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June 2020
 

08 June 2020

Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw (centre), sniffs a West Indian Red Pepper, at Global Gap-certified farm operated by Gary Coulton (left), at the Spring Plain Agro-Park in Clarendon on June 5. At (right), is General Manager of GraceKennedy Foods and Service, Maureen Denton. The Minister visited the farm to witness the packaging of some 10,000 pounds of West Indian Red peppers , which are reaped weekly and supplied to GraceKennedy Foods for use in a range of food items for local and international consumers. 

Agriculture Minister lauds West Indian Red Pepper farmer for efforts to supply local market

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 08 Jun 2020    ICTAdmin   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, has lauded farm operator, Gary Coulton, for his efforts in supplying the local market with West Indian Red Peppers. “I want to congratulate you on this initiative. This project symbolizes exactly what can be replicated across the country in a range of other crops,” the Minister said. He was speaking while attending a tour of a West Indian Red Pepper farm operated by Mr. Coulton at the Spring Plain Agro-Park in Clarendon last Friday (June 5). Mr. Shaw visited the Global GAP-certified farm to witness the packaging of...


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