Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation receives nod to offer accreditation services

JAMAICA – Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC) has received the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recognition as an accreditation body under the Accredited Third-Party Certification Program for a period of five years. This follows extensive review of their application and on-site assessment by the FDA which verified that it meets the set minimum requirements to be accredited. Accreditation bodies…

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Jamaica’s Banana Board to establish protocols to improve plantain cultivation

JAMAICA – The Banana Board of Jamaica is set to establish protocols to improve and formalize cultivation of plantain to supply local, regional, and international markets like in Cayman Islands, Trinidad and Tobago, and the United States. Plantain – green or ripe, fried, boiled or baked – is a welcome treat on the Jamaican breakfast or dinner plate, and is…

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Shavuot International Holdings Company receives SQF certification

JAMAICA – Shavuot International Holdings Company Limited has received the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Code for Manufacturing Certification, a comprehensive HACCP-based food safety and quality management certification system , signifying a high level of practiced food security for the international market. The certification process was conducted by TSL Certification Services International Ltd (TSL CSI), the sole regional entity granted a…

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