Caribbean Producers Jamaica Limited (CPJ) made a near-250 percent turnaround in the first quarter ending September, having turned a US$315,650 loss into a profit of US$463,346. CEO David Lowe, who was handed the helm of the company 18 months ago, sees the results as a vindication of the ongoing restructuring programme that he has [...]
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What seemed an atypical lunch date between Caribbean Producers Jamaica (CPJ) Commercial Director Rhys Campbell and Round Hill Hotel and Villas Food and Beverage Director Hillary Stewart sparked a buoyant exchange of ideas that led to the conceptual shape of an epicurean weekend that would marry CPJ's portfolio of choice wines with meats and [...]
A one-day lockdown of Caribbean Producers Jamaica's (CPJ) facilities near the end of October was for a systems upgrade. The distribution and manufacturing company, based in Montego Bay, is adding a new technology platform to improve its supply chain and logistics management functions. Chief Executive Officer David Lowe said that the current upgrade was [...]
Rhys Campbell has held leadership positions at companies in at least three different industries and countries, from his days at Jamaican tobacco distributor Carreras, British American Tobacco in Trinidad, back in Jamaica with JPS, over to Bahamas with the Bristol Group and now as commercial director at leading wine & spirits distributor CPJ. Chris [...]
Mandeville and its environs are not necessarily known for their thriving entertainment industry. While persons are in love with the cool climate and the personalities that come with it, there are times when there is a need for a little buzz. Debe-Ann Lange-Chen of Cutting Edge Gourmet knows this too well and so she [...]
Liquor and food purveyor Caribbean Producers Jamaica Ltd (CPJ) plans to expand its warehouse space by 68,000 square feet as it seeks to meet increased demand while improving efficiencies in distribution. Managing director of CPJ, Dr. David Lowe, told the Jamaica Observer that the company in the short term anticipates onshore activities to continue [...]
The fastest-growing city in the Caribbean - Montego Bay - is to get its first private international school. The team behind it are Lisa Lake, formerly of the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship, her husband, Yoni Epstein, who is in the business process outsourcing sector; Isiaa Madden, architect of Design HQ, merchants, Ranjeet and Madhu [...]
Caribbean Producers Jamaica hosted its annual scholarship and book grant programme to assist its employees' children with their back-to-school expenses last Tuesday. The programme, founded in 2005, has issued over $1.5 million towards the advancement of the children's education. Read More -- The Gleaner
August 25, marks the last Friday in the month of August, and the end of summer for us on the island. The team at Knott Francis Eventures wants to end the summer on a high note with the sizzling summer edition of Rib, Roast, Rum & More at the Grillin Pit on the corner [...]
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Caribbean Producers Jamaica (CPJ) on Tuesday awarded $1.5 million in scholarships to 49 students who are children of employees at the company. The recipients were selected on the basis of their attaining and maintaining an above 74 percent average during the last school year at the primary and secondary [...]