Brown-Forman Corp.    

 
NYSE: BFB

Address:

850 Dixie Hwy.

Louisville, KY 40210-1038

United States

Phone:
(502) 585-1100

Company description

Brown-Forman Corp. was founded in 1870 by George Garvin Brown in Louisville, Kentucky. The company incorporated in Delaware in 1933 and went public that same year. Brown-Forman manufactures, bottles, imports, exports and markets more than 35 brands of wines and spirits. The most important brand is Jack Daniel's, which is the fifth-largest premium spirits brand and the largest selling American whiskey brand in the world. Other leading brands are Southern Comfort, the third-largest selling liqueur in the United States, and Canadian Mist, the fourth-largest selling Canadian whiskey worldwide. Some of the brands of wine include Bonterra Vineyards Wines and Fetzer Wines. The company also sells many brands of tequila, including el Jimador Tequila and Herradura Tequila. Brown-Forman sells its brands in more than 135 countries. Brown-Forman's principal export markets are the United Kingdom, Australia, Mexico, Poland, Germany, Spain, Canada, France, the Czech Republic, Italy, South Africa, China, Japan and Russia.

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News and information about Brown-Forman Corp.

Brown-Forman Supports Renewable Energy
Food & Beverage Close-Up; February 14, 2018; 517 words
Brown-Forman Corp. reported a commitment to renewable...equivalent of more than 90 percent of Brown-Forman's annual electricity usage in the...agreements allow companies such as Brown-Forman to invest in renewable energy generation...
United States : Brown-Forman Invests in Renewable Energy; First Major U.S. Spirits and Wine Producer to Enter Power Purchase Agreement
Mena Report; February 8, 2018; 691 words
Brown-Forman Corporation today announced a major...electricity usage in the United States. Brown-Forman is the first major U.S. spirits...agreements allow companies such as Brown-Forman to invest in renewable energy generation...
One Drinks Sets Sights on Refillable Bottled Water Launch
just-drinks.com; February 8, 2018; 545 words
...Drinks founder Duncan Goose. Sustainability continues to move higher up the agenda in the beverage industry. This week, Brown-Forman announced it is to offset 90% of its energy use in the US after signing an agreement with a new wind power project in Kansas...
Brown-Forman Makes Sustainability Stand with US Wind Farm Deal
just-drinks.com; February 7, 2018; 431 words
Byline: Andy Morton Brown-Forman is to offset 90% of its energy...Solomon Forks Wind Project will sell Brown-Forman 30 megawatts of electricity annually...Under the terms of the deal, Brown-Forman will purchase wind power generated...
Nam Announces 2018 State of Manufacturing Tour President and CEO Jay Timmons to Meet Leading Manufacturers, Elected Officials, Parents and Students While Visiting Manufacturing Facilities across Nation
States News Service; February 7, 2018; 700+ words
...and Technical College 200 Technology Court Georgetown, KY 40324 (press: open) 2:45 p.m. -- 4:00 p.m. (EST) Brown-Forman -- Woodford Reserve 7855 McCracken Pike Versailles, KY 40383 (press: open) Wednesday, February 14 // Indiana 9:00...
'Dog Graveyard' to Haunt Jack Daniel's over Deadly Iditarod Sponsorship
States News Service; February 7, 2018; 548 words
...Louisville headquarters of Jack Daniel's parent company, the Brown-Forman Corporation, on Thursday. The demonstration is part of...When: Thursday, February 8, 12 noon Where: Outside Brown-Forman headquarters, at the intersection of Dixie Highway and Howard...
Mast-Jagermeister Us Joins the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility
States News Service; January 31, 2018; 586 words
...driving and underage drinking and is funded by the following distillers: Bacardi U.S.A., Inc.; Beam Suntory Inc.; Brown-Forman; Constellation Brands, Inc.; DIAGEO; Edrington; Hood River Distillers, Inc.; Mast-JAngermeister US; and Pernod...
Mcconnell Op-Ed: After Historic Year under President Trump and Republican Congress, the State of Our Union Is Strong
States News Service; January 30, 2018; 700+ words
...than 12,000 Kentuckians, recently announced it is accelerating pay incentives and increasing its minimum hourly wage. Brown Forman A a global spirits company in Louisville employing more than 1,000 Kentuckians A is starting a community investment foundation...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 312140 - Distilleries

312130 - Wineries

321920 - Wood Container and Pallet Manufacturing


 

SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 2085 - Distilled and Blended Liquors industry report

2084 - Wines, Brandy, and Brandy Spirits industry report

2449 - Wood Containers, NEC industry report