Tag: Cruzan Rum

Left High And Dry By National Glass Shortage, Spirit Makers Now Use Plastic

KINGSHILL — “There is a great future in plastics. Think about it. Will you think about it?” Mr. Maguire’s prophecy to Dustin Hoffman in” The Graduate” has come true in 2022. From whiskey distillers in the humble hills of Kentucky to winemakers in the sunny slopes of California to run makers in St. Croix — the demand for […]

UVI’s CGTC and CFVI Donate More Than 850 Fruit Trees Territory-Wide

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — As Virgin Islanders mobilize to demand and act to increase their food security, the University of the Virgin Islands’ (UVI) Caribbean Green Technology Center (CGTC) and the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) teamed up to aid farmers and families by donating more than 850 fruit trees on St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix. This effort was sponsored by Cruzan Rum’s Island Spirit Fund established in partnership with […]

Governor Bryan Names Marvin Pickering To Head Casino Control Commission; ‘Usie’ Richards Demoted

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. has nominated former Bureau of Internal Revenue Director Marvin Pickering to be the chairman and chief executive officer of the Casino Control Commission. Pickering’s nomination will go before the Senate and, if approved, Acting Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Raymond “Usie” Richards will fall back to a regular board […]

GOOD NEWS! Cruzan Rum Is Producing More Alcohol And Does Not Expect Any Shortages In Supplies Of Its Popular Rum Drinks

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Beam Suntory’s Cruzan Rum distillery in St. Croix is back in operation after being battered by Hurricane Maria, according to a Beam Suntory news release Monday. The distillery was shut down for about three weeks while the company made repairs after the hurricane, a process that required airlifting in 35 workers […]