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Corby Distilleries Limited
Type Public
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Key people Con Constandis
Industry Beverages - Wineries & Distillers
Employees 209[1]

Corby Distilleries Limited (TSXCDL) is an alcohol manufacturing and distribution company in Canada.

It was founded in 1859 in Corbyville, Ontario. As of 2008, the company is 46% owned by Pernod Ricard SA[2]. The company distills several Canadian specialities, as well as marketing Pernod Ricard's products in Canada.



  • 1905, sold to Mortimer Davis as H. Corby Distillery Company Limited
  • 1918, sold to Canadian Industrial Alcohol Company Limited, merged with JP Wiser’s Distillery Limited of Prescott, Ontario, J.M. Douglas and Company Limited, and Robert Macnish and Co. Limited of Scotland.
  • 1935 Hiram Walker – Gooderham & Worts Ltd acquires 51% share
  • 1952, company wins right to produce United Rum Merchants of London's Lamb's Rum in Canada
  • 1954, company buys stake in Tia Maria
  • 1969, named changed to "Corby Distilleries Limited – Les Distilleries Corby Limitée"
  • 1978, purchases Meagher’s Distillery Limited of Montreal and its subsidiary, The William Mara Company of Toronto.
  • 1985, Corby's parent company is purchased by Allied Lyons PLC
  • 1988, Corby divests itself of Robert MacNish Scotch Company, purchases McGuinness Distilling Co. Ltd from Heublein, and the spirits division of Nabisco brands.
  • 1989, distillery in Corbyville, Ontario closes
  • 1991, Corby buys Upper Canada Brewing Company Limited, resold in 1995

Canadian brands

See also


  1. ^ "Company Profile for Corby Distilleries Ltd (CA;CDL.A)".;CDL.A&page=quotesearch. Retrieved 2008-10-14.  
  2. ^ PERNOD RICARD - Canada


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