Where is rum and sugar from? What are there connections to Africa? This article is about rum, sugar and human property; a tapestry of trade woven into the histories of the Caribbean, Britain, America and Africa. In addition to finding out where rum comes from the reader will find out about how European wealth on a massive scale was generated from the work of enslaved Africans in the Caribbean for generations which has created an imbalance in power right up to today based on the business of international trade.
This articles gives marketing and promotional ideas for African and Caribbean people in the diaspora looking to start a business or enter the food (popups, supperclubs and restaurant) sector. This article refers to the London market but can be applied to other cities in the UK and the markets of the US.
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.
Old Jamaica Ginger Beer and Ting give you the right mix
Caribbean cocktail drinks are the perfect taste quenchers for the hot summer months. Here are a few ideas on how you can combine the popular drinks Old Jamaica Ginger Beer with a variety of alcohol favourites to create some cool cocktails.
This is the biggest and best competition in the African and Caribbean domestic cooking scene. You have to enter. With the rise in African and Caribbean art, music and fashion we see a rise in African and Caribbean street food stalls, supperclubs and cooking recipes. To inspire a nation and the world, the capital London gets its second ever Jollof rice competition and much more. Here is what is happening we have a prize money pool of £6,000 which is for eight competitions. It will be equally shared. There will be at least 3 runner-up cash prizes per competition.
To inspire a nation and the world, the capital London gets its first ever Jollof rice competition and the 3rd annual Best Caribbean Rum Cake Competition. The baking competition was initially established to spread awareness of the Caribbean rum cake baking tradition to a new generation of Londoners.