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Caribbean Warned Vulnerability to Food Production is Stark

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – A senior official of the Guyana-based Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat has warned that the current vulnerability of the food production in the region is stark, as collectively the Caribbean continues to be buffeted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the ravages of climate change, pests and plant borne diseases and other associated maladies but there are indeed opportunities.

Assistant Secretary-General, Trade and Economic Integration Joseph Cox

GK Foods Shows Jamaican Nurses “We Care

Kingston Jamaica - GraceKennedy (GK) Foods has been showing Jamaican nurses that ‘We Care’ through a series of initiatives recognizing their sterling contribution to the nation’s COVID-19 response. The activities were executed by Grace Foods under the theme ‘Taste that Moves You to Care’ theme between August 30 and September 17 and included donations of Grace products valued at over J$1.35 million to nurses working in Jamaica’s public health sector.  

(L-R) Frank James, CEO- GK Foods Domestic Business, joins Andrea Graham, Chief Category Manager, Hi-Lo Food Stores; Patsy Edwards Henry, President of the Nurses Association of Jamaica (NAJ); and Magion Stephenson, Deputy General Manager Grace Foods & Services (GFS) during GK Foods’ presentation of gift packages and gift certificates for Jamaican nurses at the NAJ Offices on September 1, 2021

Jerk Festival For Orlando

The 8th Annual Florida Jerk Festival: Orlando Edition, is set for Sunday, October 24, 2021 from 2PM – 10PM at Lake Lorna Doone Park located at 1519 West Church Street. 

PHOTO: (jerk chicken)

A Delicious Serving of Taste Bits of Jamaica in New York!

New York, New York - In what was a magical evening of Jamaican culture on display, the exciting showcase, Taste Bits of Jamaica delighted patrons who came out to the Unique Weddings & Tours event last Friday September 10th, on the rooftop of the Brooklyn Commons, 495 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225.  

Chef Baldwin Shields of Johnny Cakes showcasing his famous exotic Jamaican flavors such as Red Stripe Beer Jamaican Rum-Raisin, Blue Mountain Coffee and Sorrel

Taste Bits of Jamaica in New York This Weekend!!

New York, New York -Unique Weddings & Tours (UW&T), supported by The Jamaica Tourist Board will be hosting a most exciting and scintillating cultural event, Taste Bits of Jamaica – a unique and intimate showcase of Jamaica’s culture inclusive of her food, fashion, music and art to be held on Friday, September 10, 2021 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Brooklyn Commons (Rooftop), 495 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225.  Now in its fifth year the annual staging of this rich Jamaican cultural experience is designed to cement Destination Jamaica in the hearts and minds of New Yorkers, particularly Brooklynites. 

Rafting down the Rio Grande-Taste Bits of Jamaica 2019 Photo Credit: Eddie Brown

Jerk Fete, an Exquisite Offering of Food, Music and Wow!

Miramar, FL – Having canceled the 2021 staging of the annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organizers of have modified plans and developed an alternative event to connect with supporters and still celebrate Jamaican food, music and culture in a smaller controlled atmosphere.

The Inaugural Brickell Wine & Food Festival 2021

Miami, Florida – The Miami Brickell Chamber of Commerce will present the Brickell Wine and Food Festival (BrickellWFF) press conference, taking place at CH'I Restaurant located in the Brickell City Centre, Address 701 S. Miami Ave. 3rd floor on Thursday, September 30th, 2021 at 10 am and featuring the Designation of the Honorable City of Miami Mayor Francis X. Suarez as the “Grand Chef”.  

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