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just The Facts - Russian Standard's CEDC takeover

By | 7 June 2013

Russian Standard now controls CEDC

Russian Standard now controls CEDC

On Wednesday, Russian Standard announced it had taken sole control of Central European Distribution Corporation (CEDC). Here we take a look at some of the facts and figures as a result of the deal: 


  • The consolidated company has an annual output of 34m nine-litre cases of products.  
  • Russian Standard claims to now be the second-largest vodka producer by volume in the world behind Diageo, which owns Smirnoff.
  • It also says it is one of the world’s leading integrated spirits beverage and sparkling wine businesses with distilleries, production facilities and distribution centres in Russia, Poland, Hungary and Italy.


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