Launch of ELOA Aloe Vera drinks into Jamaica.
50% less sugar LASCO Food Drink
LASCO Food Drink, introduces a low sugar variant to provide consumers with an option for their individual lifestyle needs. The variant offered in Vanilla flavour has 50% less sugar than the standard products, translating to 11g of sugar per serving - similar to the sugar content of LaSoy Milk Free, which is considered a low sugar product.
Plant and warehouse expansion to improve efficiencies and service delivery. LASCO embarked on a 100,000 square foot warehouse expansion project at its White Marl facility.
LASCO launches iCool beverage line. The water, cranberry and cran-strawberry flavoured water beverages were an instant hit among Jamaican consumers. This was quickly followed by two
juice drink flavours - Tangerine and Fruit Punch.
LASCO was named the winner of the AMCHAM Jamaica Award of Excellence for Corporate Social Responsibility - Large Company.
Hon. Lascelles Chin was inducted in the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ) Hall of Fame.
LASCO became the first business in Jamaica to have three affiliated companies listed at the same time on the Jamaica Stock Exchange.
Hon. Lascelles Chin was awarded the Most Admired Business Leader at the Inaugural CVM TV
Lascelles Chin was recognized for his important contributions to the treatment and care of persons with HIV/AIDS by the Ministry of Health. LASCO sponsors the
Jamaica Chess Championships.
LASCO's new US$4 million distribution centre at White Marl opens for business. LASCO Pharmaceutical Division launched the LASMED line of pharmaceutical products. LASCO made antiviral drugs to treat HIV patients available at prices up to 80% less than other brands.
LASCO began the millenium with the Jamaica Constabulary, Police Officer of the Year Competition and brought to market 10 new products integral to a wholesome daily diet.
LASCO acquired land and buildings at White Marl, St. Catherine & started major refurbishing: sponsorship of the Nurses Association of Jamaica's Nurse of the Year Competition began: LASCO adopted the Collins Close Basic School in Kingston.
LASCO establishes the Teacher of Year Program with the Ministry of Education & introduced LaSoy Milk Free for lactose-intolerant persons, and Diet LASCO Food Drink.
LASCO Food Drink was launched with Vanilla, Chocolate, and Strawberry Flavours.
LASCO brings distribution of pharmaceutical, hair care, adhesive and consumer products to Eastern Caribbean countries.
LASCO Distributors Ltd. began operations at 65 3/4 Half Way Tree Rd, and also launched LASCO Distributors Ltd. Pharmaceutical Division.