Carew Co Bangladesh Ltd

Year established: 1938
Year closed:
Owner: Bangladesh Sugar and Food Industries Corporation (BSFIC)
Web page: www.bsfic.gov.bd
Mail address: db.ten.bttb|lakinihc#db.ten.bttb|lakinihc
Type of still:
Production capacity: 2.8-3,000,000 litres åer year
Location: Darsana
History:
Established in 1938 under private ownership, Carew & Co. (BD) Ltd is one of the oldest mills in Bangladesh which came under the control of BSFIC immediately after independence.
Carew & Co.(Bangladesh) Ltd. is situated at Darsana of Chuadanga district. It was established by private entrepreneurs in 1938 and has a sugar mill, one Distillery and one Pharmaceutical unit under its ownership. Machinery & equipment of the sugar mill were supplied by M/S Blairs Ltd.of Glasgow,U.K.It started trial production in 1938-39.

The original cane crushing capacity of Carew & Co.Sugar Mills was 1016 M.Tons per day.After nationalization in 1973, the sugar mill was partially modernized during 1978-85 under Australian assistance at a cost of Tk 208.84 million. As a result,the economic operating life of the sugar mill increased for a few years and its daily cane crushing capacity also increased to 1150 M.Tons with corresponding increase in sugar production capacity to 11,500 M.Tons per annum.

Total cane-cultivable land in the millzone of Carew & Co.Sugar Mill is about 45,600 acres of which 15,600 acres per annum on average is brought under sugarcane cultivation.

The distillery of Carew & Co.(BD)ltd.has an annual production capacity of 2.80-3.00 million proof litre of spirit from mollasses which is used for making rectified spirit,denatured spirit,country liquor and 35,000/36,000 cases of foreign liquor. [15]

Products:
Old Rum 75 Proof
Carew's Rosa Rum 75 Proof

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