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  • Managing Director, Marshall & Brown Ltd
    The support and service that we received from JAMPRO enabled us to find reputable suppliers that were able to deliver premium Jamaican products that met international standards and were conducive to an international market.
    Managing Director, Marshall & Brown Ltd
    Marshall & Brown Ltd

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From Jamaica’s finest and unique food flavours to our top-notched industrial products and services, we are a trusted and reliable business partner to the global buyer community.

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Food Products

Jerk Chicken

Jerk

Jerk is both a seasoning and cooking method handed down through the centuries.

Protected under the Geographical Indication System for its unique flavour and origin.

Jerk is in demand in mainstream and gourmet food markets for its authentic Jamaican taste.

Exotic Spices

Exotic Spices & Processed Foods

US$18.7M

Non-alcoholic Beverage export


Grew from US$19.1M (2016) to US$24 M (2020)
US$29.7MM

Sauce export


Grew from US$19.1M (2016) to US$24M (2020)
US$10.5M

Juice (excluding citrus) export


Grew from US$9M (2016) to US$10.5M (2020)

Jamaica is home to almost 3,000 plant species.

We manufacture delectable jams, sauces, vinaigrettes, condiments and baked products.

Fresh Foods

Fresh Produce

US$2.9M

Banana export


(2015 – 2020)
US$171.6M

Yam export


Grew from US$21.6M (2015) to US$29.4M (2020)
US$41.9M

Dairy Products & Bird’s Eggs export


Grew from US$6.5M (2016) to US$9M (2020)

Sun-kissed fruits and vegetables are available fresh, vacuum packed or canned.

Our nutrient-rich fresh foods are ranked among the best in the world.

Rum

Rum

Rum export

US$54.5M

2020
US$55.5M

2019
US$45.6M

2018

Jamaica is home to the oldest barrel aged rum in the world (Appleton Estate 50-Year-old).

World Bank Ease of Doing Business

Home of award-wining spirits.

Coffee

Coffee

US$89.4M

Coffee Export


(2016- 2020)
US$16.9M

Coffee Products Export


(2016-2020)
US$2.5M

Coffee Products Export


(2020)

Ranks among Jamaica’s top ten fresh produce exports.

Presents opportunities for value-added product development. 

Cocoa

Cocoa

US$2.5M

Cocoa Export


(2020)
US$3.1M

Cocoa Products Export


(2016-2020)
US$640K

Cocoa Products Export


(2020)
World Bank Ease of Doing Business

Recognised by the International Cocoa Association (ICCO) for its fine flavour.

Guaranteed market of 1500 tonnes annually.

Ackee

Ackee

Ackee export

US$94.6M

2016-2020
US$21.7M

2020
US$15.6M

2018

2nd best national dish globally (National Geographic’s, Food Journeys of a Lifetime, 2009).

Grown in abundance all year round.

Non-Food Products & Services

Building and Wooden Products

Furniture export

US$3.2M

2016-2020
US$290K

2020
US$798K

2019
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Cutting edge building technology.

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Supply medium to high-end niche international and commercial markets.

Wellness Aromatherapy

Wellness, Aromatherapy & Cosmetics

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Jamaica is repeatedly the Caribbean’s Leading Destination.

Jamaica is consistently ranked as an attractive country for Medical Tourism (Medical Tourism Index).

Boasts well-developed research and testing laboratories for therapeutic and aromatherapy products.

Creative Industries

Apparel Exports

US$7.8M

2016-2020
US$898K

2020
US$1.6M

2019

World-class technical services for film, animation, music and the wider creative industries.

Increased demand for Jamaican fashion globally. 

Minerals and Metal Products

US$514.4M

Mining and Quarrying export


Declined from US$535.8M (2016) to US$514.4M (2020)
US$3.1B

Alumina export


Declined from US$444.0M (2016) to US$425.8M (2020)
US$463M

Bauxite export


Declined from US$91.9 M (2016) to US$88.6M (2020)

Jamaica has a wide array of minerals including bauxite, limestone, gypsum, clay and shale.

Limestone covers 85% of the island’s surface.