Food and Beverage Law

DRM’s Food & Beverage Law attorneys solve problems for clients in the innovative and expanding craft beverage and artisan food area. We assist Vermont and out-of-state clients in business formation, financing, contracting, regulatory compliance, branding, trademarking, intellectual property protection, distribution, licensing, marketing, retailing, Internet and e-commerce issues, competition, mergers and acquisitions, and consumer relations. Of particular note is our insight into the thorny issues of organic, GMO/bio-engineered, “origin,” and “fair trade” certification and labeling. We have particular expertise in food and beverage products of special concern to Vermont, including maple products, craft beer, distilled spirits, artisan cheese and chocolate. DRM is a member of Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility and is an Allied Partner of the Vermont Brewers Association.

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