In commemorating the seventieth anniversary of existence, the Grenada Cooperative Nutmeg Association on Friday last held a nutmeg exhibition on its compound at Kirani James Boulevard.Various booths focused strictly on nutmeg by-products and processed items.
GCNA board chairman Leo Cato said the association’s organization main focus for the future is producing more value-added nutmeg products, research, and developments on a larger scale as well as getting into machinery.
He said the event was designed to give the public a better understanding and chance to become acquainted with the production and processing of nutmeg on the island.
According to the GCNA Chairman, in the celebration of the seventieth year, the organization also held an award and dinner for its farmers, a quiz among primary school students and also awarded farmers who took part in the Best Farm Competition and showed recognition to persons who have served long in the organization.
The climax of the 70th-anniversary celebration was on Sunday last, with a family fun day at Hermitage St. Patrick for all farmers.