Leonard J Russell, our company's founder, believed strongly in the value of independence. Beholden to no single distiller, he bought only those whiskies which met his own and his customers' exacting standards. Success reinforced his beliefs, and within the space of a few years he established for the company an enviable reputation within the Scotch whisky trade.
Ian Macleod Distillers Ltd are the brand proprietors of Glengoyne Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Isle of Skye Blended Scotch Whisky, Lang's Blended Scotch Whisky,Hedges & Butler, King Robert II, London Hill Gin, The Chieftain's and Dun Bheagan Ranges, Smokehead Islay Single Malt, Six Isles Island Blended Malt Scotch Whisky, Wincarnis Tonic Wines and Macleod's Single Malt Whiskies. We currently produce and sell over 15 million bottles of spirits per year.
Ian Macleod Distillers Ltd is also a major supplier to the Buyer's Own Brand market. Innovators in the field we have supplied own-label spirits to some of Europe's largest supermarket groups for over 40 years.
Our aim is to offer our customers a choice of top quality spirit brands. We are therefore investing in our portfolio to build a range of strong, niche brands, creating long term value for both ourselves and our distributors. In a marketplace increasingly dominated by a few multi-national companies with global brands, our focus is on the traditional values of quality, value and customer service.
Ian Macleod Distillers Ltd is well positioned for continuing growth in sales of its core products. We have made strategic investments in the production capacity at Broxburn Bottlers, our bottling company, and in our stocks of Scotch whisky (including our recent acquisition of Glengoyne Distillery) to meet the increasing demand for our products from around the world.