Industry & Business

Jameson Enters the Top 10 Premium Spirits Brands in the World List

 Breaking News
  • Irish Distillers Launches ‘A Story of Irish Whiskey’ Podcast Series Irish Distillers, Ireland’s leading supplier of spirits and wines and producer of some of the world’s most well-known and successful Irish whiskeys, has launched its first podcast, ‘A Story of Irish Whiskey’. Produced by Last Cast Media, the five-part series is a story of coming together, sharing, conquering markets and how three families, competitors for [...]...
  • Over 150,000 Jobs Created Outside of Dublin Since 2016 Labour Force Survey (LFS) data published by the Central Statistics Office show a continued momentum in Ireland’s labour market, with 79,800 jobs created in the year to Q1 2019. There were 2,316,100 people employed in Ireland in the first quarter of 2019, a 3.6 per cent increase on the same quarter of 2018. This consistent [...]...
  • Belfast Harbour Awards Largest Ever Contract to Local Construction Company At £50 million, City Quays 3, which will accommodate 1,800 people, represents Belfast Harbour’s largest development project to date and is the latest component of its very successful City Quays waterfront scheme which is already home to 1,100 office workers. The City Quays 3 development will provide another significant opportunity to offer world class office [...]...
  • Cork Agtech Company Partners With Inmarsat to Save Bees and Increase Global Crop Production Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications has announced a new partnership with ApisProtect, an Irish agritech innovator, which deploys the Internet of Things (IoT) technology to monitor the health of honey bees. This collaboration aims to develop a globally scalable IoT solution for connected apiaries, to help stem the significant decline of bee [...]...
  • Call For Sustainable Energy Leaders to Enter SEAI Energy Awards 2019 The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is looking for leaders in energy efficiency and renewable energy to enter this year’s SEAI Energy Awards. Now in their 16th year, the SEAI Energy Awards recognise and reward excellence in sustainable energy. Businesses, public bodies and communities who are using smart energy solutions and practices are encouraged to [...]...

Jameson Enters the Top 10 Premium Spirits Brands in the World List

Jameson Enters the Top 10 Premium Spirits Brands in the World List
March 15
12:18 2019

Jameson Irish whiskey, which is produced by Irish Distillers at Midleton Distillery in Cork, has entered the top 10 of IMPACT magazine’s annual ‘Top 100 Premium Spirits Brands Worldwide’ list for the first time ever, after increasing sales 10% to a record 7.5 million nine-litre cases in 2018. In addition, Jameson scored its 18th consecutive year on the title’s ‘Hot Brands’ in the USA list, delivering 9% growth in the market as an established brand over the same period.

Entering the top 10 marks a milestone for the brand, which has added more than 2.5 million cases and risen five places in the list over as many years according to IMPACT Databank, which publishes the report each year in collaboration with the international drinks trade media magazine. Up from 11th place in 2018’s list, Jameson sits alongside Jägermeister in ninth and tenth place in the list, each reporting volume sales of 7.5 million nine-litre cases.

Conor McQuaid, Chairman and CEO of Irish Distillers.

Jameson is one of only two premium spirits brands in the top 10 to achieve ‘Hot Brand’ status – a curated list of brands that each sell a minimum of 200,000 cases in the USA and fulfil at least one of four sophisticated measurement methods designed by IMPACT*.

Conor McQuaid, Chairman and CEO of Irish Distillers, commented: “Jameson has been driving the growth of the category for the past 29 years and continues to lead the Irish whiskey renaissance around the world. The release of IMPACT magazine’s Top 100 and Hot Brands lists this year highlights the fact that Jameson now sells more than any Scotch whisky bar Johnnie Walker – further affirming the growing role and importance of Jameson and Irish whiskey on the global spirits stage.

“Jameson is going from strength to strength as whiskey drinkers seek out the smooth taste, approachability and Irish personality of Jameson. In the six months to the end of December 2018, Jameson grew value (+8%) with all regions contributing to this success. Standout regions where we expect future growth to come from included Sub-Saharan Africa, which saw 40% growth (excluding South Africa), and Asia, where India saw 50% growth.

“In addition to the brand reporting double- or triple-digit growth in more than 70 markets across the world, we are also increasingly seeing our super-premium Jameson Black Barrel and Jameson Caskmates whiskeys being selected as the category develops.”

About Author

admin

admin

Related Articles

New Subscriber

Subscribe Here



Advertisements






















National Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition 2018

NIBRT Springboard Success Stories



Upcoming Events

  • No upcoming events
AEC v1.0.4