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Lind & Lime steps up global presence with first US shipment

08/12/2022
Lind and Lime Gin

LEITH-based Lind & Lime Distillery has hit a major milestone with the announcement of its first export to the US, as it steps up its global presence for 2023.  

Working with Southern California based Preiss Imports, 5,200 bottles of Lind & Lime Gin will be appearing in selected retailers in Western Seaboard states from Q1 2023, with wider distribution to follow.

The Edinburgh gin distillery has recorded a continual build of in market sales, amongst fluctuating global macroeconomics and has expanded distribution globally to South Korea, Canada and now North America. 

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Ian Stirling, Co-founder of Lind & Lime Gin said:

“There’s no doubt 2022 has been a more challenging year for trading, but, for the most part, in-market sales continue to grow despite fluctuating global macroeconomics.

“Germany has remained our strongest performing market overseas for 2022, with outstanding market performances in Italy and Israel.

“We’ve been able to engage new markets in the USA, Canada and South Korea and are now looking towards favourable opportunities in 2023, with more new markets coming on-board.

“Lind & Lime is special, because of the simplicity and quality of its ingredients. When we were first devising our gin, it was the height of the gin boom in the UK, and it felt like an exotic new brand was being launched every week. Nevertheless, we felt like there was a place for a new brand that could cut through the noise and deliver the very essence of what a London Dry Gin should be. This is as true now as it was when we were starting out back in 2014 and we look forward to enjoying further success as we continue to grow the brand in the UK and internationally.”

Earlier this year, Lind & Lime Gin rolled up the shutters on their new, energy efficient distillery in the historic Port of Leith allowing the award winning gin to double its bottling capacity and welcome up to 10,000 visitors to its new tour and tasting experience.

Lind & Lime Gin is available to buy from selected independent retailers, John Lewis and online via Master of Malt and Leith Export Co.

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