Profile: Brown-Forman Corp (BFb.N)
27 Nov 2015
Brown-Forman Corporation, incorporated on October 19, 1933, manufactures, bottles, imports, exports, markets and sells alcoholic beverages. The Company's principal brands include Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniel's ready-to-drinks (RTD), Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey, Gentleman Jack Rare Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniel's Tennessee Fire, Jack Daniel's Single Barrel, Jack Daniel's Winter Jack, Jack Daniel's Sinatra Select, Jack Daniel's No. 27 Gold Tennessee Whiskey, Finlandia Vodkas, Finlandia RTDs, Southern Comfort, Southern Comfort flavored line extensions, Southern Comfort RTDs, Korbel California Champagnes, Korbel California Brandy, el Jimador Tequilas, el Jimador New Mix RTDs, Woodford Reserve Kentucky Bourbons, Canadian Mist Canadian Whisky, Herradura Tequilas, Sonoma-Cutrer California Wines, Early Times Kentucky Whisky, Early Times Fire Eater, Early Times Kentucky Bourbon, Chambord Liqueur, Pepe Lopez Tequila, Antiguo Tequila, Old Forester Kentucky Bourbon, Tuaca Liqueur, Collingwood Canadian Whisky and Santa Dose Cachaca.
The Company's products are sold in more than 160 countries around the world. The Company's international markets include Australia, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Germany, Poland, France, Russia, Turkey, Canada and Japan. The Company sells its brands either to distributors or to state Governments that then sells to retail customers and consumers in the United States. The Company owns and operates distribution companies in 11 markets: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, South Korea, Mexico, Poland and Turkey. In the United Kingdom, the Company partners in a cost-sharing arrangement with another supplier to sell a portfolio of both companies' brands. In many other markets, including Italy, Japan, Russia, South Africa and Spain, the Company relies on others to distribute its brands, generally under fixed-term distribution contracts.
The Company competes with Bacardi Limited, Beam Suntory Inc., Davide Campari-Milano S.p.A., Diageo PLC, LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton S.A., Pernod Ricard S.A., and Remy Cointreau S.A.
850 DIXIE HWY
LOUISVILLE KY 40210