Tortuga Caribbean Rum Cakes & Chocolate Rum Turtles on Home Shopping Network for Valentine’s Day Gifts

Miami FL/ Grand Cayman BWI/ Montego Bay, Jamaica (PRWEB) February 04, 2013

Tortuga Rum Cakes and Chocolate Rum Turtles with Sea Salt will be featured on HSN, the television shopping network on Tuesday, February 5 at 8 am. Monique Hamaty-Simmonds, the chief marketing officer for Tortuga International and the daughter of the founder of the Tortuga Rum Company will share the Tortuga rum cake story and promote the company’s cakes and turtles for Valentine’s Day gifts.

Appearing during the 8am to 9am “E.A.T.” (Edible, Amazing, Tasty Foods) program hosted by Tamara Hooks and Helen Keaney, the show will be streamed live at http://www.hsn.com Hamaty-Simmonds was invited to return to HSN following her successful appearance in December with last minute holiday gift ideas. See http://www.hsn.com/products/tortuga-golden-rum-cakes-set-of-2/6908926

“It is very exciting to return to HSN for Valentine’s Day gift ideas,” says Hamaty-Simmonds. “This is another excellent opportunity to showcase our authentic Caribbean brand. Our bakeries in Jamaica, Grand Cayman, Barbados and the Bahamas are busy baking cakes to meet the demand.”

HSN is a leading interactive multichannel retailer, offering a select assortment of exclusive products and top brand names to its customers. HSN incorporates entertainment, inspiration, personalities and industry experts to provide an entirely unique shopping experience. HSN broadcasts live to 96 million households in the US in HD 24/7 and its website - hsn.com - is a top 10 most trafficked e-commerce site, featuring more than 16,000 product videos.

The Tortuga brand is well-known by the more than 20 million annual Caribbean tourists and cruise ship passengers. Tortuga Caribbean Rum Cakes are the world’s #1 selling rum cake and for the ninth consecutive year just named the 2013 Greatest Caribbean Gift by Porthole Cruise Magazine. Tortuga products are 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.

Founded in the Cayman Islands in 1984 as the Tortuga Rum Company, Ltd., Tortuga International is part of Jamaica Producers Group of companies and has bakeries and operations in Grand Cayman, Jamaica, Barbados and the Bahamas. The company’s Miami, Florida subsidiary, known as the Tortuga Rum Cake Company, handles sales, marketing and worldwide distribution. See http://www.tortugarumcakes.com or call toll free 1-877- 486-7884.

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