Carita Jamaica Ltd is the premier provider of fresh grown Jamaican produce and processed items. Formerly, Marketing Developments Limited, the family-owned and operated business was registered in 1984 to access opportunities in the fresh produce and processed food sectors.
Unique Business Proposition & Vision/Mission Statement
We are solely about export. We provide quality local produce to international markets in a region where most of the trade sector is focused on importing goods.
Mission: “To be processors and packers of consistently high-quality local products through the creation of an internal environment that is export-focus and profitable. In so doing, we are dedicated to being an entity that empowers rural communities, establishes long-term relationships with producers and farmers and collaborates with international distributors to expand market reach.”
Vision: “To take the taste of Jamaican foods to the world”.
Company Achievements: Successes, Awards, References etc.
We are a member of the Jamaican Exporters Association, registered under the Ministry of Agriculture and MICA (Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Agriculture).
We offer a mentorship programme for the children of our employees and created a “Back to School” drive where we provide school items to those in need. We also provide a breakfast and lunch subsidy for both employees and children.
Company Product/Service Range
We have available Soups, Breadfruit, Cassava and Sweet Potato Flour, Pre-cooked Ackee, Yellow yam, Roasted Breadfruit, Shredded Callaloo, Goat Seasoning and Curry Seasoning.
Differentiators, what makes your Company, products, services special?
We provide 100% authentic Jamaican fresh grown fruits and vegetables and processed foods from farms across Jamaica.
Current market position, Company growth plans, Export experience and capabilities, production capabilities, Company/product certifications.
We are currently market leaders in Jamaican fruit and vegetable export, celebrating over thirty years in operation. We export to markets in the USA, Canada and the United Kingdom. Over the years our product line has expanded beyond fresh produce to include frozen items, soups, and Jamaican natural teas, under the “Carita Premium” brand. We are FDA approved, and also became HACCP certified in only 3 months