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Our Story

Created by Nick Gillett and John Coe, Mangrove is a premium spirits distributor, formed to nurture a portfolio of specialist spirits and liqueurs. The team are based all around the UK to ensure nationwide coverage. We have a 15 strong sales team and an internal marketing department who are hungry to grow exciting and innovative brands. We trade with over a thousand customers in both the on & off-trade, so if you’re looking to grow a brand in the UK marketplace, Mangrove have you covered!

Every product in the Mangrove portfolio has been rigorously hand-selected by our team of industry experts. All of our brands are of the highest quality, they’re authentic whilst also innovative and have strong sustainability credentials. Perhaps most importantly, each of them has a unique story to tell.

We pride ourselves on our alternative approach to building our brands. This is achieved through generating lasting relationships, training and educating our partners, a creative brand strategy, and above all, integrity. With a 360° approach from logistics to sales and marketing, we work with our brand owners to finesse and deliver their consumer message.

Management

Our Leadership and Management team at Mangrove bring a wealth of experience across all positions.

Comprised of a selection of industry experts and brought together by a passion for sustainable, premium and innovating brands.

Account Managers

The Mangrove team on the ground has been carefully picked to represent and deliver our premium and ethical brands to the industry.

Tim Dunlop

Premium Retail/Online Manager

Negroni

John Brown

Wholesale Account Manager

Bloody Mary

James Gibbs

National Grocery & Convenience Manager

Pornstar Martini

Brand Managers

Our brands at Mangrove all focus around providing consumers with quality products that do not cost the earth. All of which have their own unique story that follows the ethos of Mangrove.

Each brand manager is aligned to our ethos, representing both the company and its brands. They have been carefully selected to understand and share each brand story.

Admin Team

At the heart of Mangrove is its team of individuals. Our office and administrative teams are what keeps the cogs moving within team purple and allows the wider teams to do what they do.

Anca Husu

Customer Services Co-ordinator

Negroni

Casey Richmond

Management Accountant

Long Island Iced Tea

Claire Tippins

Purchasing & Logistics

Piña Colada

Joy Warner

Senior Accounts Assistant

G&T

Mandy Adams

Senior Accounts Assistant

Espresso Martini

Michael Dilworth

Operations Manager

Vodka Soda

Nataliya Kostadinova

Customer Services Co-ordinator

Vodka Martini

Rachel Murphy

Office Manager

Pornstar Martini

Rishi Kesharia

Credit Control Supervisor

Mojito

Testimonials

The key to a great company is its customers.

At Mangrove we aim to provide a feeling of family across all channels with customers large and small from all corners of the country.

Below we have a collection of some great testimonials from these members of Team Purple.

Edmund Weil

Owner of Nightjar, Oriole & Swift – London Prestige Cocktail Bars

“From the very beginning of our journey as bar owners a decade ago, Mangrove have consistently shown a huge amount of faith and interest in our projects. They’ve also represented a constant pipeline of interesting, unusual, products of consistently excellent quality that enrich any cocktail menu and drinks offering, which means they will always be at the top of our list of favourite partners.”

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Lab22
Alex Mills

General Manager of Lab22, Cardiff Prestige Cocktail Bar

“The team at Mangrove have always been a favourite with the Lab22 family. Their enthusiasm and benevolence to quality brands and their customers has always inspired the team. Our account manager is definitely one of the most attentive brand ambassadors, whether that’s taking extra time to ensure projects and activations are completed immaculately or visiting us on the other side of the bar to catch up over a fruity pink cocktail. Setting up a tasting or knowledge about brands is just a phone call away.”

Our Brands

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