Who are you ?
I am Knud Strand. I live in France but am originally from Denmark, a Long time rum fan I grew up eating raw sugar cane in Grand Baie Mauritius. With now over 11 years in the spirits business, the last 4 with i lauched my own company : Left Hand Spirits. I represent spirits that are a bit different, and very high in quality.
Can you tell us a few words on the brands you are presenting in Paris ?
This year I will présent Mhoba Rum from South Africa, a Single Estate Rum, pure sugar cane Juice, 100% pot still, created by Robert Greaves. With Mhoba Rum we come to the Paris Rhumfest to show that Africa has it’s place on the World’s Rum scene.
Why having choosen Rhum Fest Paris to exhibit ?
We have chosen to participate in the Paris Rhum Fest, since it is the biggest! and the one that has the widest impact with the end consumers, profesional buyers, journalists and bloggers, all on the very important french rum market, but also for the rest of Europe, where we are distributed by La Maison Du Whisky……