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.
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.
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.