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Ron Barcelo Donates 32,000 Liters of Ethyl Alcohol to Fight COVID-19 in Dominican Republic

Ron Barcelo Donates 32,000 Liters of Ethyl Alcohol to Fight COVID-19 in Dominican Republic

Ron Barcelo, a rum maker in Miami, Florida, has announced it has donated 32,000 liters of ethyl alcohol to the Dominican Republic in order to make hand sanitizer due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Full details from the company are below.

Miami, Florida (March 2020) –  On Friday, March 20, Ron Barcelo, a global leader in rum manufacturing, and the National Dominican Beer Company (NDBC) proudly announced their partnership in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 among the Dominican Republic population.

In alliance with the Ministry of Public Health, Ron Barcelo donated part of its alcohol production to convert into 75% ethyl alcohol to be used as a sanitizer. The NDBC then distributes the product throughout the Dominican Republic at no cost to assist in slowing down the virus spread.

“It is our social responsibility to create a product that is essential in counteracting the spread of the COVID-19 within our country”, said executives from Ron Barcelo and NDBC, “Our hopes are that the vital product donation will make a significant impact in the fight against the spread of this virus.”

In coordination with the National Government, businesses across the country are offering their support by delivering the sanitizers to the most vulnerable populations in the country, and by providing millions of Dominican citizens with the vital product.

Ron Barcelo and NDBC are dedicated to improving the country’s well-being and urge the entire population to follow the guidelines provided by the health authorities.

-Together, We Can Make the Difference-

About Ron Barceló 

Celebrating 90 years since its conceptualization, Ron Barceló Rum was founded by Julian Barceló in 1930 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The brand quickly gained popularity throughout the Dominican Republic, and was soon exported internationally throughout the Caribbean, Europe and the Americas. Today, the brand’s world class portfolio of award-winning rums includes Barceló Imperial Premium Blend 30 Aniversario, Barceló Imperial Onyx, Barceló Imperial, Barceló Gran Añejo and Barceló Añejo

Today, Ron Barceló is the #1 exported dark rum in the world, available in more than 70 countries worldwide, is a leading brand in Spain and Chile, and continues to expand its superior quality product around the globe.

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