TRINIDAD

Zaka Trinidad: the celebration. Trinidad has always been an island renowned for its cultivation of sugarcane. At the end of the 18th century, under British rule, a large amount of rums was exported to England, then blended with other rums originating from the British colonies (Barbados, Jamaica ...) under the name "Navy Rum".

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PANAMA

Zaka Panama: Strong ties to the land. In comparison with Trinidad and Mauritius, the production of rum in Panama came much later, in 1908. It was a Spanish immigrant, Don José Varela Blanco, who set up the first mill that was used to grind sugar cane in a city named Tekel.

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MAURITIUS

Zaka Mauritius: the cultural melting pot. The history of rum in Mauritius is closely linked to the development of the sugarcane industry on the island. The Dutch were not only known as the first settlers but also those who have planted sugarcane imported from Java in 1639, then produced the first "eaux de vie decanne" in 1694.

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