Jamaican Owned FarmLinkr Chosen for Newchip’s Intensive Global Pre-Seed Accelerator Program

Kingston Jamaica, November 15, 2021.  FarmLinkr, fresh produce platform effortlessly linking buyers and consumers to local farmers with the widest variety of locally grown fruits & vegetables was accepted into Newchip’s renowned global accelerator program. Designed to provide all the skills and tools founders need to rapidly fund, build and scale their companies, past accelerator […]

GRACEKENNEDY CONTINUES TO DELIVER A STRONG PERFORMANCE IN 2021

GRACEKENNEDY CONTINUES TO DELIVER A STRONG PERFORMANCE IN 2021

“We also continue to execute on our M&A strategy and concluded our acquisition of Scotia Insurance Eastern Caribbean Limited during the quarter. That company is now named GK Life Insurance Eastern Caribbean Limited and will continue to offer creditor life insurance in seven Caribbean territories,”

Jamaican Owned FarmLinkr Chosen for Newchip’s Intensive Global Pre-Seed Accelerator Program

HI-LO ENTERS E-COMMERCE WITH NEW ONLINE STORE AND MOBILE APP

Kingston, Jamaica, November 11, 2021 – GraceKennedy’s supermarket chain, Hi-Lo Food Stores has entered the e-commerce arena with its new online grocery shopping platform – Hi-Lo Online. The new Hi-Lo mobile app is available on Google Play and IOS App Stores, and the web-based online shopping solution can be accessed via www.hilofoodstoresja.com . Hi-Lo Online […]

Jamaican Owned FarmLinkr Chosen for Newchip’s Intensive Global Pre-Seed Accelerator Program

NCB and Foundations For Competitiveness And Growth Project (FCGP) partner with JAMPRO to promote investing in Jamaica

“The FCGP and NCB are committed to facilitating investment and creating a stronger and more attractive business environment for those wishing to invest in Jamaica. We are therefore thankful that these organisations have joined us as strategic partners as we stage the Do Business Jamaica Virtual Investment Conference, and we look forward to working together to build our economy,”

Jamaican Owned FarmLinkr Chosen for Newchip’s Intensive Global Pre-Seed Accelerator Program

Key Insurance Reports Fifth Consecutive Profitable Quarter

Key Insurance Company Limited continues to deliver strong financial results and has announced five consecutive quarters of profitable performance. Last week the Company released its unaudited third quarter financial statements for the nine-month period ending September 30, 2021, which report revenue growth of 37% compared to the corresponding period of 2020.

Jamaican Owned FarmLinkr Chosen for Newchip’s Intensive Global Pre-Seed Accelerator Program

Spring Gardens Processors now exporting to Canada

pring Gardens Processors (SGP) is a manufacturer and food processor of canned products, fresh Jamaican produce, and dried fruits and spices. It recently secured a large distributor with an extensive distribution network across Canada and the United States of America.  SGP’s CEO, Sophia Pearce, expressed appreciation for the Export Max III programme and the support provided by Carbyne Capital Investments, which enabled her to begin supplying large distribution chains in targeted export markets.

Jamaican Owned FarmLinkr Chosen for Newchip’s Intensive Global Pre-Seed Accelerator Program

Government of Jamaica to select priority investment projects

President of JAMPRO, Diane Edwards, echoed the Minster’s statement. She noted, “It is critical for Jamaica to improve our facilitation of investments as we work towards becoming a more competitive nation with a business enabling environment. This initiative will therefore boost our work to make it easier to do business in Jamaica, and to increase investments that will help the island to meet its development goals set in Vision 2030.”

Jamaican Owned FarmLinkr Chosen for Newchip’s Intensive Global Pre-Seed Accelerator Program

Collective approach needed to strengthen tourism

President of the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA), Omar Robinson, says while tourism has suffered temporary fallout from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it remains one of Jamaica’s most resilient sectors in driving economic growth and development. Tourism stakeholders say a collective approach is needed to strengthen Jamaica’s tourism product, in order to provide an […]

‘Rediscover Jamaica’ Campaign Encourages Jamaicans To Taste, See, Feel And Enjoy The Country’s Tourism Product