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Chase Distillery reverts to in-house distribution

Published:  27 January, 2012

Mangrove, is to cease distributing Chase Distillery products, due to its contract coming to an end.

Responsibility for logistics and commercial relationships within the UK is to revert back to Chase.

Will Chase, founder of the Chase Distillery, said: "We have now reached the stage, where we believe we are best served by managing our UK sales directly nonetheless I would like to wish Mangrove every success for the future.

"This is an exciting development for Chase and we are all looking forward to directly engaging with our customers in the future, and sharing our plans and some exciting new distillates with them all."

Mangrove was formed as a fully autonomous division of Coe Vintners to nurture a portfolio of specialist spirits and liqueurs.

Nick Gillett, managing director, said, "We have nurtured the brand to its current position within the UK market and are delighted at the distribution and brand positioning that we have achieved for Chase's very special British drinks.

"Mangrove wishes Chase Distillery all the very best going forward and we envisage that this boutique business with its true eco-spirit will continue to compete with larger distillers from across the world."