Pernod Ricard, Irish Distillers sell Paddy Irish Whiskey to SazeracStaff writer ▼ | May 19, 2016
Pernod Ricard and Irish Distillers announce the signing and completion of the sale of Paddy Irish Whiskey, the 4th largest Irish whiskey brand in the world, to Sazerac.
Drinks NOLA company to sell Irish whiskey
Jameson is the world’s fastest-growing Irish whiskey, experiencing 26 years of consecutive growth and hitting sales of 5m cases in 2015. Company's brands are exported to 130+ markets, with over 50 of those experiencing double- or triple-digit growth.
Irish Distillers was formed in 1966, when a merger took place between John Powers & Son, John Jameson & Son and Cork Distilleries Company.
Sazerac is one of New Orleans’ oldest family owned, privately held companies and has operations in New Orleans, Louisiana; Frankfort, Bardstown, Louisville and Owensboro, Kentucky; Fredericksburg, Virginia; Carson, California; Baltimore, Maryland; Lewiston, Maine; Manchester, New Hampshire; and Montreal Canada. ■