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Feldarbeiter in Chichigalpa, Nicaragua (Archivbild)

A cane cutter, covered in soot and ashes of charred sugar cane, works in a field that was burned the night before, in Chichigalpa, Nicaragua on May 1, 2014 - © Ed Kashi

Flor de Caña Rum Tour from Managua You’ll visit a sugarcane mill (Ingenio San Antonio) and visit six processing stations. Of course, you’ll have the opportunity to taste the quality of different rums produced.If you’re a rum lover and ever wondered how one of the finest rums in the world is produced, then this tour is for you. The Flor de Caña tour is a visit to a museum of the same name nearby the town of Chichigalpa.You’ll visit a sugarcane mil...

Nicaragua's San Cristobal volcano. Nicaragua is called "The Land of Volcanoes" and it stands to reason: there's about 19 volcanoes in a country that about the same size as North Carolina. Of course, El Salvador has over 25, but the real Volcano Boss is Indonesia: 150 and over 70 are active!


From humble roots dating back to 1890 at the San Antonio Sugar Mill, in Chichigalpa, Nicaragua, Flor de Caña has grown to be Central America's leading brand of rum. The traditions and the heritage of the company have remained unchanged over the decades. Today, the fifth generation of the Pellas family continues to guide the company with their commitment to expert craftsmanship, the finest natural ingredients, and the unique Slow-Aged™ process.

1890. The first distillery was built at the San Antonio Sugar Mill in Chichigalpa, Nicaragua in 1890. Back then the young rums were the drink of choice for celebrating the the sugar cane harvest, with limited quantities of better tasting "aged" rums reserved for and savored by the proprietors of the mill. Founded by Francisco Alfredo Pellas the company is led today by the Pellas family's fifth generation.

Flor de Cana Factory Chichigalpa Nicaragua