Category Archives: Caribbean Trading Company

This is the place where Captain Tim shares all of the news and updates and goings-on at the Company – be it news from the stores or product lainches and contests, this is the place to be in the know.

Bumper Stickers Rock!

Bumper Stickers

Bumper stickers have been around for a long time. In the late 1920’s to 1940’s they were mostly made of metal or cardboard. However, they were not stickers at all. They were usually wired to the car instead. In 1946 Forest Gill, a silkscreen printer in Kansas, pioneered the use of self-adhesive paper for bumper […]

Island Magic Citrus Marinade for Steak

This yummy marinade with steak pairs so nicely with rice or with vegetables.  We tried this recipe on steak that we put on the barbecus along with some grilled zucchini and baked potatoes.  It was fantastic!  The citrus marinade gives it a nice summery flavor.  Serves 6. Ingredients ¼ cup Orange Juice Juice of ½ […]

We’re Just Getting Started

Three Kings Day Today is December, 26th, and the Christmas season is just getting started here in Puerto Rico. As a child growing up in the states, I would anxiously await Christmas Day, knowing that the festivities would all be over on the 26th.  Here in Puerto Rico, January, 6, also known as Three Kings […]

Take a visit to Portalito Hub in Palmer

El Portal is El Yunque National Forest’s official visitor’s center but as many of you know, with the passing of hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017 the facilities were severely damaged, as well as roads and trails. Six months later Portalito Hub opened to serve as the temporary visitor’s center for the forest and […]

Introducing Caribbean Trading Wax Melts

soy wax melts

We are excited to announce the launch of our Soy Wax Melts!  They are made with 100% soy wax and make a great alternative to candles and/or incense.  We have taken our most popular fragrances and made them into soy wax.  With 3.5 oz, it is a great value.  The wax melts come in 6 […]

Discounts In-Store for your Wedding Guests

puerto rico wedding

Are you having a destination  wedding in Puerto Rico?  We offer discount cards and coupons for all 3 of our stores that can extend to your entire wedding party and guest list.  It is just a little added something you can offer to your important guests that have traveled all the way to Puerto Rico…. […]

Caribbean Trading’s Tesoro del Sol Coffee Featured

Our Tesoro del Sol Coffee is featured in a book about all of Puerto Rico’s coffee history & brands. This book features pictures of all of the different brands of coffee found in Puerto Rico.  Riqueza Cafetalera de Puerto Rico atraves de su Historia, Marcas y Empaques.segunda Edición.Departamento de Educación. Santurce Puerto Rico. Autor .José […]

We are Opening a 3rd Store in Rincon, Puerto Rico

caribbean trading rincon

Well it’s been in the works for about 9 months now and we are getting closer to opening our third store in RIncon!  We are currently finishing up the construction and painting process and just had a local artist come in to paint murals in the front of the store.  Soon we will be loading […]

June 2016 Gift Goodies in the Company Store – Rio Grande

We are all trying to keep it in interesting in the Company Store – our main store located in Palmer at the EL Yunque Art District on your way up to El Yunque Rainforest.  For the month of June 2016, here are the in-store Caribbean Trading Company Store promotions available.  Hope you will stop by […]

Visit the Luquillo Farmer’s Market in Luquillo

Visit the Luquillo Farmer’s Market in Luquillo if you get a chance to – whether visiting from the US or a local.  It is held every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month at the Luquillo Arts & Cultural Center and has been going on since January 2016.  Caribbean Trading Company has been very excited […]