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Solomon’s Super Center Celebrated Fathers With Daddy & Me Grill Off
- Jun 22, 2017 - 10:01:33 AM
On Saturday June 17, fathers teamed up with their children to face off
in the Daddy & Me Grill Off at Solomon’s Super Center on Old Trail
Road. The four-hour event quickly heated up with contestants preparing
four categories of meat. Judges were placed in a hidden area to narrow
down the top winners based on flavor, presentation and
tenderness/texture of the finished product.
Manager Monalisa Sweeting planned the event to honor fathers in the
community for the important role they play in the lives of their
children. “We wanted to host a fun event where our fathers could set up
their own grills and showoff their cooking skills all while spending
time with their kids...
AML Urges Grand Bahama Shoppers to Go Plastic Free and Reduce Environmental Impact Through BYOB Initiative
- May 31, 2017 - 8:41:27 PM
At the 2nd Annual Bring Your Own Bag (BYOB) event in recognition of
Earth Day, AML Foods Ltd. encouraged Saturday shoppers at their Grand
Bahama stores to swap plastic bags for environmentally friendly,
reusable shopping bags.
The company teamed up with the Keep Grand Bahama Clean Committee to give
out 10,000 eco-friendly bags to customers at Solomon’s Queen’s Highway
and Solomon’s Lucaya in an effort to reduce the negative impact of
plastic waste on our natural environment.
The BYOB initiative started in New Providence and Grand Bahama last
April. A total of 20,000 free reusable bags were given out over the
course of one year...
Solomon’s Fresh Market Holds 2nd Fun Walk & Health Fair
- May 29, 2017 - 10:19:36 AM
At the 2nd annual Solomon’s Fresh Market Fun Walk & Health Fair,
vendors showcased products and services geared towards living a
healthier lifestyle at the store’s Old Fort Bay location. The event
kicked off with a 3-mile fun walk with more than 100 persons taking to
the streets, walking from the store’s parking lot to Lyford Cay and
back. Proceeds from the walk will be donated to the Cancer Society of
The Bahamas to assist with the group’s ongoing projects.
same day more than 250 shoppers took part in a health fair featuring
booths with organic teas, massage therapy, nutritious meal preparation
tips, fitness trainers as well as information from non-profit support
groups. Blood pressure checks, weigh-ins and glucose screenings were
also provided by Doctors Hospital and the Bahamas Medical Center...
Solomon's Fresh Market Wine Tasting Event Benefits REACH Bahamas
- May 3, 2017 - 3:33:13 PM
Solomon’s Fresh Market teamed up with Young’s Fine Wine to host an
evening of food, wine and networking in support of Autism Awareness
The Charity sampling event at the Old Fort Bay location,
raised funds to assist R.E.A.C.H. Bahamas in its efforts to help
children and families affected by autism. Cases of autism continue to
increase in The Bahamas and according to the United States Centers for
Disease Control And Prevention, an estimated 1 in 68 children are on the
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...
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...