In the light of the devastating effects caused by a kidney disease of non-traditional causes called CKDu (Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown etiology), which has decimated workers in Nicaragua’s sugar industry since the early 2000’s, Rumporter has decided to take action with an investigation into the causes of a public health catastrophe that has seen about 20,000 cane cutters die in Central America, especially around Chichigalpa, the town where Flor de Cana, the only Nicaraguan rum, is produced.

By Cyrille Hugon

Millonario goes one better!

After creating its 10 Aniversario Reserva (ABV: 40%) to appeal to the general public, Millonario…

Cañero: proudly Dominican!

Founded by Barcelo, this distillery only processes Dominican sugar cane. Fun fact: in the early…


In the SiSwati language, “Mhoba” means… sugar cane! Furthermore, this South African pot distilled rum…

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