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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

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 & Processed Foods

$15.7M

Non-alcoholic Beverage export


Grew from $8.9M (2015) to US$15.7M (2018)
$20.2M

Sauce export


Grew from $13.7M (2015) to US$20.2M (2018)
$10M

Juice (including citrus) export


Grew from US$6.3M (2015) to US$10M (2018)

Jamaica is home to almost 3,000 plant species.

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

Fresh Produce

$1.8M

Banana export


(2014- 2018)
$29.4M

Yam export


Grew from US$21.6M (2015) to $29.4M (2018)
$8.2M

Dairy Products & Bird’s Eggs export


Grew from US$6.5M (2015) to US$8.2M (2018)

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 export

$39.6M

2016
$41M

2017
$45M

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

$100M

Coffee Export


(2014- 2018)
$15M

Coffee Products Export


(2014-2018)
$3.1M

Coffee Products Export


(2018)

Ranks among Jamaica’s top ten fresh produce exports.

Presents opportunities for value-added product development. 

Cocoa

$3.2M

Cocoa Export


(2018)
$3.4M

Cocoa Products Export


(2014-2018)
$545K

Cocoa Products Export


(2018)
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 export

$78.6M

2014-2018
$13.9M

2015
$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

$3.3M

2014-2018
$728K

2017
$560K

2018
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Cutting edge building technology.

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

Wellness, Aromatherapy & Cosmetics

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Jamaica is repeatedly the Caribbean’s Leading Destination.

2nd most attractive country for Medical Tourism (Medical Tourism Index, 2014).

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

Creative Industries

Apparel Exports

$7.5M

2014-2018
$922K

2015
$1.6M

2018

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

Increased demand for Jamaican fashion globally. 

Minerals and Metal Products

$1.1B

Mining and Quarrying export


Grew from US$535.8M (2016) to US$1.1B (2018)
$1B

Alumina export


Grew from US$443.9M (2016) to US$1B (2018)
$100M

Bauxite export


Grew from US$92M (2017) to US$100M (2018)

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

Limestone covers 85% of the island’s surface.

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