As of June 1, 2020, the Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) will be accepting applications for renewal and new licenses for the following: coffee; cocoa; coconut; spices (pimento, nutmeg, ginger and turmeric; trade mark user and foreign importer.
Please be advised that no person shall manufacture, distribute, process, export or import, operate as a dealer, or operate a works facility without a license from JACRA. A person who does so is guilty of an offence under the JACRA ACT 2017.
Application forms can be obtained online or the legal department of JACRA.
Effective January 1, 2018, JACRA has been mandated to regulate the trade in coffee, cocoa, coconut, and the spices as well as for authorizing the use of Jamaica Blue Mountain (JBM) & Jamaica High Mountain (JHM) coffee trade marks.