Tag: Rhum Barbancourt

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup
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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Teenager Jimmy Telson was shot in the head as he rode in the backseat of a vehicle on Tuesday near Carrefour, Port-au-Prince. The 17-year-old later died at Notre-Dame Hospital.

Battle for Barbancourt: Inside the family fight to control Haiti’s cherished brand
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Battle for Barbancourt: Inside the family fight to control Haiti’s cherished brand

Barbancourt Rhum, an $18 million business, has survived Haiti’s tumultuous history of coups, embargoes and natural disasters to become a world-renowned brand in the spirits industry. Lately, a family fight for company control has pitted its late leader Thierry Gardere’s only child and his siblings against one another.

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Rhum Barbancourt: Delivering Quality Haitian Liquor for More Than a Century

For four generations, the Gardere family has operated one of Haiti’s most famous exports — Rhum Barbancourt. The company was founded in 1862 by the late Thierry Gardere’s great-great uncle, Dupré Barbancourt, who moved to the Haiti from France the same year he founded the company, Take a look below for a glimpse behind the scenes of one of Haiti’s most famous brands.