Mattuga Distillers launches crowdfunding campaign

Scottish rum producer Mattuga Distillers has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise £30,000 (US$38,600) to support its “ambitious expansions plans”. Last month, Matugga Distillers opened a new site in Livingston – thought to be the first rum distillery in central Scotland. The company produces Matugga Golden Rum and Matugga Spiced Rum, which were originally produced in England before moving production to Scotland. Husband-and-wife team Paul and Jacine Rutasikwa, founders of Mattuga Distillers, have now launched the…

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Matugga Distillers moves rum production to Scotland

Matugga Distillers is due to start production at its new site in Livingston – thought to be the first rum distillery in central Scotland. Founded by husband and wife Paul and Jacine Rutasikwa, Matugga Distillers produces Matugga Golden Rum and Matugga Spiced Rum. The rums were originally produced in England before moving production to Scotland. The £100,000 (US$130,000) distillery is equipped with two 200-litre copper pot stills, which are able to produce 50,000 litres of…

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