Carlsberg: Russia and Asia offset faltering Europe

Carlsberg has announced that sales advances in Russia and Asia offset difficulties in Europe during H1 of 2012.

Pernod sells Suntory shareholding

Pernod Ricard has announced the sale of its minority shareholding in Suntory Holdings, which stands at around 1%.

Pernod reports sales increase

Pernod Ricard has reported a sales increase of 13% to €4.28 billion in its half year results.

Sales of European spirits reach £58 billion in 2009

The economic contribution of Europe's spirits industry to the European economy has been revealed in a new report. The report was prepared by Ernst & Young and commissioned by CEPS – the trade body for the European spirits industry.

Scotch whisky - cornerstone of Scottish economy

A new study has revealed that Scotch whisky is worth £4 billion a year in added value to the Scottish economy - with the industry spending in excess of £1.1 billion annually on supplies produced in Scotland.