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Brown-Forman is a family-controlled company based in the US, and is one of the largest companies in the spirits and wine business. It is known globally through brands like Jack Daniel's, Old Forester, Woodford Reserve and GleDronach. About 5,600 workers across six continents support its portfolio of brands, which are distributed in more than 170 countries worldwide. Brown-Forman has increased its portfolio through acquisitions, divestitures, and new strategic collaborations, focusing primarily on premium and super-premium brands. Gin Mare and Diplomatico Rum, which are two ultra-premium brands in Europe, are among its most recent acquisitions in 2023.

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#139 /350
Total score
19.7 /100
Measurement area Score (0-100) Rank (0-350)

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#1 27.3 /100 #136


#1 28.1 /100 #86


#1 11.7 /100 #166

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#1 16.7 /100 #177
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Louisville, United States of America
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Publicly listed
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