David Roussier, CEO of Armorik in Lannion, western France, believes that when it comes to the taste and quality of whisky, the French can give the Scots a run for their money. Photo: AFPDavid Roussier, CEO of Armorik in Lannion, western France, believes that when it comes to the taste and quality of whisky, the French can give the Scots a run for their money. Photo: AFP
David Roussier, CEO of Armorik in Lannion, western France, believes that when it comes to the taste and quality of whisky, the French can give the Scots a run for their money. Photo: AFP

French whisky makers target global market for Scotch as their range of tipples continues to grow

  • Scotland is still the home of whisky, with more than 1.28 billion bottles of Scotch shipped from there around the world every year
  • France’s output is much less, but with 42 distilleries creating at least one whisky, they want to grab a share of the market

Topic |   Food and Drinks
David Roussier, CEO of Armorik in Lannion, western France, believes that when it comes to the taste and quality of whisky, the French can give the Scots a run for their money. Photo: AFPDavid Roussier, CEO of Armorik in Lannion, western France, believes that when it comes to the taste and quality of whisky, the French can give the Scots a run for their money. Photo: AFP
David Roussier, CEO of Armorik in Lannion, western France, believes that when it comes to the taste and quality of whisky, the French can give the Scots a run for their money. Photo: AFP
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