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Rum’s Biggest Players Benefit From Off-Premise Bounce

While the rum category has struggled to post growth in the U.S. market in recent years, it’s now enjoying a pronounced boost in the off-premise, with volume up nearly 15% in Nielsen channels in the 13 weeks through April 18. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 12, 2020

Rum’s Top Players Look To Expand Occasions And Premiumize The Category

Total rum volumes declined 1% to 22.6 million cases in the U.S. last year, according to Impact Databank. Overall, 10 of the top 15 rum brands in the market lost volume last year, and the category has fallen by about 1 million cases since 2010. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 8, 2019

News Briefs for June 6, 2019

•Rob Dietrich, former head distiller for Stranahan’s in Colorado, is taking the helm as new master distiller and blender for Metallica’s Blackened whiskey. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 6, 2019

Pernod Ricard Posts 4% Rise In U.S. Sales, Led By Irish Whiskey, Tequila And New Releases

Pernod Ricard showed a 4% organic sales increase in the U.S. market in its fiscal year ended in June, with Irish whiskey, Tequila, and innovation driving growth. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 29, 2018

Pernod Ricard Posts 5% U.S. Growth, But Warns That Market’s Momentum Is Slowing

Pernod Ricard enjoyed a 5% organic sales increase in the U.S. market in its fiscal year ended in June, but the drinks giant cautioned that the spirits category’s pace, while still solid, has slowed a bit in recent months. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 31, 2017

News Briefs for April 5, 2017

•California’s Michael David Winery is launching 7 Deadly Red this month as an extension to its 7 Deadly Zins franchise. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 5, 2017

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