Efforts by some American chicken producers to establish a stronghold in the local market is not going down well with several Jamaicans.
JAMAICA - Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Audley Shaw says the ministry is targeting the implementation of several strategies intended to boost Jamaica’s livestock and dairy industries and enable the country to become more self-sufficient in these areas.
President and Chief Executive Officer of the Jamaica Broilers Group Christopher Levy stressed his company’s commitment to the annual staging of Denbigh and the development of the agriculture sector.
Agriculture Minister, Audley Shaw (right), is surprised with a birthday gift of a barbecue grill from the Jamaica Broilers Group. Pictured (l-R) are Christopher Levy, President and CEO of Jamaica Broilers Group; Norman Grant, JAS President; Conley Salmon, President, Jamaican Operations, Jamaica Broilers Group; and Robert Levy, Chairman of Jamaica Broilers Group. The presentation was made on Friday at the launch of Denbigh 2018 on the lawn of Hi-Pro, White Marl, St Catherine.
Audley Shaw (second left), minister of industry, commerce, agriculture and fisheries, looks at some of the Jamaican produce with Norman Grant (second right) president of the JAS; Christopher Levy (left), president and CEO of Jamaica Broilers Group and Joan Sharpe-Colley, marketing coordinator of Fersan Jamaica at the launch of Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show at Hi Pro in White Marl, St. Catherine yesterday.
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw (centre) and Jamaica Agriculture Society president Norman Grant (right) inspect a pumpkin, while Jamaica Broilers Group president and Chief Executive Officer Christopher Levy looks on. (Photo: Garfield Robinson)
The Jamaica Broilers Group — Jamaica’s largest poultry producer — has come out in support of the shift in focus by the Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw’s towards “moving from macro-economic stabilisation, to micro-economic mobilisation”.
In keeping with its commitment to bring cutting edge products to the local market, the Hi-Pro Division of the Jamaica Broilers Group has introduced the Diamond R Purkote Control Release Fertilizer in various blends.
Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG) officially commissioned into operation a third pellet mill at its Old Harbour, St Catherine Best Dressed Feed Mill last Thursday.
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda, has hailed the Jamaica Broilers Group for its US$2 million investment in a new pellet mill, which will significantly boost the company’s feed production capacity.
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Karl Samuda has hailed the Jamaica Broilers Group for its US$2-million investment in a new pellet mill, which will significantly boost the company’s feed production capacity.
Jason Azan (centre) of Azans Farm holds the Best Dressed Chicken trophy at Top Producer with more than 96,000 birds. Looking on is his father Adeeb Azan (left) and Christopher Levy (right), president and chief executive officer of Jamaica Broilers Group who presented the trophy.