers

Brent Melville
Wed, 30 Dec 2020

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS: A sixpack of crafty beer makers
Brent Melville
Wed, 30 Dec 2020
While covid lockdowns hurt the country's bars, the nation's craft brewers have continued to expand and have found a ready band of customer-investors to back them. The craft beer market has grown exponentially over the past decade and there seems to be a never-ending tap of beer companies seeking private equity, or on crowdfunding platforms like Snowball Effect and Pledgeme.Beer drinkers were staggered to learn that South Africa, a hot country populated by millions of beer swillers, actually banned the beverage, as part of its aggressive...

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