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Brown-Forman Corp. history, profile and corporate video

 Brown-Forman Corp. is engaged in the production and marketing of consumer beverage alcohol brands. Its products include Champagne, Liqueur, Tequila, Vodka, Whiskey, Wine.The company’s brands include Jack Daniel and its related brands, Finlandia, Southern Comfort, Herradura, el Jimador, New Mix, Canadian Mist, Chambord, Tuaca, Woodford Reserve, Sonoma-Cutrer, and Korbel Champagne. Brown-Forman was founded by George Garvin Brown in 1870 and is headquartered in Louisville, KY.

“Brown-Forman history

The company was founded in 1870 by George Garvin Brown, a young pharmaceuticals salesman in Louisville, who had the then-novel idea of selling top-grade whiskey in sealed glass bottles. Since then, it has grown into a company that in fiscal 2006 had sales of $2.4 billion. The Brown family controls more than 70% of the voting shares.”

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Beverages