News Overview
The inaugural forum for the African brewing industry will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in May 2019
VLB Berlin exhibits at two important trade fairs for the international brewing industry: The China Brew & China Beverage (23-26 Oct, Shanghai) and the Brau Beviale (13-15 Nov, Nuermberg, Germany)
With the Cervecería Kunstmann, the VLB has been able to win an ambitious and aspiring brewery from Chile as a member. The company with German roots is particularly successful in the craft and specialty beers segment in Chile.
As a trade fair with an accompanying conference program for brewers and manufacturers of alcoholic beverages, the Craft Drinks India was launched in Bangalore, India, for the first time on 4 and 5 July 2018. As part of the Beviale Family cooperation, the VLB Berlin conducted a sensory workshop in the context of this event.
After 6 months of intensive training 35 new VLB Certified Brewmasters successfully graduated in June 2018
As always, VLB Berlin attended to the Craft Brewers Conference, which took place in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, in early May. 3 lectures, a stand in the BrewExpo and the VLB Alumni & Friends Gathering were on the Agenda.
Das Berufungsverfahren zur W2-Professur für "Brau- und Getränketechnologie" an der Technischen Universität Berlin, Fakultät III - Prozesswissenschaften - Institut für Lebensmitteltechnologie und Lebensmittelchemie, läuft. The appointment procedure for a position of a University Professor for the chair of „Brewing Science and Beverage Technology" at Technische Universität Berlin, Faculty III - Process Sciences - Institute of Food Technology and Food Chemistry has been started in May.
On April 25, 2018, our Honorary President Dr. Axel Th. Simon surprisingly deceased in Bitburg by the age of 74. He was closely associated with the VLB Berlin for more than 40 years.
VLB will be present at this years Craft Brewers Conference / BrewExpo, which takes place from 30 April to 3 May in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
New member joined the international network of the VLB Berlin: ANDRITZ Separation, a division of the international technology group ANDRITZ, headquartered in Graz, Austria, has been a new sponsoring member since January 1, 2018.