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The foodie’s guide to Nevis: what to eat and drink in Nevis island

By CTA Admin | Nov 23, 2018

Nevis is a Caribbean island that exudes charm and personality. With a distinct cuisine that’s shaped by the abundance of natural ingredients that grow on the island, here’s a peek into the food and drinks you shouldn’t miss while you are in Nevis. I totally loved Nevis. So OK, it might measure just 36 square…

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Reviving The Fine Flavor Cocoa Industry in Trinidad & Tobago

By CTA Admin | Nov 13, 2018

Which single-origin fine flavor dark chocolate would you prefer? One that is mellow and smooth on the palate or one that is green aromatic? How about one that tastes like dried red fruit or bright fruit and herbal with sweet vanilla aroma? These are snippets of the tasting notes to describe four single-origin dark chocolate…

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5 Must-Do Chocolate Experiences In Grenada

By CTA Admin | Nov 12, 2018

Grenada is known as the Spice Island Of the Caribbean for its nutmeg and mace production, but with an increasing number of bean-to-bar chocolate makers, the island is on a path to becoming the chocolate capital of the Caribbean and one of the finest chocolate producing countries in the world. Thus for fine flavor cocoa…

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One of New York’s Finest Wine, Spirits and Food Festivals to Get a Special Caribbean Twist

By CTA Admin | Nov 9, 2018

There will be a special Caribbean twist this year to one of New York’s finest wine, spirits and food festivals, the Toast of Brooklyn, which will be held on Saturday 10 November at the futuristic William Vale Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The organisers have revealed that a special feature of Toast of Brooklyn 2018 will…

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Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition

By CTA Admin | Nov 9, 2018

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in collaboration with the Basque Culinary Center, presents the First Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition. Mission Identify challenges and projects, and catalyzing innovations that can transform the Gastronomy Tourism sector in the near future. Tourism is a driver of inclusive and sustainable economic growth, a cross-cutting sector with a high…

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‘Let Fiji’s Food Revolution Begin!’

By CTA Admin | Nov 7, 2018

Executive chefs from Fiji’s leading re­sorts have come together to collabo­rate on a mission to develop the culi­nary talent to an international level. It also aims to transform Fiji into an exotic food destination. The Culinary Federation of Fiji (CFF) has for the first time tourism, brought together the executive chefs, hoteliers, suppliers, farmers, training…

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Stakeholders Urged To Support The Use Of Local Produce In Fijian Cuisine

By CTA Admin | Nov 7, 2018

The Minstry of Agriculture with the Ministry of Industry, Trade & Tour­ism have partnered with the Fiji Ho­tel & Tourism Association (FHTA) in the annual tourism trade show HOTEC 2018 to support the use of local produce in Fijian cuisine being offered to visitors to Fiji. Together it is envisaged that a better un­derstanding of…

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Fiji: Two Nadi Companies Benefit From Combined SPC-EU Assistance

By CTA Admin | Nov 7, 2018

Two Nadi companies who supply fruit and vegetables to hotels and resorts have benefitted from assistance from the European Union and the Pacific Community (SPC). SPC yesterday handed over a new cold room facility to produce supplier Aman’s Marketing. Another supplier, Farmboy, also received assistance. With it, Farmboy was able to upgrade their operations through…

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Cook Islands: Value adding through product development

By CTA Admin | Oct 25, 2018

Robert Wyllie, the founder of Rito products presented his business at the recent agritourism workshop held in Cook Islands organised by the Cook Island Government in collaboration with CTA, PIPSO, SPTO, SPC, IFAD. The aim of the workshop was to support a national policy linking agriculture and tourism and identify products which can be in demand by…

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