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drinks yearbook 2013

drinks yearbook | 111 Exchange Rates of the Australian dollar against the US dollar High USD Low USD September 2013 18/9/13 0.9498 1/9/13 0.8927 October 2013 22/10/13 0.9705 3/10/13 0.9405 November 2013 6/11/13 0.9526 28/11/13 0.9082 Source: Reserve Bank of Australia Figures and Facts ABC Rural Wine Grape Growers Australia reported that the industry continued to overproduce wine grapes in 2013, despite the significant decline in the amount of vines across the country. Results in spring showed that Johnnie Walker had topped the IWSR’s 2013 World Class Brands rankings as sales had risen upwards by one million cases over the year, reaching 18 million cases globally. Hennessy ranked second with a sales increase of 250,000 cases and Jack Daniel’s was ranked third on the list with volume gains up to 12.2 million cases. Coopers posted a record turnover for the 2012-2013 year with a rise from $186 million to $216 million and an increase of net profit from $27.2 million to $30.8 million. Casella Wines was excited to produce its one-billionth bottle of yellow tail wine, reaching the milestone in less than 12 years since the wine had been launched. Official cash rate Sept 13: 2.5% Oct 13: 2.5% Nov 13: 2.5%


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