The case for Environmental Sustainability
When Copal Tree Distillery was created, it was done so, not to produce rum, but to protect the rainforests of Belize. Our founder realized that an important part of sustainability is creating a balance between economic development and environmental stewardship.
On The Menu…
Now that the lights are back on Broadway, Copalli fans looking for a delicious sip might swing by any of the four Boucherie locations in Manhattan. This traditional French restaurant celebrates the Joie de Vivre in the heart of the big apple. The delicious Le Jardiniere is a combination of Copalli Rums with Italicus, fresh basil and strawberry.
Summer Campers Grow Up
Sustainability is not just about caring for the environment; the community and its members are also an important natural resource who need support. Long before there was a Copalli Rum or Distillery, much of that commitment was focused on supporting the youth of Belize’s Toledo District.
What’s in your rum … sugarcane juice or molasses?
At Copalli Rum, we use fresh, organic sugarcane juice which is pressed within two hours of being harvested by hand. The sugar cane is a delicious reflection of the Southern Belizean farm where it is organically grown. This gives Copalli a clean taste that is pure, slightly grassy and delicious.
The Purest Form of Water: Fresh from the Rainforest
[The] final ingredient in Copalli rum is water – pure rainforest canopy water. When we built the distillery, we added two rainwater collection tanks to the roof to capture rainwater during the rainy season. A filtration system purifies the water so it can be used in our rums to add a soft, clean flavor profile.