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

Diageo reported that first-half net sales increased 15.8% to £8 billion as the on-trade rebounded and off-trade demand remained strong.

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

Diageo has outperformed analysts’ expectations by reporting organic net sales growth of 16% for the year to June 30.

South American wine producer VSPT Wine Group posted a 27.6% sales increase during the first quarter of 2021 in spite of poor exchange rates.

Carlsberg has reported organic volume sales growth of 11.5% for the first three months of 2021.

Pernod Ricard’s global sales have seen a 1.7% organic growth for the first nine months of FY21 which totalled €6,941m.

Remy Cointreau has reported 25.1% sales growth for the final three months of 2020.

Norway’s wine and liquor monopoly retailer has reported 28% volume sales growth during the first five months of 2020.

Alcoholic beverage sales have remained steady in Finland during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new stats from monopoly retailer Alko.

Diageo has announced a 6% net sales growth and 9% increase in operating profit for the year ended June 30, 2012.

Pernod Ricard’s CEO Piere Pringuet has spoken out about Havana Club’s flat half-year sales growth, branding its performance “disappointing”.

Brown-Forman has reported double-digit half-year net sales growth after a strong performance from its Jack Daniel's brand. 

Diageo has reported an 4% increase in organic net sales growth for H2 of 2010, despite a drop of 3% in Europe.

SABMiller has recorded double-digit lager sales growth in its African and Asian markets

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