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December 2021
 

19 December 2021

Chocollor deepens market for pure artisanal chocolate

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 19 Dec 2021    admin   
PRODUCER of artisanal chocolate treats, start-up company Chocollor Chocolate Ltd, which is operated by Carl and Donna-Kaye Sharpe in Red Hills, St Andrew, which recently received one of the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) Accelerator Programme awards, is now pushing its expansion programme. The company sells a product which the Sharpes say is different from the “sugary”, preservative-laden, imported brands commonly available. Chocollor is made with Jamaican fine chocolate and has seen sales growing even during the COVID-19 pandemic. Registered in 2020, the principals of the...


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Kevin Harriott, competition bureau chief at the Fair Trading Commission.

FTC promoting competition policy for an inclusive and resilient economy

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 19 Dec 2021    admin   
Today, the Fair Trading Commission (FTC) joins competition authorities around the world in commemorating ‘World Competition Day’, which was adopted by the United Nations in 1980 to popularise the need for promoting competition reforms. Although this day has been observed for just over two decades, competition legislation has been a faithful servant to economies for more than a century. In 1889, Canada became the first country to enact competition legislation. The objective was to develop a system to efficiently coordinate the allocation of scarce productive resources throughout the Canadian...


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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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