Archive for the 'Business News' Category

30 Dec

Barbancourt 150!

When pushed to choose, I usually call Barbancourt 15 my favorite! Rumpundit Haiti’s Rhum Barbancourt Celebrates 150 Years With Special Edition December 24, 2012 | 2:10 pm | Print Above: the Cuvee 150 Ans By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Rhum Barbancourt is launching a new special edition to mark the company’s 150th anniversary, the […]

28 Dec

Rum Rebellion?

Rumpundit from the beginning of this saga has maintained that the Caricom countries have a great case for the WTO. Interesting point for the future… does the Puerto Rico statehood vote affect the subsidy down the line? Rumpundit Rum, rivalry, resistance Sir Ronald Sanders 23 December 2012 THE Caribbean Community (Caricom) trade ministers issued a […]

09 Jul

Dancing on the Cap’n’s Grave?

As Captain Morgan Leaves, Puerto Rico Hopes to Keep the Rum Business Lucrative With New Distillery 0 Comments Published at 1:15 pm, July 8, 2011 Image Photo Credits: As Captain Morgan Leaves, Puerto Rico is Hoping to Keep the Rum Business Going With New Distillery Near San Juan, Puerto Rico, a former pharmaceutical plant is […]

14 Apr

Pirate Ambush?

A cunning piratical ambush – while Bacardi grapples alongside Havana Club.. Cap’n Morgan swoops in and gets the gold..Rumpundit Diageo aims to take on Bacardi By Robyn Black 14/04/2011 09:14 Diageo has announced its intention to take on Bacardi to become the number one rum company in the world by 2015. Captain Morgan: kick-starting Diageo […]

12 Apr

Cubans sell 4 million cases! And nary a drop in the US

  Havana, April 12 (IANS) Cuba expects to sell four million cases of its flagship rum Havana Club in 2011, despite a US decision not to renew its marketing license in the country, president of the state-owned Cuban Rum Corporation said here. ‘The Cuban industrial capability is at a very high level,’ president of the […]

03 Apr

And Did Trelawney (Gold) Die?

“And did Trelawney die” was the song of the Western Men, whose defeated prisoners might well have ended up as indentured labour in Jamaica. Trelawney Gold did die, but who knows it might be coming back – in spirit at least! Rumpundit. Husseys make another half-billion bet on Long Pond Published: Sunday | April 3, […]

01 Apr

85 Lashes Rum!

 Glazer’s to distribute Amalgamated’s rum across Missouri St. Louis Business Journal – by Kelsey Volkmann Date: Thursday, March 31, 2011, 12:32pm CDT Jesse Jones  Amalgamated Brewing and Distilling Co. said Thursday it reached a deal with Glazer’s to distribute Amalgamated’s 85 Lashes Rum beyond St. Louis to throughout Missouri. Amalgamated, a craft brewer and […]

31 Mar

Angostora’s Bitter?

It was sold as an attempt to build a regional giant to compete in world markets – but there’s something about financial engineering that takes the heart out of distillation…Rumpundit Exodus from Lascelles’ board McConnell, Bell and Abrahams stepping down BY AL EDWARDS Caribbean Business Report Editor     Wednesday, March 30, 2011   […]

26 Mar

Bundaberg Bounds Back

Bundy Rum gets a revamp Emily Prain | 26th March 2011 BDC Bondstore staff members Teena Hetherington, Shannyn Smith and Haley Cassady with the new branding. Mike Knott THE city’s famous Bundaberg Rum is going under the knife for a brand makeover aiming to bring more sophistication to its product, and put common stereotypes of […]

15 Mar

Blood feud Bad business.

Never surrender! Never Give Up! might have worked in Galaxy Quest, but the sound of dead horses being flogged is not good news for efficiency – Rum Pundit.   Bacardi Continues Legal Actions to Protect Its Havana Club Rum Trademark Rights in Spain Businesswire 14 March 2011 HAMILTON, Bermuda — Bacardi Limited, the largest privately […]

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