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Eight SMEs Selected For Bold Ones Programme Jamaica Gleaner, Published: Thursday | January 16, 2014
Created: November 12, 2014

Eight new small and medium-sized companies which manufacture products from local raw materials were selected for assistance with marketing of their businesses under the 2014 Bold Ones programme run by Continental Baking Company Limited, the operators of National Bakery.

The companies selected will receive support with marketing, advertising and publicity, and they will be advertised on Continental's fleet of trucks over 24 months.

Total spent on the project to date, Continental said Tuesday, is $90 million.

This year's Bold Ones recipients are: D'NexStep Sandals and Accessories; Ecofarms, manufacturers of Buzz Honey wines and Honey Stix confectioneries; Irie Rock, manufacturers of beauty and skin care products; Lifespan Limited, bottlers of high alkaline spring water; Spring Vale Enterprises, makers of natural fruit flavoured salad dressings; Lincoln Gordon and Sons, makers of Lincoln's line of jerk sauces and condiments; Bartleys All Wood, makers of wooden jewellery and other items; and Journey's End Wine Company, makers of Ackee Wine and other wines.

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