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Favorite Rum Brands And Top Sellers

Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Sun, 2017-11-05 19:00

What rum brands are there on the market?

Rum is an alcoholic spirit drink that is very much on trend in western markets today particularly drinkers are asking for golden and dark rums. Captain Morgan, Bacardi and Appletons are some of the many top rum brands people are enjoying in bars around the world and buying to take home. These rums are great on there own as a sipping drink, perfect mixed and features in many classic cocktails.

Rum, Sugar And Slavery

Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Sun, 2017-11-05 16:43

African slaves were purchased with rum — slaves were purchased from African chiefs and shipped to the Caribbean to harvest sugar cane, which was turned to molasses and then rum, which was then shipped back to Africa to purchase more slaves.

By 1725, British traders at Sierra Leone reported to their home office that there was ‘no trade to be made without rum. Rum became the practical currency on the coast and at the European forts, with prices for slaves denominated in gallons of rum as well as ounces of gold.

The Afrikan Food Hall Nonprofit Supermarket

Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Tue, 2014-12-09 13:42
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The Afrikan Food Hall Live

The not-for-profit supermarket project has got off to a great start. A packed audience listened on and throughout Saturday 6th December 2014 people signed up for membership for £1. There was a discussion about food and health. Ackee and saltfish was served to eat during the event, then Sundjata rounded up the afternoon with a raffle for child victims of Ebola in Sierra Leone.

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