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Ireland set new Guinness World Record for largest beer tasting

Prav Patel, official adjudicator with Guinness World Records, awarding Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder and president of Alltech, with the official certificate honouring the Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fair record achievement for the world’s largest beer tasting. The festival, now in its fourth year, attracted more than 10,000 attendees over the weekend.
[DUBLIN, Ireland] – After three fantastic days of craft beer, spirits and cider, the Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fair closed its doors this evening at the Convention Centre Dublin. Now in its 4th year, the festival attracted more than 10,000 visitors and officially became a world record breaker. The Guinness World Record for the world’s largest beer tasting was smashed on the opening evening, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. Ireland now holds the record with 729 people simultaneously tasting three beers.

Five trends for the Irish craft brewing industry in 2016 highlighted on opening day of Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fair

Gearoid Cahill, European director of brewing science, Alltech with beer vlogger Sarah Finney preparing for the opening of the three day Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fair at the Convention Centre Dublin.
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – Craft beer, spirit and cider fans welcome the return of the ever popular Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fair, which opens in the Convention Centre Dublin at 5 p.m. today. The three day event, which is now in its 4th year, will host the best of Irish and International craft breweries and distilleries from today, Friday 5 – Sunday 7 February 2016.

Young leaders’ award extends its reach in 2016

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[MONTREAL] – The global reach of the IFAJ-Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism Award will be extended in 2016, thanks to changes in the federation’s constitution and renewed support from key sponsor Alltech. At its annual congress in New Zealand, IFAJ accepted eight new guilds for membership. That opens the young leaders’ competition to journalists in 40 countries. And today, Alltech announced it will be supporting the program again this year, marking its 11th year of sponsorship for the program.

Alltech IPPE breakfast: Seed, feed and weed for ABF alternatives

Alltech IPPE breakfast: Seed, feed and weed for ABF alternatives
[ATLANTA] – Daily headlines seem to shout the news that another major restaurant is choosing to go antibiotic-free or superbugs are developing from the overuse of antibiotics in production animals and humans. An antibiotic-free future has become inevitable for producers, but how can they ensure they have the right alternatives in their arsenal to combat disease challenges from hatchery to grow-out?

Alltech Feed Survey: Trend reveals 14% increase in global feed tonnage over last five years

Alltech Global Feed Survey
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] –Ask and you shall receive. As global disposable income increases, consumers have developed a palate for protein, and, over the past five years, the feed industry has delivered. Results from the 2016 Global Feed Survey released today by Alltech estimates international feed tonnage now at 995.6 million metric tons, a 2 percent increase over last year and a 14 percent increase since Alltech first published Global Feed Survey results in 2011.