Whiskey chief hits out at excise spirits level

'Damaging' Irish rates a dampener on strong Jameson performance

1st September, 2016
Sales of Jameson grew by 12 per cent over past 12 months. Pic: Pixabay

Drinks group Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard has said sales volumes of Jameson whiskey rose by 12 per cent in the year to the end of June, with the value of sales rising by 16 per cent.

The company said that in 62 markets, Jameson was experiencing double- and triple-digit percentage growth.

He said Irish whiskey sales were also growing in Ireland due to a combination of increased tourism and growth in the cocktail market. But he warned that...

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