Beluga vodka enters IndiaThis article was originally published in Foodnews
RUSSIAN spirits firm Synergy is expanding the distribution of its Beluga vodka range to India, Vietnam and Iraq. Beluga is already sold in Lebanon, Jordan and Israel, and in the first half of 2010 some 20% of Beluga's sales were attributed to exports, up from 17% in 2009. The brand is also strengthening its presence in the European Duty Free segment, with first orders going to Zurich, Geneva and Stockholm. For the first six months of 2010 the company's duty free sales grew by 90%.