Dunns Food and Drinks, the Glasgow-based wholesaler has purchased premium spirits wholesaler Hot Sauce Drinks.
The deal, which was concluded last week, was referred to as ‘the perfect cocktail balance’ by a spokeswoman for Dunns.
“They say the perfect cocktail relies on both freshness and balance. Dunns Food and Drinks is extending this philosophy to its portfolio of products with the acquisition,” she said.
“After a momentous year in terms of growth in 2017, we are eager to innovate and shake up their offering and buying Hot Sauce will do just that. Under this move, Dunns customers will have access to an unparalleled range of premium spirits and cocktail accoutrements while previous Hot Sauce customers can look forward to the amazing quality of service from Dunns, from this month.”
Jim Rowan, MD of Dunns said, “This acquisition is bold but we like that: it says to our customers that we’re constantly trying to keep at the forefront with regards to consumer trends.
“We take a keen interest in what our customers are doing and we’ve been fascinated by their inventive nature with regards to cocktails in recent times,” continued Rowan. “It’s a market which we believe will only continue to bloom and having access to such a vast array of premium spirits only encourages our customers to continue creating”.