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Brown-Forman Sees 3-5% Average Growth for Jack Daniel’s Over 10 Years

What’s next for Jack Daniel’s, a brand family that has shown a 5% average annual growth in shipments over the past 30 years? Brown-Forman’s approach to brand building is “continued thoughtful innovation,” Mark McCallum, EVP/President, Jack Daniel’s Brands, told an … Continue reading

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Newsweek Names Brown-Forman ‘Greenest’ Bev/Al Company

In 2014 Brown-Forman set new, more aggressive environmental sustainability goals focused on reducing its greenhouse gas emissions, sending zero waste to landfill, and increasing the efficiency of water use and wastewater discharges. The result:  The company has just been named … Continue reading

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Brown-Forman Completes Scottish Distillery Acquisition

As expected, Brown-Forman Corp. completed its acquisition of BenRiach Distillery Co. for £281 million ($404.5 million). The purchase, which brings three outstanding Single Malt Scotch Whisky brands – The GlenDronach, BenRiach, and Glenglassaugh – into Brown-Forman’s growing whiskey portfolio, includes … Continue reading

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Brown-Forman Plans 2-for-1 Stock Split, Names New Directors

Brown-Forman Corp. directors approved a 2-for-1 stock split for all Class A and Class B shares, payable Aug. 18 on stock of record Aug. 8.  The split, which will be in the form of a dividend, is subject to shareholder … Continue reading

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Brown-Forman Celebrates 70 Years of Barrel Making

Brown-Forman is celebrating 70 years of barrel making in a ceremony Wednesday (2/10) morning. Founded in 1945, the Brown-Forman Cooperage is the oldest continuously operating new barrel whiskey cooperage in the world.  It’s where barrels are hand-crafted for aging of spirits … Continue reading

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New Short Film Series from Finlandia Opens with Dive in Finnish Waters

I cannot imagine diving in the waters of Finland. Not in the summer, much less in early fall. Not even if I was wearing a well insulated wetsuit.  Much less “deep diving,” going about 123 feet down, no scuba pack … Continue reading

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