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Salada Foods To Purchase 25,000 Boxes Of Cherries From Jamaican Coffee Farmers in deal Worth JA$200M

Salada Foods Jamaica Limited (SALF) has released the following advisory: “Cognizant of the challenges facing the local coffee industry and particularly the plight of local farmers in securing a market for their coffee cherries, Salada has decided to purchase 25,000 boxes of cherries from coffee farmers and process same to green beans. The cost of […]

Jamaican Entrepreneurs and Private Sector Encouraged to Explore Opportunities Within New Cariforum-United Kingdom (Uk) Trade Arrangement

Jamaican Entrepreneurs and Private Sector Encouraged to Explore Opportunities Within New Cariforum-United Kingdom (Uk) Trade Arrangement

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, says the technical work for the rollover of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) into a new CARIFORUM-United Kingdom (UK) trade arrangement post-Brexit is close to being finalised. She said that The European Union (EU), remains an important trade partner for Jamaica and CARIFORUM colleagues, […]

Salada Foods To Purchase 25,000 Boxes Of Cherries From Jamaican Coffee Farmers in deal Worth JA$200M

Paul Hoo Walks Away from Supreme Ventures Limited, a Company He Co-Founded and Chaired.

Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) has advised that Mr. Paul Hoo, has resigned from his consultancy agreement with the Company, with effect from October 31, 2018, bring to an end his tenure at the head of a company he was instrumental in co-founding and leading. The Co-founder and former Chairman of Supreme Ventures Limited had resigned […]

Salada Foods To Purchase 25,000 Boxes Of Cherries From Jamaican Coffee Farmers in deal Worth JA$200M

Jamaica’s Unemployment Rate Has Fallen To A New Record Low Of 8.4 Per Cent

Jamaica’s unemployment rate has fallen to a new record low of 8.4 per cent, according to the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) Labour Force Survey for July 2018. This out-turn is 1.3 per cent lower than the 9.7 per cent recorded for the April 2018 Survey. It is also 2.9 percentage points lower than the […]

Salada Foods To Purchase 25,000 Boxes Of Cherries From Jamaican Coffee Farmers in deal Worth JA$200M

Jamaica Stock Exchange To Launch And Pioneer Social Stock Exchange

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE), has announced plans to launch and pioneer The Jamaica Social Stock Exchange (JSSE), not just as a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activity of the JSE, which it is initially, but is actually innovating the Financial Sector to the promotion of the Social Capital Markets. According to a release published on […]

Salada Foods To Purchase 25,000 Boxes Of Cherries From Jamaican Coffee Farmers in deal Worth JA$200M

Kingston Properties Adds Caldon Building in New Kingston to Portfolio

Kingston Properties Limited (KPREIT) has announced the acquisition of a four-storey, 32,000 square feet commercial building located at 52-60 Grenada Crescent in New Kingston. The purchase now brings to a total of three properties held in Jamaica by the company. According to a release from the company, the building is fully tenanted with a wide […]

Salada Foods To Purchase 25,000 Boxes Of Cherries From Jamaican Coffee Farmers in deal Worth JA$200M

Jamaican Government Clears JA$7B Debt Owed To The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) For Streetlights.

Jamaican Government has cleared its debt owed to the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) for streetlights. In making the disclosure at a disaster preparedness and mitigation town hall in Douglas Castle near the St. Ann/Clarendon border Thursday (October 25), Minister of Local Government and Community Development, the Hon Desmond Mckenzie, says the street light debt […]

Salada Foods To Purchase 25,000 Boxes Of Cherries From Jamaican Coffee Farmers in deal Worth JA$200M

Increased Productivity Important In Staving Off Potential Inflationary Pressures

Minister without Portfolio in the Finance and the Public Service Ministry, Fayval Williams, is emphasising the importance of increased productivity in staving off potential inflationary pressures. She said that low productivity results in cost increases that flow through to product prices and thereby raised inflation. For a country, productivity growth is important because being able […]

Salada Foods To Purchase 25,000 Boxes Of Cherries From Jamaican Coffee Farmers in deal Worth JA$200M

Jamaican Government To Save JA$2.4 Billion In Office Rental Costs From Development Of Government Circle Project

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, says the Administration stands to save as much as $2.4 billion in annual office rental costs from development of the proposed Government Circle project in and around National Heroes Park in Kingston. Additionally, he envisages that the project will serve as a catalyst for other developments in the area, which will […]

Salada Foods To Purchase 25,000 Boxes Of Cherries From Jamaican Coffee Farmers in deal Worth JA$200M

Jamaican Film Industry Contributing A Record JA$1.2B In Film-Production Expenditure To The Local Economy.

The Jamaica Film Commission headed by Film Commissioner, Renée Robinson says the local film industry performed remarkably for the 2017/18 financial year, contributing a record JA$1.2 billion in film-production expenditure to the local economy. The figure represents a 65 per cent increase over the $745 million for the previous year. Miss Robinson points out that […]

Salada Foods To Purchase 25,000 Boxes Of Cherries From Jamaican Coffee Farmers in deal Worth JA$200M