List of companies of Barbados
Barbados is a sovereign island country in the Lesser Antilles, in the Caribbean. Despite being classified as an Atlantic island, Barbados is considered to be a part of the Caribbean, where it is ranked as a leading tourist destination. Forty percent of the tourists come from the UK, with the US and Canada making up the next large groups of visitors to the island. The Government of Barbados also owns a handful of state-owned companies some of which are outlined below.
This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct.
|Bajan Helicopters||Industrials||Delivery services||Bridgetown||1989||Air transport services, defunct 2009|
|Banks Barbados Brewery||Consumer goods||Brewers||Wildey||1961||Brewery|
|Barbados Light and Power Company||Utilities||Conventional electricity||Bridgetown||1911||Power utility, part of Emera (Canada)|
|Barbados National Oil Company Limited||Oil & gas||Exploration & production||Woodbourne||1982||State-owned energy|
|Barbados Stock Exchange||Financials||Investment services||Bridgetown||1987||Primary exchange|
|Barbados Water Authority||Utilities||Water||Saint Michael||1980||State-owned utility|
|Barbados Ice Cream Company||Consumer goods||Food products||Bridgetown||1901||Frozen desserts, food products|
|CariAccess||Telecommunications||Fixed line telecommunications||Bridgetown||1999||Internet service provider, defunct 2007|
|Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation||Consumer services||Broadcasting & entertainment||Bridgetown||1963||State-owned TV and radio|
|Caribbean Media Corporation||Consumer services||Broadcasting & entertainment||Bridgetown||2000||Television content|
|CarIFS||Financials||Financial services||Bridgetown||1999||Money movement|
|Central Bank of Barbados||Financials||Banks||Bridgetown||1972||Formal central bank|
|Chefette||Consumer services||Restaurants & bars||Bridgetown||1972||Fast-food restaurant chain|
|CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank||Financials||Banks||Warrens||2005||Bank, part of CIBC (Canada)|
|Columbus Communications||Telecommunications||Fixed line telecommunications||Bridgetown||2004||Part of Liberty Global|
|Ice Records||Consumer services||Broadcasting & entertainment||Bayleys||1974||Record label|
|Jesus Army Productions||Consumer services||Broadcasting & entertainment||Cave Hill||2003||Performing arts|
|Mount Gay Rum||Consumer goods||Distillers & vintners||Bridgetown||1703||Distilleries (rum)|
|Ozone Wireless||Telecommunications||Mobile Telecommunications||Bridgetown||2017||Privately held|
|REDjet||Consumer services||Airlines||Bridgetown||2010||Airline, defunct 2012|
|Sagicor Financial Corporation||Financials||Life insurance||Wildey||2002||Insurance|
|Solar Dynamics||Consumer goods||Durable household products||Bridgetown||1972||Solar hot-water heaters|
|Starcom Network||Consumer services||Broadcasting & entertainment||Wildey||1935||Radio broadcasting group, part of ONE Caribbean Media (Trinidad & Tobago)|
|Sunbeach||Telecommunications||Fixed line telecommunications||Bridgetown||1995||Internet service provider, defunct 2013|
|TeleBarbados||Telecommunications||Fixed line telecommunications||Bridgetown||2006||Telecommunications, now a part of Cable & Wireless Communications|
|The Barbados Advocate||Consumer services||Publishing||Bridgetown||1895||Newspaper|
|The Daily Nation||Consumer services||Publishing||Bridgetown||1973||Newspaper, part of ONE Caribbean Media (Trinidad and Tobago)|
|Trans Island Air 2000||Consumer services||Airlines||Christ Church||1982||Airline, defunct 2004|
|Voice of Barbados||Consumer services||Broadcasting & entertainment||Bridgetown||1981||Radio, part of Starcom Network|
|West Indies Sugar & Trading Company||Consumer goods||Food products||Bridgetown||2008||Sugar|
|WIBISCO||Consumer goods||Food products||Bridgetown||1910||Food products, subsidiary of Bermudez Biscuit Company Limited (Trinidad and Tobago)
Sugar cane growing in Saint Andrew
The Mutual Life Assurance building in Bridgetown
Tourist resort in Bathsheba, Saint Joseph
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Grant established Ice Records in 1974.
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