INFLATION EVERYWHERE: Poultry producer sees operation costs rise 30%; can’t hold back price increase any longer

Pinder stresses importance of Bahamas growing its own food “If you want something, you’re going to have to pay 10, 20 or 100 percent more” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — An Abaco-based poultry producer said yesterday that inflationary prices have driven its operational costs up by as much as 30 percent, noting that it could no longer hold […]

HARD-HIT BUT NOT DEFEATED: Two years after Dorian, poultry producer grateful to still be operational

“I wouldn’t say we’re thriving, but we’re functioning and we’re happy for that” Abaco Big Bird says it wants to begin several other projects but is waiting on govt to let it own the land NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A Bahamian poultry producer said yesterday said that while it is still at only 15 percent pre-Hurricane […]

BIG BIRD BOUNCING BACK: Abaco poultry producer up to 20% pre-Dorian capacity as demand increases

Pinder: Sales doing well but costs up too ABACO, BAHAMAS — Well-known poultry producer Abaco Big Bird said yesterday it is back to roughly 20 percent of its pre-Hurricane Dorian production levels as product demand rises, but noted pandemic-driven price hikes have sent its largest cost up 40 percent. Operations Manager Lance Pinder told Eyewitness […]