J. Wray & Nephew is a brand building company with a demonstrative hallmark of excellence since 1825. Its name is synonymous with the blending and marketing of the finest Jamaican rums and its rums have been described as masterpieces of the distiller’s art. It is the oldest company in Jamaica, and one of the largest exporters in the Caribbean, with its products going to over sixty eight countries around the world.
In December 2012, Gruppo Campari, the sixth largest player in the global spirits industry, completed its acquisition of Lascelles deMercado & Co. Limited, parent company of J. Wray and Nephew. Subsequent to this acquisition, J. Wray and Nephew merged with sister company Lascelles Ltd. thereby expanding the line of fine quality products distributed by the company.