Gilbeys is bringing new suppliers and innovative products to the Irish market, following its parent group C&C’s acquisition of Matthew Clark and Bibendum in the UK last year. Maev Martin talks to Duncan Millar, head of wine at Gilbeys with Bibendum, about its massively expanded portfolio, changing consumer habits, and preparing for MUP
This article originally featured in the Checkout Magazine June 2019 Edition.
Matthew Clark and Bibendum are two of the UK’s largest independent drinks wholesalers to the hospitality industry. Combined, both businesses serve over 24,000 outlets, so its acquisition in March 2018 gives the Gilbeys operation in Ireland the opportunity to introduce a wide range of new products to the Irish market.