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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 chain would employ the methods it used in 2008 to try and protect the Bahamian consumer from impending food price increases.

Noting that staples such as cooking oil and tuna appeared to be rising once again, Mr Roberts told Tribune Business he had informed his ...

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April 27, 2011
KPACE Afterschool program along with Ridgeland Primary School partners with Hands for Hunger to conduct food drive

The KPACE Afterschool Program and the Ridgeland Primary School partnered with Hands for Hunger to conduct their first food drive recently at the Ridgeland Primary School.
Participants of the afterschool program, along with their classmates, were challenged by school principal Deborah Stuart to help eradicate hunger in New Providence by bringing in donations over a four-day period, to which approximately 350 pounds of food were collected and presented to the Englerston Urban Renewal Center to be distributed to those in need.
“We chose to partner with Hands for Hunger because there are far too many in our communities going to bed hungry every night,”?said executive director of KPACE, ...

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December 10, 2012
Atlantis Food Beverage Team visit the Truly Bahamian Brewery

Freeport, Grand Bahama -

During
a fun day trip to Grand Bahama Food and Beverage Managers from the
Atlantis Resort were treated to a tour of the Bahamian Brewery and
Beverage Company (BBB).
"Tours like these are part of an ongoing process for our clients to see,
feel, and of course taste all our products," said Lynden Johnson,
Marketing and Sales Manager at BBB. The group of 13 was led by
Hilton Bowleg, Senior Director of Food and Beverage
at Atlantis. "Its great to be brought over to see where Bahamian Brewery
brews its products - a lot of people don't realise they are actually
brewed in Grand Bahama.  I am hoping by showing my staff where and how
the local beer we serve is brewed, they will
improve their communication with the tourists they interact with daily.

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NCL Food Donors:
March 26, 2013
NCL Food Donors:

In January of this year we achieved a major H4H milestone by tapping into the great waste resource at the Nassau port: cruise ships! We excitedly report that Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has paved the way for other socially responsible cruiseliners to make donations. The best part about this partnership? It was spearheaded by the awesome NCL staff.

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August 11, 2011
Robin Hood Joins The Wellness Center to Promote Healthy Food Choices for Back to School

Robin Hood Mega Store on Tonique Williams-Darling Highway recently partnered with Dr. Patti L. Symonette, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of the Wellness Center to provide parents with some helpful tips on making healthy lunch and snack choices when selecting food items for their children returning to school this new school year.

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November 17, 2011
Grand Bahama Shipyard Lends a Hand in Annual Food Drive!

Freeport, Grand Bahama - Not just satisfied teaching a trade to Bahamians the management of Grand Bahama Shipyard Ltd. (GBS) is also guiding their apprentices to give back to their community.

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'I dealt drugs to pay for food'
March 04, 2014
'I dealt drugs to pay for food'

A MAN who said his reason for dealing drugs was to put food on his table cried in Magistrates Court after being sentenced to five years imprisonment for possessing $7,000 worth of marijuana...

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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 McMuffin?

What's IN this stuff, anyway? Recently I made the decision to ask myself these questions: Why do we eat the way we do? How is it detrimental to our health? How can I change? Its a scary thing to ask ourselves about our food. We may not realize it, but were addi ...

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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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