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News Briefs for August 30, 2017

•Stoli Group USA’s Kentucky Owl is entering the rye category. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 30, 2017

Beam Suntory’s Sales Rise On The Strength Of Its Bourbon Range

Beam Suntory, the spirits arm of Japanese conglomerate Suntory Ltd., achieved a mid-single digit sales increase in the first nine months of 2016. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 4, 2016

News Briefs for September 13, 2016

•Delicato Family Wines is looking to boost its offering at the fast-rising above-$20 tier. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 13, 2016

Interview, Part 1: Tim Hassett, President, Americas, Beam Suntory

The third-largest spirits player nationally, Beam Suntory saw its U.S. volume climb by an estimated 1% to 21.7 million nine-liter cases in 2015, according to Impact Databank. Among its top brands, Jim Beam grew 3% to 4.3 million cases, while Sauza rose 4% to 2.2 million cases and Maker’s Mark advanced 6% to 1.4 million cases. Upscale whiskies Knob Creek, Basil Hayden’s and Laphroaig all increased by double-digits, while Pinnacle vodka declined slightly. Consumer goods veteran Tim Hassett was named president, North America, at Beam Suntory in 2014—the same year as Suntory’s $16 billion acquisition of Beam Inc.—and last year added responsibility for South America. SND senior editor Daniel Marsteller recently met with Hassett to look at Beam Suntory’s U.S. roadmap. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 12, 2016