Marketing and Distribution Manager for Irie Lyfe, Barbara “Nzinga” Philbert-Allen (right), and daughter, Akilah Afrika Allen, with products on display during a Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) expo at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston, earlier this year.
13 Dec 2019
The versatility of honey, one of the most popular and widely used natural sweeteners, has been manifested in the range of value-added products manufactured by the St. Thomas-based entity, Irie Lyfe. The business, which Jamaican entrepreneurs, Brian Allen, and wife, Barbara Philbert Allen, operate out of the pristine community of Airy Castle, manufactures, retails and distributes body and haircare products, condiments, and mosquito repellents for the local and regional markets. Mrs. Allen, who met her husband while both were living in Canada, tells JIS News that Irie Lyfe evolved from the...