A fast-expanding Cornish brewery has exceeded £4 million sales for the first time.
Skinner’s Brewery reported a 12% rise in annual turnover, partly thanks to increased activity nationwide.
Chief executive Steve Skinner commented: “Our 30-strong team has worked enormously hard to win this success. Their commitment and dedication is absolutely outstanding, I am extremely proud of our staff.”
The company has enjoyed stead growth since making a national breakthrough a couple of years ago. Skinner explained: “Since mid-2009, our ales have been on sale at all Waitrose’s UK stores and we are now also selling in around a quarter of all Tesco’s UK stores.
“In addition, we have our pre-existing national arrangements through Coors and Wetherspoons.
He added: “These developments have convinced us that we still have a long way to go in terms of tapping our full potential at national level rather than just in our traditional Cornish home territory.”