The Food Department of the Income Generating Program receives food samples from the interested community members and after trials and tests encourages them to get to full scale production at the community kitchens. The aim of the Income Generating Program is to encourage the unemployed members of the community use their skills and resources to make products that can be sold in the market.
Friend's Fiji Style ® food products are widely available at all MH retail stores, Duty free outlets, ROC market and Friendís Fiji Style ® Shop in Suva and Lautoka.
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Tamarind Chutney was one of our first trial products and was launched in 2003.
Starting as a fund raising product, Friend'sFiji Style ® Chilli Chutney has quickly made its place in market.
Having a sweet and spicy taste, this product is made from a traditional Indian recipe and is a popular accompaniment to meals and as a dip for savouries.
This is a seasonal product and is prepared by ladies from a rural Lautoka community with mangoes being supplied by the farmers from Ba and Lautoka.
Chilli pickle is made from bongo chillies and tamarind supplied by the farmers from Rakiraki, Tavua and Ba.
Communities benefit by earning money from their local fruits.
Lime pickle is a popular Indian pickle made from limes, chilli and salt.
These are sweet and sour candies made by ladies from rural communities and are loved by kids and adults alike.