28 October 2011
Shepherd Neame Ltd, the Kent-based brewer and pub operator, announces the appointment of Mark Rider (35) as Finance and IT Director. Mark will join the company in January 2012 and will replace Ken Littlefair on the Board upon his retirement in March 2012.
21 October 2011
Shepherd Neame has further boosted its expertise in beer with the appointment of Richard Frost as head brewer.Mr Frost – currently head brewer at Banks’s Brewery in Wolverhampton – brings a wealth of industry knowledge and expertise to an already highly experienced team.
18 October 2011
Shepherd Neame’s new events venue, The Old Brewery Store, has a packed programme of entertainment throughout November and December.
10 October 2011
Brewers, hop farmers and barley growers gave thanks for another successful harvest at Shepherd Neame’s annual Hop Blessing service.Held at St Mary the Virgin Church in Selling, the service was led by Reverend Martin Webb and Shepherd Neame president Robert Neame’s granddaughter, Flora Bishop, presented a basket of hops for blessing.
05 October 2011
Shepherd Neame, the Kent-based brewer and pub operator, today announces results for the 52 weeks ended 25 June 2011.
Financial performance: Turnover up 5.2% to £121.3m (2010: £115.4m)
Operating profit before exceptionals up 3.3% to £12.3m (2010: £11.9m)
Profit Before Tax and exceptionals up 9.7% to £8.0m (2010: £7.3m)
Earnings per share before exceptionals up 17.0% to 46.2p (2010: 39.5p)