Gruppo Campari has announced the completion of its acquisition of Canadian distiller, Forty Creek.

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Gruppo Campari has bought the Canadian whisky producer Forty Creek Distillery (FCD), an independently owned Canadian spirits company.

Gruppo Campari has further illustrated its brown spirits expansion drive with the acquisition of Forty Creek Distillery in Canada, which produces the Forty Creek Canadian whisky brand.

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