Lochaline distillery launches crowdfunding campaign

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Today (December 6) Scotland’s female-founded whisky distillery, Nc’nean, near Lochaline, is launching a £1million crowdfunding campaign on investment platform Seedrs to help accelerate its current growth plans.

The money will support the launch of the company’s first whisky next year, the continued growth of their innovative botanical spirit, as well as buy bottling equipment and support further portfolio expansion.

Nc’nean is an independent, organic whisky distillery, founded by Annabel Thomas and Derek Lewis in 2013, which has a strong sustainable ethos and innovative approach to spirit making.

Annabel Thomas, CEO and founder of Nc’nean, said: ‘We’ve seen a real consumer demand for authentic and sustainable brands and we believe the Scotch category has yet to tap into a new audience base by attracting them with innovative products, which is where we’re looking to build further on our success to date.

‘Our community both near and far is at the heart of everything we do, and I’m really excited that crowdfunding will allow that group to be part of our future success.’

For details visit seedrs.com/ncnean