Brewing industry

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Cumbrian brewery to roll out more barrels with EU grant

The Kendal-based Bowness Bay Brewing company is hoping to quadruple production after it won grant funding to buy new equipment.

Richard Husbands
Bowness Bay Brewing

The £60,000 grant from a European fund for rural development paid for six 5,000 litre fermenters and a machine which will help the firm increase output to more than 1,000 kegs a month.

Richard Husbands, who founded the brewery, said increasing demand meant the company needed new equipment to step up production without losing quality.

Bowness Bay Brewing produces 12 beers at Castle Mills in Kendal, and won two gold awards at the from the Society of Independent Brewers last year.

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