Yello Small Business Spotlight: Jean-Claude Walsh, General Manager of Lavender Moon Villas

The Lavender Moon Villas sits proudly at the top of Breadnut Hill, approximately five miles from the tourist town of Ocho Rios. Its convenient location makes it ideal for those who wish to relax away from the town noise. Conversely, the hotel is close enough for guests to check out tourist attractions like Dolphin’s Cove, Dunn’s River Falls, local beaches, restaurants, and shopping areas.
Yello caught up with General Manager Jean-Claude Walsh, who highlighted the amenities and what guests can expect before, during and upon checking out.

Yello Small Business Spotlight: Rochelle Bellemare and Sweet B’s in Trinidad and Tobago

Woman with ice cream popsicles

For some, the taste of a sweet treat after a meal, as a snack, or when it is hot is delightful. Rochelle Bellemare’s business, Sweet B’s, was inspired after walking in the sun one day and needing a cold treat to satiate her. Her desire to create her business resulted in the opening of Sweet B’s in 2019. Rochelle provides Yello with some insight into Sweet B’s and advice for others interested in entrepreneurship.

Yello Small Business Spotlight: Julie Edghill-Seale, Founder of ‘The Gourmet Paw’

Barbados pet treats and cakes company ‘The Gourmet Paw’ is owned and operated by Canadian-born businesswoman Julie Edghill-Seale. Julie started making tasty treats for her nine dogs in 2018 to save money, before eventually deciding to sell them on the weekend at farmers’ markets. Two years later, during the first COVID-19 lockdown, Julie was asked […]

Yello Small Business Spotlight: Kimelle Jemmott, Owner of The Island Hook

Amigurumi (pronounced ah-mee-guh-roo-me) is a Japanese word which describes small knitted or crocheted stuffed toys. The craft has become increasingly popular in recent years, especially with people who are already creative and love challenging themselves to make 3D dolls, animals, or even food-inspired items. Barbadian Kimelle Jemmott fell in love with amigurumi about four years […]

Yello Small Business Spotlight: Rhanda Williams, Creator of Momo’s Coco Loco

Rhanda Williams admits that when she first started selling her homemade coconut milk based alcoholic drink in April 2021, she did not really have a plan. Rhanda, along with her stepsister Monique, enjoyed making and consuming the drink (which is from an old family recipe) but had never really considered putting a name and a […]