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Michigan's beer industry grows into $10.5B business

Jon Harrison

Michigan's beer industry is worth $10.5 billion to the state, according to a new national report that looked at employment and wages in 2016.

That's up from $6.64 billion two years ago, according to the same study from 2014.

About 34,390 jobs in Michigan are directly tied to beer, whether through brewing, wholesale or in retailing.

Those employees earn a combined $941,748,800, according to the report by the National Beer Wholesalers Association and the Beer Institute.

For the full article, see Paula Gardner, "Michigan's beer industry grows into $10.5B business", MLive, May 24, 2017.


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