Efforts are under way to more than double the production of coffee in Mavis Bank St Andrew as the community recovers from the devastating bush fires of last year.
Coffee companies make great margins by blending expensive coffee with cheaper ones which equates to hundreds of millions of dollars for the local retail trade, but the minimum allowable blend or mix concerns the Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ),...
Jamaica coffee prices are at an all-time high, yet the industry's earnings are at an all-time low.
This apparent contradiction led the IFC, the financing arm of the World Bank, to embark on a technical support project worth over US$560,000 ($67...
Salada Foods Jamaica Limited saw its earnings plummet by two-thirds in the year ended September 2015 on the back of reduced sales.
Misty mornin', don't see no sun;
I know you're out there somewhere having fun.
There is one mystery - yea-ea-eah - I just can't express:
To give your more, to receive your less.
One of my good friend said, in a reggae riddim,
Masanori Nakano, ambassador of Japan to Jamaica, takes in the aroma of Blue Mountain coffee at the head office of the Coffee Industry Board in Kingston on Monday.
Serving the business of coffee since 1950
The Coffee Industry Board has been operating since 1950 regulating and improving coffee production and global export for 65 years.
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A task force has been established to prosecute cases of brand infringement in Jamaica and overseas, as well as curb the illegal importation of coffee.
FORTY-TWO members of the Central St Catherine Coffee Growers Co-operative Society Limited recently benefited from a one-day training session on how to control slugs and snails on their farms.
After six months of negotiation, Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) has struck a deal with Jamaica Producers Group and Pan Jamaican Investment Trust for assets held by Mavis Bank Coffee Factory Limited (MBCF).
The deal is described as a purchase of...