Top 10 Articles of 2022 – No. 2: Mark Anthony Brewing Goes for the Gold Standard

Join us as we look back at ProFood World’s most popular articles of 2022. At No. 2 is our first Manufacturing Innovation Award winner, a greenfield facility making White Claw Hard Seltzer, Mike’s Hard Lemonade, and other brews.

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Mark Anthony Brewing built the largest and most technologically advanced brewery in the U.S. in the past 28 years, a 1.3 million-sq-ft highly automated, fast-track greenfield facility that won ProFood World’s first Manufacturing Innovation Award of the year. Joyce Fassl detailed its achievements for our June cover story.

Columbia, S.C., is the home of Mark Anthony Brewing’s (MAB) newest state-of-the-art brewery. The company needed to quickly expand production capacity as demand continued to grow for White Claw Hard Seltzer, Mike’s Hard Lemonade, Mike’s Harder, Cayman Jack Cocktails, and MXD Cocktails.

MAB is the fourth largest brewer in the U.S. and provides supply chain management and brewing services for The Mark Anthony Group of Companies, an international drinks company with a portfolio of beverage brands.

During the global pandemic, while other businesses paused operations or were implementing cost-savings measures, MAB took a different approach. The private, entrepreneurial company made the decision to invest $1.4 billion in its three breweries and to construct the most technologically advanced brewery built in the U.S. in the past 28 years to support the demand for White Claw Hard Seltzer. The largest of these facilities is the new $490 million, 1.3 million-sq-ft state-of-the-art brewery and packaging facility in Columbia.

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Mark Anthony Brewing Goes for the Gold Standard

 

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