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Red Diamond Compost Inc. CEO, Joshua Forte, has emerged victorious at the Barbados National Youth Awards 2023, receiving the prestigious Canewood Award. The award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to agriculture, horticulture, the environment, or agro-processing.

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Saturday, 19 March 2022 04:11

Forte’s Mission (Barbados Today)

Entrepreneur showing that agriculture remains viable.

What started out as a simple search on how to grow nutritious food for his pet iguana, soon resulted in Joshua Forte starting a biotechnology firm – Red Diamond Compost – albeit on a bootstrap budget and strong support from his family. “I was trying to figure out how I could grow food for my iguana – which is mostly green leafy vegetables – rather than buying it from the supermarket because it was expensive,” recalled Forte.

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