GraceKennedy (GK) Foods has made a sizeable donation of products to the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) to say thanks for their valiant firefighting efforts this year. The products were presented to a JFB team, led by Commissioner Stewart Beckford, at GK’s headquarters in downtown Kingston on Monday, March 27.
GraceKennedy Foods thanks Firefighters
April 6, 2023
GRACEKENNEDY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES ITS FIRST GK CAMPUS CONNECT FOOD BANK PATRON, DON WEHBY
April 4, 2023
GraceKennedy (GK) Group CEO Don Wehby has been announced as the first patron of the GK Campus Connect Food Bank. The announcement was made at a special event at the University of Technology’s Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management, yesterday. In his new capacity, Wehby will play an active role in encouraging individuals and organisations …
GRACEKENNEDY COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF SCOTIA INSURANCE CARIBBEAN LIMITED
April 3, 2023
Company to be rebranded GK Life GraceKennedy (GK) has completed its acquisition of Scotia Insurance Caribbean Limited (SICL) and has announced that the company is to be rebranded as GK Life.
GraceKennedy Rejects Violent Gestures at Champs
March 31, 2023
GraceKennedy has noted images and videos circulating in traditional media and online, depicting a young male athlete making a violent hand gesture upon winning a race at the 2023 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Championships, currently being held at the National Stadium.
GraceKennedy Foundation hosts the Kingston launch of Firstborn: The Life of Luis Fred Kennedy at GraceKennedy’s Headquarters
March 23, 2023
On Thursday, March 9, the GraceKennedy Foundation (GKF) hosted the family of the late Luis Fred Kennedy and other members of the GraceKennedy (GK) family at the Kingston launch of Firstborn: The Life of Luis Fred Kennedy, a new book by his son, Dr Fred W. Kennedy.
GraceKennedy Invests Over J$170 Million in Champs
March 21, 2023
Special award to be given to a teacher and coach from the winning schools GraceKennedy (GK), title sponsor of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Boys and Girls Athletic Championships (Champs), has announced that its investment in the annual junior track and field meet will exceed J$170 million this year. In addition to the J$82 …
GK MUTUAL FUNDS LAUNCHED
March 7, 2023
GK Capital Management and Trinidad & Tobago Unit Trust Corporation partner to offer three new funds for Jamaican Investors The AC Hotel in Kingston was abuzz with the spirit of Caribbean partnership on Monday, March 6, as GK Capital Management, the investment and advisory arm of GraceKennedy Limited (GK), and the Trinidad & Tobago Unit …
GraceKennedy Investor Briefing
March 2, 2023
Don Wehby, Group Chief Executive Officer, GraceKennedy Limited invites you to a virtual investor briefing to discuss the 2022 annual financial results of the GraceKennedy Group on Monday, March 13, 2023. The briefing will be hosted online via Zoom at 2:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time) (-5 Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)).
GRACEKENNEDY REVENUE INCREASES 10.5% OR J$13.6 BILLION TO J$142.9 BILLION IN 2022; PROFIT BEFORE TAX J$10.2 BILLION
March 1, 2023
Share buy-back approved by the Company’s Board of Directors GraceKennedy (GK) has released its annual financial results for the year ended December 31, 2022. During the period GK recorded strong top-line growth, realising revenue of J$142.9 billion, an increase of 10.5% or J$13.6 billion over the corresponding period in 2021.
Professor Lila Rao-Graham appointed GraceKennedy S. Carlton Alexander Chair
February 28, 2023
The GraceKennedy Foundation (GKF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Lila Rao-Graham of the Mona School of Business and Management, as the new holder of the GraceKennedy S. Carlton Alexander Chair in Management Studies at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona.
876 Spring Water is the Official Hydration Partner of Elite Performance Track Club
February 27, 2023
GraceKennedy signs two-year sponsorship agreement with track club in support of sports development in Jamaica GraceKennedy (GK) has announced that it has signed a two-year sponsorship agreement with the Elite Performance Track Club, making its 876 Spring Water brand the official hydration partner of the Jamaican track club.
GraceKennedy Increases Its Stake In Catherine’s Peak
February 14, 2023
On the anniversary of its 101st year in business, GraceKennedy (GK) Limited has announced that it has come to an agreement with Spike Industries Limited to increase its stake in Catherine’s Peak Bottling Company Limited, owner of the Catherine’s Peak pure spring water brand, from 35% to 70%.
GraceKennedy Launches New Solar Energy Project
February 6, 2023
GraceKennedy’s Foods Division has broken ground for a new solar power system at its Grace Food Processors (GFP) Meats manufacturing facility in Savanna-la-mar, Westmoreland. Two liquefied natural gas (LNG) engines will also be installed as part of the project.
Jamaican market not affected by the recall of a batch of Grace Chicken Vienna Sausages in the Northeast USA
February 3, 2023
GraceKennedy (GK) has confirmed that Jamaica is not impacted by the recall of a batch of its Grace Chicken Vienna Sausages announced by Conagra Brands Inc. in the Northeast US market. Grace’s vienna sausages which are distributed in Jamaica, are manufactured in Jamaica.
GraceKennedy Foundation Hosts Inaugural Health & Wellness Seminar for University Students
February 1, 2023
Over 200 Jamaican university students turned out last Thursday, January 26, 2023, for the inaugural Making the A Grade Health and Wellness Seminar, hosted by the GraceKennedy Foundation (GKF) at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona Campus.
GraceKennedy engages Nasdaq to support the build out of its ESG Programme
January 25, 2023
GraceKennedy has engaged Nasdaq to support the development of its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) programme.
HI-LO OPENS NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART SUPERMARKET IN NEGRIL
January 24, 2023
Hi-Lo Food Stores has officially opened its new state-of-the-art supermarket at the Boardwalk Shopping Village on Norman Manley Boulevard in Negril. The newest Hi-Lo store replaces the supermarket chain’s previous location on Negril’s West End and represents a J$400 million investment in the town.
GRACEKENNEDY RELAUNCHES INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME
January 18, 2023
GraceKennedy (GK) has re-launched its internship programme, which provides employment opportunities to recent Jamaican university graduates, with no prior work experience.
December 8, 2022
GraceKennedy wins JSE’s Best Practices Governor General’s Award for Excellence for second consecutive year For the second consecutive year, the GraceKennedy (GK) Group was the proud winner of the Governor General’s Award for Excellence at the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Best Practices Awards for 2021. The prestigious award honours the listed company which consistently upholds …
100 Acts of Grace
December 5, 2022
In celebration of 100th anniversary GraceKennedy gives back over J$180 million In celebration of its 100th anniversary this year the GraceKennedy (GK) Group is delivering 100 Acts of Grace. The corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative has already seen 90 of GK’s targeted 100 Acts of Grace being completed, including cash and in-kind donations, scholarships, bursaries, tree planting projects and beach cleanups. …