A Greater Manchester beverages company is about for a a hit Easter weekend down underneath after placing a take care of Aldi to promote a scorching move bun-flavoured drink in Australia.
The Bury-based Manchester Drinks Co received the contract for its Hot Cross Bun Gin Liqueur by way of tapping into the Australian fondness for the vintage Easter deal with.
The gin used to be first trialled by way of Aldi in Australia remaining yr – and used to be this kind of hit that the store is now sellng it at retail outlets around the nation.
Manchester Drinks Co used to be based in 2005 by way of Richard Benjamin and Brian Levine. It makes ready-to-drink merchandise from small-batch gins to cocktails and cushy beverages bought all through the United Kingdom.
Mr Benjamin mentioned: “We had been shocked when Aldi Australia positioned its first order as a result of we idea that scorching move buns had been only a British factor. It seems they’re very talked-about down underneath, too.
“We spent some time creating the flavour which is our classic gin infused with nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves and ginger.”
Paul Handley, spirits and beer buying director for Aldi, said: “Hot Cross Bun Gin became an instant favourite with our customers when it was introduced last year. It sold out in record time so we’re very excited to be bringing it back for Easter again this year. It’s a great twist on a classic festive favourite.”