Distil plc ("the Group" or "Distil") (AIM: DIS), owner of premium drinks brands, is pleased to
announce that another leading supermarket group has listed RedLeg Spiced Rum
("RedLeg") forits stores throughout the UK.
This follows the successful listings of RedLeg in April 2015 and October 2015 by two major
UK grocery chains and further increases this brand's presence and availability in the UK.
We are also pleased to announce that trading in the first quarter (April-June) of the current
financial year has been broadly in line with our expectations. Both sales volumes and
revenues were up 1% and 5% respectively over the same period last year whichcontained
our first listing with pipe fill to a major grocery chain, combined with major launch
promotional activity which is phased differently this year.
Don Goulding, Executive Chairman of Distil, said:
"We are delighted RedLeg Spiced Rum has been listed by another major UK supermarket
chain, further enhancing awareness and availability of this popular brand which is growing in
both the On trade and Off trade. We continue to make steady progress across the portfolio
with our brands benefiting from increased marketing activity."
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