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Sunday, January 20, 2019
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Food

FreshMinistries to Launch Desmond Tutu Project to End Hunger in Virgin Islands

Nobel laureate and renowned anti-apartheid leader Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has agreed to lend his name to an ambitious agricultural initiative by Jacksonville, Florida-based FreshMinistries Inc. to combat world hunger.

DLCA Continues to Inform Consumers on Expired Goods, to Publish Future Violators

making the public aware of offenders of consumer related laws is important information that enables the consumer to make the best choices on how to spend their hard-earned money and how to protect the health of themselves and their families.

St. Croix Foundation Celebrates 28th Anniversary, Plans 2019 Food & Wine Experience

Established in 1990, the Foundation has served as a conduit for over $40,000,000 in funding for community-based projects throughout the Virgin Islands.
DLCA Commissioner Devin Carrington tells Senate Finance Committee about the challenges his agency faces in the wake of last season's hurricanes.

DLCA to Inform Public of Expired Goods and Future Publishing of Violators

Due to a gross quantity of pull date inspection findings, the DLCA informs the business community and the territory’s consumers of its intention to initiate the publication of the names of businesses found to be habitual violators.

DOA Partners With Plaza Extra West to Launch Farm to Supermarket Initiative

Each month for the next two years, a crop will be featured as the Harvest of the Month at the Plaza Extra West.
Fresh local produce is sold at the Jackson Farm stand on St. Croix (Bill Kossler photo)

DOA Launches ‘Fresh From the Farm’ Radio Talk Shows

These radio talk shows have been created to promote sustainable agriculture, marketing and the competitiveness of specialty crops in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Taste of the Caribbean: Trinidad & Tabago and Bahamas Win Top Culinary Honors

A combined team representing chefs from some of the Caribbean destinations that were impacted by last September's hurricanes also competed. The team, which included members from Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands, won the Tony Mack Spirit of the Competition award.

A Taste of St. Croix 2018 Postponed Until Further Notice

Plans are on the way to for this year’s event to unfold later this year. Complete details will be forthcoming soon.
Mango Dis Mango Dat 2017

Tasty Treats in the Heat – 21st Annual Mango Melee

Not even a scorching hot sun could stop people from attending the 21st annual Mango Melee and Tropical Fruit Festival this year at St. George's Botanical Gardens. With over 4,000 people in attendance, this year was one of the most successful Mango Melees yet.

USVI Culinary Team Shines at Caribbean Hospitality Forum and ‘Taste of the Caribbean’

Delicious culinary creations and ingenuity earned the USVI Culinary Team silver overall at the competition, held June 2-6. Team members also brought home medals in several individual categories.

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