Food

Interesting facts about Listeria

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, May, 2 2019    

Listeria has been mentioned in quite of few of my articles as a potential cause of food-borne illnesses. But what exactly is listeria and how is it introduced into food? Here are a few interesting facts which can help you to become more aware of this bacteria and how to reduce the... Read More

Ménage à Trois, Anyone?

Thursday, May, 2 2019    

There is a saying that a rose by any other name is still a rose. So this week, when I encountered Ménage à Trois, I thought to myself, Oops, what have I gotten into? A ménage à trois is the French term describing a relationship or domestic arrangement in which three people, often a married... Read More

A Community Fellowship

Thursday, May, 2 2019    

There was thankfully not much traffic Sunday, so opting to use the Junction road to St Mary put us in Bailey's Vale at a respectable hour. The Port Maria route led us to a small, hilly, rural community named Gray's/Grey's Street, which is part of a wider community called Bailey's... Read More

Best New Product 2019 Nominee: Maggi Naturísimo

Thursday, April, 25 2019    

Which company manufactures Naturísimo? Naturísimo is owned and manufactured by Nestlé. It is marketed and distributed in Jamaica by Nestlé Jamaica Ltd. Naturisimo is... Read More

Edward Beharry/DFL Importers & Distributors Ltd indi Curry

Thursday, April, 25 2019    

We made these products because… we wanted a naturally healthy product with a unique taste.  Read More

Best New Product 2019 Nominee: the Best Dressed Chicken Hamilton's Smokehouse Beef Franks

Thursday, April, 25 2019    

We made these products because... we wanted to offer our consumers an alternative frankfurter protein option through our Hamilton's Smokehouse brand. The Best Dressed Chicken currently produces chicken frankfurters so this would complement our line of products. We also found that there is an... Read More

Best New Product 2019 Nominee: The Jamaican Peanut Butter factory

Thursday, April, 25 2019    

We made these products because… we saw that there was not a local peanut butter on the market. The Jamaican peanut also has a very unique flavour. It is sweet. This combined with the power of the Jamaican brand, it was hard to resist.  Read More

Best New Product 2019 Nominee: Scotch Boyz Pepper Sauce

Thursday, April, 25 2019    

We made these products because... the seed for our Scotch Boyz products was planted in Westmoreland, Jamaica from a friendship between three childhood friends whose families vied each year for the best jerk sauce for the barbecue. Read More

Best New Product 2019 Nominee: Nestle Jamaica Limilted

Thursday, April, 25 2019    

Nestlé Sweetened Condensed Milk is back... Read More

Trevanne's passion

Thursday, April, 25 2019    

Nominee: Outstanding Caterer —  Trevanna Donnegal (Sear 274) Read More

Pretty In Pink #Trending — Provence Rosé

with Debbiann Spence-Minott | Thursday, April, 25 2019    

Pink is in! Just like fashion, wines complement our lifestyle, offering an element of pizzazz and making us feel oh, so fab! Rosé is on trend and this week's Bar None tells you why, between sips of Rosé wines (Chateau Berne Inspiration, Ch â teau de... Read More

Food Safety Behind The Bar

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, April, 25 2019    

It is not uncommon to neglect food safety responsibilities when it comes to operating a bar. But why do you think a public health inspector visits your location periodically to conduct inspections? And why is it that you are also required to have a food handler's permit prior to being... Read More

Veg Out Distributors Meatless Burgers

Thursday, April, 18 2019    

We made these products because... there was nothing much available in the market which is made locally. Also, the vegan/vegetarian market is a growing industry. Recent studies show 12 per cent of millennials are vegan.  Read More

Hilda's Merlot Hot Pepper Jam & Hilda's Merlot Jelly

Thursday, April, 18 2019    

I made this product because... I recognised a need for diversity in the Jamaican food market and decided to use my own innovation to create exciting products that locals and tourists can enjoy.  Read More

Tortuga Great Cake

Thursday, April, 18 2019    

We made these products because… customers wanted us to make a Tortuga version of the Jamaican Christmas fruitcake with the quality they have come to expect from Tortuga Caribbean Rum Cakes Limited.  Read More



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