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[Graphic News] Hite Jinro named world's top spirits brand, again

By Nam Kyung-don
  • Published : Jul 11, 2018 - 17:49
  • Updated : Jul 11, 2018 - 17:49




The Korean soju brand Jinro, owned by Hite Jinro was the world’s best-selling distilled liquor company for a second straight year, according to a market research firm in London.

The IWSR, a provider of market data, said that Hite Jinro sold 75.9 million cases of soju in 2017, up 0.8 percent from a year earlier.

Ruang Khao of Thai Beverage came in second with sales of 31.75 million cases, followed by Indian whiskey maker ADB’s Officer’s Choice with sales of 31.51 million cases.