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Fruits of his labour

CARLOS ATWELL, [email protected]

Fruits of his labour

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They roam the 11 parishes in search of food.

It is back-breaking toil, but for a decade Shawn Holder and a team have been doing their part to earn foreign exchange for Barbados.

The enterprising entrepreneur has been shipping local fruits and vegetables to North America and England regularly, produce many Barbadians pass by and ignore.

However, the owner of Holder’s Fruit and Veg sees the potential of locally grown produce, which are in big demand in colder climates where they do not grow.

The WEEKEND NATION was in Bathsheba, St Joseph recently and came across Holder whose truck was heavily laden with breadfruit, avocados and coconuts. (CA)

Please read the full story in today’s Weekend Nation, or in the eNATION edition.