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September 2021
 
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29 September 2021

Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. the Hon. Norman Dunn​.

Front-Of-Package Labelling A Key Tool In Fight Against NCDs

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 29 Sep 2021    admin   
Having easy access to information about nutritional facts and ingredients of packaged food items will enable consumers to make healthier food choices and potentially reduce the prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and obesity in Jamaica. One of the tools used to inform consumers about product content is front-of-package labelling (FOPL), which indicates that an item may contain excessive amounts of sugars, total fats, saturated fats, trans fats, and sodium. Speaking in an interview with JIS News, Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. the Hon...


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Shavuot International gets SQF certification

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 29 Sep 2021    admin   
Shavuot International Holdings has been named among 30 local exporters to receive the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Code for manufacturing certification, signifying a high level of practised food security as required by the international market. The certification becomes effective July 2021. The certification process was carried out by TSL Certification Services International Ltd (TSL CSI), which is the sole regional entity granted a licence by the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) to carry out SQF certification. It is a significant achievement for a seven-year-old company to be among the top...


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Jampro is seeking to woo investors to participate in Jamaica's medical tourism industry. The agency is hoping the island will get a bigger slice of the US $125bn market for medical tourism.

Jampro seeks partnerships for medical tourism expansion

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 29 Sep 2021    admin   
JAMPRO, the Jamaican Government's investment agency, is seeking international collaborations in order to improve medical infrastructure and services in the island with the aim of climbing in the rankings for medical tourism. Medical tourism is the industry which seeks to encourage people who reside in other countries to come to the island both for excellent medical care in a range of specialties, as well as sun, sea, sand and the warmth of the people of the island. A PWC report forecast that the medical tourism market would value US$125 billion by 2021 while the wellness market could...


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

The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce is described as Jamaica's "Business Ministry." It's mandate is to lead the development of policies that will create growth and jobs, while achieving social inclusion and consumer protection. The Ministry, working its stakeholders is primarily responsible for business policy development, monitoring and evaluation, while giving direction and oversight to a cluster of implementing departments and agencies.

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

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