Ronny Deryckere, 63, a popular Belgian chef who made the Bahamas his home, died suddenly of a heart attack at 7:00am yesterday at the home of a friend.
Local government officials, farmers associations, co-operatives, and health conscious consumers are welcoming the development of a 1,500-acre organic farm in the Norman’s Castle area, North Abaco.
The two largest food store chains in The Bahamas are pursuing divergent strategies in terms of the best store hours to maximize customer reach in a cost-effective manner.
With shelves still rather barren, the new owners of City Markets have also closed two stores, further alientating some customers who have all but given up on the company.
Prime Minister Hubert A Ingraham and a ministerial team toured North Andros agriculture projects last weekend.
Food and Agriculture Organisation Representative for The Bahamas, Jerome Thomas is on an official visit to ensure that this country taps into resources available for food production and security.
Workshops to modernise sanitary and phytosanitary legislation opened in Nassau with the purpose of updating the legislative and institutional framework for The Bahamas on food safety, and plant and animal health.
Food processing has taken on added impetus thanks to a new unit established by Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC).
In a move almost certain to spell doom for the 11 food stores, self-proclaimed businessman Mark Finlayson, who ran Solomon’s Mines into the ground, has purchased City Markets.