Sunday February 16, 2020

Galway brewery’s new line rewards a can-do attitude

Owner Jason O’Connell is hoping to double exports this year

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor

@gnelis
19th January, 2020
Jason O’Connell, owner of the Galway Bay Brewery: ‘They don’t want the hassle of going to a bottle bank, they want to be able to crush up a can and put it straight into the recycling bin’ Picture: Fergal Phillips

The owner of Galway Bay Brewery is aiming to more than double export sales following a €500,000 investment in a new canning line at the firm’s plant in Oranmore.

Jason O’Connell told the Business Post that the firm “hadn’t really been able to tackle exports” until now.

“We would approach people and the first question they would ask was ‘do your beers come in cans?’....

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