What is DDL Guyana?
Demerara Distillers Limited is one of the leading manufacturing companies in Guyana and an internationally recognised producer of award-winning rums. Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) is a public company with shares traded on the Guyana Stock Exchange.
Who owns DDL in Guyana?
Komal Samaroo has played a pivotal role in the extraordinary changes in the rum industry over the fifty years he’s been a part of it, starting with Booker’s Rum Company in 1969. Today, he’s the Executive Chairman of Demerara Distillers Ltd. (DDL), one of the largest Caribbean rum producers, and home of El Dorado Rum.
Who owns Diamond Distillery?
Jessels Holdings Guyana Distillers Limited
Nationalization of Guyana’s Rum Industry As for the rum industry, the once vast number of rum distilleries was down to three companies and their associated distilleries: Diamond Liquors Limited (DLL) – Diamond distillery. Owned by Jessels Holdings. Guyana Distillers Limited (GDL) – Uitvlugt distillery.
When was DDL established?
Subsequently, many of these distilleries merged and by the mid 20th century only one remained – Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL), which was originally founded in 1670.
What kind of company is DDL?
Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) is a public company with shares traded on the Guyana Stock Exchange. Delivering a diverse range of products and services, the company operates with a social conscience and a deep commitment to environmental sustainability.
What produces DDL?
The company produces Diamond Mineral Water, Quenchers Juice Drink and has been producing top-of-the-line Fruit Jams and Jellies, and the well-known Three County Fruit Mix. Healthy and delicious Fruit Juices are also produced by DDL, under its TOPCO brand.
What company is DDL?
Demerara Distillers Limited
Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) is a leading Caribbean rum distiller, beverage bottling company and owner of a domestic chain of grocery stores among several other business lines.
Where is Demerara rum made?
Demerara rum, as you might expect, is produced on the banks of the Demerara River, just outside of Guyana’s capital of Georgetown. All Demerara rum is distilled in Guyana, regardless of where it may be aged and bottled.
What is the main ingredient in navy rum?
Rum experts usually agree that navy rum is a blend of aged rums from two or more of the following colonies: Barbados, Jamaica, Guyana, and Trinidad. Some add that it should include rum from the Port Mourant double-wooden pot still in Guyana, known for its earthy flavor profile.
How old is Yesu Persaud?
93 years old
YESU PERSAUD, the renowned, well-respected Guyanese businessman, and philanthropist was laid to rest on Saturday, days after he passed away. Dr. Persaud was 93 years old when he died at his East Bank Demerara home on Monday last. An intimate funeral service was held at his residence in Nandy Park on Saturday morning.
How is Demerara rum made?
All Demerara rum is distilled in Guyana, regardless of where it may be aged and bottled. The rum is derived from sugarcane grown along the banks and is distilled by the last remaining Guyanese distiller, Demerara Distillers Limited, or the DDL.