Passley Gardens: The College of Agriculture, Science and Education (CASE) has collaborated with the
Trees That Feed Foundation to launch the Breadfruit porridge mix to be introduced as part of the public
At a tasting session of the innovative commodity at the college this morning, Regional Director for the
Ministry of Education, Region Two, Ms. Janet Brimm welcomed the move as she was assured about the
College President, Rev’d Dr. Mary A. Nichols, suggested that Nutrition Products Limited, be part of the
collaboration to have the breadfruit porridge mix efficiently distributed to schools within Region Two.
She expressed optimism about this new venture to work with the Trees That Feed Foundation to ensure
The shelf life of the product is said to be one year; three to five months without refrigeration and can last
for up to two years if refrigerated immediately after opening.
The college which has approximately three hectares of the staple already has breadfruit flour on the
The Regional Director further invited the Colleges’ Hospitality and Tourism Management Unit and
Agriculture Faculty to stage a massive showcase of ways to prepare the staple at the next regional
There are a number of other initiatives as part of the collaboration between CASE and the Trees That
Feed Foundation. The breadfruit porridge mix is being marketed under the Diamond Ridge Processors.
Dr. Seymour Webster – CASE Agriculture Faculty Staff tasting the breadfruit porridge mix (breadfruit flitters is on plate as well)
Rev’d. Dr. Mary A. Nichols - College President enjoying the breadfruit porridge mix
Ms. Janet Brimm – Ministry of Education, Region Two Director suggesting that the younger children will enjoy the breadfruit porridge with cow’s milk
Persons participating in the Breadfruit porridge
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