Jamaican foods manufacturer, Jamaica Teas Group, is aiming to carve out an even greater market share in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T), where it exports manufactured products.
To this end, Jamaica Teas has appointed Alston Marketing Company Limited (AMCO) as its exclusive distributor in T&T. The appointment is effective September 25, 2023.
The deal covers Jamaica Teas-owned brand Caribbean Dreams and Tetley, which is manufactured under licence. AMCO is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Ansa McAL Group of Companies, one of the largest conglomerates in the region, boasting revenues exceeding US$1 billion.
The Ansa McAL Group encompasses over 27 subsidiary companies operating in multiple territories, including Jamaica, and is a listed company on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange. The move to appoint AMCO as exclusive distributor for Caribbean Dreams and Tetley products is projected to have a positive impact on sales going forward.
In a statement announcing the appointment, “Jamaica Teas Group welcomes AMCO, as we continue to build strong partnership for future growth.