Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, describes 2022 as a ‘landmark year’ for Irish drinks exports as the total value of drinks exports approached €2bn ($2.15bn): representing a 25% increase on pre-pandemic 2019 levels despite an ‘extremely challenging input...
Eying up strong growth – and strong growth potential - of its American whiskey portfolio, Pernod Ricard is creating a dedicated business unit called ‘The American Whiskey Collective’ to manage marketing and production of its premium challenger brands.
The Distilled Spirits Council of the US (DISCUS) and the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) say they are ready to help ‘reset and strengthen’ the trans-Atlantic trade relationship following the end of retaliatory tariffs on American Whiskey and Scotch Whisky....
Alcohol giant Kirin has launched out its first hard seltzers in Japan as well as a new whiskey in response to rising trends surrounding ready-to-drink (RTD) consumption and sustained interest in the country’s whiskey sector.
Taiwan-based Kavalan Distillery has predicted that the whiskey sector in Asia is set to be driven by premium and ready-to-drink (RTD) products in 2022, while also revealing its secret to winning over 100 international awards last year.
A whiskey flavor chemistry program is under way at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture: with scientists using flavor chemistry to advise distillers how to achieve their desired flavor goals consistently.
Irish whiskey continues to drive Ireland’s beverage exports, with global interest in the category and double-digit demand in many markets. But cream liqueur and gin are also showing the potential to grow.
New alcohol regulations in Ireland could restrict signposting to whiskey distillery visitor centres and small distilleries – delivering a hefty blow to the burgeoning whiskey tourism sector, says the Irish Whiskey Association.