Abbeydale Brewery is preparing to step up its operations.
It buying new equipment to increase production and overhauling telephone and IT systems and replacing a floor at its brewhouse in Aizlewood Road following a £200,000 loan from Finance Yorkshire, which has access to European funds. Two more staff are being employed.
The brewery aims to step up production from 140 barrels a week to 180 a week. It currently has 17 staff, has an annual turnover of over £2m and brews up to 10 beers every week.