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2014-09-23 08:23:07

Sophisticated, iconic Italian sparkling wine and vermouth brand infuses vibrant approach to Good Spirited initiative Hamilton, Bermuda, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The beautiful hills of northwest Italy are steeped in tradition, as well as forwarding-thinking practices for a sustainable future. The region is home to MARTINI®, producer of the world's leading vermouth and favorite sparkling Italian wines, for more than 150 years. The Bacardi-owned brand stands out for its exceptional and...

2014-09-09 08:22:26

A rare colony of bats find safe haven in Coral Gables, Florida, in a cause close to the Company's heart HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the shadow of the Bacardi North America regional office in Coral Gables, Florida, there is a rare - and welcome - colony of bats. That's notable because deeply rooted in the history of Bacardi, is the story of how a long-ago bat colony in Cuba inspired the iconic emblem for BACARDI® rum. Today, the distinctive bat device logo is one of...

2014-08-26 08:23:49

Through its "Good Spirited" initiative, Bacardi collaborates on sustainable environmental practices with WWF® and Bonsucro® HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ongoing environmental efforts to protect Fiji's spectacular Great Sea Reef and lush tropical farmland include a model sugarcane farm initiative backed by Bacardi, maker of the world's favorite rum, and the conservation group, World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Sugar is Fiji's oldest industry and has been the vanguard of economic...

2014-08-12 08:22:55

As a founding member of Bonsucro®, Bacardi helps set economic, environmental and social standards for sugarcane production as part of its "Good Spirited" environmental initiative HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A key ingredient of the world's favorite BACARDI® rum is molasses, a by-product of sugarcane. Around the world, Bacardi aims to select suppliers who can produce high quality yields under sustainably certified conditions. Bonsucro®, the global, non-profit...

2014-08-06 04:21:57

HAMILTON, Bermuda, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - BACARDI has released The Spirit of BACARDI - a graphic novel that tells the stories behind the Bacardi family and Company origins in Cuba - Created by legendary graphic novel talent; a unique collaboration between writer Warren Ellis and artist Michael Allred - Drops of BACARDI rum added to the inks used to illustrate the novel - Available to download now from...

2014-07-01 08:23:11

"Good Spirited" environmental initiative spans from forest to consumer HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It begins in an expansive, pristine forest in Georgia, in the southern United States. There, mature trees are selected for an evolution that results in beautiful, bright boxes that carry the award-winning BACARDI® rum to market. At every step along the way, sustainability is a key part of the equation - from trees that generate cardboard containers, to production lines...

2014-06-17 08:22:00

"Good Spirited" turbines at world's largest rum premium distillery inspire islanders, visitors HAMILTON, Bermuda, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BACARDI, creator of the world's favorite rum, generates energy with power from the wind. Installed in 2010, two majestic, wind turbines now are a distinct part of the landscape - and the environmental consciousness - at the world's largest premium rum distillery in Catano, Puerto Rico, just outside San Juan. "The wind turbine project is important for...

2014-06-03 08:23:43

HAMILTON, Bermuda, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Take a virtual trip around the world to learn more about the Bacardi Limited Good Spirited global sustainability initiative directly from the people involved. Hear from Bacardi Chairman Facundo L. Bacardi, SVP of Global Operations Jon Grey, VP of Corporate Communications Patricia M. Neal, Global Technical Director Stuart Lowthian, as well as various Bacardi employees and collaborators from around the world as they discuss what the Company is...

2014-05-20 08:23:51

"Good Spirited" volunteers create vibrant green space at Bacardi Bottling Corporation HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A strategic swath of wildflowers graces the entrance to the Bacardi Bottling Corporation campus in Jacksonville, Florida. Free-flowing flocks of Black-eyed Susans and Blanket Flowers are a far cry from the typical landscaping generally associated with a large-scale industrial site. Specially designed with the help of local botanists, this garden helps attract...

2014-04-22 08:26:02

"Good Spirited" campaign highlights construction project that recycles rubble HAMILTON, Bermuda, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bacardi Limited is raising the bar on environmental sustainability, site by site. The high standards are evident at the BACARDI rum distillery in Catano, Puerto Rico, where the Company recently constructed three new aging warehouses using tons of recycled concrete. The ambitious project - at the world's largest premium rum distillery - required demolition of six...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
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