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THE RAW MATERIAL
PRODUCTION ZONE

The lush south coast of Guatemala, verdant lungs for the entire area, includes the productive area under the Designation of Origin for Ron de Guatemala. The provinces of Retalhuleu and Suchitepéquez are at the very heart of the sugarcane region.

The geographic designation guarantees the location of each of the following:

– SUGARCANE PLANTATIONS;

– SUGAR MILLS that press and process the cane and extract virgin sugarcane honey, and

– DISTILLERIES for fermentation and distillation.

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designation

climate

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climate rain
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Tophography
and soils

vertisol soils

Heavy with a high content of expansive clay that promotes water saturation

inceptisol soils

More developed sil with a rich layer of organic material very well suited to growing sugarcane. At lower depths, the soil contains more clay and retains moisture.

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