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Sugar cane

Sugar cane

Sugar cane was introduced to Martinique in the 17th century.
It was intended for 2 types of industry: sugar and rum production.

Maison de la Canne
Pointe Vatable Regional Council 97229 Les Trois-Îlets (Martinique)
A former distillery which has been restored and developed.
A permanent exhibition: a land, a plant and a people tracing three centuries of sugar economy and a broad panorama of the many complex relationships which result from it.
The history, techniques and production of Martiniquan rum, the only rum in the world to have an “appellation d’origine controlee” (AOC – controlled designation of origin).