John Mahfood, President of JMEA, tours Newport-Fersan manufacturing facility


Mr. Dennis Valdez, Managing Director of Newport-Fersan led Mr. John Mahfood, President of Jamaica Manufacturers & Exporters Association (JMEA), on  a tour of the Factory of Newport-Fersan on November 3, 2021.


Mahfood, accompanied by Kelroy Clarke, Marketing and Public Relations Officer of JMEA, saw the storage of raw materials, to the blending, production and packaging of quality fertilizers.


In his first visit to a manufacturing plant as President of JMEA, Mahfood’s tour came on the heels of JMEA’s celebration of National Manufacturers’ month in October.


Under the theme:  “Manufacturing: A Key Pillar in Building a Sustainable Brand Jamaica”, Newport-Fersan, Jamaica’s sole manufacturer of fertilizers, was one of several organisations that participated in this celebration.

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