Author: Sam Jones

Industry collaboration holds key to sustainable future

Tomasz Lenartowicz, Director at Collective Motion Brewing, discusses SIBA’s report in setting out a strategy for net zero and how brewers can collaborate to serve the collective cause. The recent publication of Brewing Our Way to Net Zero by the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) sets out the organisation’s sustainability strategy between now and 2045. It’s a […]

Manufacturing experts team up to serve brewing industry

Collective Motion Brewing  have teamed up with another specialist in manufacturing equipment to help brewers maximise consistency in their production through enhanced automation. We are working in partnership with KROHNE, a world-leading manufacturer of industrial instrumentation, to introduce flow tracking technology to keg filling processes for clients throughout the UK and Europe. Collective Motion Brewing […]

Post-pandemic business models meet new challenges in 2023

New research led by Northumbria University has identified innovation as one of the key factors shaping strategies for resilience and future growth in the UK’s craft beer sector. The studies, carried out in collaboration with Anglia Ruskin University and the University of York, investigated the impact covid on breweries and showed that, despite the challenges they faced, […]

How to reduce brewery running costs

Dominic Smith, Director at Collective Motion Brewing, offers advice on the steps that brewers can take to reduce their running costs amid the ongoing energy crisis. The prospect of energy bills substantially increasing from April is a major concern for countless breweries and cider producers. The government has confirmed the next stage of the Energy […]

Brewery tests show cold rinse methods can save energy without impacting quality

Collective Motion Brewing has worked in conjunction with a microbiological laboratory on a series of tests which prove that cold rinsing techniques can be used to dramatically reduce energy costs without compromising quality or cleanliness. The scientific trials carried out at Tractor Shed Brewing were designed to determine whether decreasing the rinse temperature applied to kegging equipment would […]

Creative thinking overcomes obstacles for Bottled in Cumbria

Maintaining viable production systems while managing energy costs has become a huge challenge for many independent brewers, but a bespoke installation by Collective Motion Brewing has demonstrated what can be achieved with a combination of creative thinking, versatility and technical expertise. Cockermouth-based Bottled in Cumbria needed to install a single-head keg machine, but its plans […]