Pernod Ricard has released its FY22 Results, showing that sales grew organically by 17% in 2022, equalling €10.7m, with sales growing by double digits across each of its regions and spirit categories.

Elixir Distillers has signed an agreement to buy the Tormore distillery and brand from Pernod Ricard.

Surging demand for premium spirits powered Pernod Ricard’s 17% year-on-year sales growth in the six months to December 31, 2021.

Pernod Ricard UK has expanded its American whiskey portfolio with Rabbit Hole making the UK the first European market to launch the brand.

Pernod Ricard has completed the sale of a majority stake in Société des Produits d’Armagnac (SPA) to Cloudsweeper, an entity owned by entrepreneur Alexander Stein.

Pernod Ricard has unveiled its new $150m malt whisky distillery called The Chuan in Emeishan, China.

Spirits giant Pernod Ricard has signed an agreement to acquire The Whisky Exchange from founders Sukhinder and Rajbir Singh.

Pernod Ricard has announced the acquisition of online retailer The Whisky Exchange for an undisclosed fee.

Pernod Ricard UK has highlighted the consumer trends accelerated by the last 18 months and urged retailers to “capitalise on the huge opportunity within premium spirits and wines this Christmas”.

Pernod Ricard has taken a minority stake in the New York-based wine and spirits producer Sovereign Brands.

Pernod Ricard has announced organic sales growth of +9.7% for FY21 totalling €8,824m with increased sales in all regions.

Pernod Ricard UK has launched Leaps & Bounds, a new range of Australian wines inspired by dogs.

Pernod Ricard has announced a new multi-million-pound marketing campaign for Beefeater starting on 19 April targeting 25-34-year-olds.

Pernod Ricard sales for H1 FY21 have shown an organic decline of -3.9% on the previous year largely due to the ongoing struggles of travel retail.

Pernod Ricard has ramped up its focus on the low-alcohol category by launching 20% abv variants of Ballantine’s Scotch whisky and Beefeater gin.

Beefeater has launched a new bottle design which not only has a new shape and artwork, but uses more recyclable materials to reduce plastic use.

Brands Report 2021: Mezcal

06 January, 2021

Mezcal’s journey from exotic curiosity to established category in the world’s best bars is nearing completion. Ninety-seven per cent of our polled bars said they stocked at least one mezcal. Three quarters had two brands and two thirds said they stocked three lines or more.

Resilient off-trade sales in the USA and Europe helped Pernod Ricard rally during the first quarter of fiscal 2021.

Former Pernod Ricard executives Laurent Lacassagne and Patrick Venning have launched a botanical rum after setting up a micro-distillery in London’s Brixton Market.

Louise Ryan, managing director of Pernod Ricard’s Gin Hub, believes that market share can be the measurement of success for the company during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Spirits giant Pernod Ricard has announced a -9.5% sales decline for FY20 due to the impacts of Covid-19 in the on-trade.

Pernod Ricard will reopen its Beefeater and Plymouth Gin distilleries to the public for tours this week.

Pernod Ricard now expects the decline in full-year profits to be less severe than initially anticipated as a result of cost control and resilient sales.

Pernod Ricard has become the latest major company to halt advertising on Facebook and Twitter in a bid to stop the spread of hatred and misinformation.

Pernod Ricard has teamed up with the United Nations to offer a series of free online training modules to help budding bartenders become mixology maestros.

Pernod Ricard has revealed a 15% organic decline in sales for the three months to March 31.

Pernod Ricard has pledged Rs 15 crore ($2 million) to boost healthcare facilities across India as it prepares to battle the coronavirus outbreak.

Members of the British drinks trade that have lost their income due to the coronavirus outbreak can apply for a one-off grant worth £250 this week.

Pernod Ricard has released a revised outlook for the 2020 financial year in light of the effects that COVID-19 is having on the drinks industry.

Pernod Ricard has made significant investment in Italian liqueur brand Italicus while De Kuyper Royal Distillers has sold its shares.

Pernod Ricard has bought a stake in Japanese gin brand Ki No Bi for an undisclosed fee.

Pernod Ricard has completed the acquisition of Castle Brands by a subsidiary of Pernod Ricard SA, through a cash tender offer followed by a short-form merger.

Global travel retail could be at a tipping point, according to the head of Pernod Ricard Global Travel Retail.

Pernod Ricard has announced that Laurent Fresnet, currently head winemaker at Champagne Henriot, will be G.H. Mumm’s new chef de cave.

Chivas Brothers, the scotch whisky business of Pernod Ricard, has opened a new head office in Glasgow city centre.

Pernod Ricard has reported sales of €9,182m (6% organic growth) for the  full year 2018/19 plus +8.7% organic growth in PRO (proft on recurring operations.

Pernod Ricard, has announced the official breaking ground on the site of China’s first malt whisky distillery in Sichuan province, the first distillery from an international spirits and wine group.

A recent complaint about Pernod Ricard UK’s Jameson Irish whiskey Barrelback on-trade promotion was upheld by the Independent Complaints Panel. 

Pernod Ricard has announced the acquisition of Texas-based Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co, maker of super premium American whiskey.

The Irish Whiskey Association has responded to claims that its Geographical Indication and Technical File is in danger of dumbing down’ the category.

Pernod Ricard USA, through its New Brand Ventures division, has acquired a majority share of Rabbit Hole Whiskey which is produced and based in Louisville, Kentucky.

Employees from Chivas Brothers, the scotch whisky business of Pernod Ricard came together last week to collect plastic from beaches and river paths in Scotland and London.

Pernod Ricard UK has confirmed two senior appointments within the gin branch of its business, The Gin Hub.

Pernod Ricard has announced the signing of an agreement with Biggar & Leith for the acquisition of the Italian super-premium gin brand Malfy.

26 February, 2019

"Be A Convivialist!”

Pernod Ricard is monitoring the legalisation of cannabis in the US and Canada with the potential of adding a cannabis-based product to its portfolio in the future.

Alexandre Ricard, the chief executive officer of Pernod Ricard SA, has little room for maneuver, says Bloomberg reporters Thomas Buckley and Scott Deveau.

Pernod Ricard has announced ‘very good’ financial results for the first half of FY19 with organic sales up 7.8%.

Irish Distillers has announced a €150m investment in its sites in Cork and Dublin to meet demand for its products.

Pernod Ricard CEO Alexandre Ricard said the company will wait to see how cannabis legalisation effects the sales of premium spirits before investing in the emerging industry.

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