Gambian consumers prefer foreign products to local ones

By Aminata Sanneh Colonialism is responsible for the negative attitude of Gambians towards local products says Dr Lamin Sidibeh a psychologist. Can b trace back to the colonial era. According to Dr Sidibeh people were given the impression that “made in England” products are superior to local ones during the colonial era. The British were… Continue reading Gambian consumers prefer foreign products to local ones

Manufactures decry heavy taxes levied by government

By Aminata Sanneh This hinders the growth of local manufacturing industries in the Gambia The heavy tax on local manufacturing companies in The Gambia is hampering the development of local industries says Saja Sambou Human Resource, Public Affairs and Communication Manager of Gambega company limited. According to Mr Sambou manufacturers in the country are face… Continue reading Manufactures decry heavy taxes levied by government

Gambian Products Lacks Proper Packaging Standards to Compete with Foreign Products

By Momodou S Jallow Gamjuice General Manager Isaac Thomas Unveils New Products at a Tradefair The production Manager of GamJuice Company has identified packaging and customer’s attitude amongst other things as factors impeding local goods from competing with foreign products. Michael Jabang made the comments at the just ended Gambia Chambers of Commerce and Investment’s… Continue reading Gambian Products Lacks Proper Packaging Standards to Compete with Foreign Products