International Track 200

This Edinburgh company was founded when its management acquired a Speyside whisky distillery from Pernod Ricard for £5.4m in 2004 – it has gone on to buy two further distilleries. Its overseas markets include the emerging economies of China, Russia, Poland, Ukraine and South Africa. Under managing director and master blender Billy Walker, 69, international sales grew to £25.5m in 2013.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank103
CompanyBenRiach Distillery
ActivityWhisky distillery
LocationEdinburgh
2-yr av intl sales growth pa38.38%
International sales £000s*25,500
Total sales £000s*34,200
Staff145
Founded2004
Websitewww.benriachdistillery.co.uk

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* Supplied by company † Annualised figure