Caribbean Flavours and Fragrances is pushing to grow its export market, particularly in the Caribbean, to buffer the COVID-19 impact on its local operations, whilst diversifying its product line.
The junior market listed company, which provides flavours and fragrances of the highest quality to the major beverage manufacturers in Jamaica, is also exploring opportunities within the region. At present Caribbean Flavours and Fragrances exports flavours and fragrances to the Caribbean and Canada and is pushing to grow exports even further.
The company also provides fragrances to local manufacturers of household and personal care products having now diversified to produce its own brand of hand sanitisers. While not giving much details about its regional push, Managing Director Derrick Cotterell emphasised that while the many negative effects of the pandemic remains to be seen, the management team is confident that the company will be able to overcome the unforeseen hurdles posed by COVID-19.