28 Feb '17, 4pm

Alcohol as food? An eco-positive, food grade rhum

Alcohol as food? An eco-positive, food grade rhum

When you write for TreeHugger, you get a lot of pitches for product reviews. In my case, most do not get answered. But when the pitch describes a fair trade, GMO-free, "eco-positive spirit distilled in a solar powered facility in the French Caribbean", I am inclined to make an exception. Batiste Rhum is made from fresh cut sugar cane on the French Caribbean island of Marie Galante, before being further refined and "polished" in California. The production itself is claimed to be carbon negative—with perennially grown sugar cane serving as a significant carbon sink (8-11lbs is absorbed per bottle, apparently), and power for the milling and distilling coming from both crushed sugar cane stalks and a 2.5MW solar farm—a farm big enough to power half of the island's energy needs. Waste from the distilling process goes back to the fields as fertilizer, and by finishing and bottli...

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