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Jameson a global hit

WHISKEY giant Jameson has hit a record landmark, with global sales reaching an annual level of four million cases.

The spirit, which is produced by Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard, has reached sales of over one million cases in the United States alone, the single largest market for the Midleton distilled whiskey.

CEO Anna Malmhake, pictured above, explained that sales volume of the Irish export has increased 15pc, with value growth up 18pc in the year ending June 2012.