Tourism Ministry to host Festival Marketplace of the Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival


In keeping with its objective to foster strategic growth of culinary tourism as a product niche for Jamaica, the Gastronomy Network of TEF’s Linkages Network will be hosting the inaugural Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival, at Newcastle in the Blue Mountains.

The event will offer an immersive experience from farm to cup (or plate), and also demonstrate our rich tradition of coffee production in the Blue Mountain region.

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The festival will feature Blue Mountain coffee and coffee related products, food stalls, tastings, demonstrations, workshops and live entertainment in a centralized location – Newcastle.

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett and other key officials will also deliver remarks at the country’s flagship coffee festival.

WHO: Hon. Edmund Bartlett, CD, MP, Minister of Tourism

WHAT: The Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival’s Farmers Trade Development Workshop

WHEN: On Friday, March 1, 2019 beginning at 9:00 a.m.

WHERE: Lecture Theatre 50 (LT50), University of Technology, 237 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6