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Craft Brewers Index

The Index has been developed by the Cal State University San Marcos College of Business Administration and the San Diego Business Journal over the past three years, being adjusted and reexamined semiannually. The index is calculated from specific survey responses to questions focused on craft brewing operations and opportunities in San Diego County;distributed to local craft breweries in San Diego County, the most recent survey received 23 brewer responses, and the results are as follows.

Craft Industry Confidence Index

Craft Line Graph 

The confidence index result is 63.1. Above 50 indicates optimism, while below 50 indicates a lack of confidence.  However, the graph does indicate a steep decline due to COVID-19.

Craft Employment profit and sales

Craft financial assistance

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