ANGOSTURA LEMON LIME AND BITTERS JOINS CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE (CPL) T20 AS THE OFFICIAL REFRESHMENT PARTNER OF THE TOURNAMENT The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 welcomes Angostura® Lemon Lime & Bitters as the Refreshment Partner for the 2019 tournament. Drinks breaks will be named LLB breaks, and the brand will have Refreshment Zones at CPL T20 matches. Angostura® Lemon Lime and Bitters will be looking to refresh fans across the region during the Twenty20 cricket tournament which takes place from 4 September to 12 October 2019. The House of Angostura is well known worldwide for its Angostura® aromatic bitters and has incorporated that flavour into its now popular beverage Angostura® Lemon Lime and Bitters. Associated with sport and the cricket fraternity for several years, the brand boasts of having legendary cricketer Brian Charles Lara as one of its first ambassadors. CPL Commercial Director, Jamie Stewart commented, “It is wonderful news for fans and for the CPL that Angostura® Lemon, Lime & Bitters, one of the region’s great & truly global brands, is joining the CPL Partner family. As a young Australian growing up in Perth in the 1970s, LLB as it was known, was an extremely popular drink mixed by bartenders around the country. It is a true pleasure all these years later to welcome this tremendous company and its signature offering Angostura® Lemon Lime and Bitters as the “Refreshment Partner” of CPL. Fans have lots of fun opportunities to look forward to as both parties look to bring this long-term partnership to life “ On the introduction of Angostura® Lemon Lime and Bitters to the tournament, Chairman of Angostura Holdings Limited, Mr. Terrence Bharath, stated, “As we celebrate our 195th year as a company, the House of Angostura is proud to collaborate with the Caribbean Premier League as the Refreshment Partner of the Tournament through our Angostura® Lemon Lime and Bitters (LLB) brand. With both entities having significant global reach, we are extremely excited to bring the exhilaration of the CPL T20 tournament to the Caribbean and the rest of the world, in line with the growth aspirations for our Angostura® Lemon Lime and Bitters brand and maximizing our marketing efforts. We look forward to this thrilling partnership”. The company is also focused on sport and youth development and will partner with the CPL to host a cricket kids camp in its home market of Trinidad and Tobago. The 2019 CPL gets underway on Wednesday 4 September at the Queens Park Oval in Trinidad and Tobago. ABOUT THE HERO CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE First started in 2013, the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is a franchise-based T20 format cricket tournament that combines two of the most compelling aspects of Caribbean life – dramatic cricket and a vibrant Carnival atmosphere. Combining broadcast and digital viewership over 200 million fans watched the 2018 season to make it one of the fastest growing leagues in world cricket. In 2018 the tournament made a positive economic impact across the Caribbean of US$127 million. Trinbago Knight Riders are the current CPL champions and the other competing teams are Barbados Tridents, Guyana Amazon Warriors, St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots, St. Lucia and Jamaica Tallawahs. For further information visit ABOUT HOUSE OF ANGOSTURA: The House of Angostura was established in 1824 when Dr. J.G.B. Siegert, a young Germanborn surgeon in General Simon Bolivar’s army of liberation in Venezuela, perfected the formula for his aromatic bitters after four years of research and experimentation with various medicinal barks, herbs and spices from all over the world. The Company’s major business interest is the manufacture and marketing of Angostura® aromatic bitters (our flagship brand), branded rums and other spirits. Angostura® Lemon Lime and Bitters was launched in 2005 and has on a continuous basis over 20% in the Caribbean region. The brand continues to drive growth globally and has expanded distribution in Australia, while recently penetrating the USA Market. Holder of the only Royal Warrant of Appointment to the British household in the Caribbean, the House of Angostura celebrates 195 years of continuous innovation and award-winning products. For further information visit

Notice of Annual Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Thirty-Seventh Annual Meeting of ANGOSTURA HOLDINGS LIMITED (the “Company”) for the year ended December 31, 2018 will be held at the House of Angostura, Corner Eastern Main Road and Trinity Avenue, Laventille, Trinidad and Tobago, on the 10th day of September 2019, at 10:00 a.m. to transact the following business:

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Dividend Notice

In accordance with Section 603 of the Rules of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange Limited:

The Company advises that at a meeting of the Board of Directors held on July 31, 2019, an interim dividend of $0.09 per share was approved for the six-month period ended June 30,2019. The Company further advises as follows:

• The payment date: August 30, 2019;
• The record date: August 13, 2019;
• The ex-dividend date: August 9, 2019.

Angostura celebrates 195 years by giving back to society

On Saturday, June 8th, in commemoration of its 195th anniversary as a company, The House of Angostura played host to a wide array of businessmen, dignitaries, Members of Parliament, Ministers of Government, local celebrities, customers and clients, at its Gala Dinner and Charity Auction at the Hyatt Regency, Trinidad. The event celebrated the company’s 195th year of being in business, and as a corollary, raised funds to assist in the construction of a specialized playground for the Princess Elizabeth’s Home.

On auction that night, were two one-of-a-kind spirits, the Bunnahabhain 39-year-old Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky Distillery Manager’s Reserve and the ultra-premium rum, created specifically for this occasion, Infinity by Angostura, which contained within its crystal decanter a blend of Angostura’s finest rums, the youngest being 17 years old.

At the end of the night a total of two hundred and thirteen thousand dollars ($213,000.00) was raised for the playground, which will be specifically engineered to cater for the various needs of the children who are catered to by the home. Chairman of Angostura Holdings Limited, Mr. Terrance Bharath, stated, “We would like to give the children the gift of laughter and the ability to dream on a playground that is state of the art and which will not hurt them with their special needs.”

Angostura and A.R.R.O.W continue to improve Literacy in the Laventille/Morvant community

Heeding the call by the Prime Minister, the Honourable Dr. Keith Rowley, to help improve schools in the Laventille/Morvant area, the House of Angostura has, for several years, been supporting the A.R.R.O.W. Foundation in raising the standards of reading and spelling and improving the numeracy level of children both at the Primary and Secondary school levels.

This year, Angostura is proud to sponsor Phase I of the A.R.R.O.W. (an acronym for Aural, Read, Respond, Oral, Write) Literacy Program at the Malick Secondary School. Students will be selected from the school population and assessed in their reading and spelling to address their individual literacy needs. They will then be placed into individual learning programs catered to their specific needs. Parents and teachers will also participate in workshops geared towards providing additional support to these students during the program.

Angostura’s Executive Manager – Corporate Services, Rahim Mohammed, stated “Angostura is cognizant of its role as a model corporate citizen within the community of Laventille/Morvant, which it takes very seriously. The Company has supported many initiatives over the years that seek to improve the lives of its residents, in particular the youths of the community and we are pleased to once again be able to work with the A.R.R.O.W. Foundation to bring its literacy program to yet another school in the area”.

Christopher Bonterre, Managing Director, A.R.R.O.W. Foundation, commended Angostura for its continued support of the program. “There is such compelling evidence of the link between low literacy skills and poor behaviour and it is in this vein that A.R.R.O.W is committed to giving all students an opportunity to not only improve their literacy skills, but to also improve their self-esteem and self-confidence, which are crucial to students believing in themselves and their abilities. We would like to again thank Angostura for its vision towards nation building in Trinidad and Tobago, and towards A.R.R.O.W.’s mission of providing a promising future for all our children”.

Angostura hosts Global Distributors’ Forum in Miami

Port of Spain, Trinidad, 4th July, 2019. From June 23rd to 26th the House of Angostura hosted its 5th biennial Angostura® Global Distributors Forum at W South Beach, Miami. In attendance were thirty distributor markets who represented countries such as Hong Kong, Denmark, Brazil, Latvia, South Africa, Spain, Ukraine, Vietnam, Australia, Malaysia, the Netherlands, the United States and of course, Trinidad and Tobago.

The Chairman, Terrence Bharath, Executive Manager – Corporate Services and Acting Executive Manager – Marketing, Rahim Mohammed and Executive Manager – Regional Sales, Alejandro Santiago, were in attendance. The forum saw an exchange of ideas with our team with a view to further understanding markets and with the ultimate goal of expansion. The agenda was packed with meetings and brain storming sessions running back to back.

The theme for this year’s forum was “New Ways of Working”, and discussions held were based on the topic of new organizational innovation models and the new ways of working. Over the four days presentations were made by some of the well-known and respected experts in the industry, including Phillip Duff, Derek Brown and Miguel Lancha. Through our guest speakers we delved into trends in the industry and the dilemma of catering for real time needs, in a time where required skills are changing faster than the employee basis of most organizations. Best practices were presented by markets that were able to successfully translate the global strategic plans into tactical market plans and executions.

The conference also provided a medium for attendees to share our global strategy and direction for our brands; understand the needs of our distributors; enable more effective management of partnerships; share best practices of top performers and consumer insights and initiate new distributors into the network.

To wrap up the conference we engaged well known mixologist Tom Walker, who presented six cocktails to attendees. These cocktails were a twist to some popular classics using Angostura rums and Angostura® aromatic bitters. The objective was to showcase new modern classics using the House of Angostura’s portfolio of products.

The Chairman, Terrence Bharath, is quoted as having said, “In our thrust for outward expansion and foreign growth, these meetings are integral to our push to expand. I am delighted to have met so many of our Distributors from around the globe and I have, on behalf of Angostura, given my commitment to work closely with our foreign partners as we advance our mutual goal of penetrating more foreign markets. Thank you for this very productive four days”.