Worthy Park is Jamaica's oldest distillery and was founded in 1670 by Francis Price. Rums are produced from molasses and cane sugar juice, the production of which began in 1720. Worthy Park began producing rum as early as the 1740s and still produces some very fine rums today. Worthy Park Estate has an estimated stock of approximately 10,000 barrels of 200 litres. It is recognized locally, but also widely distributed in Europe, South and North America, even as far as Africa.