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The following trade items have een gathered from Agricultural ttache and other government reports as a
service to U.S. exporters of foodl:4 agri It al jr'drd lin su plying the trade leads the Department of
Agriculture does not guarantee reliability of the overseas inquirer. our best source for further information on
these trade leads is the listed foreign firm ,9riginting .e inquiry You may also contact the Export Trade
Services Division, FAS, (202) 147-7103. ,'i I.. :J
december 22/29, 1978
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614- Butter, milk, sugar, yeast, alr- amnMad (. uOCu' "Needs butter, natural, bulk and
A.ii18 packaged; milk, powdered, bulk and packaged; sugar, refined, in cubes, packaged;
yeast, dry, bulk and packaged; and almonds, not roasted. This firm is a manu-
'" "facturers' agent specializing in food products. Seeks U.S. manufacturers and/or
exporters of above mentioned products for exclusive agency. The firm would also
consider manufacturing yeast under license in Morocco. Please send letters and
publicity material in French, if possible. Contact: Hamid El Fassi, Ets El Fassi,
20/22 Rue Pelle, Casablanca, Morocco. Phone: 22-17-93.
2679- Sausage, meat products, preserved fruits, jams and jellies (Egypt). Wants canned
2681 sausages and other prepared meat products, canned preserved fruits, jams and
jellies. Firm seeks samples, price lists and offers CIF Alexandria. Contact:
Hassan Marei, Modern Products Company, 4, Maarouf Street, Apt. 2, Cairo, Egypt.
Cable: MODERNPROD, Cairo. Phone: 973485/923204. Telex: 319 TRAWTRA UN.
SATTN: Modern Products Company.
.2682 Honey (Hong Kong). Wishes honey (medium and fancy grade), average annual value
of imported honey is about U.S. $1 million and firm is interested in playing an
important role in this product line. Contact: David W. F. Luk, Director,
Comfair Ltd., 14th Floor, Sam Cheong Bldg., 220 Des Voeux Road, C., Hong Kong.
Cable: HKCOMFAIR, Hong Kong. Telex: 65940 COMFR HX. Phone: 5-458788.
2683 Cotton (Morocco). Wishes to purchase cotton, raw, in hales, for spinning.
Seeks U.S. manufacturers and/or exporters of above-mentioned product for
exclusive agency. Please send letters and publicity material in French, if
possible. Contact: Victor Ohayon, 67, Rue Malherbe, Casablanca, Morocco.
2684 Grocery lines (Egypt). Wants grocery lines: soft drinks, frozen foods and
fruit. Price lists and catalogs for food products and drinks needed to supply
g sips. Firm also interested in being a representative for U.S. firm. Has
l branches in Alexandria and Suez. Quote CIF Port Said. Bank ref: Cairo Bank.
SContact: Mehanni Hanna Boutros, The Seven Seas Trading Agency, P. O. Box 321,
Port Said, A. R. E., Egypt. Telex: SEVENCO PORT SAID. Cable: SEVENCO.
:2685 Plants (Netherlands). Would like orange trees in pots or rooted orange plants
to be used as indoor plants. Quantity: 100,000 plants, containerized packaging.
Quote CIF Rotterdam. Bank ref: Rabobank-Sassenheim. Contact: A. A. Van Zelst,
Molenaar En Van Ginhoven B.V., P. 0. Box 27, Torenlaan 4C, Voorhout, Netherlands.
Telex: 41579. Phone: 02522/12064
Isued weekly by the Export Trade Services Division. Foreign Agricultural Service. U.S. Department of
Agriculture. Room 4945 South Building, Washington, D.C. 20250
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2686 Salt (Spain). Would like to purchase five 20-foot containers of table salt,
with packaging 25 ounce cardboard tubes (24 pieces per tube). Quote FOB U.S.
Atlantic port. Delivery 60 days. Other requirements: Merchandise under
their own trade name. Contact: Jose Martinez-Nieto, Martinez Nieto, S.A.,
La Cuia (Cartagena), Spain. Telex: 67238 MANI-E. Phone: (968) 508 786.
2687 Vinegar (Spain). Desires one 20-foot container of white vinegar, packaging in
glass bottles. Quote FOB U.S. Atlantic port. Delivery 60 days. Other
requirements: Merchandise under their own trade name. Contact: Jose Martinez-
Nieto, Martinez Nieto, S.A., La Guia (Cartagena), Spain. Telex: 67238 MANI-E.
Phone: (968) 508 786.
2688 Fish (England). Would like to buy containerloads of dog fish, cod and skate.
Top grade, and also institutional quality. Packaging in bulk packs of 10-14 lb.
blocks interleaved. Delivery soonest. Quote CIF. Bank ref: National West-
minister Bank Ltd., Salisbury Square, Hatfield, Herts. Contact: T. W. Aisthorpe,
Ocean Breeze Ltd., 181 Mancroft Road, Aley Green, Nr. Luton Beds, England.
Telex: 826721. Phone: 0582 840841.
2689 Seafood (South Africa). Needs prawns, headless, block-frozen, 20 tons per week.
Buyer needs to know what is available in top quality prawns, with packaging
1 or 2 kg blocks. Delivery soonest. Other requirements: Quote prices per
grading scale. Quote FOB. Bank ref: Standard Bank, Marshall Street, Johannes-
burg. Contact: T. Rudman, Maluti Trading Company (Pty) Ltd., P. 0. Box 826,
Johannesburg 2000, South Africa. Telex: SA8 3733. Phone: JOHANNESBURG 833-
2690 Ducks (Kuwait). Buyer is interested in buying 20 tons of ducks, whole and
frozen packed and labelled in Arabic and English. Interested U.S. suppliers should
quote C&F Kuwait prices. Co. ref: Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry,
P. 0. Box 775, Kuwait. Contact: Imad Khalaf, Managing Partner, Khalaf and Zayed
Commercial Company, P. O. Box 5025, Kuwait. Cable: TAMWEELCO, Kuwait. Telex:
2691 Turkeys (Kuwait). Importers of foodstuff is interested in buying 50 tons of
turkey, whole and frozen packed and labelled in Arabic and English. Interested
U.S. suppliers should quote C&F Kuwait prices. Co. ref: Kuwait Chamber of
Commerce and Industry, P. O. Box 775, Kuwait. Contact: Imad Khalaf, Managing
Partner, Khalaf and Zayed Commercial Company, P. O. Box 5025, Kuwait. Cable:
TAMWEELCO, Kuwait. Telex: 2827 KT.
2692 Potatoes (Hong Kong). Needs about 5,000 mt of fresh potatoes, U.S. #1, medium
to large, packed in pallet boxes. Delivery soonest. Quote C&F Hong Kong.
Bank ref: Hong Kong Industrial and Commercial Bank, 99-105 Des Voeux Road,
Central. Contact: Miss Maria Lau, Beca International (H.K.) Co., Realty
Building, Room 2111, 71 Des Voeux Road, Central, Hong Kong. Telex: 75390
2693 Eggs (Canada). Desires U.S. fresh eggs for export to Middle East. Interested
in suppliers from New York and New England area. Firm needs minimum 8,000
dozen per week. Expect volume will build to 60,000 dozen per week. Bank ref:
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, White Rock, British Columbia. Contact:
Paul Newcombe, Concord Freight System Ltd., P. O. Box 574, Montreal Inernational
Airport, Dorval, Quebec H4Y 1 B3, Canada. Telex: 05-821770. Phone: (514)
2694 Soybean oil (Canada). Wants 5,000 mt of soybean oil for export to third
Country destination. ,Bank ref: Bank of Montreal, Toronto. Contact: N. Bedi,
TACNDIC Corp., 25 Hobson Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4A 1Y3, Canada. Phone:
(416) 752-7043. Cable: DESTAC. Telex: 06963579.
2695 Meat (Canada). Desires source of DES free, certified Prime and Choice middle
meat cuts. Contact: Ralph Cator, Cardinal Meat Specialist, 2396 Stanfield
Road, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Phone: (416) 279-1733.
2696- Meats, offals (England). Needs all types of meats and offals(frozen), in
2697 containerloads, top quality, packed in bulk. Delivery soonest. Requirements:
Company wishes to deal direct with suppliers; product must come from plant
approved for shipment to U.K. Quote CIF (UK) port. Delivery on continual basis.
Bank ref: Barclays Bank, Bank Place, Norwich, Norfold. Contact: A. D. C. Lewis,
B. Brooks (Norwich) Ltd., Holly Tree Farm, Little Melton, Norwich NR9 3NP, England.
Telex: 975103. Phone: 0603 810137.
2698 Soft drinks (Germany). Wants instant soft drinks. Contact: E. Bertrams,
Owner, Manager, Gebr. Bertrams Ohg, Rath-Anhoven, 5144 Wegberg 6, Germany.
2699 Seeds (Brazil). Would like to buy grass and legume seeds: Eragotis Curvula,
Cynodon Dactilon (Bermuda grass), Paspalum Notalum (Pensacola) and Chloris
Gayana (Rhodes grass). Quantity-not indicated, depends on prices. Good quality.
Packaging in bags, normal commercial size. Quote CIF. Bank refs: Banco
Brandesco Angencia Marechal Deodoro, Sao Paulo and Banco Cidade De Sao Paulo,
Agencia Matriz, Sao Paulo. Contact: Renato Stocco, R. Stocco Sementes, Rua
Vemag 306, 04217 Sao Paulo, Sp, Brazil. Phone: 011/66-8293.
2700 Raisins (India). Needs one metric ton of raisins, Golden and Natural seedless,
packed in 25 kilogram cartons. Delivery April 1979. Quote CIF Bombay.
Bank ref: Union Bank of India, Khari Baoili, Delhi. Contact: Mahinder Kumar,
Messrs. Sudarshan Kumar-Surrender Kumar, 48/18, F.F. Gododia Market, New Delhi
110006, India. Phone: 523418/743453.
2701 Peas (India). Wishes to purchase 100 metric tons of peas, U.S. Grade 1 and 2,
1 packed in 50 kilo bags each. Delivery April 1979. Quote CIF Bombay. Bank ref:
Union Bank of India, Khari Baoli, Delhi. Contact: Mahinder Kumar, Messrs.
Sudarshan Kumar-Surrender Kumar, 48/18 F.F. Gododia Market, New Delhi 110006,
India. Phone: 523418/743453.
2702 Avocados (Sweden). Would like to purchase initially 100 mt of fresh avocados. Other
requirements: Sample shipments preferable. Bank ref: Svenska Handelsbanken.
Contact: Lennart Grundh, Introteknik Hab, Grevgatan 14, S-114 53 Stockholm,
Sweden. Phone: 08/60 48 55.
.2703 Frozen chickens (Germany). Needs frozen chickens for grilling. Contact: Herr
i K. Berg, Firma K. Berg Kg, Postfach 191312, D-1000 Berlin 19, Germany.
1 Phone: (030) 304-0618.
2704 Frozen Chickens (Malaysia). Needs old chicken, including neck without feet about
2-4 Ibs each, between 2 to 3 containers load per order. Delivery immediate.
Quote C&F Singapore offer by telex. Bank refs: Hong Kong and Shangai Bank, Penang.
Contact: F. S. Lee, S. N. Lee Sdn. Bhd., 123 Petani Road, Penang, Malaysia.
Telex: LEKARA MA40146. Phone: 95-25112.
2705 Joint venture (Japan). Interested in joint venture for feed lot technology,
equipment and machinery. The firm specializes in importing fishery products
and livestock. Bank refs: The Fukuoka Bank, Head Office (13-1 Tenjin 2-Chome,
Chuo-Ku, Fukuoka 810, Japan) and Taiyo-Kobe Bank, Fukuoka Branch (9-18 Tenjin
2-Chome, Chuo-Ku, Fukuoka 810, Japan). Contact: Korekiyo Terada, President,
Tak & Co., Inc., 12-5 Befu, 2-Chome, Chuo-Ku, Fukuoka 810, Japan. Phone:
092-843-1129. Telex: 726-383 TAKCOJ.
2708- Soyabean oil, coconut oil and rice (England). Wants to purchase one thousand
2711 tons ner month of sovab.an oil: five hundred tons per
month of coconut oil and 5,000 tons per month of rice, long grain, parboiled No. 2,
all packed in bulk. Delivery prompt and spread shipment. Quote FOB port of Origin,
Bank ref: Standard & Chartered Bank Ltd. Contact: R. I. Mulley, Continental
Wine and Food Co., Ltd., Green Lea, Cross Green Road, Dalton, Huddersfield, Eng-
land. Telex: 51383. Phone: 0484-38333.
2712- Canned meats, vegetables, mushrooms, fresh fruis, fresh fruit juices, frozen
2718 chicken and frozen vegetables (Sweden). Desires to purchase canned meat, vegetables,
mushrooms, fresh fruits and fruit juices, frozen chicken and vegetables, 20 metric
tons. Delivery shipments to ports in Middle East, Egypt, or Sudan. Quote CIF
or C&F. Bank ref: Skaraborgsbanken. Contact: Messrs. Moustafa El-Asmar and
Abdel Wahed Aziz, Amcon Group Sweden Ab, Ingemarsgatan 2, S-113 54 Stockholm,
Sweden. Telex: 19811 AMCON Sa. Phone: 08/3132-36.
2719- Wheat and corn (Oman). Alfakhr establishment would like to contact American
2720 producers of Grade 1 wheat, which contains 12 percent of protein, and corn for
resale to flour mill. Total purchases will be 45,000-60,000 ton annually. Prices
quoted CTF per ton Muscat. Contact: Moosa Bhacker Sulieman, Prop, Alfakhr
Establishment, Box 3814, Ruwi, Sultanate of Oman. Phone: 702271.
2721- Rice and wheat flour (Egypt). Wishes to purchase broken rice and wheat flour
2722 for industrial starch, 10,000 tons with two or more shipments, lowest grade
available, broken rice acceptable if lower than Brewer's grade. Requirements:
To be used for sizing in textile industry and corrugate paper production.
Bank ref: Bank of Alexandria and Bank Misr, Alexandria. Contact: Abdel Gilil,
Chairman, The Egyptian Starch, Yeast and Detergents Company, Post Box, Alexandria,
Egypt. Phone: 862012. Cable: STARCHRICE.
2723- Cattle (Turkey). General Directorate of Livestock Development Projects, Minis-
2724 try of Agriculture announced today tender for import of 885 bred registered
Holstein heifers, 225 bred registered Brown Swiss heifers, 8 Brown Swiss bulls
and 2 Holstein bulls. Bids must be submitted latest by January 15, 1979 to:
Gida-Tarim Ve Hayvancilik Bakanligi, Hayvanciligi, Gelistirme Projeleri Genel
Mudurlugu, Necatibey Cad. No. 98 Kat 5, Ankara/Turkey. Detailed specifications
will be mailed to USDA/Washington at a later date.
2725- Soybean oil, peas (Surinam). Needs refined soybean oil in drums of 204 L or
2726 185 kg net, 100 drums monthly. CIF quotations-sample;and Harvest peas (yellow
split) packed in 24 one pound bags per carton, 200 cartons per month. CIF quota-
tions, sample. Bank ref: De Surinamaasche Bank, NV Gravenstraat 26-28, Para-
maribo, Surinam. Contact: Tjon Sieuw, P. O. Box 23, Nieuw Nickerie, Nickerie,
Suriname. Telex: 8372. Phone: 031327.
727 Yeast (Pakistan). Firm wishes to import yeast in powder or granular form,
71 metric tons. Quotations be submitted by telex by December 31, 1978. Contact:
A. Rahim and Company, P. O. Box 419-A, Karachi, Pakistan. Telex: 24570 AKTIV PK.
728- Sunflower seeds and soybeans (Mozambique). Wants sunflower seeds or soybeans,
29 8,000 metric tons. Quality: unspecified, suitable for oil extraction. Packaging:
bulk or sacks. Delivery: Embarkation January 1979. Quote FOB plus freight.
Bank ref: Banco De Mazambique and Banco Standard Totta. Contact: Vincente
Da Cruz, Ginwala E. Filhos, P. O. Box 311, Av. M.S. Barre No. 63 Maputo, Mozam-
bique. Telex: 6-282 GINWL Mo. Phone: 27391.
30 Dried prunes (Algeria). Needs supply of 300 metric tons of dehydrated dried
prunes, Santa Clara-California variety, 44/55, and/or 55/66 and/or 66/77
Caliber, 35 percent humidity maximum, 1978 crop. Offer to be C&F Algerian
ports of Algiers, Oran and Annaba. Purchase to be packaged in cartons with
net weight of 12 kilograms each (each carton containing 12 cellophane bags
weighing 1 kg each). Variations on packing are acceptable. Deliveries to
be by January 1979. Offer must be in French, all specs. metric. Contact:
Direction Des Approvisionnements, O. Government Agency, 29, Rue Larbi Ben,
M'Hidi, Algeriers, Algeria. Cable: ONACO A Alger. Telex: 52882 and 52991.
731- Beef and turkey sticks (England). Needs beef and turkey sticks, samples only,
732 best quality. Delivery soonest. Company interested in snack food market---
initially samples only. Bank ref: Midland Bank Ltd., High Street, Burton-On-
Trent, Staffs. Contact: Mr. Catterall, Lo. Solar Foods Ltd., Dale Street,
Burton-On-Trent, Staffs, England. Phone: 0283 62138.
Foreign Trade Developments:
U.S. Food Exhibit in Santiago, Chile. Commercial firms are invited to participate
in an Attache Food Product Display to be held in the Carrera Sheraton Hotel, Santi-
ago, Chile, Mar. 28-29, 1979. An Attache Food Product Display is used in countries
where the present market does not support a large solo exhibit, but which holds
promise as a future sizable market outlet for U.S. food products. U.S. food
products with the most promising market potential include variety meats: processed
turkey, turkey rolls, poultry, luncheon meats, vegetable protein products, snack
foods, vegetable oil products, mayonnaise, salad dressings, cake and pastry mixes,
baby food, spices, cheese products, canned vegetables; concentrated fruit juices,
processed fruit; breakfast cereal and instant rice. While U.S. exhibitor attendance
is not required, participating firms are strongly urged to be represented by either
an agent or company official. For further information contact: Levi Turner,
Project Leader, Export Trade Services Division, FAS, USDA, Washington, D.C. 20250
Telephone: 202) 447-7787.
Poland grain facilities. The agricultural attache in Poland has reported
an interest in a port elevator for 100,000 mt storage at Gdynia, feed mill
and "large" capacity soybean crushing mill. Estimated $50-60 million.
For further information contact: Jerome Kuhl, Agricultural Attache,
American Embassy, c/o AmConGen, APO New York 09757.
Dominican Livestock Show. The Dominican Livestock show will be held from
Sunday, Feb. 25 through Sunday, March 4, 1979 in Santo Domingo. Judging
program as follows: Feb. 25 Sunday Inauguration; Feb. 26 Monday Dairy
Cattle; Feb. 27 Tuesday Dairy Cattle; Feb. 28 Wednesday Beef Cattle;
March 1 Thursday Horses, Poultry and Rabbits; March 2 Friday Dairy and
Horses; March 3 Saturday Horses and Dogs; March 4 Sunday Cattle
Auction and closing ceremony. For details contact: The Agricultural Attache
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Middle East Sales Team. A sales team made up of no more than 10 sales
executives representing U.S. food exporters of non-competing product
lines, will be visiting cities in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and
Kuwait, during the period, May 4-16, 1979. This sales team is designed to
bring together foreign buyers and new to the product U.S. sellers. U.S.
food products with the most sales potential are pulses, beef, poultry,
frozen goods, canned fruit juices, canned fruits and vegetables, snack
foods, fast foods, soft drinks and confectionaries. Participation will
be on a first come first-served basis and valid ONLY upon receipt of a
signed participation form AND a check for $200. Reservations cannot be
made by telephone. To receive the appropriate forms and for further
information please call or contact: Ed Heslop, Mid-East Sales Team Project
Leader, Export Trade Services Division, Foreign Agricultural Services
Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D. C. 20250. Telephone:
The closing date for receipt of application and check is FEBRUARY 28, 1979.
Please be sure to act quickly as we expect interest in this event to be
Single copies of the following are available by writing the Information
Services Staff, FAS, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. 20250.
World Economic Conditions in Relation to Agricultural Trade, WEC-14, Dec. 1978.
World Meal and Oil Production Seen Higher in 1978/79, FOP 16-78, Nov. 1978.
World Grain Situation and Outlook for 1978/79, FG-18-78, Nov. 13, 1978.
Mushroom Exports from Taiwan, South Korea Set Records; EC Restricts Imports,
FVEG 5-78, November 1978.
Smaller World Cocoa Bean Crop Forecast for 1978/79, FCB 2-78, November 1978.
*** NEXT ISSUE OF EXPORT BRIEFS WILL BE JANUARY 5, 1979 ***
WE TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO WISH YOU. .
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