Britvic Ireland acquires C&C’s Quinn’s wholesale operation in NI

Britvic Ireland has acquired the business of drinks wholesaler Quinn’s of Cookstown, a subsidiary of Tennents Northern Ireland (part of C&C Group), for an undisclosed sum.

The acquisition makes Britvic Ireland the sole all-island drinks wholesaler, now servicing over 4,500 licensed outlets.

The County Tyrone company, employing 30, is a wholesaler and distributor of drink brands including Guinness, Heineken, Magners, Pepsi and 7UP, to over 800 outlets in NI with a turnover of £18 million (€20.5m) in 2010.

Britvic Ireland Managing Director Andrew Richards commented that the NI company’s portfolio includes several ‘must stock’ brands that will help position Britvic “as a supplier of choice for many outlets”.

The acquisition will also enhance Britvic’s on-trade access in NI from its present 140 outlets.

Britvic added that the acquisition will extend its reach, client mix and the range of brands that it carries.

 Britvic Ireland Managing Director Andrew Richards - “The NI company’s portfolio includes several ‘must stock’ brands that will help position Britvic as a supplier of choice for many outlets”.

Britvic Ireland Managing Director Andrew Richards – “The NI company’s portfolio includes several ‘must stock’ brands that will help position Britvic as a supplier of choice for many outlets”.


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