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February 2017
 
  • Hon. Karl Samuda updating the country on the Agricultural Credit Board & the Import Permit for Agricultural Produce… https://t.co/rDn3332x1n Posted: 11 hours 47 min ago
  • Dwight McKie, livestock research officer, Hounslow Demonstration & Training Cen, demonstrates artificial inseminati… https://t.co/OoCJqIUkYq Posted: 12 hours 1 min ago

06 February 2017

Hon Karl Samuda (2nd left), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, examines cocoa beans which have been processed by the power nutcracker in the foreground, one of several chocolate equipment manufactured by Cocoatown. Minister Samuda was touring several displays at the International Fine Cocoa Innovation Centre’s 2nd Conference, Symposium and Chocolate Exposition, held at the Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston today (February 6). Others, from left, are Balu Balasubramanian, chief executive officer and Andal Balau, president, both of Cocoatown, and Vernon Barrett, international business consultant of Newer Worlds in the United Kingdom.

Samuda wants cocoa expansion

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 06 Feb 2017    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon Karl Samuda, has issued an appeal for the expansion of the cocoa industry in Jamaica and the rest of the Caribbean. The Minister made the appeal while speaking today, February 6, at the at the opening ceremony for the International Fine Cocoa Innovation Centre’s 2nd Conference, Symposium and Chocolate Exposition, held at the Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston. Minister Samuda stressed the fact that in spite of the vast potential of the fine-flavoured cocoa industry, production in Jamaica, for example, had declined by about 50 per...


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2nd Conference, Symposium and Chocolate Exposition

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 06 Feb 2017    communications   
Hon Karl Samuda (2nd left), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, in conversation with Professor Dale Webber ( 3rd left), pro-vice-chancellor at the University of the West Indies (UWI); at the opening ceremony for the International Fine Cocoa Innovation Centre’s 2nd Conference, Symposium and Chocolate Exposition, held at the Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston today (February 6). Others, from left, are Vernon Barrett, international business consultant of Newer Worlds; and Professor Pathmanathan Umaharan, director of the Cocoa Research Centre at the UWI.


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The Ministry

Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce.

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.

We have, therefore, placed much energy and enthusiam into the development of this website to provide timely information on the Ministry, our agencies and programmes.

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  • Hon. Karl Samuda updating the country on the Agricultural Credit Board & the Import Permit for Agricultural Produce… https://t.co/rDn3332x1n Posted: 11 hours 47 min ago
  • Dwight McKie, livestock research officer, Hounslow Demonstration & Training Cen, demonstrates artificial inseminati… https://t.co/OoCJqIUkYq Posted: 12 hours 1 min ago

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