Distilling vessels for Cameron Bridge

16 May, 2008

Phase two of Diageo's plan to improve the Cameron Bridge Distillery in Scotland has been completed with the installation of six new distilling vessels.

The

work at the site near Windygates

was part of a £40 million project to increase the efficiency and environmental performance of the distillery.

Diageo is investing £100 million in all to expand its Scotch whisky operations and capitalise on growing global interest in the spirit.

Scotch export sales topped £2.8 billion last year, a rise of 14% on the previous year, according to figures from the Scotch Whisky Association.

As well as expanding Cameron Bridge, the drinks giant plans to build a new malt distillery on Speyside.




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