Where is rum and sugar from? What are there connections to Africa? This article is about rum, sugar and human property; a tapestry of trade woven into the histories of the Caribbean, Britain, America and Africa. In addition to finding out where rum comes from the reader will find out about how European wealth on a massive scale was generated from the work of enslaved Africans in the Caribbean for generations which has created an imbalance in power right up to today based on the business of international trade.
Not many consumers who drink coffee know about the history of their money drink and it connection to Africa. If you ask a person today about coffee the first thing that may come into their mind is Italian espresso or latte with a french croissant. Not many people know that the coffee bean has a history beyond Europe and the Americas.
This articles gives marketing and promotional ideas for African and Caribbean people in the diaspora looking to start a business or enter the food (popups, supperclubs and restaurant) sector. This article refers to the London market but can be applied to other cities in the UK and the markets of the US.
What rum brands are there on the market?
Rum is an alcoholic spirit drink that is very much on trend in western markets today particularly drinkers are asking for golden and dark rums. Captain Morgan, Bacardi and Appletons are some of the many top rum brands people are enjoying in bars around the world and buying to take home. These rums are great on there own as a sipping drink, perfect mixed and features in many classic cocktails.
FoodTech Startup Launches The First Social App For African And Caribbean Food In London
This is the biggest and best competition in the African and Caribbean domestic cooking scene. You have to enter. With the rise in African and Caribbean art, music and fashion we see a rise in African and Caribbean street food stalls, supperclubs and cooking recipes. To inspire a nation and the world, the capital London gets its second ever Jollof rice competition and much more. Here is what is happening we have a prize money pool of £6,000 which is for eight competitions. It will be equally shared. There will be at least 3 runner-up cash prizes per competition.
The food and drink scene is constantly evolving with a relentless flow of new trends emerging, and the public embracing even the craziest of foodie fads. Mainly washed down with alcohol. Today this current generation spends more time and money dining out, treating food and drink as more of an experience than simply fuel to get you through the day. As this demand for food and drink experiences increases, so does the opportunity for passionate cooks at home, restaurants and supperclubs.
This September sees the not-for-profit supermarket project on the road again in south London to recruit more new members.
The Afrikan Food Hall will be holding an open membership day in Brixton where people can sign up to the new African and Caribbean fresh food store where they will save up to 30 per cent on their shopping when the store opens. Come to our free open membership day for the Afrikan food hall on Sat September 26 Brixton Library in London. Events start at 2 pm ends 7 pm.
West Africa Cooks Supports Nubian Nights Out
Here is a message from the owners of Nubian Nights Out who put on a photographic art exhibition in July 2015.
Still on a high, how brilliantly our first exhibition went. We can't thank you all enough for the love, support and encouragement. We wanted to say a few words about why we felt the need to put on an exhibition such as this. We feel we needed to say a little bit more than just thank you and hope you enjoyed the all the images and the free food and the drink, now bye.... Lol.
Come to our free open membership days for the Afrikan food hall on Sat April 11 Clapham Library, Sun April 12 Brixton Library and Sat April 18 Streatham Library in London. All events start at 2 pm to 7 pm.
Food Basket For The Community
The plan is to sell the most popular food bought by members of the Afrikan Food Hall. Afrikan Food Hall membership is just £1. If you are serious about being part of the change needed in our community then these days have been set up for YOU.