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Daily Archive: February 13, 2020

Pernod Ricard’s U.S. Sales Increase 4% In Fiscal First Half

Pernod Ricard saw global sales rise 2.7% to €5.5 billion ($6B) on an organic basis in its fiscal first half through December, as profit from recurring operations registered €1.8 billion ($1.95b) on an increase of 4.3%. Continue reading →

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Distilled Spirits Council Touts Upscale Growth But Warns On Tariff Impact

The Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. (DISCUS) reports that supplier sales increased 5.3% to $29 billion last year on a volume increase of 3.3% to 239 million cases, but the trade group warned that spirits tariffs on both sides of the Atlantic are presenting significant headwinds for the industry. Continue reading →

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Scotch Whisky Exports Rise 4.4% To $6.4 Billion

Scotch whisky continued to churn out global growth last year, according to new export figures from the Scotch Whisky Association. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for February 13, 2020

•MGP Ingredients CEO Gus Griffin will retire at the company’s annual stockholder meeting on May 21, the company announced. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for February 13, 2020

•Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Founders Brewing Co. has released Unraveled IPA, a juicy India Pale Ale that’s the latest addition to the Founders year-round lineup. Continue reading →

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