Beam Suntory has expanded its offer in India with the launch of two peated single malts in the market – The Ardmore Legacy and Bowmore 12 Year Old.
The Scotch Whisky Association’s chief executive, David Frost, is leaving the organisation to become a foreign affairs special adviser to the UK Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson.
The SWA has renewed calls for the UK government to negotiate new trade deals for Scotch post-Brexit, flagging India as the market with the most long-term potential for growth.
Scotch whisky has been registered as a trademark in Taiwan, with the Scotch Whisky Association calling it a “legal breakthrough” in the battle against fakes.
Volumes of Scotch exports grew by 3.1% in the first half of 2016, marking another turning point in the category’s fortunes following several years of decline.
With news that the global decline in Scotch whisky exports is now slowing, we count down the world’s biggest markets by value for Scotland’s biggest export.
The decline in Scotch whisky exports is showing signs of “slowing”, suggesting a more optimistic future for the category, according to analysis by the Scotch Whisky Association.
Leaving the EU could “apply the brakes” to the UK’s booming gin industry – which has seen global exports increase by 46% in the past five years – the UK’s exchequer secretary to the Treasury has warned.
Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown has voiced his concerns over the risk of EU exit for the Scotch whisky industry.
Diageo has agreed to rename one of its biggest-selling whisky brands and end exports of another after a tussle with the Scotch Whisky Association.
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