THE LIEUTENANCY OF KENT ARMS

Atom Brands Queen’s Award for Enterprise ceremony, 17th October 2019

The Awards, now in their 53rd year, are the most prestigious awards for UK businesses. Atom Brands has the privilege of displaying the Queen’s Award for Enterprise emblem for five years.

Atom Brands started trading in 2011, and is based in Tonbridge, Kent. The company is a producer and exporter of gin, scotch whisky and rum and exports to over 40 different markets.

The Lord-Lieutenant at the Queen’s Award for Enterprise ceremony at Atom Brands

Their growth strategy focuses on distribution in countries with an emerging and growing craft spirits market. Distributors are chosen based on their portfolio of flagship brands: premium brands relying on quality for sales rather than selling on price.

Atom Brands has formed strong relationships across Europe, Asia, Australasia, North America, Middle East and Africa. Singapore was a new market during the application period. Overseas sales have grown by 345% over the three year application period and, in the final year of application, 37% of total sales was exported.