Henkell & Co. Sektkellerei and Freixenet S.A. mark their new cooperation with a new name and a common logo for the holding company, the former Henkell & Co. Group. These changes will be effective as of 1 January 2019.
The Spanish-German alliance creates the world’s leading sparkling wine group, allowing Henkell and Freixenet to access new markets and distribution channels. Freixenet is the leading international sparkling wine brand with strong market positions and sales in 140 countries. The Henkell Group has a wide portfolio of sparkling wines, with market leading positions in many countries, including Mionetto as the best-selling Prosecco globally.
Henkell & Co.’s and Freixenet’s joint operations in the U.S. and the UK will start in 2019 as “Freixenet-Mionetto” and “Freixenet-Copestick”, respectively.
In 2017, Henkell & Co. Group’s revenues amounted to EUR 702 million; Freixenet S.A. generated EUR 535 million in the past financial year. Together, the two companies employ 4,000 people worldwide.
About Henkell & Co. Group
The Henkell & Co. Group is part of the Oetker Group and consists of subsidiaries in 22 countries, exporting to more than 100 countries around the globe. It is the market leader for wine, sparkling wine, Prosecco or various categories of spirits in numerous countries. Its portfolio includes well known international brands such as Henkell and Mionetto.
Further information can be found at www.henkell-gruppe.com.
About Freixenet, S.A.
Freixenet S.A. is a family-owned company which was founded in 1914, but has roots that date back to 1861. It is Spain’s largest exporter of beverages and the global No.1 cava producer. The company is headquartered in Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, close to Barcelona. Freixenet, which owns brands such as Freixenet, Mederaño, Mia, Segura Viudas and Gloria Ferrer, has subsidiaries in 19 countries, such as in the US, Argentina and Australia and exports its brands to 109 countries.
For further information see www.freixenet.com.
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