Monday January 20, 2020

How about them apples?

Bulmers manufacturer C&C’s results have not been eye-catching, but its diversification into premium markets and its takeover potential make it a worthwhile investment

4th November, 2018
C&C chief executive Stephen Glancey at the group’s agm. He is one of only three executives left at the top table Picture: Fergal Phillips

C&C, famous for its Bulmers brand, has broadened and diversified its business significantly since floating on the stock market 14 years ago, especially into the higher-margin premium end of the cider market.

While the Tipperary-headquartered company has had a relatively low profile since 2004, it has made steady progress. It has innovated, segmented and built its brands, extended its reach, established a position in the regional craft beer segment, and broadened the appeal of...

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