Constellation released its FY results yesterday

Constellation released its FY results yesterday

Constellation Brands yesterday (10 April) released its full-year and fourth quarter results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the performance of some of its units as well as last year's shipment volumes.

Performance

Crown Imports - full-year net sales of US$2.6bn, up by 5%, and operating income of $448m, an increase of 4%

Ruffino - full-year net sales of $20.9m

Mark West - full year net sales of $34.6m

Constellation acquired full ownership of Italian winemaker Ruffino in October 2011, while the Mark West wine brand and assets were bought on 16 July last year.

Full-year shipments

US domestic shipment volumes - 49.3m nine-litre cases, up by 5.1% year-on-year

US domestic focus brands shipment volumes - 34m nine-litre cases, up by 9.3%

(Focus brands include Robert Mondavi, Svedka Vodka, Clos du Bois, Estancia, Black Box, Arbor Mist, Blackstone, Rex Goliath, Simi, Black Velvet Canadian Whisky, Toasted Head, Mark West, Ravenswood, Franciscan Estate, Ruffino, Wild Horse, Kim Crawford, Mount Veeder, Nobilo, and Inniskillin.)