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With A Revamped Spirits Portfolio, Halewood Looks To Build On Its U.S. Success

Since the arrival of CEO Stewart Hainsworth in June 2015, U.K.-based Halewood Wines & Spirits has undertaken a flurry of investments and acquisitions focused on upscale craft brands, ranging from its Liverpool gin brand to West Cork Distillers in Ireland. Hainsworth is now readying a significant push in the U.S. market, where the company’s key success so far has been Crabbie’s ginger beer. Crabbie’s was an Impact “Hot Brand” in 2015 up 62% to nearly 400,000 (2.25-gallon) cases, but it has faced some pressure since then. SND recently spoke with Hainsworth at the Liverpool-based company’s London offices. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 14, 2017