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November 2018
 

20 November 2018

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw ( 2nd left), greets Chairman, Salada Foods Jamaica, Patrick Williams, at a press briefing on Salada’s $200 million coffee initiative, at the Courtleigh Hotel, New Kingston, on Monday, November 19, 2018. Others (from left) are Executive Director, Economic Growth Council, Senator Aubyn Hill; General Manager, Dianna Blake-Bennett and Director, Kathryn Lewis, Salada. Salada has invested $200m in the advance purchase of local coffee berries for use in the processing of instant coffee.

Shaw lauds Salada’s $200-m coffee initiative

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 20 Nov 2018    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw, has commended Salada Foods Jamaica for its $200-m injection into the coffee industry with the advance purchase of 25,000 boxes of local coffee cherries. Noting the downturn in the sale of coffee berries, resulting from a high inventory of Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee in the Japanese market, Minister Shaw said offload their product goes a long way towards settling the concerns of farmers who need additional markets for the sale of their berries. This, he said, would ensure that this world renowned agricultural asset...


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