This year, the company celebrates its 23rd year of service to its hospitality and retail trade customers. CPJ is the purveyor of choice for food, non-food, beverages, wine, and spirits as well as the leading manufacturer of meats & juices sold both locally and throughout the Caribbean. Company headquarters is located in Montego Freeport, St. James.
This main hub of the distribution and manufacturing sector of the business encompasses 125,000 sq. ft. of refrigerated and dry warehouse, office and manufacturing space. In addition, there are 20,000 sq. ft. of satellite warehouses, including a private bonded warehouse. CPJ has been manufacturing juice concentrate and slush specifically for the hotel industry since 1999, expanding to retail trade under the Cariburst® brand thirteen years later. CPJ listed on the Jamaica Junior Stock Exchange (JSE) on July 20th, 2011, in line with its vision to expand into new ventures and markets. In 2012, CPJ opened CPJ Market, Deli and CRU Bar + Kitchen in Kingston.
CPJ began processing and distributing its own branded meat products including hamburgers, sausages, bacon and ready-to-cook pork products in 2013. In 2014, the company formed CPJ St. Lucia, a joint venture with the Duboulay family, former owners of the Duboulay Bottling Company. CPJ St. Lucia began operating a 25,000 sq. ft. warehouse in Castries as a food service distributor, selling products, including produce, primarily to the St. Lucian tourism sector. Today, CPJ distributes over 3000 SKUs, inclusive of many internationally renowned brands.