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For buildings of the same name in other Tropico games, see Rum Distillery.

Rum Distilleries are industrial buildings in Tropico 1. They are the largest and most expensive factories in the game, and hire the most workers as well. The factories use sugar to produce rum.

Enacting Prohibition will shut down all rum distilleries on Tropico.


  • Flavoring Facility: $15,000 - Makes Spiced Rum, making the price rise 15%.
  • Mulching Machinery : $10,000 + 15MW Electricity, boosts production by 20%.

Work Modes

  • Sweat Shop: Work faster. Faster I said!!! (Keeps workers on the job for a full 14-hour day's effort).
  • Easy-Does-It: Workers hours are reduced by 20%. However, job happiness is increased by about 25%.


  • Prior to purchasing the Flavoring Facility the products the teamsters move are wooden kegs.
  • The picture has the Flavoring Facility near the fountain.
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