Home Choice, B&D Trawling big winners at Expo JA booth competition
Home Choice walked away with the top prizes for "Best New Product" and "Buy Jamaican Spirit".
Eight companies walked away with top prizes at the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association Expo Jamaica 2018 Booth Competition on Sunday.
Home Choice took the top prizes for two categories and was runner-up for one other category, followed by B&D Trawling with two top prizes.
Home Choice specializes in processing and packaging of food items, such as peppered shrimp, boneless salt fish, guava cheese, shrimp gundy, Jamaican noni and "Island Blend" spices and condiments.
Meanwhile, B&D Trawling produces seafood and seafood related products.
Expo Jamaica booth competition winners
Here’s a complete list of the nominees and winners.
Nominees: Home Choice, Jamaica Tourist Board, Dolphin Cove, Worthy Park, Salada, Walkerswood, Juici Patties, National Bold Ones and ARC Manufacturing.
Runner Up: Home Choice
BEST ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY EXHIBIT/PRODUCT
Nominees: National Compliance Regulatory Authority, Wisynco, Solar Buzz, Exotic Child and Chupse.
Runner up – Wisynco
Winner – Solar Buzz
MOST INTERACTIVE BOOTH
Nominees: B& D Trawling, National Bakery Bold Ones, Home Choice, Ms. Birdie, Appleton, Black Stallion and Worthy Park.
Runner up – Worthy Park
Winner – B&D Trawling
THE MOST INFORMATIVE BOOTH
Nominees: Home Choice, ARC Manufacturing, Complete Nutrition Care Diet Centre, Appleton, National Bold Ones, Copperwood and the National Compliance Regulatory Authority.
Runner up – Compete Nutrition Care Diet Centre
Nominees: Sweetie Confectionary, Home Choice, Mountain Flavour, Crazy Jim Premium Ice-Cream and Complete Nutrition Care Diet Centre.
Runner Up – Crazy Jim Premium Ice-Cream
Winner – Mountain Flavour
BUY JAMAICAN SPIRIT
Nominees: Home Choice, Worthy Park Walkerswood
Runner Up – Walkerswood.
Winner – Home Choice
BEST NEW PRODUCT
Nominees: Mountain Flavour for their Insta Perk coffee; Chocolate Dreams Scotch Bonnet Caramel bits; Free Form Factory Ltd. for their insulator packages; Crazy Jim Premium Ice-Cream (and the judges really could not choose a particular flavor, so they said all of them); Home Choice for the Lemonade Ginger drink and Tritronic for their new Inverter.
Runner Up – Mountain Flavour
Winner – Home Choice
BOOTH WITH WOW FACTOR
Nominees: Appleton, Home Choice, Walkerswood, Worthy Park and B & D Trawling
Runner Up – B & D Trawling
Winner – Worthy Park