Knowledge Base Africa launches bootcamp for entrepreneurs in Zimbabwe

August 12th, 2016|0 Comments

SME development organisation Knowledge Base Africa (KBA) is launching a bootcamp for entrepreneurs in Harare, Zimbabwe, from 2 to 4 September. The bootcamp will consist of 200 entrepreneurs who will be taught skills and given [...]

10 Hottest 2016 Startups in USA

August 12th, 2016|0 Comments

About 90% of startups fail. But despite that sober statistic are the wildly successful entrepreneurs. Whether because they have an idea whose time has come; or they have shrewd leadership that knows how to survive [...]

The Spirits Summit to launch in Edinburgh.

August 11th, 2016|0 Comments

A new one-day conference on the packaging opportunities and challenges for the spirits sector has been launched by Packaging News. The Spirits Summit will take place in Edinburgh, the heart of the whisky industry, on [...]

Canadian festival JAMBANA partners with JAMPRO to host Jamaican exporters.

August 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Following on its successful trade mission to Canada in 2015, the Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) will be leading seven Jamaican exporters to participate in a trade mission and the JAMBANA One World Festival. The festival, [...]

Salada launches new low-caffeine coffee

August 11th, 2016|0 Comments

With year end a few months away, Salada Foods Jamaica Limited (SFJL) delivered earnings per share of 48 cents over nine months, compared to 21 cents the year before. Salada’s main business is the manufacture [...]

Castor Oil Industry Stakeholders to Benefit from Study

August 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Stakeholders in the local castor oil industry have been given a first-hand look at an exclusive study geared at taking advantage of the burgeoning sector, by Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO). Presented at JAMPRO’s New Kingston [...]