Chris Furnari

Chris Furnari

Former Editor, Brewbound

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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).

Brynwood Partners Acquires Cold Spring Brewing Co.

Minnesota-based Cold Spring Brewing Company has been acquired by Brynwood Partners, a Connecticut-based private equity firm with existing investments in a variety of food and beverage companies.

Starbucks and Anheuser-Busch Partner to Produce RTD Teavana Tea

The division of labor for the joint venture will see Starbucks “contribute Teavana’s tea expertise, industry-leading retail activation, and consumer engagement capabilities,” while Anheuser-Busch “leads production, bottling and distribution to retailers nationwide,” the companies revealed via press release.