Caribbean Rum Producers To Present 50th Anniversary Rum Blends To CARICOM Governments



The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is to receive 50th-anniversary rum blends from thirteen (13) members of the West Indies Rum and Spirits Producers Association (WIRSPA). The rum producers are planning presentation ceremonies during June to governments in the CARICOM Member States where they are based. The contributions from the rum industry are part of the year-long celebration of CARICOM’s 50th Anniversary.

The thirteen distillers are:

  • Mount Gay Distilleries (Barbados)
  • Demerara Distillers (Guyana)
  • Suriname Alcoholic Beverages (Suriname)
  • Angostura (Trinidad and Tobago)
  • West Indies Rum Distillery (Barbados)
  • Saint Lucia Distillers (Saint Lucia)
  • Belfast Estate – Dominica (Dominica)
  • Antigua Distillery (Antigua)
  • Grenada Distillers (Grenada)
  • Travellers Liquors (Belize)
  • Watlings Distillery (Bahamas)
  • National Rums of Jamaica (Jamaica)
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines Distillers (St. Vincent and the Grenadines)

The products being showcased by regional rum producers will be distributed to CARICOM Member States, with some products being available for sale in local markets. Several of the special edition rums are unique blends that will only be available for this purpose and in very limited quantities.

Caribbean rum producers will present specially developed 50th Anniversary Rum Blends to Caribbean Community (CARICOM) governments to honour the achievements of the Community over the past 50 years. These contributions from the rum industry will mark the culmination of a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary by CARICOM.

Producers in all rum producing CARICOM Member States, thirteen in total, which are also members of the West Indies Rum and Spirits Producers Association (WIRSPA ), will present their products to national governments during the month of June.

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