Demerara Distillers Limited is one of the leading manufacturing companies in Guyana and an internationally recognised producer of award-winning rums.
Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) is a public company with shares traded on the Guyana Stock Exchange. Delivering a diverse range of products and services, the company operates with a social conscience and a deep commitment to environmental sustainability.
For three centuries, the core business of the company has been the production of Demerara Rum.
Exclusively owning and operating the only remaining distillery in Guyana, the Diamond Distillery at Plantation Diamond on the East Bank of Demerara, the company is celebrated for producing the award-wining El Dorado rums and is the largest supplier of bulk rums and alcohols from the Caribbean to brand owners in Europe and North America.
Shifting from a commodity-oriented to brand-focused business, the company diversified into the beverage industry. Today, DDL is the leading producer of non-alcoholic beverages in Guyana. The company serves as the bottler for international brands such as PEPSI, Seven-Up and Slice and is the producer of its own range of carbonated soft drinks under its SOCA brand.
The company produces Diamond Mineral Water, Quenchers Juice Drink and has been producing top-of-the-line Fruit Jams and Jellies, and the well-known Three County Fruit Mix.
Healthy and delicious Fruit Juices are also produced by DDL, under its TOPCO brand. The Fruit Juice operations range from fresh juice delivered to homes and premier restaurants and hotels to conveniently packaged juices done in a state-of-the-art Tetra Pak packaging plant.
DDL further expanded into the distribution business through Distribution Services Limited (DSL), and the shipping industry through Demerara Shipping Company Limited (DSCL). DSL is one of the leading distributors in Guyana for some of the world’s leading FCMG brands such as such as Johnson and Johnson, Energiser and other consumer brands. le DSCL is the agent for leading shipping brands such as MSC and ECL/VERTRACO.
DDL also has subsidiaries in St Kitts, USA and in Europe, which focus on the distribution of its spirits in those regions.