Keep it in the family

By just-drinks.com editorial team | 16 August 2005

With the acquisition of Allied Domecq, the wave of consolidation that has dominated the spirits industry for the best part of a decade may have hit an impasse. The families that control the next tier of distillers continue to refuse to sell out. In a new series, just-drinks and industry research group, Canadean, look into the futures of these drinks industry dynasties, beginning with US-based company, Brown-Forman.

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With the acquisition of Allied Domecq, the wave of consolidation that has dominated the spirits industry for the best part of a decade may have hit an impasse. The families that control the next tier of distillers continue to refuse to sell out. In a new series, just-drinks and industry research group, Canadean, look into the futures of these drinks industry dynasties, beginning with US-based company, Brown-Forman.

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