Davide Campari-Milano N.V., trading as Gruppo Campari, is an Italian company active since 1860 in the branded beverage industry. It produces spirits, wines, and soft drinks. From its signature product, Campari Bitter, its portfolio has been extended to include over 50 brands, including Aperol, Appleton, Campari, Dreher, Cinzano, SKYY Vodka, Espolón, Wild Turkey and Forty Creek Whisky.
Founded in Milan by Gaspare Campari and currently headquartered in Sesto San Giovanni, the Group is now a global company (sixth-largest player worldwide), marketing and distributing its products in over 190 countries around the world.
Production is concentrated in fourteen manufacturing plants. There are four in Italy, two each in Brazil and Jamaica, and one each in Argentina, Greece, Mexico, Scotland, Ukraine, and the United States.
Gruppo Campari employs over 4,000 people and has its own distribution network. The company operates in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Russia, Switzerland, the UK and Ukraine in Europe; Argentina, Brazil, Jamaica, Mexico and the United States in the Americas, as well as in Australia and China. Local distributors are additionally used in over 180 other markets. Gruppo Campari has improved its performance over the years, doubling its size since the year of its first listing on Piazza Affari in 2001, combining organic and external growth. Sales for 2012 amounted to €1,340.8 million, 76.7% of which was in spirits, 14.6% in wines, and around 8% in soft drinks. The Garavoglia family owns 51% of the share capital of the company.