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Super Value Boss: Food Wholesalers Will Be Okay
December 24, 2012
Super Value Boss: Food Wholesalers Will Be Okay

Food wholesalers in the country should not be struck with fear due to Sysco's acquisition of Bahamas Food Services (BFS), according to a prominent figure in the industry, Owner of Super Value Rupert Roberts told Guardian Business that both parties can co-exist in the local market.

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March 17, 2015
BEC meltdown almost thwarted food drives

As hundreds of New Providence residents and businesses grappled with power outages over the weekend, food drives of one of the largest charities in the country were cut in half.
The Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) said a fire at its Blue Hills Power Station triggered the "total system shutdown" 2 p.m. Friday.
Hands For Hunger Communications Manager Anna Bancroft said the organization typical...

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February 24, 2015
Caribbean Ministers of Agriculture Assembled to discuss Regional issues and meet with the Director-General of The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations

In November 2014, Minister Gray and his Ministry’s senior officers met with Dr. Jerome Thomas, FAO’s Representative for The Bahamas, Belize and Jamaica for his second of two annual visits...

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January 11, 2011
Supervalue 'hedges bets' on energy, food rises

Supervalue is dusting off plans to bulk purchase in advance in a bid to head off escalating food prices expected to hit later this year, its president and owner also expressing fears that energy prices might "double" during 2011.

With commodity price increases an emerging threat that might knock any Bahamian economic recovery off course, Rupert Roberts told Tribune Business that the grocery cha...

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April 01, 2014
Maintain weight in an effort to try to be your best

The bottom line to maintaining a healthy weight or losing weight is to not exceed 1,500 to 2,000 calories per day, and the addition of exercise, according to obesity surgeon, Dr. Charles Diggiss.
The laparoscopic and obesity surgeon, who is the chief medical officer at Doctors Hospital, recently visited Albury Sayle Primary School to speak to the staff about the importance of food in achieving and...

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May 08, 2013
RBC Royal Bank a sponsor for panel discussion

RBC Royal Bank has announced that it is a presenting sponsor for the upcoming Food For Thought Panel Discussion on Hunger and Food Security in The Bahamas. The panel event promises to be a unique learning experience. It will include a live raffle, door prizes, light refreshments and the opportunity to discover how individuals can join in the fight against hunger in The Bahamas.
The event is bein...

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January 23, 2012
Food 99/1: Pairing wines with spicy, salty, and robust dishes

There are many "perfect" wine and food combinations that are hard to ignore if you are a "foodie" however there are lots of combinations that are lesser known but equally intriguing. Most people have trouble pairing wines with spicy, salty or robust dishes, but there are answers to those predicaments!
Chinese food, with its sweet, sour and spicy elements makes for a challenge to find a good wine ...

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November 21, 2010
AML Foods reverses its top line fall

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

AML Foods is "confident" that it will enjoy a good Christmas, the key sales period in the calendar of most retailers, its top man telling Tribune Business that over the last two to three months it has reversed a sales decline that began in its 2009-2010 third quarter.

Gavin Watchorn, the BISX-listed food retail group's president and chief executive, told...

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July 25, 2013
Bring Back Food to Food TV

It was in 1993 that I decided that being a chef was a good idea.

I was working as a baker in a small donut shop and wanted to do something else, something more creative. It was also the same year that the Food Network first made its appearance on television...

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November 04, 2013
Fresh Market's 10 Super Value sales bite 'wonderful'

AML Food's Solomon's Fresh Market has captured 10 percent of Super Value's Mackey Street sales, an outcome Super Value President Rupert Roberts described as "wonderful", adding: "Customers go to look at the $8 million they spent on the store, and then they come to us to shop."
Rupert Roberts described Fresh Market as offering a different type of product than Super Value, suggesting that for this r...

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