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June 2019
 
  • AgroBuzz - IICA Youth in Agri-business bio-economy awardee Ynoquie Wedderburn- December 11, 2019: Click link:… https://t.co/UYANwOG4zp Posted: 1 day 44 min ago
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20 June 2019

Hon. Audley Shaw and Managing Director Anthony Chang along with cassava farmers at the launch of Purity's Gluten Free and Reduced Gluten Product Line

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 20 Jun 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (2nd right); and Managing Director, Consolidated Bakeries (Ja) Ltd., Anthony Chang (left), along with cassava farmers, at the launch of Purity's Gluten Free and Reduced Gluten Product Line, Valentine Drive, Kingston on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Under its ‘FIRST’ line, which utilizes cassava in making cassava bread made wholly of Jamaican inputs, as well as chocolate and banana-flavoured N'UFFINS, which are gluten free and reduced gluten product. Purity is on a journey to using simpler ingredients to produce...


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Hon. Audley Shaw’s Statement on Mr. Edward Seaga’s Contribution to Jamaica’s Development - House of Parliament June 19, 2019

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 20 Jun 2019    communications   
During the first decade of independence between 1962 and 1972, Jamaica’s average economic growth under the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) was almost 6%. This was under the stewardship of the late Sir Donald Sangster in the first five years and subsequently the late Edward Phillip George Seaga as Minister of Finance during the second half of that decade from 1967 to 1972. It is worth noting that during this five-year stint of Mr. Seaga at the helm of the Ministry of Finance, with the Rt. Hon. Hugh Shearer as Prime Minister, the economy grew by an average of 5.56% per year. Interestingly, in 1970,...


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Chief Executive Officer (Acting) of Agro-Investment Corporation, Michael Pryce listens attentively to presentations, at the 8th Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference at the Jamaica Conference Centre, in downtown Kingston on June 18.

Fisheries sector important to Jamaica’s economy

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 20 Jun 2019    communications   
Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Agro-Investment Corporation, Michael Pryce, is emphasizing the importance of the fisheries sector to the economy, which contributed US$79million to the country’s gross domestic product two years ago. Mr. Pryce noted that exports from the sector totaled over 1000 metric tonnes and was valued at approximately US$12million. “In the last five years, the estimated value of the fishing industry has been in the region of US$40million to US$60million per year and the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture, and Fisheries is playing an important role in...


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Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw; and Attorney-at-law, Arnaldo Brown, break cassava bread at the launch of Purity's Gluten Free and Reduced Gluten Product Line, at the Consolidated Bakeries (Ja) Limited (Purity), Kingston on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Looking on (from left) are Purity’s Managing Director, Anthony Chang; and President, Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association, Metry Seaga. Purity is on a journey to using simpler ingredients and producing healthier, affordable products under its ‘FIRST’ line, which utilizes cassava in making cassava bread made wholly of Jamaican input, as well as chocolate and banana flavoured N'UFFINS, gluten free and reduced gluten product.

Minister Shaw lauds Consolidated Bakeries (Jamaica) Ltd’s F1RST product line

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 20 Jun 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw, has hailed the launch of ‘FIRST’, a new line of low and no gluten added product by manufacturer, Consolidated Bakeries (Jamaica) Limited, as “impressive and the sort of innovative thinking that is needed” in the industry. Under the brand name, Miss Birdie, this product expansion will see the initial rollout of chocolate and banana-flavoured ‘N’uffins’ muffins and reduced gluten bread. Made with locally grown cassava flour, Miss Birdie is not only providing healthier treats for the family, but at the same time,...


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Hon. Audley Shaw speaking at the launch of Purity's Gluten Free and Reduced Gluten Product Line

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 20 Jun 2019    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, speaking at the launch of Purity's Gluten Free and Reduced Gluten Product Line, at the Consolidated Bakeries (Ja) Limited in Kingston on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Under its ‘FIRST’ line, which utilizes cassava in making cassava bread made wholly of Jamaican inputs, as well as chocolate and banana-flavoured N'UFFINS, which are gluten free and reduced gluten product. Purity is on a journey to using simpler ingredients to produce healthier, affordable products...


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The Ministry

Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries.

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) has been charged with the responsibility of driving the integration of the production of primary agricultural produce along all the stages of the supply chain through to value added and facilitating full commercialization of outputs of the agriculture, manufacturing, and service sectors.

We have, therefore, placed much energy and enthusiasm into the development of this website to provide timely information on the Ministry, our agencies and programmes.

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  • AgroBuzz - IICA Youth in Agri-business bio-economy awardee Ynoquie Wedderburn- December 11, 2019: Click link:… https://t.co/UYANwOG4zp Posted: 1 day 44 min ago
  • Minister Audley Shaw participates in ground-breaking ceremony for the OGH Grow Jamaica Craft Medicinal Hemp Farm at… https://t.co/EHxIT9X2QS Posted: 1 day 55 min ago
  • Robert Weinstein (centre), Co-Founder & President, Organic Growth Holdings, Inc, greets the Hon. Audley Shaw, at th… https://t.co/hhP3Tzjj55 Posted: 1 day 1 hour ago

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