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Gruppo Campari invests US$10m in Appleton Estate 22 Nov 2016

Gruppo Campari's Jamaican rum unit J Wray & Nephew has announced plans to invest US$10m in its Appleton Estate facilities in the country. 


Heineken plans US$18m Red Stripe capacity boost 8 Aug 2016

Heineken is to double production at its Red Stripe brewery in Jamaica as it continues plans to return the beer's production to the country.


Campari's J Wray & Nephew appeals injunction 9 Mar 2016

Gruppo Campari's Jamaican rum unit, J Wray & Nephew, has said it is appealing an injunction that has stopped work at the company's sugar factory in Jamaica.


Campari revamps Appleton Estate stable 14 Apr 2015

Gruppo Campari has released details of a brand name and packaging update for its Appleton Estate Jamaican rum portfolio.


Campari gives Appleton Estate US marketing push 12 Aug 2014

Campari has unveiled a brand campaign in the US for its Appleton Estate Jamaican rum brand.


Campari updates Appleton Estate 21 Year Old 3 Mar 2014

Gruppo Campari has updated the packaging of its limited-edition Appleton Estate 21 Year Old Jamaican Rum in an effort to highlight the variants “luxury credentials”.


Desnoes and Geddes sells stakes in breweries 23 Dec 2013

Diageo-controlled Desnoes and Geddes (D&G) has sold its minority holdings in two Caribbean breweries to Heineken for US$9.26m.


Diageo shake-up of Red Stripe sees HR head leave 26 Jun 2013

Diageo has confirmed a raft of executive changes at its Red Stripe beer division that will see the unit’s HR director leave the company later this year.


Diageo's Red Stripe, Cabcorp agree JV deal 29 Jan 2013

Diageo-owned Red Stripe and PepsiCo bottler Cabcorp have signed a deal to form a new joint-venture sales and distribution company in Jamaica.


Wray & Nephew revamps Appleton Estate 21 5 Mar 2012

Wray & Nephew has updated the packaging for its Appleton Estate 21 Year Old Jamaican rum variant.