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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...
Solomon’s Fresh Market Showcases Healthy Options For Kids Lunchboxes
- Nov 5, 2015 - 10:22:57 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - In a world of instant, fast and deep fried foods
getting kids to eat healthy is a challenge facing most parents. And
while fresh and organic options are readily available on island, many
local parents struggle with planning meals that are healthy and
appealing to kids.
Recently, the team at Solomon’s Fresh Market joined forces with Chef
Corey Small, owner of My Kid’s Lunchbox, for a food preparation demo at
the Harbour Bay location...
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...
AML Stores Designated Hurricane Collection Sites for Grand Bahama Red Cross
- Oct 8, 2015 - 3:08:15 PM
Grand Bahama residents now have a
convenient way to donate to Hurricane Joaquin relieve efforts thanks to a partnership
with AML Foods Ltd and the Grand Bahama Red Cross.
Solomon’s Freeport on Queen’s
Highway, Solomon’s Lucaya in the Seahorse Plaza and Cost Right Freeport now
serve as collection sites for the non-profit organization as they seek to
provide assistance to islands in the southern Bahamas.
“As a corporate citizen, we are
committed to assisting in whatever way we can to bring aid to those impacted by
Hurricane Joaquin. Shortly after the storm, we reached out to the Grand Bahama
Red Cross and agreed..."
AML’s Gives $25k in Hurricane Relief Supplies to The Bahamas Red Cross
- Oct 6, 2015 - 12:34:56 PM
Solomon’s, Cost Right, Solomon’s Fresh Market, Domino’s and Carl’s Jr. Teams All Lend Support
Nassau, Bahamas, October 5, 2015—On Monday, just days after Hurricane
Joaquin ripped through the southern Bahamas, staff at Solomon’s Super
Center, Solomon’s Fresh Market and Cost Right jumped into action,
loading trucks with food items and new clothing earmarked for the
Bahamas Red Cross. The goods, valued at $25,000, will be distributed to
Family Island residents devastated by the storm...
AML Solomon’s Grand Bahama Stores Adds Affordable, Organic ‘Wild Harvest’ Food Line
- Sep 20, 2015 - 1:38:31 PM
Nassau, Bahamas —Today, AML Foods Ltd announced the
introduction of Wild Harvest organic product food line to all of its
Solomon’s branded locations in Grand Bahama. The move comes as the
company seeks to meet consumer demand for more affordable organic
options on store shelves.
“We have heard the cries of our
customers in Grand Bahama. They want to have healthy options containing
no hormones or antibiotics and they also want to be able to have these
options work within their budgets,” said Renea Bastian, Vice President
of Marketing & Communications at AML Foods. “ The Wild Harvest brand
represents quality, organic products free from unwanted ingredients at
an affordable price point, making an organic lifestyle more accessible.”
AML Signs LOI With Luxury Homes (Bahamas) Ltd to Develop Shopping Center In Eastern New Providence
- Jul 23, 2015 - 5:30:27 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Today, AML Foods Ltd
announced the signing of a letter of intent with developers, Luxury
Homes (Bahamas) Ltd, a subsidiary of Sunshine Holdings Ltd., to build a
shopping center in Eastern New Providence. The company anticipates a
completion date on the project for the final quarter of 2017. Under the
terms of the planned deal, AML will have a 45% ownership in the
development proposed for the main Yamacraw Hill Road, and Solomon’s Food
Store, an AML Foods Ltd. brand, will serve as the anchor tenant...
AML Foods Ltd announces winners of their Travel Extravaganza
- Jul 16, 2015 - 5:21:32 PM
Foods Limited through their brands, Solomon’s, Solomon’s Fresh Market and Cost
Right Wholesale Club gave away $30,000 in trips during their recent Travel
Extravaganza in both Nassau and Grand Bahama.
Winners walked away with exciting prizes that included Caribbean Cruises
and round trip tickets for two and four to Paris, New York, Orlando, Ft.
Lauderdale, Santo Domingo, Puerto Rico as well as the Family Islands. Some of the give-a-ways also included hotel
stays along with car rental...
New Domino’s opening @ RND Plaza, Freeport in July
- May 29, 2015 - 12:36:02 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama - Domino’s
Pizza announced today that it will be relocating its Queen’s Highway location
and expanding to a bigger Pizza Theatre Store in the RND Shopping Plaza in July.
“To meet the great demand in the
Freeport Market we are expanding and opening up a bigger and brighter store”,
says Lageisha Rolle, District Manager, Domino’s Pizza Grand Bahama. “The new store comes at a time when Domino’s
is celebrating 25 years in The Bahamas and 20 years in Grand Bahama, and is a
testament of our commitment to our loyal customers as well as our faith in the
Grand Bahama economy...
AML Foods Limited announces change of fiscal year end
- May 15, 2015 - 1:20:06 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - AML Foods Limited
announced today that it will change its fiscal year end from January 31
to April 30. This change will be effective 2016 which will result in an
extended year (15 months) for the 2015 fiscal year.
Watchorn, CEO and Group President of AML Foods Limited noted that,
“Currently we perform our planning during the very busy 4th quarter.
This change will enable our senior management to focus exclusively on
our operations during this traditionally busy period, and shift our
planning process to a period that will allow for better planning and
assessment for its Operations and Finance teams”...
AML to Distribute 10k Reusable Shopping Bags On Earth Day
- Apr 20, 2016 - 12:13:49 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - AML Foods Ltd. is helping The Bahamas ‘go green’ this
Earth Day. On Friday, April 22, the company will distribute 10,000
reusable shopping bags during the launch of the Bring Your Own Bag
(BYOB) initiative at its grocery outlets in Nassau and Freeport.
Ministry of the Environment & Housing officials attended the launch
event to support the major retailer’s project.
representatives from the Bahamas National Trust, Windsor Preparatory
School’s Eco Club and Solomon’s Fresh Market Kids Club will give away
the eco-friendly canvas bags to shoppers in Nassau...