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4 September 2013

Lucas Bols' Bols Honey Liqueur

just the Facts – The Power 100 2013

24 May 2013

Earlier this week, brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's spirits brands. Here's a look at the top ten, along with the methodology used to draw up 'The Power 100'.

LIWF 2013 - UK: QR codes can halt counterfeiting - expert

21 May 2013

Unique QR codes on alcohol packaging are the only way to eradicate fakes, a counterfeit expert has said.

CROATIA: Patrón Spirits secures Croatia distribution through Mohor Trgovina

26 March 2013

Patrón Spirits is set to enter Croatia's spirits market, ahead of the country's entry into the European Union this year, with a distribution deal with Mohor Trgovina.

Product Launch - INDIA: Bols Kyndal's Bols Premier XO Excellence

27 September 2012

Bols Kyndal's Bols Premier XO Excellence

just the Answer: Bols' 'chief energizing officer', Huub van Doorne

1 June 2012

Founded in 1575, Bols claims to be the oldest spirits brand in the world. After a rocky recent past, the company is back in Dutch hands. just-drinks caught up with Lucas Bols' self-styled “chief energizing officer” Huub van Doorne to talk about the company's plans, the launch of its new yoghurt liqueur and why the brand is big in Japan.

Product Launch - UK: Bols Natural Yoghurt Liqueur

17 May 2012

Bols Natural Yoghurt Liqueur

NETHERLANDS: William Grant & Sons moves Dutch distribution to Maxxium

5 December 2011

William Grant & Sons is set to switch distribution of its brands in the Netherlands from International Marques to Maxxium Netherlands.

US: CEDC reduces FY forecasts as nine-month figures turn red

4 November 2011

Central European Distribution Corporation has revised its full-year forecasts as nine-month profits turned to losses after its third quarter.

Product Launch - UK: Lucas Bols' Bols Foam

9 August 2011

Lucas Bols has launched Bols Foam in the UK.

Product Launch – US: Lucas Bols' Galliano L’Autentico

8 October 2010

Lucas Bols' Galliano L’Autentico

CARIBBEAN: Illva Saronno signs Monarq Group as distributor

4 October 2010

Illva Saronno has signed a deal for Monarq Group to distribute its brands, including Disaronno and Tia Maria, in the Caribbean.

Update - US: CEDC shares soar on Nemiroff withdrawal

7 July 2010

Investors in the Central European Distribution Corp have backed the company's decision to walk away from a possible takeover of vodka group Nemiroff.

US: CEDC pulls out of Nemiroff vodka buy

7 July 2010

Central European Distribution Corp (CEDC) has dropped plans to acquire Ukrainian vodka firm Nemiroff.

RUSSIA/NETHERLANDS: Russian Standard hits Netherlands with Maxxium

16 April 2010

Russian Standard has lined up the launch of its namesake vodka brand in the Netherlands through Maxxium in the country.

NETHERLANDS: Maxxium takes over Beam Global distribution

18 March 2010

Maxxium has assumed distribution control of several Beam Global Spirits & Wine brands in the Netherlands.

US: CEDC swings to FY profits, lowers 2010 guidance

1 March 2010

Central European Distribution Corporation has reported a return to profits for its 2009 full-year, but the drinks group has lowered sales and earnings guidance for 2010.

UK: Maxxium launches Sauza Hornitos campaign

25 August 2009

Maxxium UK has launched a campaign that focuses on Sauza Tequila's high end Hornitos range.

FRANCE: Belvedere signs Kyndal India duty-free deal

17 April 2009

Belvédère Duty Free has appointed Kyndal India PVT as the duty-free and domestic distributor of Danzka and Sobieski vodkas throughout the Indian subcontinent.

NETHERLANDS: Edrington Group, Lucas Bols sign JV deal

3 March 2009

Scotch whisky distiller The Edrington Group and Lucas Bols are to form a distribution venture in the Netherlands, responsible for brands currently handled by the Maxxium partnership in the country.

US: Vodka brands fuel CEDC Q3 sales jump

27 October 2008

Spirits group Central European Distribution Corporation has said it expects third quarter revenue to rise by 50%, reflecting strong growth in Poland and Russia.

NETHERLANDS: Lucas Bols brings back Genever

10 September 2008

Lucas Bols has unveiled an addition to its spirits portfolio with the relaunch of Bols Genever in three markets.

US: CEDC continues upward trends in H1

5 August 2008

Central European Distribution Corporation has posted a healthy lift in both sales and profits for the first half of this year.

US: CEDC bucks commodity trend with bumper Q1

1 May 2008

Central European Distribution Corporation has seen profits soar in its first quarter, according to figures released today (1 May).

US: Central European Distribution Corp boosted by premium growth

29 February 2008

Central European Distribution Corporation has reported a trong set of full year figures, with sales and earnings up as the company benefited from accelerating growth of its key brands and reduced overheads.

US: CEDC raises full year guidance

18 January 2008

Central European Distribution Corp. has plans to raise its full year 2008 net sales guidance in response to rising consumer demand for premium imported spirits and wines.

EUR: CEDC updates progress on Parliament acquisition

21 December 2007

Central European Distribution Corporation has moved forwards with its acquisition of various production and distribution assets related to the parliament vodka brand in the Russian market and abroad.

UK: Bols launches new variant to UK

30 August 2007

Bols plans to launch its Bols Grenadine brand in the UK market in October.

Pot of Gould – Parliamentary questions

20 July 2007

The US-based Eastern European drinks group CEDC has continued its rapid expansion with the acquisition of Russian vodka brand Parliament. While some observers have questioned the move, Patience Gould believes the acquisition will give CEDC the infrastructure to build its business in Russia, allowing it to replicate the successful business model it has employed in Poland.

US: CEDC lines up Parliament Vodka acquisition

17 July 2007

Central European Distribution Corporation is set to buy a majority stake in the owner of the top selling premium vodka brand in Russia.

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