History of Bacardi

Written by Posted on 08 01, 2016
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Bacardi History

Bacardi Limited is the largest privately held, family-owned spirits company in the world. The company, famous for its eponymous Bacardi white rum now has a portfolio of more than 200 brands and labels. Barcadi was founded in 1862, and family-owned for seven generations. Bacardi employs 6,000 people, manufactures at 27 facilities in 16 markets on four continents, with sales in more than 150 countries.

Bacardi Limited refers to the Bacardi group of companies, including Bacardi International Limited. The company sells in excess of 200 million bottles per year. Bacardi Limited is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda. Bacardi Limited opened offices in Bermuda in 1965 and moved into its current Ludwig Mies van der Rohe designed landmark building in 1972. The Company has a 16-member board of directors led by the original founder’s great-great grandson, Facundo L. Bacardí.

The Bacardi brand portfolio comprises more than 200 brands and labels, including Bacardi rum, the world’s best-selling and most-awarded rum, as well as the world’s most-awarded spirit; Grey Goose vodka, the world’s leading super-premium vodka; Dewar’s Blended Scotch whisky, the world’s most-awarded blended Scotch and the number-one selling premium blended Scotch whisky in the United States; Bombay Sapphire gin, the top-valued and fastest-growing premium gin in the world; Martini vermouth and sparkling wines, the world’s leading vermouth and the world’s favorite Italian sparkling wines; Cazadores 100% blue agave tequila, one of the most popular premium tequilas in Mexico and the United States; and other leading and emerging brands including William Lawson’s, the fastest-growing global Scotch whisky brand; Eristoff vodka, one of the fastest-growing  vodka brands in the world; and St- Germain, a super-premium elderflower liqueur.

Bacardi-Martini is the Nigerian Agent for Bacardi Limited with the agency being headed by Femi Olajimbiti.

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