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.
The decision by the Jamaica Broilers Group to invest US$2 million in an additional pellet mill at its Best Dressed feed facility in Old Harbour, St Catherine, is a ringing endorsement of its confidence in the growth potential of the economy, Christopher Levy, president and chief executive officer, disclosed yesterday.
Poultry producer Jamaica Broilers Group is now going after markets on the east coast of the United States, with the acquisition of a hatchery in Big Valley, Pennsylvania.
Jamaica Broilers, the country’s largest poultry business operator has acquired a hatchery in Pennsylvania, United States as it looks to service markets both at home and abroad.
Poultry company Jamaica Broilers Group, led by the Levy family, is executing a three-year plan to restructure its management and operations.
Jamaica Broilers Group, which mainly sells poultry and eggs, made $1.7 billion in net profit for its April 2016 year end, up 71 per cent because of a jump in revenue.
The Jamaica Broilers Group is back at producing animal feed on its SG Development lands after failing to reach an agreement with a potential lessee for the production of sea-island cotton.
“Pay attention to the names that haven’t participated as much in the stock market surge. There are still some good companies out there trading at attractive multiples (eg GraceKennedy, Jamaica Broilers, Pan Jam).” - Raymond Pitter
Jamaica Broilers Limited has invested $14 million in the rehabilitation of the Cumberland Hatchery, previously operated Jamaica Livestock Association.
The investment will translate to roughly a 25 per cent increase in capacity “that should go a far way in terms of meeting the potential additional demand that might be on the horizon,” senior vice president of operations and finance, Ian Parsard, told Financial Gleaner. The expected increase would translate to an additional 48,000 birds.