Banyan Foods: Jamosas

I made these products because... of a general need for more convenience foods which are tasty and have little or no preservatives or hidden ingredients. As a caterer I experienced first-hand the pains it took to prepare especially appetisers. So I wanted to come up with a... Read More

Best New Product 2018 - Nominee: Nescafé Frappélatte
Nescafé Frappélatte is... the newest indulgence from NestleIt is a... unique and refreshing treat with the perfect balance between the best of Nescafé and delicious ice cream. ... Read More

Best New Beverage Nominee: Allor: Caffeine-Free Tea Bags
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Nature My Therapy: Voodles Jamaica
I made these products because... I made a lifestyle change to a plant-based vegetarian diet to improve my health and well-being and, after seeing the wonderful results, wanted to offer plant-based, natural and organic convenient options that are not only healthy but also...... Read More

Table Talk With CPJ

Thursday, May, 3 2018    

Eyes widened in astonishment when CPJ Chief Executive Officer Dr David Lowe recently shared the company's inauspicious beginnings “CPJ started with the delivery of one container of toilet paper to a hotel in Jamaica.” That company today, is the largest importer of protein and... Read More

Nature's Goodies Pre-Cooked Green Plantains

Thursday, May, 3 2018    

I made the Nature's Goodies Jamaica Pressed Plantains because... we import too many things that we can grow here in Jamaica, including pressed plantains (tostones). I have been exposed to farming and farmers sometimes have an abundance of fruits and vegetables that we just cannot sell as... Read More

Best New Product 2018 - Nominee: Turner's Choice 100% Jamaican White Sorrel Champagne Dried Sorrel Hibiscus

Thursday, May, 3 2018    

Having won Best New Product at The Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards in 2017, Turner's Choice now has seven products under its belt with the Candied Sorrel being its best seller. As with high-demand products, size and practicality must be taken into consideration. Chief Executive... Read More

Best New Product 2018 - Nominee: Nescafé Dolce Gusto

Thursday, May, 3 2018    

Our major challenge is... low per capita consumption of coffee in Jamaica. We have one of the lowest rates of coffee consumption in the Americas. This product became available to the public in... January 2018.  Read More

Four Beginner Wine Mistakes (And How To Avoid Them)

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, May, 3 2018    

The world of wine is vast; every wine enthusiast and wine professional that I have met speaks to continuous discovery and education. Still, there are 'mistakes' that novice and even some seasoned wine drinkers make. Here are a few: Read More

Cheers To Red Stripe

Wednesday, May, 2 2018    

If, like the Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards judges, you are desirous of collating information about what happens bar-wise on a Monday night in Kingston you'd be well advised to have Jason Hendricks, brand manager, spirits, Heineken, on speed... Read More

M-10 Bar & Grill — A New Look!

Wednesday, May, 2 2018    

Finger foods, sweet treats and, of course, a range of liquors and wines were available to the elegantly-clad guests who joined manager Marvin Tenn at 6 Vineyard Road on Monday last for the official opening of the newly renovated bar at his M-10 Bar & Grill... Read More

Chefs on Show — An Artful Display

Monday, April, 30 2018    

A veritable fusion of some of the Rock's best chefs threw down on the lawns of the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel last Friday, when the Culinary Federation of Jamaica, with support from major sponsors the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), hosted its now annual fund-raiser Chefs on... Read More

Sole 6ix Sole 6ix Sole 6ix Sole 6ix

Sunday, April, 29 2018    

There was, alas, no sighting of Meghan Markle on SO's recent visit to Toronto. From Ryerson University to The Four Season's to The Ritz, 'Mink Mile', Eaton Centre, Hudson Bay/Saks Fifth Avenue and even an evening at The Bridle Path; no Markle in sight! Where to drown... Read More

My Kingston... Michael Daley April 29

Sunday, April, 29 2018    

 What are your fondest memories of Kingston?I'm a pretty low-key person, so my fondest memories are hanging out and/or playing kalookie with my friends in Stony Hill or going to the theatre.  Read More


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