Campari UK Is the Portman Group’s newest member

The Portman Group, the social responsibility and self-regulatory body for the alcohol industry in the UK, is delighted to welcome Campari UK as its newest member. They are the fifth member to join this year, bringing total membership to thirteen.

The Campari Group traces its roots back to 1860 and the invention by Gaspare Campari of the famous red aperitif and now has a portfolio of over 50 major brands in the premium and super premium sectors including Aperol, Glen Grant Scotch and Appleton Estate Rum. With its operational headquarters in Italy, the Group has 21 in market companies, 22 manufacturing plants and distributes to over 190 nations around the world. Campari UK’s membership bolsters the Portman Group’s representation of spirit brands.

Brad Madigan Managing Director at Campari UK commented: “We are committed to the responsible distribution, marketing and sale of alcoholic beverages and to promoting responsible serving and consumption of our products, in all settings.”

“Joining the Portman Group is an affirmation of our commitment to responsible practices and an opportunity to add our voice to the debate. We support the Portman Group as an internationally recognised gold standard self-regulatory model and indeed have been applying its standards in our activities.”

Chief Executive of the Portman Group John Timothy said: “We are pleased to have Campari UK join the Portman Group as yet another new member this year. Their support will allow us to keep working hard in our aims of showing the alcohol industry to be effectively self-regulated and socially responsible.

“Now more than ever, we need support from the industry’s most reputable companies to help us shape the conversation surrounding alcohol. We encourage producers and retailers, both large and small, to talk to us about how they can play their part in engaging with the key policy challenges and aid us in telling the story of this socially responsible sector.”