Profile: Brown-Forman Corp (BFb.N)
7 Dec 2016
Brown-Forman Corporation, incorporated on October 19, 1933, is a spirit and wine company. The Company manufactures, bottles, imports, exports, markets and sells a range of alcoholic beverages. The Company has a portfolio of approximately 40 spirit, wine and ready-to-drink cocktail (RTD) brands. The Company's principal brands include Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniel's RTDs, Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey, Gentleman Jack Rare Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniel's Tennessee Fire, Jack Daniel's Single Barrel Collection, Jack Daniel's Sinatra Select, Jack Daniel's Winter Jack, Jack Daniel's No. 27 Gold Tennessee Whiskey, Finlandia Vodkas, Finlandia RTDs, Korbel California Champagnes, Korbel California Brandy, Woodford Reserve Kentucky Bourbons, el Jimador Tequilas, el Jimador New Mix RTDs, Herradura Tequilas, Canadian Mist Canadian Whisky, Sonoma-Cutrer California Wines, Early Times Kentucky Whisky and Bourbon, Chambord Liqueur, Old Forester Kentucky Bourbon, Antiguo Tequila, Pepe Lopez Tequila, Santa Dose Cachaca and Collingwood Canadian Whisky.
The Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey is the spirit brand of any kind and the American whiskey brand. Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey is the flavored whiskey selling over 1.5 million nine-liter cases. The Jack Daniel's Single Barrel Collection includes Jack Daniel's Single Barrel Select, Jack Daniel's Single Barrel Barrel Proof, Jack Daniel's Single Barrel Rye and Jack Daniel's Single Barrel 100 Proof. The Company sells its products in approximately 160 countries around the world. Its international markets include the United Kingdom, Australia, Mexico, Germany, Poland, France, Turkey, Russia, Canada and Brazil. The Company owns and operates distribution companies in approximately 13 markets, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hong Kong, South Korea, Mexico, Poland, Thailand and Turkey. The Company sells its products directly to retailers, to wholesalers, or, in Canada, to provincial governments.
The Company competes with Bacardi Limited, Beam Suntory Inc., Davide Campari-Milano S.p.A., Diageo PLC, LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE, Pernod Ricard SA and Remy Cointreau SA.
850 DIXIE HWY
LOUISVILLE KY 40210
Company Web Links
- BRIEF-Brown-Forman increases cash dividend by 7.4 pct
- BRIEF-Brown-Forman stockholders approve increase in Class A shares to implement stock split
- BRIEF-Brown-Forman to set up distribution organization in Spain
- BRIEF-Brown-Forman priced offering of EUR 300 mln aggregate principal amount of 1.200% notes due 2026
- Fitch Rates Brown-Forman's Multi-Tranche Issuance 'A'; Outlook Negative