Posted: Monday, February 15, 2021. 8:38 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: Minister of Agriculture, Food Security, and Enterprise, Jose Mai- visited the Stann Creek District as part of his familiarization tour of Agriculture Departments and agribusinesses in the country.
Mai began his tour by meeting the staff of the Stann Creek Agricultural office at Hope Creek.
He then proceeded to visit several farms and agro-production facilities, including farms at Roseville, Tex Bel Farm in Maya Center Village, Corridgeree Belize Ltd. in Silk Grass Village, and Silk Grass Farms facilities where he saw a coconut oil production factory and industrial coconut husking facilities.
Mai also visited Marie Sharp’s Fine Foods, Sabal Cassava Food Products Farm at Mile 3 on the Hummingbird Highway, and Villafranco Farm in Hope Creek Village.
Mai says that he was impressed with the scale and quality of the commodities being produced and the commitment of agro-producers.
He engaged in lively discussions with the farmers and producers on various issues and topics.
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