Figures

Currently a 6th generation family business, JGI has come a long way, from small-scale pot-still distillation to mass-production 13-column distillation.

Below are some stats about our group:

  • No. of manufacturing facilities: 5
  • Combined no. of employees: 1200+
  • No. of distributors: 97
  • No. of retail outlets catered to nationwide: 14,871
  • Market share of Ruslan Vodka: 88.77%
  • Market share of Golden Oak: 19.33%
  • Market share of Blue Diamond: 77.76%

Annual Turnover:

Year Amount USD(Million)
2016-017 177.68
2017-018 239.01
2018-019 (Estimated) 384.62

* Adjusted as per prevailing currency exchange rate of USD 1 to NPR 119

Partnerships

JGI is proud to be associated with the best companies in the world. Existing and Previous technical Joint Venture with MNCs include:

  • Warsteiner International KG, Germany
  • Radico Khaitan, India
  • Allied Blenders & Distillers, India
  • Bacardi International
 
Achievements

Below is a list of our achievements since founding:

  • Group turnover has increased by 277 times in the last 16 years.
  • JGI’s leading product Ruslan vodka won its first international award, the Monde Selection, in 1986.
  • Recently, Ruslan vodka won the ITQI Award 2016 and the Monde Selection 2016 in Belgium.
  • ISO certificates for Quality Management System, Environment Management System, Food Safety Management System, Occupational Health & Safety Management System and Good Manufacturing Practice have been received by both Himalayan Distillery and Asian Distillery Pvt Ltd.
  • Vijay Distillery Pvt Ltd. set a record in 2016 by being the first company in Nepal to earn a Green Building Certificate.
  • The JGI marketing team has the widest reach in the market, and they physically visit about four thousand outlets every day.
  • VDPL was the biggest contributor to the PM’s Earthquake Relief Fund in 2015.
  • Ruslan Vodka maintains a clear edge over its competitors with over 80% of the market share in Nepal for the past 45 years.
  • Honored with “Arch of Europe” international quality award in 2012.
  • Vijay Distillery (P) Limited has been awarded with “Business Excellence Award” by Frost & Sullivan in 2017 as the best managed large scale FMCG company in Nepal.
  • Ruslan Vodka won “Nepal Brand Leadership Award” in 2017 as the best FMCG brand in Nepal.