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Dr. Lowe Takes A Bow As CPJ Profit Trends North

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 [...]

New Tech Platform For CPJ – Expansion Plans Drive Investment In Logistics

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 [...]

Wine Pour with Rhys Campbell

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 [...]

CPJ plans expansion of Montego Bay warehouse

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 [...]

All You Can Eat With Jack Daniel’s

There's no barbeque like a Jack Daniel's Southern Style Back Yaad Bar-b-que, the original and still the best. On Sunday, August 20, the UWI Mona Visitors' Lodge will be transformed to host this premium all-you-can-eat event from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. "We recognized that they're hardly any high-quality, all-inclusive food events at affordable [...]

Liquid Eggs Company Buys Layer Operation, Snags Hotel Contracts

Crafton Holdings, which trades as Convenience Foods Liquid Eggs, is increasing production as it secures new contracts in the hotel and banking sectors. Since starting deliveries in December 2016, Convenience Foods said it has scored supply contracts from bakery company Tortuga, Jamaica Biscuit Company, the Sandals Resorts group of hotels and Hilton Rose Hall. [...]