Honours for drinks industry stalwarts

31 December, 2010

Three drinks industry figures have been recognised in the New Yearís Honours list.

Richard Everard, chairman of Leicesterís Everardís Brewery, receives the OBE for services to the community. He is involved with 10 local charities including the Everard Foundation.

Brenda Hackett, marketing director of mead producer Lindisfarne, receives an MBE for services to the drinks industry.

David Long, former director of brewing at the British Beer & Pub Association, also receives an MBE for services to the hospitality industry.




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