In white coats from left: French Junior Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, Hennessy chairman and CEO Bernard Peillon, LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault, Moet Hennessy CEO Philippe Schaus and Antoine Arnault visit Hennessy’s new bottling plant. Photo: AFP

US and Chinese demand for cognac prompts LVMH to open US$118 million bottling plant

Hennessy cognac is a huge hit in China and the US, where it has become popular in cocktails and a favourite tipple of rappers. The demand is so great that the distiller is opening a huge bottling plant

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In white coats from left: French Junior Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, Hennessy chairman and CEO Bernard Peillon, LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault, Moet Hennessy CEO Philippe Schaus and Antoine Arnault visit Hennessy’s new bottling plant. Photo: AFP
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