Spirits company Quintessential Brands has added a new production line at its G&J Distillers production site in Warrington, which will produce 5cl glass bottles to serve the increasing demand for miniature bottles of spirits.
The new miniature bottles production line can produce 200,000 5cl bottles per week, which the company says will allow it to capitalise on the growing appetite for ‘mini’s, in particular for gin products.
Quintessential’s gin portfolio includes brands such as Greenall’s, Ophir and Bloom, and the new production line will also be utilised for the company’s The Dubliner, the Dublin Liberties and The Dead Rabbit Irish Whiskey brands whisky brands.
Warren Scott, CEO and co-founder of Quintessential Brands stated: “The miniatures market presents a significant opportunity for the spirits industry, and as the world’s foremost gin distillers, we are proud that G&J Distillers is right at the forefront of this trend.
“We are very grateful to Helen Jones MP for attending the distillery to open the new production line; it was a pleasure for us to show her around the site and it gave all of us a sense of enormous pride to show her just what a great asset G&J Distillers is, both to the local economy, and the wider UK economy, as we continue to drive the popularity of gin at home and around the world.
“With over 250 years of gin distilling heritage, G&J Distillers is a true icon of the spirits industry and we’re committed to ensuring it remains that way in the future.
“With production at G&J Distillers increasing as miniatures orders come in and the popularity of gin continues to grow, we will soon be starting a new recruitment drive, bringing a further economic boost to Warrington in the year ahead, so there are exciting times ahead in 2019 for G&J Distillers and for Warrington.”
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