Tag Archives: food

  1. CDCTTL meets with Cocoa Farmers (Rio Claro)

    ‘The world of cocoa has changed’ was the mantra of both speakers and cocoa farmers at a Stakeholder Session, hosted by the Cocoa Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (CDCTTL), on Monday 29thAugust, 2016 at the St Therese RC Primary School, Rio Claro. Speaking to some one hundred (100) stakeholders in the cocoa industry, Mr. Winston […]

    September 3, 2016AgricultureNo comments
  2. Slow Food Barbados Challenges Barbadians to eat local for a week

    Slow Food Barbados is challenging Barbadians to eating only foods grown, caught, or raised in Barbados between September 5th – 11th, to raise awareness of the nutritional, economical, environmental and cultural benefits of eating locally sourced foods. This coincides with the 9th annual Caribbean Wellness Day on September 10th, 2016.   The Slow Seven Challenge […]

    September 3, 2016Agriculture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. Massy United Insurance Ride Revolution: Victory for Social Media & Pimped Ride

    The Massy United Insurance Ride Revolution campaign came to a grand finale on Thursday in Warrens way behind Simpson Motors, when the revamped car was revealed and management claimed the campaign justified a social media only method of promotion. Here’s hoping next time they have ushers guiding the way to park? I had to circle […]

    August 14, 2016Business, FeaturedNo comments

    Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has called on Barbadians to continue reflecting on those features of Barbadian life that must be reclaimed, retained or thrown out urgently. He said: “I hope you have been reflecting on these questions and understanding their importance because they are going to determine what priorities we set for ourselves over the […]

    August 7, 2016PoliticalNo comments

    The leading General Insurance provider and fastest growing Life & Health Insurance company, marked the milestone on Friday April 1st, by making a donation to the HIV/AIDS Foodbank, the first in a string of outreach activities planned for the remainder of the year in recognition of the anniversary. Over the last few weeks, staff made […]

    April 3, 2016Featured, HealthNo comments

    Goddard Catering Group (GCG) a subsidiary of Goddard Enterprises Ltd, (GEL) has now diversified its portfolio into hospital catering with the acquisition of a company in Colombia which is one of the top hospital and industrial caterers there. On November 18th 2015, the Goddard Catering Group in Bogotá, Colombia acquired Inversiones Ibero Caribe S.A.S, a […]

    January 31, 2016Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Female entrepreneurs join forces to create web-based social dining platform, Isle&Dine

    Three female entrepreneurs have joined forces to create a new web-based platform that will bring chefs and cooks together with people from across the Caribbean and the world for shared dining experiences. Isle&Dine is a technology platform where customers will book and purchase dining experiences hosted by home cooks and chefs who prepare authentic local […]

    December 26, 2015TechnologyNo comments
  8. Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) PRICES ON THE RISE

    Effective midnight Sunday 22nd November consumers will be paying more for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG). Petroleum prices are adjusted monthly by the Ministry of Commerce and Trade on the advice of the Division of Energy. Retail prices, therefore, will fluctuate in accordance with the imported prices of the products. (Division of Energy/BGIS)

    November 22, 2015Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    Twenty-four students of St. Lucy Primary School are now able to start the day with a healthy breakfast thanks to the staff at CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank. The Breakfast Programme was conceptualised after the school’s teachers noted that some children were either inattentive at the start of the school day or repeatedly complained of feeling […]

    November 16, 2015EducationNo comments
  10. Breakfast On The Beach 2015 (CITA Radio 90.1 FM) – Mixology & Tuna Wraps

    Patrons got the chance to learn how to infuse the herb Rosemary in their picnic beverages while Jason Brathwaite gave a funky recipe for Tuna Wraps

    November 1, 2015Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. Breakfast On The Beach 2015 (CITA Radio 90.1 FM) – Personalities Chatting

    (L to R) KP or Kevin Pinder in white shirt backing camera speaking with Power Praise’s Marissa Boyce and far right is Jibri

    November 1, 2015Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  12. Breakfast On The Beach 2015 (CITA Radio 90.1 FM) – Wibisco Fun!

    Chocolate Shirley biscuits are very addictive!

    November 1, 2015Events, Photo GalleryNo comments

    The list of items contained in the new VAT-free Basket of Goods is now available online. To download the list, persons may visit the Media Downloads section of the Barbados Government Information Service’s website at (KH/BGIS)

    September 25, 2015Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Steep price hikes in Santo Domingo for consumer products

    According to the Dominican Republic’s Central Bank, the Consumer Price Index shows an inflation rate of almost zero in the DR. On Sunday, 20 September 2015, however, the director of the governmental consumer protection agency, ProConsumidor, said that the prices of some basic consumer items have gone up by as much as 48-60%. Altagracia Paulino […]

    September 22, 2015Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  15. QEH Managaement & Nat’l Union of Pub. Workers inspect Kitchens of Martindale’s Rd Facility

    A walkthrough of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s kitchen facilities was conducted today with representatives from the National Union of Public Workers and the hospital’s management personnel. These included President Akanni McDowall, 1st Vice President of the NUPW, Joy-ann Inniss, Assistant General Secretary, Wayne Walrond, QEH Director of Support Services, Louise Bobb and the QEH Shop […]

    September 22, 2015ControversyNo comments
  16. Management responds to kitchen walk-out at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital

    The Management of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital acknowledged some members of the kitchen staff walked off the job around 4:00 p.m. Thursday and did not take up their positions at the start of the 6:00 a.m. shift on Friday. However, the contingency plan which was put in place when the island was impacted by Tropical […]

    September 21, 2015Featured, HealthNo comments

    It was announced by the Divisional Commander for Barbados, Major Sinous Theodore that Lieut.-Colonel Clinton Burrowes will co-ordinate The Salvation Army’s response to the Dominica crisis. Lieut.-Colonel Burrowes, who served as Divisional Commander for Barbados in the eighties, has vast experience and training as Disaster Response Coordinator for The Salvation Army. Lieut.-Colonel Burrowes and his […]

    September 21, 2015NatureNo comments
  18. FAO working to reduce post-harvest food loss in CARICOM

    Reducing food loss and wastage is critical to improving global food security. Yet, thousands of dollars in food are wasted every year in the Caribbean due to poor practices or inadequate facilities for storage or packaging, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Furthermore, the Caribbean region also suffers from […]

    September 16, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  19. RFA Lyme Bay receives praise from UK High Commissioner for Dominica aid

    The British naval vessel has spent six days stationed off Dominica and has achieved much following her short-notice rerouting to the island. The multinational relief mission has included aid from US, Venezuelan and British military ships and the effort continues with the recent arrival of the Dutch ship Pelikaan to ensure unbroken support to the […]

    September 9, 2015Featured, HealthNo comments
  20. United States Continues Support to Dominica: $100,000 USD added to prior support

    As Dominicans work to regain a sense of normalcy following Tropical Storm Erika, the Embassy of the United States of America has released an additional USD$100,000 to expand its disaster-relief support to the island. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), is providing the additional USD$100,000 […]

    September 9, 2015NatureNo comments
  21. CARICOM Secretariat, Guyana PSC relief supplies arrive in Dominica

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque was on hand on Saturday to welcome a special flight with relief supplies for Dominica donated by members of the Guyana Private Sector Commission (PSC). Ambassador LaRocque was joined by Dominica’s National Security, Justice and Immigration Minister Rayburn Blackmoore to receive the donations of medical supplies, generators, cleaning items and […]

    September 8, 2015Featured, NatureNo comments
  22. Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Lyme Bay will provide humanitarian support in the wake of Tropical Storm Erika

    Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Lyme Bay has been rerouted to assist humanitarian relief efforts in the Commonwealth country of Dominica following the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Erika, International Development Secretary Justine Greening announced today. Tropical Storm Erika hit Dominica on 27 August 2015, resulting in severe flooding, landslides and wide spread infrastructure damage across […]

    September 1, 2015Featured, NatureNo comments

    The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs has moved ahead with Government’s policy as announced in the June 2015 Financial Statement and Budgetary Proposals for a revised list of basic food items to reflect a more affordable, healthy and better targeted VAT free Basket of Goods. Mr. Sinckler stressed that the VAT free basket has […]

    September 1, 2015BusinessNo comments
  24. Help for Barbadian Homeless from Telecoms Leader

    Team members from the Flow Barbados and C&W Business, joined hands with the Barbados Vagrants and Homeless Society (BVHS) to fight homelessness. This philanthropic work to enable restoration took place at the BVHS Bi-Annual Feeding and Health Fair over the weekend in Queens Park where several team members and friends came out to support this cause. […]

    August 24, 2015Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Fantopia Weekend is here, Superhero Popcorn?

    Thor as Mead flavoured; Iron Man as Bacon & Bourbon; Hulk as Chocolate Pistachio and Captain America as multi-coloured cherry vanilla and blueberry flavoured? Try it out at Coconut Baby’s table!

    August 16, 2015Agriculture, Photo GalleryNo comments