Pretty In Pink #Trending — Provence Rosé

with Debbiann Spence-Minott | Thursday, April, 25 2019    

Pink is in! Just like fashion, wines complement our lifestyle, offering an element of pizzazz and making us feel oh, so fab! Rosé is on trend and this week's Bar None tells you why, between sips of Rosé wines (Chateau Berne Inspiration, Ch â teau de... Read More

Food Safety Behind The Bar

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, April, 25 2019    

It is not uncommon to neglect food safety responsibilities when it comes to operating a bar. But why do you think a public health inspector visits your location periodically to conduct inspections? And why is it that you are also required to have a food handler's permit prior to being... Read More

Rise Up Ready!

Wednesday, April, 24 2019    

So nice we had to cover it twice! Adding to the Rock's annual soca experience, Frenchmen once again created the ultimate beach breakfast party – Rise Up. In addition to the bopping soca music, partygoers were delighted with liqour-infused beverages and tantalising grub which refuelled... Read More

'Rise Up' With the Frenchmen

Tuesday, April, 23 2019    

Frenchmen signalled the start of their soca season and long Easter weekend with the annual Breakfast Party, 'Rise Up', held at Pearly Beach, Ocho Rios, last Saturday. Read More

SO Gardening April-21

Sunday, April, 21 2019    

Easter greetings from SO' s Orchid patch of five varieties of orchids.Dendrobium Read More

SO Cocktails With Shorna-Kay Richards

Sunday, April, 21 2019    

Shorna-Kay Richards Director, Bilateral Relations DepartmentMinistry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign TradeHome is… Liguanea, St Andrew.  Read More

Hats Off To The Most Beautiful Woman in the World

By Sharon Leach | Sunday, April, 21 2019    

At Olivet Gospel Hall, my family sat in the second pew on the right-hand side. There were no individual chairs as there are in churches these days; back then, we sat on long benches of dark polished wood with uncomfortable backs with cut-outs. I have no recollection of ever sitting on... Read More

My Kingston — High Commissioner Esmond Reid

Sunday, April, 21 2019    

Esmond Reid Jamaican High Commissioner-Designate to Nigeria When did you relocate from Kingston to Abuja?I arrived on March 10. This is my first time in Nigeria.  Read More

Pucker Up!

Saturday, April, 20 2019    

Oils for the SEASONBody oils have been, for decades, a universal go-to beauty product. And, guess what your Under the Dryer glam squad recently caught wind of? Read More

Veg Out Distributors Meatless Burgers

Thursday, April, 18 2019    

We made these products because... there was nothing much available in the market which is made locally. Also, the vegan/vegetarian market is a growing industry. Recent studies show 12 per cent of millennials are vegan.  Read More

Hilda's Merlot Hot Pepper Jam & Hilda's Merlot Jelly

Thursday, April, 18 2019    

I made this product because... I recognised a need for diversity in the Jamaican food market and decided to use my own innovation to create exciting products that locals and tourists can enjoy.  Read More

Tortuga Great Cake

Thursday, April, 18 2019    

We made these products because… customers wanted us to make a Tortuga version of the Jamaican Christmas fruitcake with the quality they have come to expect from Tortuga Caribbean Rum Cakes Limited.  Read More

Likkle Tea — Pink Shade of Lemonade, Morning Glory and Spicy Turmeric Chai

Thursday, April, 18 2019    

 We made these products because... we wanted to create a more elevated tea experience for Jamaicans with premium, locally handcrafted tea and Tisane blends.  Read More

Hapi Crunch Snacks

Thursday, April, 18 2019    

I made these products ... initially as a hobby and saw the potential to make them into a viable business. My major challenge... as of now, are finances as everything is being done out of pocket.  Read More

Seven Tips/Hacks for small food vendors and at-home manufacturing facilities

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, April, 18 2019    

Food safety is simpler than you think. The fact that you sell pan chicken, operate a mobile food truck, or have a home-based manufacturing facility does not mean you are not required to put controls in place to ensure the safety of the food you serve or package for distribution. Read More


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