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Michelle Minton - Avoid a Beer Monopoly by Setting the Market Free

Michelle Minton - Avoid a Beer Monopoly by Setting the Market Free

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Today, most Americans have access to a wider variety of beers from a greater number of brewers than at any other time in our nation’s history. The number of craft breweries continues to rise as states free up the market, making it easier for brewers to produce and sell their products. However, some distributors, in conjunction with health advocates, want to halt that progress by convincing consumers that such changes actually hurt the vibrancy of the beer market.

Today, most Americans have access to a wider variety of beers from a greater number of brewers than at any other time in our nation’s history. The number of craft breweries continues to rise as states free up the market, making it easier for brewers to produce and sell their products. However, some distributors, in conjunction with health advocates, want to halt that progress by convincing consumers that such changes actually hurt the vibrancy of the beer market.

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