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.

Welcome to El Yunque Art District

El Yunque Art District is the main center of Palmer, Puerto Rico. Palmer is at the base of EL Yunque and is the welcoming sister community to El Yunque National Rainforest. It is made up of souvenir shops, art galleries, eateries and basic services like a post office, gas station, notary and doctor’s office. It […]

Captain Tim’s Annual Blog Review – The Wisdom of 2015

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It has been a busy year here at Caribbean Trading Company and 2015 marked the year where we tried to focus more on our blog and quality content, sharing all the pearls of wisdom and insights we have on the Caribbean. Located in Puerto Rico, we tried to bring an authentic perspective to our Caribbean […]

The Benefits of Soy Candles

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Until recently, candles were made with paraffin. However, with the advent of soy wax in the last decade or so, there are many more options available for candles. When we began working on having our own handmade candles, we did a lot of research and decided that it was important to have a 100% soy […]

Caribbean Trading Exclusive T shirts now available Online

Discover the comfort of the Caribbean with these soft washed garment pigment dyed t shirts.  Relax with premium pre-shrunk 6.1 oz. ruing spun cotton that will forever fit as it did the first day.  Quality to last as long as you with that killer sunset would. Captain Tim has been designing his own t shirts […]

Live Longer: Spice up Your Life!

Sorry folks, tried to give you more expert excerpts from the study but it’s like another language. So here is the gist – eating spicy food is good for your health and will help you live longer! This synopsis comes courtesy of Yahoo Food…. More good news on the tasty-food-is-healthy-food front! A seven-year study, published […]

Places to Eat in Palmer – the Gateway to El Yunque

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When you are making a trip to El Yunque Rainforest, you may want to pair it with a place to eat lunch.  Palmer, which is El Yunque’s gateway community, offers several great options to choose from.  Conveniently located at the foot of Rt 191 to El Yunque Rainforest so stop by to visit us on […]

New Caribbean Candies from Caribbean Trading

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We are so excited to announce our new line of Caribbean candies. Offering a mix of tropical salt water taffy, gummies, and hard candies, there is a tropical flavor for for every palate. They are available in small and large sizes. The large size are for sharing, and the small sizes are perfect as part […]

Caribbean Teas are now Available

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We are so excited to announce the launch of our line of Caribbean teas.  They are all natural and represent the flavors of the Caribbean.  They are so fantastic!  We have been enjoying the teas in office now for a couple of months and it is just wonderful.  Available in Small and Large Sizes to […]

Caribbean Trading Seasonings are back in Stock!

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We are excited to announce that our Caribbean Trading seasonings are back in stock after a month off-line.  What happened you ask?  Well, it’s a long story that began when we couldn’t get the bottles anymore and had to change.  Because the bottles were different we had to redo all of the artwork, and that […]

Caribbean Trading Company Store earns TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

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Recognized as a Top Performing Souvenir and Gift Shop as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site Palmer, Puerto Rico – June 8, 2015 – Caribbean Trading Company, a souvenir and specialty gift shop in Bo. Palmer, Rio Grande, today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. Now in […]