DWT Food + Bev

 

YOU: A leading-edge food, beverage, or agricultural business aspiring to deliver better customer experiences and better stewardship for consumers, stakeholders, and the planet.

DWT: Lawyers with an uncommon commitment to your business goals, who thrive on small projects done well and who lead transformational projects with drive that matches yours.

 

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A Day in the Life

Here's just a sample of what we did on Wednesday, August 16, 2017.

To see what we are up to today, follow us on Twitter @DWTFoodBev
and check out our blog www.foodbevlawblog.com.

 

FOOD + BEVERAGE

AGRICULTURE

ALCOHOL SUPPLIERS

  • Composed description of food regulatory and kitchen-sharing agreement issues for food business startups.
  • Advised client about pros and cons of settlement before mediation in food safety litigation matter.
  • Counseled nutritional-supplement client on vendor contract regarding international and internet sales policies.
  • Advised ice cream company on regulations governing ingredient declarations.
  • Revised operating agreement relating to potential acquisition by food industry-focused media group.

FOOD + BEVERAGE

  • Composed description of food regulatory and kitchen-sharing agreement issues for food business startups.
  • Advised client about pros and cons of settlement before mediation in food safety litigation matter.
  • Counseled nutritional-supplement client on vendor contract regarding international and internet sales policies.
  • Advised ice cream company on regulations governing ingredient declarations.
  • Revised operating agreement relating to potential acquisition by food industry-focused media group.

AGRICULTURE

  • Reviewed potential effects of lender reporting changes on integrated farming and manufacturing operation.
  • Prepared vineyard purchase agreement draft.
  • Attended discussion with the Organic Trade Association on potential amendment to legislation.
  • Deliberated GMO disclosure policy issues with USA on behalf of interested clients.
  • Reviewed preliminary title reports and other real estate documents in conjunction with client purchase of citrus-packing house and orchards.

ALCOHOL SUPPLIERS

  • Developed multistate alcohol-licensing strategy for large alcoholic-beverage manufacturer.

  • Recommended strategy to secure optimal terms of winery lease and operating agreements.
  • Negotiated settlement terms concerning termination of beer distribution agreement.
  • Developed labeling strategy to address customer and regulatory objectives for wine brand.
  • Evaluated tied-house issues and developed structure to facilitate investment in high-end spirits brand.

Want to Know More?

Email our practice group chair Jesse Lyon and he'll connect you with the correct team member.

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December 13-14, 2017

Organic Grower Summit

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We are always in the market for passionate, talented legal professionals who want to work with top-notch clients in the Food + Bev space. If that’s you, let’s talk.

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