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December 15, 2010
Consumers told to brace for price rises

By ALISON LOWE

Business Reporter

alowe@tribunemedia.net

As Florida farmers continued to count the cost of the lowest temperatures in the state since the 1960s, wholesalers and retailers yesterday warned Bahamian consumers to be prepared for potential spikes in produce prices in the coming weeks.

Meanwhile, major local wholesaler, Bahamas Food Services, suggested any destruction of crops in Flo...

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December 12, 2011
'BUY BAHAMIAN' PRODUCES STRONG WHOLESALE RESPONSE

By NATARIO McKENZIE

Tribune Business Reporter

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AN "increasing number" of Bahamian wholesalers and retailers are purchasing local produce, according to Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC) executives, who recently launched the 'Buy Fresh, Buy Bahamian' campaign in a bid to promote homegrown produce.

Amanda Wells, agricultural marketing officer at BAIC...

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Flash produce sale draws huge crowds
March 26, 2020
Flash produce sale draws huge crowds

A flash sale of produce at Bahamas Food Services drew scores of customers to the Gladstone Road wholesaler this morning...

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January 21, 2019
Bamsi Adopts New Business Model in Bid to Gain Financial Stability

IN A BID to streamline operational costs and increase the economic sustainability of the Institute, the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute...

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January 18, 2017
CIBC FirstCaribbean's non-performing loans down 27 percent

Amid a challenged economy, CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank (Bahamas) Limited (FCIB) recorded a decline of 27 percent in non-performing loans for the fiscal year ending October 31, 2016.
In the bank's unaudited financial statements for the year published yesterday, Managing Director Marie Rodland-Allen provided a review on key statistics.
The review pointed out that demand for credit was bet...

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Prime Minister Christies's remarks at Bahamas Business Outlook
January 29, 2015
Prime Minister Christies's remarks at Bahamas Business Outlook

It is always a pleasure to address The Bahamas Business Outlook forum. It gives me an opportunity to share with you my vision for the future of The Bahamas and to provide an update on the activities of my government, particularly as they relate to economic development. You have a striking theme this year...

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December 07, 2011
Key: Govt Needs To Get Serious About Agriculture

The agricultural sector is "grossly underfunded", according to Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC) Executive Chairman Edison Key, who charged yesterday that the government is not serious enough about food security.

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February 22, 2011
Govt looking at retail sale of biodiesel

The official opening of Bahamas Waste’s biodiesel plant, which produces the fuel for wholesale distribution, is sparking other developments in the industry, with government officials indicating plans to offer a retail option to consumers.
That retail offering is still being worked out, said State Minister for Finance Phenton Neymour.
“This [present] license is for wholesale production,...

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October 31, 2010
CBFS deal for City Markets 'doesn't make sense at all'

The move by an affiliate of Bahamas Food Services (BFS) and its principal, Ben Frisch, to acquire the 78 per cent majority shareholding in City Markets "doesn't make sense at any level", one competitor believes, as Tribune Business sources confirmed that rival retailers were already taking steps to stop buying meat and other produce from the wholesaler.

The signing of a Memorandum of Understand...

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September 23, 2010
WARNING FOR PARENTS AFTER POPULAR BRAND OF BABY FORMULA RECALLED

By ALISON LOWE
Tribune Staff Reporter

alowe@tribunemedia.net

PARENTS are being warned that millions of cans of a popular brand of baby formula have been recalled over fears they may contain small beetles or larvae that will irritate babies' digestive tract.

Nassau Agencies Ltd, the sole distributor for Similac baby products in The Bahamas, yesterday notified City Market, Super Value, Lowe's Pha...

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