Gruppo Campari, the Italian parent company of Wild Turkey in Lawrenceburg, on Tuesday announced that sales for the quarter that ended March 31 were up 13.4 percent over the same period in 2014, to 327.4 million euros or $368 million. Profits before tax rose 72.8 percent, to 35.8 million euros or $40.2 million.
The Americas, which accounted for almost 44 percent of group net sales for the quarter, saw sales growth of 19.4 percent overall and 4.8 percent organically, with Wild Turkey up 10.6 percent, the company said. In the U.S., both Wild Turkey and American Honey showed "healthy growth" with the bourbon portfolio up 10.4 percent.
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