Chris Furnari

Chris Furnari

Editor, Brewbound

Chris Furnari is the editor of Brewbound and focuses exclusively on the beer business. In addition to overseeing daily content, Furnari also plans and executes Brewbound's business networking events -- Brewbound Live and Brew Talks. He is a regular at industry gatherings and has been featured in mainstream media publications such as The New York Times, The Boston Globe, CNBC, USA Today, Mashable and Wired Magazine, among others.

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Harpoon to Partner with Polar on Forthcoming Hard Seltzer Line

Boston’s Harpoon Brewery is latest craft brewery jumping into the hard seltzer space. The company's new product line, a collaborative effort with Worcester, Massachusetts’ Polar Beverages, is called Arctic Summer.

Anheuser-Busch to Acquire Fast-Growing Cutwater Spirits

The world’s largest beer company today announced the purchase of fast-growing Cutwater Spirits, a craft distilling venture that was originally born inside of Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits.

Canada’s Collective Arts Brewing to Enter Cannabis Market

The Hamilton, Ontario-based craft brewery, located about 50 miles from the New York border, has established a sister company called Collective Project Limited that will develop and sell cannabis-infused beverages, which may include non-alcoholic beer, as well as cold brew coffee or tea.

New Age Beverages Eyes Global CBD Beverage Market with Morinda Merger

In an effort to establish itself a global provider of cannabidiol (CBD) infused beverages, New Age Beverages Corporation (NASDAQ:NBEV) today announced plans to merge with Morinda, Inc., a Utah-based company that produces and sells Tahitian Noni Juice.

Clearly Kombucha Acquired by Molson Coors

California-based Clearly Kombucha has been acquired by Molson Coors for an undisclosed fee, marking the multinational brewing company’s first purchase of a non-alcoholic beverage brand.

Anheuser-Busch VP of Non-Alcohol Departs

Michael Taylor, the vice president of non-alcohol at Anheuser-Busch who oversaw the acquisition of the Hiball and Alta Palla brands last year, has left the company to join Green Flash Brewing as CEO.

Cold Spring Brewing Scoops Up North Carolina Co-Packer

Brynwood Partners, a Connecticut-based private equity firm with existing investments in a variety of food and beverage companies, yesterday announced that Cold Spring Brewing had purchased Carolina Beverage Group.

Constellation Brands Makes $191 Million Investment into Marijuana

The New York-based company, which makes and markets a variety of beer, wine and spirits products, today confirmed plans to become the first major alcohol manufacturer to formally expand into the marijuana business via the purchase of a 9.9 percent stake in Canada’s Canopy Growth Corporation (WEED).