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 Friday, June 29, 2018.

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

  • Reviewed co-packer reps and warranties in light of pet food regulatory issues for pet food wholesaler.
  • Assisted beverage company in negotiations with new distributor.
  • Prepared MOU for development of distribution optimization technology for fresh fruit delivery service.
  • Advised specialty food distributor regarding supply chain traceback.
  • Negotiated terms of Membership Interest Purchase Agreement for investment in snack food company.

FOOD + BEVERAGE

  • Reviewed co-packer reps and warranties in light of pet food regulatory issues for pet food wholesaler.
  • Assisted beverage company in negotiations with new distributor.
  • Prepared MOU for development of distribution optimization technology for fresh fruit delivery service.
  • Advised specialty food distributor regarding supply chain traceback.
  • Negotiated terms of Membership Interest Purchase Agreement for investment in snack food company.

AGRICULTURE

  • Negotiated employee separation agreement for wholesale produce distributor.
  • Represented producer of fresh fruits and vegetables in negotiation of dismissal of food safety complaint.
  • Assisted produce distribution client in collection of monies due under defaulted loan.

  • Negotiated pipeline easement agreement with Bureau of Reclamation for agricultural client.
  • Advised on environmental issues in connection with sale of orchards.

ALCOHOL SUPPLIERS

  • Analyzed state laws regarding non-beverage alcohol products and federal requirements for formula approvals.

  • Planned strategy with winery for land use hearing.
  • Advised Winery regarding federal labeling issues.
  • Negotiated lease termination in connection with sale of vineyard.
  • Analyzed ownership, investment, and management structure of brewery for compliance with Texas ABC regulations.

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