Tag Archive: rum
Industry veteran John Esposito has joined craft producer Real McCoy Spirits as chairman. Continue reading →Posted in News on March 30, 2017
Pennsylvania control state officials have been touring Cuba and talking to trade officials there, with the aim of importing Cuban-made rum into the state—flouting the U.S. embargo on Cuban products. Continue reading →Posted in News on March 8, 2017
As part of its renewal of relations with Cuba, the U.S. government has lifted restrictions on the dollar value of Cuban rum and cigars allowed to be brought back to the U.S. by travelers returning from other countries, including Cuba.
The world’s leading spirits marketers are finding it challenging to achieve significant progress as key categories like vodka, rum, Scotch whisky and liqueurs are showing little if any growth. Continue reading →Posted in News on September 9, 2016
Despite attempts to fuel volume growth and jumpstart premiumization trends, the rum category has failed to make meaningful progress in the U.S. market, declining by 1.8% to 23 million cases last year, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →Posted in News on July 5, 2016
As Bacardi prepares to roll out its Puerto Rico-produced Havana Club brand across the U.S. market, the rum giant may get a boost from Congress in its long-running fight with Pernod Ricard over the Havana Club trademark. Continue reading →Posted in News on June 6, 2016