Business Social
Dr Norman Dunn (right), minister of state in the Ministry of Industry Investment and Commerce, in conversation with Avril Purcell-Johnson (left), trade and investment officer at the British High Commission, and Layla Stedeford, media and communications executive, Bamboo Bioproducts International, at the recent soft launch of the company.

The Business Social this week highlights the British High Commissioner to Jamaica Judith Slater hosting a soft launch of Bamboo Bioproducts International and after-work cocktail party at the British High Commission office on Trafalgar Road in St Andrew on Wednesday, September 7.

Bamboo Bioproducts International is expected to cultivate in excess of 25,000 acres of farmlands in Westmoreland for the production of bamboo pulp as part of an approximately US$400-million investment in that parish.

Georges Romano (left), chief financial officer, Bamboo Bioproducts International shares a light moment with Jackie Stewart-Lechler, managing director of Stewart's Auto Sales Limited, and Duncan Stewart, general manager, Stewart Motors.
Senator Aubyn Hill (left), minister of industry, investment and commerce, shares a moment with Judith Slater (centre), British High Commissioner to Jamaica, and David Stedeford, founder and chief executive officer of Bamboo Bioproducts International.
Adam Stewart (left), executive chairman of Sandals Resorts International, makes a point to Judith Slater, British High Commissioner to Jamaica.
Kirk Raymond (right), supply chain and fields officer at Bamboo Bioproducts International, discusses bamboo with Ron Slucky, chief operating officer at Bamboo Bioproducts International. Listening in on the discussion is David Stedeford, founder and chief executive officer of Bamboo Bioproducts International.

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