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Poultry Industry News: Jamaica

10 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica Jamaica Broilers Group acquires feed mill in Georgia, USA
JAMAICA - The Jamaica Broilers Group is celebrating 60 years in the poultry business, having built a progressive, vertically integrated company, with operations that span Jamaica, the United States and Haiti...
22 December 2017
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica Jamaica Broilers Commissions US$2M Pellet Mill
JAMAICA - Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG) officially commissioned into operation a third pellet mill at its Old Harbour, St Catherine Best Dressed Feed Mill last Thursday....
08 December 2017
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica JBG to Launch Public Education Campaign on Benefits to Economy
JAMAICA - The Jamaica Broilers Group will be launching a national public education campaign to focus on the significant contribution being made by the local poultry industry to the economy....
07 November 2017
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica Liquid Egg Market Poised for Solid Growth
JAMAICA - Karl Samuda, minister of industry, commerce, agriculture and fisheries, has given the stamp of approval to the operations of Crafton Holdings Limited, the country's sole manufacturer and distributor of pasteurised liquid eggs....
30 October 2017
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica Young Jamaican Poultry Farmer Selected for World Bank Discussion
JAMAICA - One of the island's youngest female poultry farmers and Jamaica Broilers Group's (JBG) champion farmer Shelly-Ann Dinnall was specially selected by the World Bank to participate in a live panel discussion in Washington DC on the future of agriculture....
23 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica CB Group to Export Chicken Waste to Pet Food Makers
JAMAICA - Dr Keith Amiel, head of corporate affairs at CB Group, says a rendering facility to be constructed at the company's new home base at Hill Run will produce chicken meal a product of chicken waste for export only....
22 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica CB Breaks Ground for $9b Poultry Processing Plant
JAMAICA - Caribbean Broilers Group (CB) will inject $9 billion into a state- of-the-art poultry processing plant over the next two years....
20 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica New Layer Makes Eggs Less Costly To Produce, Says JBG
JAMAICA - Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG) is introducing a new bird to the market, called the Barred Rock, which the poultry producer says is likely to lead to a cut in the price of table eggs....
16 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica JB CEO Warns Against Complacency in Agriculture Sector
JAMAICA - Christopher Levy, president and chief executive officer of the Jamaica Broilers Group, has warned against complacency in light of recent gains in the agricultural sector....
21 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica Jamaica Broilers Sales Energise Bottom Line
JAMAICA - Freed of its loss-making energy asset, Jamaica Broilers Group's egg and poultry sales across three geographic markets pushed up the company's earnings by nearly 50 per cent in the third quarter ending January....
03 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica Caribbean Broilers Invests in State-of-the-Art Facility
JAMAICA - Caribbean Broilers Group says it has pumped US$4 million in a state-of-the-art facility aimed at producing healthier, convenient foods and to reduce Jamaica’s import bill on poultry products....
08 October 2015
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica Jamaica's Government Commits to Avian Flu Protection
JAMAICA - The Jamaican Government has reaffirmed its commitment to partnering with key stakeholders in protecting the poultry industry from diseases, which threaten the sustainability of the sector....
18 September 2015
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica Jamaica Broilers Group Almost Triples Profits
JAMAICA - Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG) has benefited from increased local poultry sales and strong growth in the US which allowed it to post $331 million profit in its first quarter ending August 2015, nearly triple the amount earned a year earlier....
03 October 2014
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica Honour for Jamaica Broilers Chairman
JAMAICA - The Chairman of the Jamaica Broilers Group Robert Levy has been inducted into the Caribbean Poultry Association's Hall of Fame....
12 September 2014
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica Liquid Eggs Operation Cracks Under Shortage
JAMAICA - Liquid Eggs Limited, the Montego Bay-based marketing arm of the Jamaica Egg Farmers' Association, is seeking to recover but the future of the company is uncertain because it has lost a number of customers due to its inability to maintain supply...
05 September 2014
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica Poultry Farmers Get Certified
JAMAICA - Caribbean Broilers (CB) hopes to boost chicken exports after investing over $30 million in a certification programme for local farmers....
09 July 2014
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica US Venture Pushes Jamaica Broiler Sales Higher
JAMAICA – Jamaica Broilers Group has broken the J$30-billion barrier for the first time following an expansion period since 2012....
07 July 2014
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica Heavy Investments for Jamaica’s Poultry
JAMAICA – Significant money is being chanelled into Caribbean pig and poultry units by some of the world’s largest companies....
25 June 2014
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica CB Chicken, Social Development Commission Form Partnership
JAMAICA - CB Chicken has partnered with the Social Development Commission (SDC) to stage the 2014 Pan Chicken Championship which kicks off 5 July at the UDC car park in Portmore....
21 May 2014
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica Jamaica Broilers Group to Triple Grain Capacity
JAMAICA - Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG) will triple its storage capacity following a $830-million investment to build out more room for raw materials used in the production of animal feed....
12 March 2014
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica Jamaica Broilers Reports Drop in Profits
JAMAICA - Jamaica Broilers posted a 36 per cent decline in third quarter net profits behind higher operating costs and weaker consumer buying power in a tough domestic economy....
03 February 2014
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica Buyers Knock Jamaica Broilers' Pullet Policy
JAMAICA - Jamaica Broilers Group has long required a deposit for supplying layers, but egg producers and farm stores now say strict enforcement of the credit terms is stressing their cash flows and is a major cause of egg shortages on the market....
22 January 2014
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica Jamaican Producers Expect Supply to Stabilise in February
JAMAICA - Panic buying has contributed to the current egg shortage facing the country, which has extended into the third week of January, according to Caribbean Broilers' Corporate Affairs Manager Dr Keith Amiel....
19 December 2013
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica Jamaica Broilers to Expand US-based Fertile Egg Production
JAMAICA - Jamaica Broilers plans to further expand its fertile egg production in Georgia, US, when the recently acquired England Farms in Arkansas is fully integrated, according to the company's latest quarterly report....
05 November 2013
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica Jamaicans Urged to Eat Local Produce
JAMAICA – As part of "Eat Jamaica Month", consumers are being urged to try local food this November....
 
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