Bacardi Logo – Bacardi [ bəkɑɹdi ] Limited is a company based on the Bermudas , which in over 100 countries, spirits and alcoholic drinks manufactures and sells. The same rum brand is one of the best-selling spirits brands in the world. Among the more than 200 other Group brands include Martini ( vermouth ), Grey Goose ( vodka ), Bombay Sapphire ( gin ), Dewar’s ( Scotch whiskey ), and the tequila brand Cazadores . In Germany, the Group is represented by the Bacardi GmbH based in Hamburg, a bottling plant is in Buxtehude .
On 4 February 1862, the distillery, Bacardi & Ca. in Santiago de Cuba by a native of Spain Facundo Bacardi i Massó (1814-1887) founded. In 1877 the company received the first gold medal for quality at the World Expo in Spain. 1910 was the first bottling plant abroad in Barcelona built. This was the first Bacardi international companies working in Cuba . 1916 came a bottling plant in New York to, 1934, a distillery in Mexico . 1934 a factory was in Puerto Rico up to the drastic import duties to deal in the United States. After the Cuban revolution in 1959, the Bacardi family emigrated to the United States, after they had transferred all the time making recipes and trademark to the Bahamas. Nevertheless, the distinction today of Bacardi white rum produced by the very same company at that time in Cuba rum produced today in the traditional form still in Cuba and Nicaragua will be produced. In Cuba by his own account under the old procedures continue producing original distillery sold their rum under the name “Ron Caney.” The rum produced in Cuba after the old family recipe is, “Santiago de Cuba.”
Until the late 1970s was Bacardi Rum became the world’s largest spirits brands. Bacardi was divided into five separate companies still ( Mexico : Bacardi y Comañía SA de CV, Puerto Rico : Bacardi Corporation, Bahamas : Bacardi & Company Limited, Bermuda : Bacardi International Limited). They were 1992 new Bacardi Limited , based in Hamilton summarized. Shortly thereafter, the group acquired Bacardi Martini & Rossi and many other brands. From the Rumhersteller became an international liquor company. Bacardi currently operates 38 manufacturing facilities worldwide, including 14 for rum and Rummixgetränke, ten for vermouth (Martini & Rossi) and seven for whiskey. The company is the largest spirits company, which is still privately owned.