cassava

Red Stripe’s Newest Ingredient in Jamaica

 Above: cassava at the Red Stripe factory (JIS Photo) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Red Stripe Beer is now using cassava starch produced locally in Jamaica as a key ingredient in its brew. This change in ingredients represents a shift from …

In Guyana, New Hopes For Cassava

 Above: producing farine in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana is looking to the cassava sector for what the government believes could be a “substantial economic contribution.” The government is particularly eyeing the cassava byproduct of farine, a flour-like …

Making Red Stripe With Cassava

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica says it is placing an increased emphasis on the cultivation of cassava. That’s already starting to take root thanks to a planned partnership with beer producer Red Stripe. The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries …