St Austell Brewery named south west business of the year

St Austell Brewery named south west business of the year: Cornwall-based St Austell Brewery has won the 2017 PwC West of England Business of the Year award, which is for businesses with turnover of more than £30m. Independent judges hailed the company’s sustainable growth, its acquisition of Bath Ales, product diversifications, and continued investment back into the business, including new brewing technologies. Collecting the award at Aerospace Bristol, St Austell Brewery chief executive James Staughton said: “We are enormously proud to have been picked as winners from such an outstanding group of finalists. It is a very real honour for all of us at the company to see our efforts recognised and rewarded.”  via Propel