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August 09, 2016
AML acquires property to develop new Solomon's store

AML Foods Limited, one of the country's largest grocers, has announced it has acquired a five-acre tract of land on Yamacraw Hill Road for $3 million from Luxury Homes Bahamas Limited. The property will be developed into a new 38,000-square-foot Solomon's branded store in Eastern New Providence. The site will also include a location for AML's Carl's Jr. brand.
With this purchase, AML Foods will no...

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AML acquires 5-acre property for 3M to develop new Solomon's branded store on Yamacraw Hill Road
August 09, 2016
AML acquires 5-acre property for $3M to develop new Solomon's branded store on Yamacraw Hill Road

AML Foods Limited, one of the country’s largest grocers, today announced it has acquired a 5-acre tract of land on Yamacraw Hill Road for $3 million from Luxury Homes Bahamas Limited.

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January 03, 2011
PHIL'S FOOD SERVICES STAFF LAID OFF

By ALISON LOWE

Business Reporter

alowe@tribunemedia.net

TWENTY-four Phil's Food Services employees were out of a job on new year's eve.

Explaining the decision, Phil Lightbourne, owner of the Gladstone Road grocery retail/wholesaler, said the staff were all part time employees who were taken on specifically for the Christmas period and some of them had also broken company rules.

According to ...

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February 05, 2014
Egg industry 'destroyed' by price controls

As the government moves to take steps to revive the egg production industry in The Bahamas, major producers are complaining that the action may be too little too late as the sector is on the brink of being wiped out altogether.
Larry Feingold, owner of Rainbow Farms on Cowpen Road, said that after 50 years in business he had to sell all of his chickens in the last several months, after finding him...

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Higher fees blamed for 'three to four' percent food price rise
September 06, 2013
Higher fees blamed for 'three to four' percent food price rise

Food prices have risen by three to five percent as a result of the impact of new and increased fees and taxes, grocery retailers and wholesalers revealed yesterday.

Phil Lightbourne, owner of Phil's Food Services, told Guardian Business that he has had no choice but to pass on the higher costs he is experiencing for wholesale product to consumers...

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November 24, 2010
Robin Hood exec says 'we've upset the apple cart'

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

ROBIN HOOD and other new market entrants have "upset the apple cart" to be the ultimate benefit of Bahamian consumers, its president and owner believes, telling Tribune Business that by sourcing 97-98 per cent of its product offering direct it has helped to drive its prices - and those of rival grocery chains - down.

Sandy Schaefer told this newspaper th...

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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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February 11, 2019
BAMSI Launches Business 2 Business Model

BAMSI Host Familiarization Trip to North Andros Agricultural Facility...The Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) on Tuesday made a major step toward revamping its business operations and securing a stable economic model for the Institute...

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