Irish Distillers sees whiskey sales decline in second half of 2023

Top-selling whiskey brand Jameson delivered market share gains in North America

Nodjame Fouad, chairman and chief executive at Irish Distillers. ‘We remain confident in our growth strategy of diversifying our portfolio of Irish whiskeys.’

Irish Distillers saw its net sales decrease by 1 per cent across its portfolio of Irish whiskeys in the six months to the end of December 2023.

The results reflect “strong value generation and resilient performance overall”, on a high comparison basis from the corresponding period last year, the company said.

Jameson, a top three best-selling world whiskey brand and a top 10 international spirits brand, reported “steady” net sales globally in the first half ...