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DIAGEO PLCCompany logo

United Kingdom (GB)

OpenCorporation rating: 57.89 on 100

Ranking 2022: 60 on 602 companies

Primary NACE classification:
Distilling, rectifying and blending of spirits (1101)

Company description

This company engaged in the manufacture of alcoholic beverages. It is the world's leading premium drinks business with a collection of alcohol beverage brands across spirits, wine and beer categories. Formed by the merger of Grand Metropolitan Public Limited Company and Guinness PLC, it was incorporated as a limited company in England and Wales on December 1997. It is a global company, trading in over 180 markets around the world. It also brews and markets beer and wine.The company produces and distributes a wide range of brands, including Smirnoff vodka, Johnnie Walker Scotch whiskies, Guinness stout, Baileys Original Irish Cream liqueur, J&B Scotch whisky, Captain Morgan rum, Tanqueray gin, Crown Royal, Beaulieu Vineyard and Sterling Vineyards wines. In addition it also owns the distribution rights for the Jose Cuervo tequila brands in the United States and other countries.The company has manufacturing facilities across the globe including Great Britain, Ireland, United States, Canada, Spain, Italy, Africa, Latin America, Australia, India and the Caribbean. It has a supply agreement with Casa Cuervo S.A. de C.V., a Mexican company, for the supply of bulk tequila used to make the Joss Cuervo line of tequilas and tequila drinks in the United States. It also has a supply agreement with Destileria Serrallss, Inc (Serralles), a Puerto Rico corporation, for the supply of rum used to make the Captain Morgan line of rums and rum drinks in the United States. It markets and distributes its brands under 3 geographic regions: North America, Europe and International. International markets comprise Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, Australia, New Zealand, India, China and other Asian markets.

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Latest news about diageo plc

17 November 2021 - 16:14

Diageo market share ambition implies stock party | Reuters

Diageo is projecting confidence. The Smirnoff maker wants to grow its booze market share to 6% in 2030 from 4% last year. It helps that drinkers are eschewing wine and beer in favour of spirits. The group run by Ivan Menezes is also piling into drinks like tequila, set to grow by 11% annually over the next five years, and China.

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