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Iconic Murwillumbah brewery Stone & Wood has been declared regional business of the year at the 2016 Northern Rivers Business Awards.

The Byron-identified brand has also been named as employer of choice and took out the excellence in sustainability award at the event, held on Saturday (September 24) at the Lismore Workers Club.

It’s been a season of awards for the company, which won champion large Australian brewer at the Australian International Beer Awards in May

Alcohol must have been in the blood at the awards as Tweed-based distillery received the award for excellence in innovation.

All the 2016 regional winners will proceed as finalists representing the Northern Rivers region at the NSW Business Chamber State Business Awards to be held in Sydney on Friday, November 25.

Full list of awards

Young Entrepreneur
Nathan Day, IC Signs – Tweed Heads
Young Business Executive
Kirsty Christensen, Fresh Dental Care – Grafton
Business Leader
Caroline Meehan, Heartfelt Homes – Ballina
Employer of Choice
Stone & Wood Brewing Co – Murwillumbah
Excellence in Innovation
Husk Distillers – Tumbulgum
Excellence in Sustainability
Stone & Wood Brewing Co – Murwillumbah
Excellence in Small Business
Solprom Coaster Kings – Ballina
Excellence in Business
Casino RSM Club – Casino
Excellence in Business Ethics
The Farm Byron Bay – Byron Bay
Excellence in Export
Hemp Foods Australia – Bangalow
Local Chamber of Commerce
Lismore Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc
Regional Business of the Year
Stone & Wood Brewing Co – Murwillumbah

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