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Hinch Distillery customer centre funding creates 42 jobs and places Ballynahinch on the tourism map

Hinch Distillery customer centre funding creates 42 jobs and places Ballynahinch on the tourism map

A brand new distillery and customer centre in County Down is about to create 42 jobs within the newest improvement for serial entrepreneur Dr Terry Cross.

He has invested £15 million within the new 30,000 sq. ft Hinch Distillery, increasing its whiskey and gin manufacturing with the addition of a customer centre to attract vacationers.

The corporate itself has been in operation since 2016 and now exports its merchandise to 25 international locations world wide. It has secured distribution offers in international locations together with China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand, the US, France and Germany and mentioned that many extra partnerships with drinks distributors elsewhere are within the pipeline.

Hinch Distillery was fashioned in 2016, shortly after Dr Cross offered Delta Packaging, the West Belfast packaging firm he based, to Finnish firm Huhtamaki.

It produces a variety of whiskies in addition to Ninth Wave Irish Gin which took Double Gold and the Gin of the 12 months trophy on the China Wine and Spirit Awards.

Dr Cross mentioned the most recent funding marks a milestone for the enterprise.

“As we speak marks a really proud second for myself and the crew who’ve lastly realised a blueprint that’s set