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Craft beverage manufacturers up 50 percent since 2014


The number of craft beverage manufacturers has grown by 50 percent since the Craft New York Act was enacted in 2014, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday.

Since then, 340 new craft beverage businesses have opened across the state. The bulk are craft breweries (178), followed by 67 craft distillers, 60 wineries and farm wineries and 35 cideries.

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