BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – A survey has found that an estimated 2.8 million people or nearly 40 percent of the population in the English-speaking Caribbean is food insecure.
NEW YORK, NY - The Jamaican patty is a popular snack in Jamaica and has now made its way to several metropolitan cities around the world, especially where Jamaicans and other Caribbean nationals live. It is a savory snack that evolved from the introduction of Cornish pastry in the Caribbean and can be found in many major stores today in the frozen section thanks to many Jamaican companies who have become rich on patties.
With the recent rebrand of Palm Beach Jerk Fest and Orlando becoming one, there's plenty of fun to cross over no matter which city you live in. If you're planning to attend the festival with your kids or parents, there's something for the whole family to look forward to. What better way to enjoy Memorial Day and kick off summer than at Florida Jerk Fest. Though Jerk chicken will be the main attraction, here are five things you must experience at this year's festival.