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July 2017
 

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda (2nd right), in dialogue with (from left) corporate affairs manager, Dr. Keith Amiel; chief operations officer, Mathew Lyn and director, Lori-Ann Lyn, all of the CB Group. The occasion was the launch of the CB Group’s Imagination Farms, held at the Hope Zoo, Kingston, on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. The company unveiled its fresh produce brand ‘Homegrown’ at the launch, which involves the growing of sweet corns, onions and scotch bonnet peppers.

Samuda welcomes CB Group’s entry into the fresh produce market

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 19 Jul 2017    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda, has welcomed the entry of CB Group into the fresh produce market in Jamaica through its new company, Imagination Farms. Speaking at the launch of the new company at Hope Zoo on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, the agriculture minister applauded the CB Group on its “bold initiative”. “What we are witnessing here tonight has not taken place just over a year or two, it has been planned carefully over the years. I believe that it is only through planning and preparation that you are really going to experience these kinds of...


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Ministry to allocate funds for assistance to farmers through MPs

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 19 Jul 2017    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Karl Samuda has said that in order to ensure a structured and transparent distribution of funds from the Productivity Incentive Scheme, an allocation will be made to members of parliament for distribution to farmers within their constituency with the largest allocation going to those in rural farming constituencies. “We have decided that we will not engage in direct distribution of resources to individual groups of farmers, but we will go through the established structures/organisations,” Minister Samuda emphasised. He was addressing...


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Launch of Partnership between Avery's Organic Fertilizer and Kimitec Group

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 18 Jul 2017    communications   
Ignacio González(left), Export Area Manager at Kimitec Group, discusses with the Hon J.C. Hutchinson (right), Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, organic fertilizers being introduced into the Jamaican through distributor, Prince Avery, General Manager at Avery’s Organic Fertilizer, at the launch of the partnership between both companies in Kingston on July 13.


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As the "business" Ministry, we are the key driver and thought leader for facilitating investments in the economy and preparing local businesses and entreprenuers to take advantage of Jamaica's entry into the global supply chain.

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