Nevis: Premier of Nevis- Mark Brantley visited the factory for Clifton Estate Rum at Long Point on Monday morning. He said that the manufacturing sector of the island is on its peak due to the participations of the younger generations.
He also met with the owner of the factory Mark Theron and showed him the operation of the factory. Premier Brantley lauded the factory and said that they allowed him to fill his bottle of rum. He said that he is touched with the process and efforts of the factory owners in making this a tourist attraction.
Premier Brantley added that the factory will enhance the visit of the travellers and make them to learn about the historical aspects of Nevis. He said that it also provides them with a chance to taste the exhilarating cuisine of the island nation.
He said,”As we continue to support our growing niche manufacturing sector in Nevis, I had the opportunity to visit the factory for Clifton Estate Rum at Long Point this morning.”
The owner Mark Theron showed him the impressive operation and even allowed him to fill his very own bottle of rum.
While lauding the factory, Premier Brantley said,”I was especially intrigued by how he is now making this a tourist attraction with visitors being able to tour the facility, bottle their own rum and taste the various liqueurs and spirits being produced.”
He said that the Clifton Estate Rum is now being sold in the United States, United Kingdom and the European Union. Premier Brantley said Nevis become one of the genuine export producers in the Caribbean.
“I was impressed that Clifton Estate Rum is now being sold in the United States, United Kingdom and the European Union making it a genuine export product from Nevis,”said the premier.
The expansion plan to become a full distillery in short order was also music to his ears.
The Nevis Island Administration welcomes investors in manufacturing and encourages others both foreign and local to come forward and partner with us as they build out this sector and further diversify the Nevis economy.
Nevis under Premier Mark Brantley
Premier Mark Brantley has been working diligently to bring economic progress and other developmental aspects in Nevis. MSR Media, supporting locals for business expansion and enhancing opportunities in the area of the cooperations, agriculture and education.
Earlier, Premier Brantley started the Nevis Clean-up mission to preserve the natural reserve of the island and make it neat and clean. He himself visited his constituency to clean their yard areas and deploy the dumpsters.
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