Tortuga Rum Cake Company Introduces Chocolate Rum Balls at Winter Fancy Food Show

Celebrating the company’s 30th anniversary, the Tortuga Rum Cake Company will be showcasing its full line of gourmet Caribbean products and introducing a new candy – Tortuga Chocolate Rum Balls — at the 2014 Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco at the Moscone Convention Center on January 19 – 21, Booth # 777. The company will be featuring its popular free standing rum cake shipper displays which now include Holiday and Valentine’s Day versions to promote seasonal sales.

Tortuga Rum Cake Company Chocolate Rum Balls

Tortuga Rum Cake Company Chocolate Rum Balls

With a moist and fudgy chocolate center bursting with rum flavor and coated in dark chocolate sprinkles, Tortuga Chocolate Rum Balls are a sweet and creamy tropical treat created to capture a taste of the Caribbean in every bite.

The foil trimmed and embossed package with Tortuga’s iconic galleon pirate ship makes a beautiful presentation. The 6.17 oz box includes 20 rum balls, and is available in cases of 12.

Now this traditional holiday treat can be enjoyed throughout the year,” says Monique Hamaty Simmonds, Chief Marketing Officer for Tortuga. “It is a great addition to our chocolate line of rum fudge and chocolate rum turtles with sea salt.”

Tortuga International ( is part of the Jamaica Producers Group of companies and has bakeries and operations in Grand Cayman, Jamaica, Barbados and the Bahamas. The Tortuga Rum Cake Company, the company’s Miami, Florida subsidiary, handles sales, marketing and worldwide distribution. The Tortuga brand is well-known for its Authentic Caribbean Rum Cakes by the more than 20 million annual Caribbean tourists and cruise ship passengers. Tortuga Caribbean Rum Cakes are the #1 export of the Cayman Islands and recognized for nine consecutive years by Porthole Cruise Magazine, named “Best Cruise Souvenir” and 2013 “Greatest Caribbean Gift”. The Tortuga product line is sold in gift and specialty food departments and gourmet stores throughout the Caribbean and North America and in onboard gift shops of nearly 100 cruise ships.

Imported Tortuga Rum Cakes–made with the finest ingredients and special oak-barrel-aged Tortuga gold rum–are baked in the Cayman Islands, Barbados, Jamaica and the Bahamas from a centuries old island family secret recipe. Each cake is hand glazed and vacuum sealed, locking in the delicious freshness and giving the cakes a shelf life of up to 12 months, or indefinitely if refrigerated or frozen.

Flavors available in Tortuga’s traditional six-sided 33 oz, 16 oz and 4 oz boxes include original golden with walnuts, coconut, chocolate, banana, key lime, pineapple and Blue Mountain coffee. Tortuga A Taste of Florida Rum Cakes flavors – orange, coconut and key lime – are available in 16 oz size and a six-pack tower of 4oz cakes (2 each flavor),packaged in vibrant colors of the Sunshine State.

The company’s other gourmet products include 100% Jamaica Blue Mountain coffee, seven Tortuga flavored coffees, award-winning Caribbean sauces, three types of rum fudge, chocolate rum turtles with sea salt, gifts and gift baskets.