Salcombe Brewery invests in new canning line

Following investment in its brewing and packaging facilities at an additional site, Salcombe Brewery Co has announced it will imminently launch its first canned products and first lager.

The Kingsbridge-based UK company says the investment is ideally placed to meet the growing market for its beers and as the hospitality sector prepares to re-open, it is increasing partnerships with leading South West hospitality venues.

Salcombe Brewery Co chairman, John Tiner, said: “While the last year has been incredibly challenging for our industry, we have taken the opportunity presented by the lull in trade to open a second site. This site complements our existing brewery at Estuary View and will house our own bottling, canning and kegging lines. We have also tripled our brewing capacity and introduced new cardboard packaging across the board to replace plastic.”

Sam Beaman, head brewer, said: “The new facilities will present fantastic opportunities for the brew team to both increase volumes of existing beers and to introduce new products within our Discovery range. The lighter cans, which also lend themselves to product innovation, will enable us to propel our online offerings and seek new distribution channels.

“We selected another Devon based business, Vigo, to work with us in the selection and commissioning of all of our new packaging and brewing equipment.”

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