The Best Dressed Chicken Fun In The Son, which celebrated its 14th staging in 2016, won the award for Most Rated Event of The Year. Produced by Glory Music and sponsored by Jamaica Broilers Group, last year’s show at National Heroes Park in Kingston attracted a massive crowd who saw performances from Donnie McClurkin, Evangelist Andrew Palau, Carlene Davis, Papa San, Kevin Downswell, Rondell Positive and Judith Gayle.
Lorraine Kemble (right), brand manager at The Best Dressed Chicken, presents Stacey Halsall-Peart, chief operation officer of Advanced Integrated Systems, for having the largest group at last year’s staging of the Everyone’s a Winner/The Best Dressed Chicken Road Race Series. The presentation took place at the Hope Gardens Zoo Tree House on Wednesday. Looking on at centre is Diane Ellis, director of Running Events Limited. (Photos: Garfield Robinson)
CEO Charles Chambers said the commissioning of more than 830,000 barrels of storage will make WIP second only to Petrojam as the largest owner of fuel storage in Jamaica. The total storage is broken down as 65,000 barrels at the Ocho Rios Pier and 600, 000 at the former Jamaica Broilers ethanol plant, which it acquired last year and has now completely retrofitted to store gasolene, diesel and heavy fuel oil.
Sales in the quarter climbed 18 per cent to $11.7 billion, and from that Jamaica Broilers scored $722 million in net profit, which, in turn, was up 49.5 per cent year-on-year.
In keeping with the organisation’s culture of giving, employees of the Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG) in Jamaica, Haiti and the USA participated in their annual ‘Share the Love’ campaign held over the valentine season to bring cheer to hundreds of needy and disenfranchised persons in communities near to the various locations.
Growth of 17 per cent in the agricultural sector in 2016 resulted in a reduction of US$6 million in the country’s food-import bill up to October, says Principal Director in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Shaun Baugh.
Hi-Pro is continuing its “Grow with Hi-Pro” Program, and working with farmers to improve their profits through increased output per acre.
Poultry company Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG) earned $439 million for the second quarter, up eight per cent due to higher sales revenue.
Despite an increase in costs associated with its new Iowa plant, and foreign currency translation costs associated with US dollar-denominated expenses, Jamaica Broilers was able to improve earnings by two cents for the second quarter ended October 29, 2016.
Now in its third year, the promotion offers customers who buy The Best Dressed Chicken a chance to win Christmas dinner prepared exclusively by 12 of Jamaica’s best chefs.
If it’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas, that’s because The Best Dressed Chicken has once again launched its 12 Chefs of Christmas campaign. The launch, which took place Friday last at Emancipation Park, New Kingston, has made a departure from the first two editions, wherein each of the 12 chefs would deliver gourmet Christmas dinners to the homes of the winners. This year, all 12 winners and their guests will instead be feted at a grand dinner, complete with a personal chef.
In celebration of World Egg Day on Friday, October 14, Hi-Pro, in collaboration with the Jamaica Egg Farmers’ Association, invited customers and sixth-graders of the White Marl Primary and Junior High School to enjoy tasty omelettes and other ‘egg-citing’ dishes at Hi-Pro Ace Super Centre in White Marl, St Catherine.