Jamaican Food Could Soon Become a Key Tourist Attraction

Jamaican food could soon be attracting more visitors to the Caribbean island, as the Ministry of Tourism looks to create a series of culinary tours across the country.

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Jamaican food could soon be attracting more visitors to the Caribbean island, as the Ministry of Tourism looks to create a series of culinary tours across the country.

During the launch of the first food trail in coffee country on Sunday, Minister Edmund Bartlett broached the possibility of a rum tour in Trelawny and a jerk tour in Portland.

At least 15 businesses are participating in the first trial, including coffee estates, eateries and food attractions, all within the shadow of the Jamaica Blue Mountains.

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“These are the elements that will bring people and expand the consumption side,” said Bartlett. “Soon we will be launching Devon House as a gastronomy center, bringing visitors to the historic site to experience the different culinary offerings through various package tours.”

 

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