Ingenio Tululá


Tululá mill, in Quiché language means ‘the place of the zapotes or zapote tree‘. The Tululá mill was founded in 1904 where raw and white sugar and molasses were produced. In 2000 the mill began to cogenerate.

We support vertical integration to the corporation Industrias Licoreras de Guatemala.

We provide pure virgin honeys that distilleries need in order to manufacture our aged rums.

Tululá mill works in two seasons: Repair (Maintenance) and harvest (Production).


During harvest: over 3,200 direct jobs

During non-harvest: more than 1700 direct jobs.


  • Raw Sugar
  • Ethanol
  • Alcohol
  • Rubber


  • Electricity from sugarcane bagasse

Did You Know?

Our production of virgin honeys constitute the raw material for the production of aged rum of Casa Botrán and the rum ‘Ron Zacapa’ known worldwide for its unique qualities and top rankings in quality in international competitions. The alcohol and rum distillery is certified under ISO 9001: 2008, ISO 1401: 2004, ISCC (sustainability) and ISO 17025: 2005, HACCP.

Biomet: It starts out in 2011, as part of the plan for the use of renewable energy. Through the generation of electricity from methane gas, our mill generates enough electricity to supply a village of 200 households in the departments of Retalhuleu and Suchitepéquez.

Since 2002, the Education Center Tululá has graduated 36 students with the diploma equivalent to a High School Diploma in the US- and 142 employees have graduated with the same diploma in an Adult Program.