Since 1951 the Ferreira da Silva family has strived to create your ultimate rum experience. The luscious lands, relentless sun and the fertile soil of the Cape Verdean Islands make it able to do so.
Therefore, the Ferreira da Silva family invites you to figuratively speaking, ‘Come Over’ and have a Taste of Freedom!
Ferrira da Silva Rum
Manuel Ferreira da Silva and Dolly Monteiro da Silva get married.
First child is born; Gastão Ferreira da Silva.
Manuel buys the first piece of land for the cultivation of sugar cane (Santa Antao).
Manuel buys the first sugar cane press machine and builds distillery.
Establishment Ferreira da Silva Rum.
First bottles of rum are exported to Sao Vincente and São Nicolau.
Manuel and Dolly open first liquor store in the village of Paúl.
Twelfth child is born; Zeka Ferreira da Silva.
Manuel dies unexpectedly. Dolly takes over daily running of the rum company.
Dolly starts with the aging of old rum (as a tribute to her beloved late husband Manuel).
Birth of first grandchild; Peterson Ferreira da Silva.
Ferreira da Silva expands to another 4 islands.
Expansion distillery and export.
Company’s 50th anniversary.
Ferreira da Silva Rum delivers to all Cape Verde islands.
Dolly dies at the age of 90.
Kevin Ferreira da Silva responsible for activities abroad.
First branch opens in Europe (Rotterdam).
Company’s 70th anniversary and launch Limited Edition Bottle Dolly.