The Downpatrick based Distillery has been working with Invest NI since it established in 2014. Most recently, the company received support through the Covid-19 Productive Investment Capital Grant (PICG), developed by Invest NI to help businesses to adapt to, and recover from the challenges of Covid-19. The company has also availed of marketing assistance.
David continued: “The support from both PICG and Invest NI’s marketing assistance has been invaluable in helping us to set a clear direction. The support has helped us to diversify the capabilities of our business, improve productivity in blending and bottling our new whiskey and supported us to position both our whiskey and poitín brands more competitively. We’re really looking forward to the new era in our business and building our exports globally.”
Congratulating the company, John Hood, Invest NI’s Director of Food & Drink said: “Our relationship with Rademon Estate has grown over the years and it has been fantastic to watch the company grow into a world-renowned brand with new innovative products coming on board. The valuable support we have offered Rademon has enabled the company to develop new products and bring those products to market to grow their exports.
“It’s also great to see the successful outworking’s of PICG which we developed to support local companies to make crucial capital investments to make them more resilient, more profitable, and more productive.”