Home' Trinidad and Tobago Guardian : April 3rd 2015 Contents A9
Friday, April 3, 2015 www.guardian.co.tt Guardian
Supply and Delivery of Animal
Identification Materials for the Agricultural
Development and Modernisation
Programme of the Ministry of Agriculture,
Industry, Forestry, Fisheries and Rural
The Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines intends to award
a supply contract for the Supply and Delivery of Animal Identification
Materials including identification kits and tags to the MAIFFRT in Saint
Vincent and the Grenadines with financial assistance from the Banana
Accompanying Measures (BAM) programme of the European Union. The
tender dossier is available from the office of the National Authorising
Officer, Central Planning Division, Ministry of Finance and Economic
Planning, 1st Floor Administrative Centre, Kingstown, Saint Vincent and
the Grenadines and will also be published on the EuropeAid website:
services/index.cfm?do=publi.welcome as well as on the following
websites: www.edfpmcu.com and www.gov.vc .
The deadline for submission of tenders is 1:30pm local time on 27th April,
2015. Possible additional information or clarifications/questions shall be
published on the EuropeAid website:
www.edfpmcu.com and www.gov.vc .
Fried or stewed fish, provisions,
callaloo, salad or even peas are part
of the traditional menu today on this
Good Friday holiday.
Later, for those with a sweet tooth,
one of the traditional hot cross buns.
Shoppers were busy yesterday
attempting to buy both at various ven-
dors, meat shops and bakeries in Port-
One of the owners of Sonny and Anil
Meat Shop on George Street said sales
were picking up but the sale of meat
and chicken was rising.
The shop had stacks of saltfish laid
in neat rows, chicken in packs, provisions
and other items.
The owner did not wish to disclose
his name but said his shop had the most
reasonable prices for fish.
"God is the owner and I just in
charge. Mackerel and salmon scarce but
the youths hardly know how to prepare
that," he added.
He said the saltfish was sold at $20
a pound, smoked herring at $15 while
fresh fish was sold at $40 to $50 a pound
in other places.
"The tradition is fish but more meat
is being sold, maybe for Saturday after
they break fast or something. Meat sale
has gone up. We beat the price of every-
body. Some of them (vendors) overdoing
it," he said.
Across the street at the corner of
Faure and George Streets, Abigail Wil-
son, owner of Dishes of Fish, said sales
were okay for the morning.
"I am selling kingfish, red fish, cro
cro, carite, tuna, marlin and young shark.
Fry some kingfish and make a little
gravy with onion, pimentos, tomatoes
with provisions, like a little cassava and
dasheen," she said.
A customer at Blondy s Fish Depot
said they were going to bake two slices
of fish that she ordered.
Fish vendor Vijay Mahabir said he
has sold fish at the corner of Prince
and George Streets for the past six years.
"It slow, the way sales are normally.
Shark and shrimp also selling," he said.
Mahabir said kingfish was being sold
Looking for fish,
hot cross buns
Good Friday traditions...
Retailer Sahadeo Bocas displays some of his salted fish at Sonny and Anil Meat
Shop, George Street, Port-of-Spain, yesterday. Saltfish and provisions have
become a main staple in T&T's Good Friday tradition. PHOTO: JEFF MAYERS
Meanwhile, there was a line of
customers outside Chee Mooke
Bakery, Independence Square, to
buy the traditional hot cross buns.
Inside the bakery, staff was
busy packing freshly-baked buns,
putting them in the showcase and
Buns were being sold at $18 a
half dozen, $33 a dozen and
Winthrop Grant, one of the
customers, said he bought 17
dozen buns for family and friends.
Michelle Ramsahai, manager of
the Lucky Bakery at the corner of
Charlotte Street and
Independence Square, said they
were looking for sales to pick up
There, buns were being sold at
$15 a half dozen and $2.50 for
one which was the most
LINE UP FOR BUNS
Customers stock up on their provisions on Charlotte Street, Port-of-Spain, yesterday.
PHOTO: MARCUS GONZALES
Links Archive April 2nd 2015 April 4th 2015 Navigation Previous Page Next Page