The pioneering distillery in the country with a heritage steeped in tradition
and acclaim, the story of DCSL stems from 1913 when we began our journey as part
of the Excise Department. Since the privatisation in 1992, the Company has been
transformed in to a vibrant private sector entity and continues to distinguish
itself as the premier distiller, manufacturer and distributor of local liquor
products in Sri Lanka.
As undisputed leaders in the local spirits industry, the Company enjoys
approximately 75% market share and an annual gross turnover of Rs. 30 billion.
Today our operations have been upgraded by investing in state-of-the-art fully
automated bottling plants and pot and patent distillation units located in four
strategic regions in Seeduwa, Kandy, Kalutara and Badulla and an island wide
distribution network consisting of a large fleet of vehicles coupled with
massive warehouse facilities. The flagship products of the Company are Extra
Special Arrack and varieties of Coconut Arrack, all part of an exclusive
portfolio of coconut based products made available at licensed restaurants,
premium supermarket chains, clubs and hospitality industry.
The Company is also the exclusive agent for world renowned foreign liquor brands
of the prestigious Group Pernod Ricard, France such as Royal Salute, Chivas Regal,
The Glenlivet, Ballantines whiskies, Martell Cognac, Absolut Vodka, Beefeater
Gin, Havana Club Rum, Jacob’s Creek, Long Mountain, Montana wines and G.H. Mumm
and Perrier Jouet champagnes.