During 2016, the spirits category recovered the volume it lost in 2015. The category grew in volume and value in 2016 compared to 2015.
White spirits showed a substantial growth in volume whilst brown/other spirits showed a slight decline from 2015 to 2016. It is believed that the local white spirits capitalised on the revival of overall white spirits on an international level. Brandy, gin and vodka showed the most growth, this being at the expense of the cane and whiskey sub-categories.
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November 15, 2017