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15 July, 2024

Pernod Ricard establishes North American Distillers

French drinks group Pernod Ricard has announced the formation of a global brand company, North American Distillers (NADL), which will house it American whiskey portfolio.

Australian spirits company Top Shelf International has launched its Act of Treason agave spirit in the domestic off-trade through Endeavour Group’s Dan Murphy’s.

Monica Berg has been named the most influential figure in the global bar industry, according to Bar World 100 2024 in association with Perrier.


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Freixenet Copestick and Spain’s Zamora Company have agreed a strategic distribution partnership for the Zamora portfolio of wines in the UK and Northern Ireland. 

Danish company Carlsberg has agreed a £3.3bn deal to buy the UK business of Britvic as well as the remaining 40% share in its joint brewing venture with Marston’s.

Ukrainian vodka brand Nemiroff has announced its expansion into Canada through a partnership with Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits.

Toku Saké has appointed Stuart Hudson as head of sales and advocacy, effective as of this month.

RX, the organiser of the BCB trade events, has announced that from 2025, Imbibe Live will join the portfolio and rebrand as BCB London.

Hamish Smith drills down into what makes someone a good candidate for Bar World 100 in association with Perrier.

Scottish spirits company Edrington saw its core revenue rise 11% for the year to 31 March 2024, driven by The Macallan which saw double-digit growth.

Toku Saké has announced the appointment of Enotria & Coe as its exclusive distributor in the UK.

Japan’s Suntory Holdings has announced the creation of a new division in India to accelerate growth within the region.

The founders of Avallen Spirits, the owner of Avallen Calvados, Stephanie Jordan-Balmforth and Tim Etherington-Judge, have announced a new consultancy company.

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