Food & Nutrition

Grace Recalls Batches of Baked Beans

GraceKennedy Limited has announced the recall of nine batches of its Grace Baked Beans produced at its Grace Food Processors Canning Division. A release from the company yesterday said the recall affects the 300 gram cans with the following can codes: 15JU121GD BK BB 2016/12/12 15JU112 GD BK BB 2016/12/11 15JU111 GD BK BB 2016/12/11 15JU102 GD BK BB 2016/12/10 ...

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Grace Recalls Black Pepper Contaminated With Sand

Grace Foods has issued a recall of a batch of its Caribbean Traditions Ground Black Pepper, because of what it says are isolated reports of particles of sand in the product. The affected product bears the code BB 29/Jan/17. Consumers who have purchased the product bearing the code are being asked to stop using it and to return it to ...

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Maggi Noodles Banned in India For High Lead Content

A hugely popular type of Indian noodle has been banned in Delhi after high levels of lead were found in batches of the snack. The sale of Maggi noodles has been banned for 15 days in the Indian capital and the state of Uttar Pradesh amid the widening food-safety scare, and several major grocery chains have taken the country’s favorite ...

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Rainforest To Export Live Jamaican Lobsters To Asia

Rainforest Seafoods will begin exporting live Jamaican lobsters to Asian markets by July. The Markets are to include China, Japan and South Korea. The company, which has been incrementally expanding its product line over the years, is now in the process of constructing a $100-million lobster facility at its plant in Montego Bay to accommodate the 250,000 pounds of lobster ...

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Captain’s Bakery To Reduce Hardough Bread Prices

Captain’s Bakery has reduced the price of its Hardough bread. The company said in a statement that effective Wednesday the price will be reduced by 7.5%. The bakery said the reduction stems from the fall in the price of electricity and fuel.

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Ackee & Saltfish Ranks 2nd Most Favorite Food

Jamaica’s very own national dish, Ackee & Saltfish, is ranked second on a list of 10 favorite or national dishes which are popular with residents and forms part of a country’s identity. National Geographic, which did the rankings, says such dishes are an essential experience for visitors. Heading the list of popular or national dishes are hamburgers, identified with the ...

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Best Dressed Chicken Prices To Reduce

Best Dressed Chicken has announced a price reduction of $3 per kilogram off the price of its flagship A-Grade Whole Bird. Senior Vice-president, Finance and Corporate Planning at the Jamaica Broilers Group, Ian Parsard, says the reduction will take effect on Friday. He says a review of the December performance and in particular the drop in prices for key inputs ...

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Vegan Recipe: Curried Broad Beans and Cabbage

Ever had a can of Broad beans and was clueless as to what to do? Well here’s an easy (7) minute recipe to try for yourself and family. Beans are truly versatile and they are a source of protein for vegans and vegetarians. So no need to worry about not getting protein. Ingredients A can of broad beans. Chopped onions, ...

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Red Stripe To Invest us$10m in Cassava

Local Jamaican brewing company, Red Stripe, has said that it will invest us$10 million (J$1,124 Billion) over the next five years to set up a cassava supply chain, as it moves to use the tuber to offset barley imports utilized in beer production. “It is not just about growing cassava, it’s about setting up a cassava supply chain. We have ...

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Vegan Recipe: Island Medly

Here’s a recipe that I created the other day. Honestly this was made on impulse using what was available in my kitchen LOL. Ingredients: 1) 1 1/2 Cup of Black Beans 2) 1 1/2 Cup of Sweet Yellow Corn (Canned or Organic) 3) 2 Chopped Carrots 4) 1/2 Diced Onion 5) 1/2 Diced Green Bell Peppers 6) 1/2 Cup of ...

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