Kenya Breweries Limited expands gin portfolio launching Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla

Company name: Kenya Breweries Limited Product type: Gin Innovation: New product variant Kenya Breweries Limited (KBL), subsidiary of East African Breweries Limited (EABL) has expanded its spirit category with launch of a new gin in the Kenyan market dubbed Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla. The new gin with a 41.3% Alcohol by Volume (ABV) is characterized with zesty oranges and pink grapefruit aroma, with an underlying juniper and coriander notes. It is a premium offering, targeting consumers that appreciate authenticity, sophistication and the enduring quality and style of gin from the…

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Pernod Ricard acquires full ownership of dry gin brand Monkey 47

FRANCE – Wines and Spirits giant, Pernod Ricard has acquired the remaining stake in dry gin brand Monkey 47 in a transaction makes the French beverage company the exclusive owner of the brand. Pernod Ricard initially acquired a majority stake in Monkey 47 in 2016.The company said that the brand’s founder Alexander Stein will remain involved in the brand’s ongoing development “The agreement is the logical consequence of the brand´s progress following the partnership with Pernod Ricard,” Stein said. “I would like to thank Pernod Ricard  for walking the talk.…

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Pernod Ricard invests in Japanese gin maker The Kyoto Distillery

FRANCE – Pernod Ricard, the French producer of wines and spirits, has signed an agreement for a significant investment in KI NO BI Kyoto Dry Gin, one of the fastest growing gin brand in Japan produced by The Kyoto Distillery. Pernod Ricard said that the investment in The Kyoto Distillery will be used primarily to build a new, state-of-the-art, distillery to meet the growing demand for KI NO BI ultra-premium gin. KI NO BI is a small-batch, artisanal gin distilled at Japan’s first dedicated gin distillery, built in Kyoto in…

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