Phillips Distilling, a US spirits brands, has announced the acquisition of the Leroux and Kamora brands from Beam Suntory for an undisclosed sum.
The Kamora brand is a coffee liqueur in the US and Canada made with savoury coffee beans infused with vanilla, chocolate and caramel notes.
The Leroux brand range comprises 19 varieties of liqueur and eight flavoured brandies. The flavoured brandies led by Polish Blackberry Brandy, are claimed to be amongst the top-selling brandies in the US
“The consumption of cordials & liqueurs in the United States continues to grow steadily and Phillips Distilling has always been at the forefront of innovation in this category”, said Andy England, CEO of Phillips Distilling. “Acquiring Leroux and Kamora is a natural fit for what we do best. We’re exceptional at differentiating flavor profiles and running small batches and changeovers that are critical to being successful in cordials & liqueurs.
“With our history and expertise in this category this new acquisition will solidify our position as a market leader and gives us a fresh perspective to add to our expert blending and flavors teams”, he added.
Source: Phillips Distilling (via PR Newswire)