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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.

Published in News
Tuesday, 26 July 2022 06:15

From Sargassum to Liquid Sunshine

A Barbadian agricultural entrepreneur is making the invasive and destructive sargassum seaweed into big business, turning it into plant fertilizer, using it to develop food for the Caribbean.

Published in Corporate News