Jameson sales during the second half of 2020 were up 12%  in Britain and up  7%  in the US, Jameson’s biggest market

Sales of Jameson rose 3 per cent during the second half of 2020, with volume growth recorded in key markets such as the US. Irish Distillers chief ex(...)

Bottles of Chivas Regal blended Scotch whisky produced by Pernod Ricard

Irish Distillers’ parent Pernod Ricard, which is being targeted by activist investor Elliott, said it was expecting annual profit growth at the top en(...)

Malfy’s production stands at around 100,000 cases of gin bottles each year

Pernod Ricard, which is being targeted by activist investor Elliott, plans to buy super premium Italian gin brand Malfy from Biggar & Leith, as it(...)

The Ricard family is the largest shareholder in Pernod Ricard, with a 16 per cent stake and 22 per cent of voting rights.  Photograph: iStock

Billionaire Paul Singer’s Elliott Management pounced on another European corporate icon, building a stake in Pernod Ricard in an effort to boost retur(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar was the most frequently lobbied Minister on the alcohol issue. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Government Ministers and their officials were lobbied on alcohol-related issues more than 40 times in a three-month period, an analysis of the new re(...)

Alexandre Ricard said his ambition was to double the cases of Jameson sold annually. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The head of global spirits giant Pernod Ricard wants to double the sales of Jameson Irish whiskey to 10 million cases a year over the next decade. I(...)

Anna Malmhake, chairman and CEO Irish Distillers, has called for a cut to the “penal” rate of excise charged in Ireland. (Photograph: John Sheehan)

The chief executive of one of Ireland’s largest drinks companies has called on the Government to reduce excise in the forthcoming Budget to stimulate(...)

Alexandre Ricard, new chairman and chief executive officer of French drinks maker Pernod Ricard.

Pernod Ricard is banking on a taste for higher priced spirits in the United States and India, along with recovering demand for cognac in China, to spe(...)

Alexndre Ricard, who was formerly chairman and chief executive of Irish Distillers, has taken over as the head of Pernod Ricard

Sales of Jameson Whiskey rose by 10 per cent in the six months to the end of December while volumes were up 8 per cent.Jameson’s parent, Pernod Ricard(...)