Profits rise at Bruichladdich

27 April, 2012

Islay’s Bruichladdich distillery has boosted its operating profits by 19.6% to £1.4 million, it has announced in its latest results.

The preliminary figures, for the year to December 31, showed turnover up 24.1% to £8.7 million, and earnings before interest, depreciation, tax and goodwill up 16.3% to £1.7 million.

The Botanist gin, Laddie 10 – the distillery’s first 10 Year Old bottling since it reopened in 2001, and a new website all contributed to the growth.

This summer the distillery plans to release the world’s most peated whisky, Octomore 10 Year Old, and Bruichladdich Bere, which it calls “the original viking’s whisky”.

Bruichladdich has continued to make “encouraging progress” in the first quarter of 2012, according to sales director Douglas Taylor.




Bookmark this


Site Search

COMMENT

Rosé tinted glasses

I was asked recently what I thought the biggest change had been in wine fashion in the past five years. My answer was unequivocal: sales of pink wines. From being a niche that expanded and contracted with the sunshine, rosé has subtly but steadily become a stalwart of many merchants’ ranges, with Provence firmly at the top and asked for by name.

Click for more »
Upcoming events

Polls

Is blended Scotch overshadowed by single malt in retailers?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Don't know

Facebook

Twitter