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PH liquor firm eyes a third of global market

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Tycoon Andrew Tan-led liquor firm Emperador Inc., which has been acquiring assets in Spain since last year, has set a bold goal of controlling about a third of global market share in brandy in four years.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Emperador Distillers, Diageo ink pact to bring more brands to PH

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Tycoon Andrew Tan-led beverage firm Emperador Distillers Inc. has signed a partnership deal with global premium drink producer Diageo to bring other world-class brands into the Philippines.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Emperador nets P5.8B in 2013

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Tycoon Andrew Tan’s beverage company Emperador Distillers Inc. grew its net profit last year by 17.4 percent to P5.8 billion as revenues increased at a double-digit pace despite higher excise taxes on liquor.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Emperador buys 50% of Spanish brandy maker

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Tycoon Andrew Tan-led liquor firm Emperador Inc. has expanded its offshore business by buying a 50-percent stake in brandy producer Bodega Las Copas S.L., a unit of Spanish sherry producer González Byass, for P3.7 billion.

Posted: February 14th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Exercise tax


There is a call in Congress for a review of the “sin tax” law, or RA 10351, imposed on cigarettes and liquor, signed into law by our dear leader Benigno Simeon (aka BS) in December 2012, in effect for just about a year now.

Posted: February 6th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Sin tax law ups prices of tobacco, booze anew

The output by the manufacturing sector, including tobacco products, grew by another double-digit pace in September, indicating that the country was taking the crucial first steps toward industrialization. AFP FILE PHOTO

Prices of tobacco and alcohol products went up on January 1 as the second increase of prices took effect in accordance with the Sin Tax Law.

Posted: January 1st, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Emperador acquires more land in Spain


Tycoon Andrew Tan-led liquor firm Emperador has boosted its offshore production capability with the acquisition of more land for vineyard in Madrid, Spain.

Posted: October 24th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Don Papa Rum drunk on intoxicating growth prospects

FRENCH mixologist Matthias Cadeac d' Arbaud tries out Don Papa Rum

Don Papa Rum, a small batch rum from Negros Occidental, has been in the market for only a little over a year, but it is already creating a buzz in the global liquor market where spirits are again in vogue.

Posted: August 15th, 2013 in Columnists | Read More »

PH liquor firm investing P5.8B in Spain


Emperador Distillers Inc., the liquor manufacturing arm of tycoon Andrew Tan, is investing P5.8 billion to acquire more assets and scale up operations in Spain over the next 12 months as part of its goal to become a strong global brandy brand.

Posted: August 8th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

LT group bringing Tanduay rum to US market


The country’s leading rum-maker, Tanduay Distillers Inc., is bringing its brand to the United States this summer as an initial step toward developing its global positioning.

Posted: June 23rd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

With sin tax, ‘lambanog’ maker sees vigorous sales


With the increase in prices of liquor in the market following the passage of Republic Act No. 10351 or the Sin Tax Law, a “lambanog” producer expects a rise in sales of coconut-based liquor.

Posted: February 2nd, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Inquirer Features | Read More »

Emperador acquires Spanish brandy firm


Taipan Andrew Tan has taken a crucial step toward overseas expansion with the acquisition by his beverage unit Emperador Distillers Inc. of Bodega San Bruno S.A., a brandy company based in Jerez, Spain.

Posted: January 14th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »



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