Diageo spars with Brown-Forman

Diageo (DEO +0.4%) is sparring with Brown-Forman (BF.A, BF.B) in Tennessee over rules governing the production and labeling of whiskey.

Brown-Forman got a helping hand from the Tennessee legislature to give an unfair advantage over large and small distillers, claims Diageo.

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  • Herradura
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    Jack Daniel's is pure Tennessee. No reason not to protect it against foreign interests like UK's Diageo.
    18 Mar 2014, 11:31 AM Reply Like
  • theo_rhetoric
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    Protect against foreign interests by specifying the freshness of the oak barrels. Diageo is just poking fun at Brown-Forman at their own games.
    18 Mar 2014, 01:28 PM Reply Like
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