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Buy Local – A Blessing or Curse for Craft Brewers?

One of the most significant trends emerging in the modern world is the shift to “buying local”. More and more people are choosing to support local butchers, farmers, dairies and other businesses. While prices might be slightly higher when shopping with smaller organizations rather than the “big boys”, the benefit to the local economy is certainly significant. However, the “buy local” situation can be problematic for many, particularly for small brewers trying to remain afloat in an increasingly competitive industry. What’s the issue here? Let’s take a peek at why buying local might not always be possible (or preferable) for local breweries.

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