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Red Stripe’s Newest Ingredient in Jamaica

 Above: cassava at the Red Stripe factory (JIS Photo) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Red Stripe Beer is now using cassava starch produced locally in Jamaica as a key ingredient in its brew. This change in ingredients represents a shift from …

Making Red Stripe With Cassava

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica says it is placing an increased emphasis on the cultivation of cassava. That’s already starting to take root thanks to a planned partnership with beer producer Red Stripe. The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries …

Hampden Estate Inks Deal with Red Stripe on overproof “Rum Fire”

 Hampden Estate, which produces rum largely for the European market, has released a new overproof rum, “Rum Fire,” strictly for the domestic market in Jamaica. “Hampden has never come out with a local brand, and to get to this market …