Absolut vodka and Beefeater gin producer has resumed deliveries to Russia — Meduza

French liquor maker Pernod Ricard has resumed deliveries of its products to Russia, halted shortly after the start of a full-scale war in Ukraine. This was written by the Swedish edition of Kristianstadsbladet in reference to the vice president of Absolut vodka brand owned by Pernod Ricard, Paula Eriksson.

According to Ericsson, the group “now delivers products in a volume that can protect local employees and ensure the economic sustainability of local organizations.” She stressed that Pernod Ricard respects European sanctions.

A company representative noted that after the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian army, Pernod Ricard “acted in the interest of its employees both in Ukraine and in Russia”.

Pernod Ricard is one of the largest spirits producers in the world. The company produces whiskey Chivas Regal, Martell, Jameson, Ballantineʼs, Beefeater gin, Absolut vodka, Olmeca tequila.

After the start of the war, other major hard liquor producers left Russia, such as Diageo (Bellʼs, Johnnie Walker, Captain Morgan, Baileys brands), Bacardi (Dewarʼs, William Lawsonʼs), Brown-Forman (Jack Danielʼs , Finlandia), Moet Hennessy.

Since November, the Russian government has permitted the import of certain well-known brands of alcohol into the country under “parallel imports”, i.e. via third countries without the consent of the right holder. ‘author.

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