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Unsaleable Product: Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

Posted: May 20, 2023
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The end of your fiscal year is always a good time for breweries to make decisions about their unsaleable product. However, the reality is, any time is a good time to protect your brand quality and reputation. There’s no benefit to holding on to out-of-date, recalled, or out-of-season beer or other beverages. But there is one benefit to getting rid of it, as this is the opportunity to file a claim for a tax refund – and it doesn’t have to be a headache!

Product that cannot sell doesn’t go away on its own. It often ends up in the corner of a warehouse, out of sight, with the task of removal added to the “to-do” list for later. We suspect that your time is better spent creating and producing new products, which means “later” gets pushed back, further and further.

The good news is there is a turnkey solution – BevPros EcoBev – which takes that unsaleable product “out of your sight – and puts it top of our mind”.  EcoBev is a proven process that is easily adapted to manage other products like cider, coffee, kombucha, sports drinks, and more.   The BevPros make the product disposal process as seamless as possible. Over the past several decades, BevPros has effectively managed the recovery and disposal of millions of cases of packaged products. Additionally, last year alone, we disposed over 3.5 million gallons of product from partially empty kegs, cans, and bottles through our EcoBev solution.

Your brand reputation and protection are our top priority, which is why we work especially quickly and discreetly to remove unsaleable products from your distributor network, and safely manage the chain of custody to have it destroyed or recycled. Rest assured that the BevPros align all disposal methods with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines.

By ensuring disposal is done correctly, your unsaleable beer can be eligible for a tax claim. EcoBev makes it easy for you and your team to stay in the loop with an online portal that features real-time visibility on the destruction process, as well as a detailed project library that holds all necessary documents required for tax and auditing purposes.

Call Our EcoBev Hotline Today

By calling the EcoBev hotline, you can avoid the administrative burden, paperwork, and hours of time spent managing beverage disposal and instead focus your sights on what’s most important to you: crafting awesome beverages. Make calling the BevPros top-of-mind. To learn more about EcoBevcontact one of our BevPros.

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