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“Brewing in a Nutshell – Online” is a 100% online course providing detailed basic knowledge of beer brewing. Target group are professionals from industry and consulting with a relation to the brewing business.
VLB will again be present at various international trade fairs for the brewing and beverage industry in 2022.
With retroactive effect from January 1, 2022, Jan Biering has been assigned overall responsibility for the VLB Research Institute for Beer and Beverage Production.
Sociedade Caboverdiana de Cerveja e Refrigerantes (CERIS), a producer of beer, soft drinks and water in the Cape Verde Islands, is a new member of the VLB.
On January 10, 30 participants from 17 nations kicked off this year's Certified Brewmaster Course at VLB Berlin.
Nicaragua's leading beer and beverage producer and distributor, Compañía Cervecera de Nicaragua, became a new member of VLB
On behalf of a very well-known Brazilian brewery group, VLB experts Roberto Biurrun and Burghard Meyer certified five breweries for compliance with the German Purity Law.
Hop specialist BarthHaas has awarded its research prize BarthHaas Grants 2021 to Dr. Nils Rettberg and Scott Lafontaine
The VLB Testing Laboratory for Packaging was integrated into the Research Institute for Management and Beverage Logistics (FIM). 
On 23 July, the 20 participants of our Certified Brewmaster Course 2021 received their certificates.