Canada: Beam to distribute Russian Standard vodka

03 April, 2009

Beam Global Spirits & Wine is to distribute Russian Standard vodka in Canada.

Beam Global Spirits & Wine is to distribute Russian Standard vodka in Canada. Canada will become the 12th international market where Beam Global is the exclusive distribution partner of Russian Standard vodka. The vodka is exported to more than 60 markets.

Philip Mills, managing director Europe and Canada, Beam Global Spirits & Wine, said:  “We are pleased to welcome Russian Standard to the Beam Global portfolio in Canada.

“This premium Russian vodka enhances our spirits portfolio and joins brands like Canadian Club, Alberta Premium and Jim Beam. We are confident that Russian Standard will continue to enjoy significant growth in Canada with the attention of the dedicated Beam Global sales and marketing team in Canada.”

Leonid Yangarber, CEO of Russian Standard, North America said: “Russian Standard is authentically Russian, produced, distilled and bottled in Russia with 100 percent Russian ingredients. We believe that with the Beam Global distribution model, Russian Standard will grow quickly in the Canadian market as it is introduced to discerning Canadian consumers.”

In addition to Canada, Beam Global distributes Russian Standard vodka in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos and the Philippines. 

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