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Wednesday 29 September, 2021

British Honey Co.

Board Appointment

RNS Number : 3480N
British Honey Company PLC (The)
29 September 2021
 

29.09.21.

 

 

The British Honey Company plc

 

Board Change

 

 

Further to the RNS announcement issued on 23 September 2021, The British Honey Company plc ("British Honey", "BHC", "the Company" or "the Group"), the producer of premium British Honey, Honey-infused spirits and no/low products, confirms the appointment of Mr Alex Maurice to the Board as an Executive Director with immediate effect.

Enquiries:

British Honey Company plc

 

Via Walbrook PR Limited

(see below)

finnCap - AQSE Corporate Adviser & Joint Broker

Carl Holmes / George Dollemore (corporate finance)

Richard Chambers (ECM)

Tel: +44 (0)20 7220 0500

Stanford Capital Partners - Joint Broker

Patrick Claridge / John Howes / Bob Pountney

Tel: +44 (0)20 3815 8880

Walbrook PR Limited - Financial PR

Paul Vann / Nicholas Johnson

Tel: +44 (0)20 7933 8780

  +44 (0)7768 807631

[email protected]

 

 

 

About British Honey Company

 

Launched in 2014, BHC has an extensive collection of award-winning spirits brands crafted at its onsite distillery in Buckinghamshire. Its impressive range began with Keepr's British Honey Spirits infused with 100% pure honey from its own fully traceable apiaries and includes gin, rum, bourbon, vodka and a ready to drink selection of hard seltzers and a low alcohol gin and tonic.

In 2020 it expanded further after acquiring the brands of the London Distillery Company (Dodd's Organic Gin, Rye and Single Malt Whiskeys), securing an exciting partnership agreement with English Heritage to produce its gins and launching an affordable luxury spirits range, 1606. In the same year, BHC also developed its first alcohol sanitiser product in the UK in response to the Covid-19 outbreak.

In February 2021, BHC completed the acquisition of Union Distillers Limited, based in Market Harborough, Leicestershire, Union Distillers was founded in 2012. Over the past eight years it has grown to become an independent producer and distributor of proprietary and "own-label" spirits. It has well-invested infrastructure which includes its own stills, bonded warehouse and it is proposing to install a canning line. Union has a strong manufacturing capability, established brands and an extensive and growing retail and wholesale customer base. Products include its premium, proprietary "Two Birds" range of spirits comprising 11 gins, seven vodkas, a spiced rum, an absinthe and a 29% ABV espresso vodka liqueur. In addition, Union distils spirits on behalf of a range of B2B customers including some major German supermarkets with a UK presence. Like BHC, Union is also SALSA accredited.

Future development plans will see BHC open a second distillery on Oxfordshire's Tusmore Estate, expected late 2021, where it will produce a Tusmore Single Estate Triple Distilled Premium English Whiskey to add to its Single Malt Tusmore Whiskey, of which investment casks are currently available to purchase.

 

Further information on Alex Maurice, aged 29,

Mr Maurice has a beneficial interest in 10,000 ordinary shares in the Company.

Save as set out below, there is no further information regarding Alex Maurice that is required to be disclosed pursuant to Appendix 1, Table A, paragraph 5.1.2 of the AQSE Exchange Growth Market - Rules for Issuers.

 

 

Current Directorships

Previous Directorships in the last five years

 

Edistil Limited

Union Distillers Limited

 

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