Allied Partners

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Allied Partners

By becoming an Allied Trade Partner your business will have the opportunity to connect with our brewers, while supporting an organization that on many levels, already supports your businesses.

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Platinum Allied Partners

Allen Insurance and Financial

Allen Insurance and Financial

Allen Insurance and Financial is one of the top insurers of craft breweries in the country insuring more than 250+ accounts. Our knowledge of the brewing industry and network of local, regional and national carriers means we can build a comprehensive and competitively priced program for almost any risk.  We’re proud to be a 100% employee-owned company.

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Gold Allied Partners

Ecolab

Ecolab

Brewing for success.  People love beer. Specifically your beer.  And you want to keep it that way.  Protecting your brewery’s brand starts with a sanitary brewhouse.  Partner with the experts at Ecolab to deliver consistent results in every pint, growler and keg.

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ImageTek Labels

ImageTek Labels

Our team at ImageTek labels provides fast, quality and personal service to assist you in your brewery label needs. Locally owned and produced here in VT. Whether a start up or established brewery we can assist in your businesses growing success from design to print. Our turn time is 3 to 5 days, and offer fair pricing for all of your label needs. We make fully custom labels to bring your craft vision to life in the hands of consumers. We also provide behind the scenes industrial/durable and work in progress labeling. Look forward to hearing from you!

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Victory Packaging

Victory Packaging

One of the many things Vermont is known for is it’s Craft Brewing Industry.  Victory Packaging, a national packaging distribution company, has helped many brewers, distillers, food companies and manufacturers with their packaging needs not only in New England, but across the country.  Victory streamlines the packaging needs of many brewers and helps with their supply chain logistics of cans, ends, PakTechs, corrugated trays and boxes, stretch wrap and everything else packaging wise!  Victory is proud to be an Allied Partner of the VBA and look forward to helping many of its members with their logistics and supply chain.

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White Labs

White Labs

White Labs, Inc. is an international company headquartered in San Diego, California that provides liquid yeast, fermentation products, services, analysis and education to professionals and enthusiasts alike. With locations around the world, White Labs continues to raise the bar in the art of fermentation, while stretching the limits of science to set new standards in purity and freshness. From the industry’s first pitchable liquid yeast, to a complete revolution in the way it’s propagated and packaged, the White Labs innovative spirit is tireless.

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Silver Allied Partners

Champlain Valley Hops

Champlain Valley Hops

Champlain Valley Hops (located 30 minutes south of Burlington, Vermont) is the largest hop farm in New England. We grow and produce premium hop pellets (and wet hops during harvest!) for the nation’s growing number of craft brewers. About 98% of US hops are grown in the Pacific Northwest. CVH is passionate about local agriculture and is proud to give brewers out East greater access to local ingredients with unique flavors that represent the region.

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Commonwealth Financial Group

Commonwealth Financial Group

Our goal is to tailor your financial decisions precisely to your business objectives. We work closely with you to create a financial strategy that aligns seamlessly with your business, ensuring efficiency and reliability. Our educational approach empowers you with the knowledge and skills necessary to confidently manage your finances, leading to a stronger financial foundation for your business. As an Allied Partner of the VBA we care about your brewery’s overall financial well-being, including you and your employees, and look forward to being an integral part of your trusted professional network.

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Country Malt Group

Country Malt Group

Founded in 1996 by the Bechard family, Country Malt Group has grown to be one of the leading providers of quality ingredients and supplies to the CraftBeer Industry. Spanning the United States and Canada, CMG now  has thirteen distribution centers located strategically across North America as well as key partnerships that span the world.

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Downs Rachlin Martin

Downs Rachlin Martin

The craft brewing industry is one of the most exciting, fastest growing and visible sectors of the Vermont economy. Downs Rachlin Martin has helped many brewers, distillers, food companies and retailers protect their brands and their products, and restructure their organizations. DRM is proud to be an Allied Partner of the VBA.

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Gallagher, Flynn, & Company, LLC

Gallagher, Flynn, & Company, LLC

Gallagher Flynn & Company (GFC) is a fully integrated professional services firm dedicated to assisting clients in maximizing their opportunities for sustainable and strategic growth. With numerous craft brewers and distillers as clients, we are a knowledgeable and experienced group of business advisors that can assist your enterprise in a variety of ways. Areas of food and beverage expertise include product costing, financing, accounting and taxation, wage and salary guides, outsourced accounting, HR consulting, and transaction advisory services. GFC would welcome the opportunity to discuss how we can help your business achieve its goals.

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Hart Print

Hart Print

The first company on the planet to introduce digital printing on infinitely recyclable aluminum cans. With facilities in Canada and the U.S., we put the art into the heart of your brand in all batches, big or small.

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The Richards Group

The Richards Group

The Richards Group has provided Insurance, Employee Benefits, and Retirement Plan solutions to clients throughout Vermont & New Hampshire since 1867.  The firm has 160 employees in 12 locations and has earned recognition both for contributions to our local communities and as one of the best places to work in the region. The Richards Group is committed to helping employers with their workplace safety, employee retention, and wellness.  We recognize that while we help employers manage the cost and complexity of their insurance and employee benefits, we use our expertise, technology, and resources for the betterment of their workforce.

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Marcum New England Food & Beverage Services Group

Marcum New England Food & Beverage Services Group

Marcum’s New England Food & Beverage Services Group has the perfect recipe of knowledge and service capabilities to support the food and beverage industry in complex issues.  With expertise in this sector, we provide financial statement audits, tax planning and compliance, transaction advisory services, and consulting for operational improvement.  We also offer cybersecurity, risk management, and technology solutions. By addressing financial, operational, and strategic needs, Marcum helps businesses in the food and beverage service industry thrive and succeed.

Our focus is on improving growth and profitability while guiding many food and beverage companies in their development from small emerging entities into national and international organizations.

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Prairie Malt

Prairie Malt

At Prairie Malt, we believe the quality of grain you start with ultimately determines how balanced and tasteful your finished product will be. That’s why we work with producers in the prairies of Western Canada, home to some of the world’s finest two-row barley. These passionate growers approach each crop with a deep commitment to care for the earth, reflecting our own sustainability efforts.

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