Youth in Agriculture Award 2016
Martin Zsifkovics (right) chief executive officer of AUSTROJAM Ltd, accepts his award for 'Youth in Agriculture Award 2016' - Large Category from Karl Samuda, Minister of Industry, Commerce and Agriculture and Fisheries, and Omar Robinson. The award is presented to a local agricultural business that 'operates and demonstrates good agricultural practices and appropriate post-harvest management to meet the demands of the marketplace'. AUSTROJAM Ltd was founded in March 2008 by Austrian Martin Zsifkovics, concentrates on two operations: organic local vegetable farming with the support of Jamaican farmers and the distribution of Retzecco sparkling wines. AUSTROJAM Ltd is also a member of the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA).