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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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February 07, 2012
Solomon's to enter black in the second quarter

Solomon's Fresh Market should be contributing to the company's bottom line by the second quarter, according to the CEO of AML Foods.
The popular supermarket has only been in operation since November of last year.  But Gavin Watchorn, the AML Foods chief, expects the $5.3 anchor of the Old Fort Bay Town Centre will move from the red into the black within a few short months.
"We think by the se...

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January 09, 2011
Announcement of Share Buy Back Program from AML Foods Limited

Nassau, Bahamas - AML Foods
Limited today announces the launch of a share buy back program for its
ordinary shares. The program, authorised by the Company's board of
directors, allows for management to purchase up to 10% of its current
issued ordinary shares of 1,540,417 shares over a 36 month period to
January 31, 2014.

"Our board has been discussing a share buy back program for some time
now" s...

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Jollification Bringing In The Christmas Spirit - Video
November 22, 2010
Jollification Bringing In The Christmas Spirit - Video

Didn't make it to Jollification? No worries, get the spirit from some Bahamas Local video footage.

Jollification, the Annual weekend event held at The Retreat. For many, it heralds the beginning of the Christmas season.

Christmas arts and crafts are offered for sale, there is a children's area, foods from around the world and lots and lots and lots to drink!

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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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March 10, 2011
'Eat Food. Not too much. Mostly plants.'

How many of you reading the paper this morning think about what you eat before you eat it? How about while you eat it?

How many of you have meat with every meal or twice a day? What are you eating now while you read this over breakfast eggs? Cereal with over 7 grams of sugar per serving (and how many servings are in that bowl anyway?) A big glass of milk? Toasted white bread with butter? Egg ...

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May 29, 2011
Freeport's Downtown International Food Cultural Festival

Freeport, The Bahamas - Come out and enjoy the Downtown International Food & Cultural Festival on June 17th and 18th! Under the theme, "We Are Culture."

Taste indigenous dishes from around the world,including unique foods from different Islands of The Bahamas.

Shop for native crafts on display. Experience various cultures through song and dance and join in colourful Bahamian Junkanoo parades...

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November 11, 2014
An initiative borne out of tragedy

Last year staff at Royal Fidelity were shocked at the death of their colleague -- a person who worked out daily and whom they looked at as the epitome of health. But at the age of 35, that person died of a heart attack. That pushed the group's human resources director Stacia Williams to wonder if the institution was doing enough -- if anything at all -- for its staff as it related to their health ...

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March 30, 2011
Agriculture Ministry wants Bahamians to help reduce food import bill

BIMINI, The Bahamas - Educating youth on the economic value of agriculture is the approach that the Bimini All-Age School is taking to help reduce the national food import bill.  Students are practicing at school how to grow their own vegetables in home gardens to encourage sustainability.
"We can grow almost anything in Bimini.  The very same things that we grow over here, we are import...

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April 10, 2014
Food imports 'could be cut by about 15 per cent'

WITHIN five years, the Bahamas could cut food imports by about 15 per cent - saving $200 million in the process - if the government sustains its current push to develop the Agriculture industry.

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