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Christmas Report: how rum is spicing things up Subscription

10 Nov 2014 | By Helen Arnold

Like the other spirit categories, the growth in rum is mainly driven by the premium sector. Spiced rum that is the latest big thing, with sales growing by more than 21% year on year, making it worth an annual £80m. It appears to be particularly popular in Scotland, where it accounts for over 21% of value sales, and at the younger end of the market, while well-aged rums are finding favour with a more discerning, 30-plus audience. Helen Arnold reports.

Ian Burrell rum

Chief of the week: Ian Burrell - the world's rum ambassador

17 Oct 2014 | By Claret Pimpernel

As job titles go global rum ambassador is one to brag about with your mates down the pub. Really? Your job is to go around the world talking about and tasing and drinking rum?

RumFest is now in to its eighth year

RumFest attracts industry's biggest names to London's two day event

16 Oct 2014 | By Richard Siddle

  Last weekend’s RumFest event in London saw rum fans from across the UK join some of the industry’s biggest names in a two day celebration of all things rum.

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