Workshop For Agrofest Food Vendors

Theresa Blackman Ministry News

All vendors involved in the preparation or handling of any food items at Agrofest 2017 are required to attend a workshop this Thursday, January 19, at the Dining Club, Building #11, Newton Industrial Park, Christ Church, beginning at 9:30 a.m. It is mandatory for food vendors to attend this workshop and they should confirm their attendance by calling the Agrofest …

Notice To Vendors Attending Tournament

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

Vendors attending the David Thompson Memorial Constituency Council Football Classic have been reminded that they must have the necessary liquor license to sell alcohol at the venues. Officials from the Royal Barbados Police Force have asked all vendors to ensure that they comply with these regulations, and have the necessary permits, licenses and certificates required by law. They are also …

Health Education Seminars For Vendors July 18

Joy Springer Ministry News

The Environmental Health Department of the Ministry of Health will be hosting a series of health education seminars focusing on food safety for vendors and food handlers who will be operating at this year’s Crop Over events. The sessions will run from July 18 to 21 and will take place at the Branford Taitt Polyclinic, Black Rock Main Road, St. …

BARVEN Welcomes Ministry’s Initiative

Theresa Blackman Ministry News

President of BARVEN, Allister Alexander speaking to the media today. (GP) The Barbados Association of Retailers, Vendors and Entrepreneurs (BARVEN), has welcomed the latest initiative by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management, to find possible solutions to address the ongoing issue surrounding vending in the City. President of BARVEN, Allister Alexander, made this remark this morning, …

Vendors Concerns Being Addressed

Theresa Blackman Ministry News

Manager of Markets, Sherlock King (second left) and BARVEN President, Allister Alexander (third right) during the walkabout in Bridgetown this morning. In the background are BARVEN members and Acting Senior Superintendent of Markets (centre), George Payne.  (GP) The ongoing issue of illegal vending in the City is being addressed, with the hope of finding swift, viable solutions that would benefit …