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Published:Wednesday | January 6, 2016 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon, Gleaner Writer

The driver of a Coaster bus had to be rushed to hospital this morning, after the vehicle he was driving slammed into a Nissan motorcar on the Mandela Highway. The incident caused a pile up of traffic into Kingston for several hours. According to...

Published:Wednesday | December 23, 2015 | 4:29 PMTameka Gordon

Despite assurances from the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) that there would be adequate supply for the Christmas and New Year season, shoppers have been hit with a scarcity and dramatic increases in the prices of sorrel and Gungo peas...

Published:Monday | December 28, 2015 | 5:44 PMTameka Gordon

Wigton Wind farm Limited is on track to meet its February 2016 deadline for the commissioning of an additional 24 megawatts at its phase three expansion project in Rose Hill, Manchester.The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) subsidiary said the...

Published:Tuesday | December 22, 2015 | 3:52 PMTameka Gordon

Health-conscious individuals now have another choice of sweetener with the introduction to the market of Green Hills Distributors Limited's evaporated cane juice.The fledgling health food company has come out with a line of about 20 products as it...

Published:Tuesday | December 22, 2015 | 3:19 PMTameka Gordon

The University of Tech-nology (UTech) is to increase its slate of student accommo-dations under an arrangement with real-estate investment company, 138 Student Living Jamaica Limited.The concession agreement will see 138 Student Living leasing three...

Published:Friday | December 18, 2015 | 3:27 PMTameka Gordon

Mother's Enterprises Limited is planning to invest some $57 million annually on local pork to produce its newest product, the pork patty.The home-bred patty house came out with the new offer just over under a month ago and has already recorded an...

Published:Wednesday | December 16, 2015 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

GK Investments Limited has inked a deal with the Postal Corporation of Jamaica to transform a leased section on the Central Sorting Office (CSO) in Kingston...

Published:Thursday | December 10, 2015 | 3:10 PMTameka Gordon

Candy company Sweetie Confectionery has expanded its reach to the United States through distributors Eve Sales.The candy maker also added a new product in August, Paradise Plum, which hasmore than "doubled revenues", said CEOPatria-Kaye Aarons....

Published:Friday | December 11, 2015 | 2:28 PMTameka Gordon

Tastee Limited says its new Liguanea outlet will open for business by February next year.The company acquired a 6,000-square-foot commercial complex earlier this year and began renovations to transform the site into a new Tastee outlet, a fine-...

Published:Thursday | December 3, 2015 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

Sagicor Property Services Limited has got approval for two real-estate projects on Seymour Avenue, within the so-called Golden Triangle in Kingston, at least one of which is expected to get off the ground by early 2016.Sagicor holds two parcels of...

Published:Tuesday | December 1, 2015 | 2:57 PMTameka Gordon

Tortuga International Holdings Limited (TIHL) says it will increase production tenfold when it commissions a new bakery in Kingston by next year.The cake-maker is relocating its operations from Montego Bay and will spend more than US$1 million to...

Published:Tuesday | November 24, 2015 | 3:03 PMTameka Gordon

Local realtors are suggesting that National Housing Trust (NHT) take a new look at its policy for land, saying a solid increase in the loan amount would put the state agency's contributors in a position to buy property on the market as another route...

Published:Tuesday | November 24, 2015 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) is on track to deliver another record year of profits well above the billion-dollar mark.The gaming and lottery company reported net profit of...

Published:Wednesday | November 25, 2015 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

The National Housing Trust (NHT) says it will consider a lease arrangement for the failed Outameni attraction in Trelawny as its latest effort to rid itself of the cost of upkeep for...

Published:Wednesday | November 18, 2015 | 6:47 PMTameka Gordon

Jamaican Teas' retail grocery and real estate busi-nesses were a drag on the company, but growth in its core manufacturing operation and other income were more than enough to wipe out the losses.Overall, the company, which manufactures under the...

Published:Friday | November 20, 2015 | 3:52 PMTameka Gordon

Several Digicel customers can attest to receiving a plethora of texts messages on their mobile phones advertising countless products and services. But while the marketing tool may be valuable to promoters, some customers seem annoyed by what is...

Published:Tuesday | November 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

ATL Automotive has partnered with lottery company Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) and new comer RAFFPROM Limited to launch a raffle in which winners get a chance to snag a car...

Published:Thursday | November 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

Chairman and CEO of Dolphin Cove Stafford Burrowes says the company can now move full steam ahead with its expansion plans through the backing of the new owners of...

Published:Tuesday | November 17, 2015 | 11:32 AMTameka Gordon

Richard Powell, the president and CEO of Victoria Mutual Building Society (VMBS), is heading into retirement at the end of this year, according to sources, but he is expected to stay on through a period of transition.Powell's replacement is still to...

Published:Friday | November 13, 2015 | 3:03 PMTameka Gordon

National Commercial Bank Jamaica (NCB) has reported a slight dip in net profit by $25 million to close the year at $12.3 billion.However, the nation's largest commercial bank, led by managing director Patrick Hylton, cemented its pole position with...

Published:Wednesday | November 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

Mayberry investments Limited has increased its stake in integrated food distributor Caribbean Producers Jamaica Limited (CPJ) from around three per cent to 20 per cent of the company...

Published:Thursday | November 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

Jamaica Producers Group Limited is to commission a new production plant for its Tortuga International Holdings in Kingston by 2016.The company made the disclosure in its third-quarter...

Published:Tuesday | November 10, 2015 | 11:46 AMTameka Gordon

Angella Whitter, widow of Joe Whitter and executrix to his estate, is moving ahead with plans to shore up tenancy at Whitter Village, having settled a lawsuit with the former RBC Royal Bank Jamaica over a US$21.65 million debt owed by Ironshore...

Published:Friday | October 30, 2015 | 3:20 PMTameka Gordon

Despite an increase in sorrel production locally, processors are still unable to source the quantities they need year-round.The much-loved sorrel drink has long been a favourite of Jamaicans during the Christmas period, with cultivation...

Published:Wednesday | October 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

With Christmas just eight weeks away, meat processors and pork producers are still on different sides on the supply of pork going into the traditionally high-demand period.

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