Posted on | June 17, 2013
Written by | BevNetwork
Edrington, the international premium spirits company, today announced the creation of Edrington USA, a wholly owned marketing and distribution company that will focus on the growing markets for premium spirits in the US.
Edrington USA will assume the distribution of Edrington brands in the US on April 1, 2014. The brands, which include The Macallan, Brugal rum, The Famous Grouse, Highland Park and Cutty Sark, will continue to be distributed by Rémy Cointreau USA until the current agreement ends on the March 31, 2014.
In a separate announcement, Edrington has also said that it will establish new marketing and distribution companies in South East Asia and the Middle East. Collectively the three markets currently account for 26% of Edrington’s total sales.
“I’d like to thank Rémy Cointreau for their support over the last 25 years, and we look forward to continuing that partnership in a number of other markets.” said Edrington’s chief executive, Ian Curle.