Three Grand Bahama cancer charities benefit from Cost Right and Solomon's ‘Change For Change’ in-store initiative
- Mar 23, 2017 - 11:12:11 AM
Solomon's and Cost Right recently teamed up with breast cancer survivor
and advocate Mrs. Linda Malcolm, launching Change For Change in Grand
Bahama to provide financial support to three charities on the island.
in-store initiative encouraged patrons of Solomon’s and CostRight,
Freeport to donate spare change to assist Sister Sister Breast Cancer
Support Group, the Cancer Association of Grand Bahama and the Cancer
Society of The Bahamas. Store managers strategically placed donation
boxes in the retail outlets with the hope that customers would
contribute to help their fellow Grand Bahamians...
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Solomon’s Donation Adds to Book Count at Sir Jack Hayward Library
- Mar 15, 2017 - 12:17:19 PM
In an effort to grow the current book selection at the Sir Jack Hayward
Adult Library in Grand Bahama, Solomon’s recently made a cash donation
to provide one month’s supply of reading materials.
Bastian, Vice President of Marketing & Communications at the company
said the gift is a part of Solomon’s commitment to backing
community-focused organizations as they contribute in a positive way.
“We know the value of knowledge and the importance of reading and so
when we were approached by the library’s Executive Director, Mrs. Geneva
Rutherford, there was no hesitation on our part to give,” Bastian
AML Announces New Chairman of the Board
- Jan 26, 2017 - 5:39:54 AM
AML Foods Limited, one of the country’s largest grocers and a leader in
providing quality and value to Bahamians, today announced that Mr.
Franklyn A. Butler II has been elected Chairman of the Board of
Directors. He replaces Mr. Dionisio D’Aguilar who resigned as Chairman
in January of this year, having held the post for 7 ½ years.
Butler is a well-respected Bahamian businessman who has extensive
experience in the food and retail industries. He currently serves as
the President and Managing Director at Milo B Butler & Sons Co. Ltd...
Solomon's Super Center Marks 26th Anniversary with Health Fair Event
- Nov 2, 2016 - 11:06:39 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - This year, Solomon’s Super Center is celebrating
twenty-six years as a major retail grocery outlet in The Bahamas. To
commemorate the occasion, the store is hosting a health fair as a way to
giveback to its loyal shoppers for their years of dedication to the
On Saturday November 5, at the 4th Annual Health Fair
& Anniversary Event, customers can benefit from free health
screenings including blood pressure checks, glucose and cholesterol
testing, flu shots and free skin analysis. Solomon’s will also partner
with vendors to distribute healthy food samples and display vitamin
options available in store...
Solomon’s Lucaya Sees Success With In Store Health Seminar
- Sep 14, 2016 - 11:20:01 PM
Freeport, Bahamas — During the Solomon’s Lucaya’s Let’s Talk Health
series held last month, local physician Dr. Monique Pratt answered
one-on-one questions from participants in the free, in-store session.
shoppers took full advantage of the opportunity to chat about common
health issues including hypertension, diabetes and obesity at the Ask
The Doctor presentation. Dr. Pratt, a specialist in Internal Medicine
& Nephrology, gave preventative tips attendees could incorporate
into their daily lives. She advised on topics from dietary changes to
the importance of having an open line of communication with primary
Solomon’s Lucaya teams up with Dr. Monique Pratt for Free in store seminar - Let’s Talk Health
- Aug 23, 2016 - 11:12:24 PM
Freeport, Bahamas, August 23, 2016— On Saturday August 27, shoppers at
Solomon’s Lucaya will have a chance to participate in a free, in store
health seminar as a part of the store’s ongoing Let’s Talk Health
series. The retail food chain is teaming up with presenter, Dr. Monique
Pratt who specializes in Internal Medicine & Nephrology for an Ask
The Doctor forum.
“We’re encouraging our customers to sign up
and come prepared with questions for Dr. Pratt. We want the session to
be engaging with open dialogue so that persons in attendance can have
important health questions answered,” said Charlene Harding, Marketing
Assistant at Solomon’s. “Dr. Pratt is willing to share her knowledge
and impact the community in a positive way and we want to thank her in
advance for taking the time to meet our customers and our team at
AML Acquires 5-Acre Property For $3M to Develop New Solomon’s Branded Store on Yamacraw Hill Rd
- Aug 9, 2016 - 7:07:51 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - AML Foods Limited, one of the country’s largest
grocers, today announced it has acquired a 5-acre tract of land on
Yamacraw Hill Road for $3 million from Luxury Homes Bahamas Limited .
The property will be developed into a new 38,000 square-foot Solomon’s
branded store in Eastern New Providence. The site will also include a
location for AML’s Carl’s Jr. brand.
With this purchase, AML
Foods will no longer be partaking in the previously announced joint
venture to develop the shopping center with Luxury Homes Bahamas
Limited, but will serve as the anchor store adjacent to the center being
developed by the company...
Fresh Market Shoppers Challenged to Get Screened, Get Moving and Get Fit at Health Fair & Fun Walk
- Jun 6, 2016 - 2:03:51 PM
Nassau, Bahamas — Solomon’s Fresh Market teamed up with Doctors
Hospital, the Bahamas Medical Center and Tristar Agents and Brokers Ltd
to host a Health Fair and Fun Walk at the store’s Old Fort Bay location.
the goal of educating the community on how to make simple lifestyle
changes to improve overall health, the event kicked off at 7 a.m. with a
3-mile Fun Walk through the Clifton Heritage Park.
and AML Foods Ltd. Brand Manager, Monalisa Sweeting hailed the event a
success. “Saturday was a great opportunity for our brands and business
partners to share healthy food options and fitness tips with our
customers,” she explained...
AML's First "BYOB" Drive Could Eliminate 2 Million Plastic Bags From Local Circulation
- May 11, 2016 - 12:54:43 PM
Nassau, Bahamas — AML Foods Ltd. officials say the first phase of its
Bring Your Own Bag (BYOB) initiative could reduce local plastic bag use
by two million bags in one year. After successfully distributing 10,000
free reusable shopping bags on Earth Day, the company is now setting its
sights on next year’s goals.
Step one of the BYOB program is a
part of the company’s goal of distributing 125,000 eco-friendly bags
throughout the country by the end of 2017. Last month, volunteers
distributed the bags at AML store locations in New Providence and Grand
Solomon’s Celebrates Moms With Green Thumbs At Gardening & Fashion Event
- May 6, 2016 - 11:04:34 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - This Saturday, flowers and fashion will collide during
For Mom With Love 2016: Gardening & Fashion Show at Solomon’s Super
Center on the East West Highway.
The store’s Lawn & Garden
Department will be transformed to celebrate mothers with a full day of
treats and activities. Participants can look forward to gardening tips
on growing beautiful flowers year round. Organizers say moms can also
learn about shopping for organic produce grown by Bahamian farmers...
Michael Maura, Jr. Joins AML Board Of Directors
- Mar 3, 2016 - 10:16:11 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - The Board of Directors of AML Foods Limited today
announced the appointment of Mr. Michael Maura, Jr. as a Director,
effective January 20th, 2016. His appointment expands the AML Board to
Mr. Maura brings more than 25 years experience
in the shipping and logistics industry to this new appointment. He
joined the APD Limited (Arawak Port Development) team as a founding
director in 2009 and now sits at the helm of the largest publically
traded company in The Bahamas as its President & CEO...
Winners in Nassau and Freeport for AML’s Car Giveaway Promotion
- Jan 31, 2016 - 5:33:41 AM
Nassau, Bahamas, January 30, 2016—Two lucky shoppers—one at Cost Right,
Freeport and another at Solomon’s Super Center in Nassau—drove off in
style in new 2016 Kia Sportage vehicles after winning a recent promotion
at AML Foods Ltd. participating stores.
The Deals To Drive For
campaign started in mid-November and picked up speed just before
Christmas and into the New Year. Customers at Solomon’s, Cost Right
stores in Nassau and Grand Bahama, as well as Solomon’s Fresh Market had
the chance to purchase four items from 19 participating brands to enter
to win one of two vehicles...
Solomon’s Fresh Market Kids Club and The Community School Donate 40 Meals to 40 Families
- Jan 11, 2016 - 6:20:35 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - It took months of planning and some creative
fundraising for the Solomon’s Fresh Market Kids Who Care Club and The
Community School to feed 40 meals to 40 families in the Bain &
Grants Town community. Efforts included a well-planned flash mob at the
retail outlet back in November where the kids entertained customers
while collecting funds to complete their mission.
Just days before Christmas, 25 kids and 10 adult volunteers formed an
assembly line at St. Agnes Anglican Church’s hall room to pack, organize
and distribute 40 hot meals to families in need. The idea originated
from The Community School and the kids club teamed up with them to
successfully execute the donation...
AML Foods Limited Gives Cheer to Bahamas National Feeding Network
- Jan 8, 2016 - 4:32:55 PM
AML Foods Limited, the parent company of food outlets Solomon’s,
Solomon’s Fresh Market, Cost Right Wholesale Club, Domino’s and Carl’s
Jr., recently donated $2,500 to the Bahamas National
Network (BNFN), one of 10 charitable organizations, during a
presentation at the company’s head office on Blue Hill Road.
five outlets each gave $5,000 towards the initiative resulting in a
total of $25,000 being split evenly among the ten charities...
Charities in New Providence and Grand Bahama receive $25k Donation
- Dec 29, 2015 - 11:32:53 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - Just days before Christmas, five
local food brands donated $25,000 to charities in New Providence and
Grand Bahama. Solomon’s, Cost Right, Domino’s, Carl’s Jr. and Solomon’s
Fresh Market, all affiliated with parent company AML Foods Ltd, each
contributed $5000 as a Christmas gift to select charities.
much-needed funds come as local nonprofits see a significant reduction
in public and private donations over the past year due, in part, to
tough economic times...
A Sure Sign of Fall— Solomon’s Fresh Market Kicks Off The Season With 2nd Annual Harvest Festival
- Nov 2, 2015 - 11:01:54 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - It’s beginning to look and feel a lot like Fall in The
Bahamas especially for hundreds of Solomon’s Fresh Market shoppers who
took part in the 2nd Annual Harvest Festival at the Old Fort Bay
Pie eating, apple bobbing and pumpkin carving contests set the tone for a
seasonal celebration at the store. With live music and free samples,
families from neighboring communities enjoyed the festivities and
captured the fun posing for photos in the pumpkin patch...
Solomon’s Grand Bahama Shoppers Encouraged to Check Their Health
- Oct 23, 2015 - 10:39:18 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - This Saturday, Grand Bahama residents can shop, sample
healthy foods and possibly save their lives at the first ever Check
Your Health fair at Solomon’s Queen’s Highway. For five hours, shoppers
will have access to free glucose and blood pressure checks, flu shots
and HIV rapid testing in one convenient location.
Representatives from various non-profit health groups will also be on
hand to educate the public and raise awareness. During the event, the
Cancer Society of The Bahamas will conduct a Pap smear drive,
Solomon’s Shoppers Get Health Screenings and Better Living Tips at 3rd Annual Customer Health Fair
- Oct 18, 2015 - 10:26:39 PM
Nassau, Bahamas, October 18, 2015—At Solomon’s Super Center’s 3rd Annual
Customer Health Fair, shoppers took part in health screenings from free
blood pressure checks to cholesterol and glucose testing, flu shots and
free skin analysis. During the event, vendors handed out samples of
healthy food and vitamin options available in store. The food retailer
also teamed up with Friends of The Blood Bank to collect donations for
the PMH Blood Bank.
“October is our store’s anniversary month and we took the opportunity to give back to our customers by hosting the health fair...