Tuesday Apr 15
UPDATE 1-Campari to accelerate acquisitions after buying Averna
Italian drinks maker Campari said on Tuesday it was buying a Sicilian spirits company, had 250 million euros to invest in further deals this year and planned to spend even more on acquisitions in 2015.
Abbeyleix firm in major takeover
Pictured Dan Collier Manufacture at First Ireland Spirits, Warren Scott Quintessential Brands Group and Aidan Tallon C.F.O. First Ireland Spirits.
Quintessential Brands buys First Ireland Spirits
First Ireland Spirits is the country's biggest independent producer of Irish cream liqueurs and Irish country creams and its brands include O'Mara's Irish Country Cream, Feeny's Irish Cream Liqueur and the Dubliner Irish Whiskey Liqueur.
The Drinks Business
Quintessential buys First Irish Spirits
International drinks group Quintessential Brands has bought First Irish Spirits Company Ltd, Ireland's biggest producer of cream liqueurs and Irish county creams.
Case history of a centuries old global brand
It was a particularly beautiful and warm sunny day about a month ago as I sat on my deck overlooking False Bay, having breakfast round about noonish and reading the label on an almost empty champagne bottle.