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The following trade items have been gathered from Agricultural Attache and other government reports as a
service to U.S. exporters of food and agricultural products. In supplying the trade leads the Department of
Agriculture does not guarantee reliability of the overseas inquirer. Your best source for further information on
these trade leads is the listed foreign firm originating the inquiry. You may also contact the Export Trade
Services Division, FAS, (202) 447-7103. November 30, 1979
2166 Horsemeat (Germany). Wants frozen horsemeat, fore and hind, with and without
bones, approx. 100 tons monthly, on commission basis. Quote FOB U,S. Harbor or
CIF LeHavre/Antwerp. Bank ref: Raiffeisenbank in 5024 Brauweiler-Ptulhelm 2.-
Contact: Edgar Lorbeer, Jahnstr 41; 5026 Brauweiler, Germany. Phone: 2234-
81081. Telex: 0889967.
2167 Onions (Italy). Wants 1,000 mt of Spanish onions from Portland area, minimum
size 70 mm. Packed in 50 lb bags. Delivery before December 20, 1979. Quota-
tions CIF Savona port. Bank ref: Cariplo Milano. Contact: Giovanni Giaravolo,
Giovanni Giaravolo & C Import/Export, via Lombroso 54, Milano, Italy. Telex:
312314. Phone: 02/5460032, 573665.
2168 Millet (Germany). Wants container loads of about 18 mt every 6 weeks of hulled
Dakota millet, packed in 50 or,100 lb. paper poly bags. Delivery soonest. Quote
CIF Hamburg. Bank ref: Handelsbank Luebeck, Frg. Contact: Kurt Schmidt, H &
J Brueggen, P.O. Box 1227, Gertruden-Strasse 15, D-2400 Luebeck, Germany. Telex:
0267-49 (ANSWER BACK: BRUEGG D). Cable: CORNBRUEGG LUEBECK. Phone: 0451 -
31145 or 34600.
2169 Broilers (Germany). Wants 5,000 tons per month of frozen broilers/roasters.
Weights from 900 to 1,400 grams each. Usual export packaging. First shipment
as soon as possible. Quote C&F Bagdad/Iraq. Bank ref: Deutsche Bank A. G.,
Hamburg. Contact: Mrs. Christine Holler, Ahrens, Klinkhart & Co., Heidenkampsweg
48, D-2000 Hamburg 1, Germany. Telex: 2173068 (ANSWER BACK: AKCO D). Cable:
AKCOM HAMBURG. Phone: 040-243954-56.
2170 Frozen broilers (Chile). Wishes to import 10 tons, frozen broilers of 1.3 to
1.5 kilo, Grade A. Packaged in individual polyethylene bags, in cartons of 12
units. Quote CIF Iquique, Chile, for immediate delivery. Bank ref: Banco de
Credito e Inversiones, Arica. Contact: Myrna Ly Ylajas, General Lagos 666, Arica
Chile. Phone: 31815. Telex: 22001 BOOTH CL, ARICA, Chile.
2171 Beef & pork tails & pasterns (Ivory Coast). Wants 5 tons each per shipment of
beef and pork, pasterns and tails. Packaged: bulk by container, for delivery
45 60 days from order. Correspondence in French, supply telex number for
contacts. Quotations CIF Abidjan. Bank ref: Societe Generale de Banques en
Cote D'Ivoire #111-015-535-26. Contact: Kouassi Anlibert Bruno, C.A.C.D.E.
Centre Africain de Courtage et de Developpement Economique, 10'B.P. 1 Abidjan 10,
Ivory Coast. Phone: 22-66-55 or 22-50-15.
2172 Salt (Germany). Wants 5,000 tons per month of pure, dried vacuum salt, and open
pan salt (not sea salt). Packed in usual export bags, 1st shipment as-soon-as-
possible. Quote FOB U.S. port of loading. Bank ref: Vereins-Und Westbank A.G.,
Hamburg. Contact: Oscar H. F. Marzen, Matzen & Timm, P.O. Box 540368, Grosse
Issued weekly by the Export Trade Services Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of -
Agriculture, Room 4945 South Building, Washington, D.C. 20250
Bahnstrasse 11-25, D-2000 Hamburg 54, Germany. Telex: 215 450 (ANSWER BACK:
MATI D). Cable: OMATIMO Hamburg. Phone: 040 85 50 01.
2173- Frozen and freeze dried fruits and vegetables, frozen juices and juice concentrat-
2175 es (Germany). West German firm established in August 1977 like Dutch parent
company handles frozen and dehydrated products, including meats, on commission
basis. Firm interested in acting as agent for U.S. suppliers in W. Germany and
Benelux countries for following products: container loads of frozen, freeze dried,
and/or dehydrated fruits and vegetables, all kinds; frozen juices and juice
concentrates. Normal commercial quality, usual packaging. Quote C&F Rotterdam
or Antwerp. Bank ref: Volksbank Bocholt-Suderwick. Contact: P. J. W. Kranen,
Helsu Helmink GMBH., Heelweg 52, 4290 Bocholt-Suderwick, W. Germany. Telex:
08 12 919. Phone: 02874-515.
2176 Peanuts (England). Wants 3,000 tons Flo-Runner peanuts, 40/50's, in 20 ton
containers. Shipment December-February. Quote C&F Trieste or Rejeka. Bank ref:
Trade Development Bank, 21 Aldermanbury, London EC2. Contact: L. Stern, Carmel
Exporters Ltd., 9 Eastcheap, London EC3, England. Telex: 883828. Phone: 01-
2177 Joint venture (Egypt). Established family firm wants to introduce American food
to Egyptian market through imports and joint venture arrangements, such as
restaurant, fast food, and/or supermarket outlets. Firm has buildings in
desirable locations. Would also consider other joint venture proposals such as
storage facilities for frozen and refrigerated foods. Presently firm supplies
major hotels with imported food. Contact: Albert Aziz, Egyptian United Indus-
tries, 115 Immobilia Building, Cairo, Egypt. Telex: 92434 FAHMAR (Att: Mr.
Aziz). Phone: 745502/758108.
2178 Lentils (Peru). Wants 1,000 mt each of lentils, whole peas and glazed split peas,
bagged. U.S. #1 and U.S. #2, send samples. Delivery in 3-4 weeks. Sanitary
certificates required. Quotations C&F Callao. Bank ref: Banco Commercial Del
Peru, and Banco Popular Del Peru,Av Nicolas De Pierola 1065 & Huallaga 380, Lima 1,
Peru & Lima 11, Peru. Contact: Aida Lopez Livano, Los Ruisenores 140, Santa Anita,
Lima 3, Peru. Phone: 319391.
2179 Urea (Germany). Wants 500 tons per shipment of Urea, 46% nitrogen, pearled.
Packed in 50 kilo bags, woven polypropylene outer bag, with inner bag of poly-
ethylene. Delivery as soon as possible. Quote FOB U.S. port of loading. Bank
ref: Vereins-Und Westbank A.G., Hamburg. Contact: Bruno Schulze, Matzen &
Timm, P.O. Box 540368, Grosse Bahnstrasse 11-25, 2000 Hamburg 54, Germany.
Telex: 215 450 (ANSWER BACK: MATI D). Cable: OMATIMO Hamburg. Phone: 040-
85 50 01.
2180- Canned butter, vinegar, green peas, yellow peas, lentils, red beans (Colombia).
2184 Wants 10 tons of canned butter in tin cans, state butter grease content. Quote
FOB and CIF Buenaventura; 1,800 boxes of vinegar in bottles; 200 tons each of
U.S. #1 green peas, U.S. #2 yellow peas, U.S. #1 small red beans, and 100 tons
of U.S. #2 lentils. Pulses packed unused jute bags of 100 Ibs each. Quotes
FOB Buenaventura for pulses with USDA certification. Products to be delivered
monthly. Bank ref: Banco Industrial Colombiano, Banco Frances e Italiano, and
Banco Del Comercio. Contact: Julian Trujillo Mosquera, Horacio Londono & CIA.,
Calle 19 No. 44-52 Int. 4, Bogota, Colombia. Telex: 45572 BOGOTA. Cable:
ILO BOGOTA. Phone: 2-448187 and 2446978 Bogota.
2185 Fish meal powder (Egypt). Wants 1,000 tons of fish meal powder for poultry
feed. Requests a sample with an analysis of its contents and offers CIF
Alexandria. Contact: Mohamed Moneer Rady, Sun Export and Trading, 139,
El Tahrir Street, Dokki, Cario, Egypt. Cable: SUNFINAL CAIRO. Telex:
92409 EKADHM UN. Phone: 982071.
2186 Soft white wheat (Yemen Arab Republic). Tender for 125,000 mt of American soft
white wheat. Grade of the wheat should be equivalent to U.S. Grade 2 or better.
First shipment in January, 1980, with 5 subsequent shipments through June, 1980.
Price & terms quoted C & F Hodeida port, giving a breakdown of the FOB. price
and freight cost for bulk carriers. A supply of C-twill jute bags of a 50 kg
capacity, packed in bale, also requested with each shipment. The tender closes
4 December 1979. Contact: Hassan Abdullah Baydar, Baydar Corporation, P.O. Box
2533, Sana, Yemen Arab Republic. Telex: 2205 AL BASHAAYIR. Cable: BARQIYAN
2187 Coffee (Spain). Firm interested in receiving quotations for resale in Spain,
green coffee. Indicates that it has requests for large volumes of this product.
Requests quotations either FOB or CIF. Contact: Juan J. Bazares, Mgr., Guzman,
S.A., Poligono Vara De Cuart, Carrer Dels Traginers, 9 Valencia 14, Spain.
Telex: 62649 FIDE E. Phone: 96/3798600.
2188- Canned fruits & vegetables, soybean oil (Venezuela). Wants 60 tons of canned
2190 fruits: peaches, pears, plums, apples, figs, fruit cocktail, apricots; 40 tons
of canned vegetables: corn, green beans, peas, black mixed vegetable salad,
asparagus, brocolli and tomatoes, all packed in consumer size cans, and 6,500 in-
stitutional size cans of soybean oil. All products best U.S. grades, for
delivery soonest. Quotations FOB Miami. Bank ref: Banco Union Y La Guaira
International. Contact: Enrique Barton Diaz, Barton Import & Export Corp, SRL,
Apartado De Correos 81001, Caracas 108, Venezuela. Phone: 979-4231 & 979-4549.
2191- Powdered milk, milk replacer for calves (Ecuador). Wants 1,200 mt every 6 months
2192 of powdered milk, and 300 mt every 6 months of milk replacer for calves. Each
packed in 50 kilo bags for delivery February March 1980. Spanish labels
perferably. Quote C&F Manta or Guayaquil FOB referential. Bank ref: Banco
Pichincha, Venezuela Y Espejo Quito, Ecuador, Phone: 210-020 and Banco de Londres
Chile 1020, Quito, Ecuador, Phone: 216-260. Contact: Manuel Paredes F., El
Pastelero, 9 De Octubre 956-B, Quito, Ecuador. Phone: 246-117 544-090.
2193- Wheat, rice, vegetable oil (Afghanistan). Afghanistan government still seeking
2195 competitive offers for 150,000 tons of wheat; up to 40,000 tons of rice; and up
to 15,000 tons of edible vegetable oil which it had solicited last year. Urgently
needs these commodities and willing to pay cash for commodities it decides to
purchase. Wishes to contact U.S. suppliers as soon as possible. Contact:
Shinwari Sadio, President of Cooperatives, Afghan Food Procurement Department,
P.O. Box 4018, Kabul, Afghanistan. Cable: AFSECOP.
2196 Lentils (Egypt). Government tender No. GASC/20-80/ARE for 5,000 mt U.S. green
lentils plus or minus 5%, in 100 lb bags. USDA grade No. 2 or better. Moisture
and other criteria as specified through USDA grade standards. Total quantity to
be shipped from U.S. ports in one shipment during January 1980. Bid opening date
December 22, 1979 at 12:00 noon Cairo time. Telegraphic offers will be accepted.
Tender financed under AID loan 263-K-052. Contact: Arab Repbulic of Egypt,
General Authority for Supply Commodities, Purchasing Committee for Grain Products,
24 Goumhoria Street, Cairo, A.R.E. Telex: 92062. Cable: ESTRAM.
2197 Sorghum (Japan). Wants sorghum for feed 25,000 mt, packed in 30 kg paper bags,
delivery March 1980 or June 1980. Lowest grade, specific information required.
Quote CIF. Bank ref: Mitsubishi Bank Main Office, Tokyo. Contact: Hiroshi
Taniguchi, Harris and Company, Ltd., 6-32-24, Kitakarasuyama, Setagaya-Ku, Tokyo,
Japan. Telex: J23538 HARRISCO. Cable: HARRISPATENT TOKYO. Phone: 309-2648.
2198 Dried eggs & products (Singapore). Wants 5 tons each of whole egg powder, egg
yoke powder, and egg albumin powder, packed in bags or normal export packaging.
Prompt delivery. Quote C.I.F. Singapore with sample. Bank ref: ABN. N.V., 2
Cecil St. Singapore L. Contact: T. K. Hau, Futek Far East, 312 Far East
Shopping Center, Orchard Rd., Singapore 9. Telex: RS 25118. Phone: 2351060.
2199 Feeder calves (Egypt). Wants feeder calves, up to 20,000. Age: milk teeth.
Quote CIF Egypt. Contact: Eng. Isam Shabana, Chairman, Egyptian Co. for Meat
and Milk, Lehoumen, Cairo, Egypt. Phone: 911562.
2200 Fish farming (Saudi Arabia). Wishes contact with an American firm specialized in
fish farming. U.S. Firm should provide know-how for farming in salt water. Please
write or telex Mr. Shah for more information. Wishes to establish joint venture.
Unitar is a large firm engaged in importation, and marketing of foodstuffs.
Contact: R. Shah, Manager, IDR, Unitar, P.O. Box 461, Jidda, Saudi Arabia.
Phone: 021-604383. Telex: 401062.
2201 Joint venture in banana production (Morocco). Agribusiness company interested in
being contacted by firm with expertise in field, aim is to produce bananas for
Moroccan market. Imports of banana have been banned since June 1978. Bank ref:
Algemene Bank, Immeduble A, Avenue Moulay Abdallah Agadir, Morocco. Contact:
Lahcen Ben Salah, Ben Salah Lahcen and Company, 5, Avenue Allal Ben Abdallah
Agadir, Morocco. Cable: BENS, Agadir. Phone: 31-16 AGADIRMOFFAT.
2202- Beef, veal, lamb, chicken, fruits and vegetables, dairy products (United Arab
2209 Emirates). Wishes direct sale for resale of the following: beef frozen, beef
tongues,livers frozen, veal frozen, lamb,mutton frozen, frozen fruits and vege-
tables, frozen specialties, dairy produce, and chickens. Al Ahram Supermarket
claims to be one of the largest food importers in Abu Dhabi. Contact: M.
Cementwala, Manager, Al Ahram Supermarket, P.O. Box 2623, Abu Dhabi, Uae.
2210 Holstein heifers (Philippines). Wants Holstein heifers from U.S. tropical or
sub-tropical areas, 110 grade bred dairy heifers. Ranqinq from 18-24 months
old,certified pregnant. Quote CIF. Bank ref: Development Bank of the Philippines
(DBP). Contact: Manuel S. Tayag, Aberdeen Farms Inc., 2 D-l Vernida I Bldg.,
120 Amorsolo St., Legaspi Village, Makati, Philippines. Telex: 45842 TRIGON PM.
Phone: 85-46-57 or 86-52-52.
2211 Bone meal (Japan). Wants bone meal, 5,000 mt per month. Appropriate method for
export. For immediate delivery. Unsterilized, agricultural grade to be used as
fertilizer. Quote FOB. Bank ref: Mitsui Bank Shinbashi Branch, Tokyo,
Mitsubishi Bank Tamachi Branch, Tokyo. Contact: Spencer L. Alexander, Naigai
Nitto Co., LTD., c/o Kikushima Bldg., 2-3, Hamamatsu-Cho 2-Chome, Minato-Ku,
Tokyo. Telex: 2423461 MAINIT J. Cable: NAINITCO Tokyo. Phone: 437-3645.
2212 Frozen pork & chicken (Japan). Wants 100 mt of each as trial shipment of
frozen pork and chicken meat, & processed meats, pork and chicken. Specific
information including ingredients statement required. Appropriate packaging for
retail & institutional use;immediate delivery. Quote FOB. Bank ref: Daishi
Bank Niigata Head Office. Contact: Niigata Reizo Co., Ltd., 4-GO, 2
Bandaijima, Niigata-Shi, Japan. Phone: 0252-41-6925.
2214- Freeze dried instant coffee, pomegranate trees (Japan). Wants 2,000 cases
2215 freeze dried instant coffee in retail packaging; and substantial quantities of
pomegranate trees, "Paper Shell" and "Wonderful" varieties, 5 trees each variety
required as sample. Delivery December 1979, quotes CIF. Bank ref: Mitsubishi
Bank Jinpo-Cho Branch, Tokyo. Contact: Yoichi Sudo, President, Sanyo Inter-
national K.K., J 23236 Katasho, Attn: Kenyo, c/o Sawada Bldg., 2-2-1,
Sarugaku-Cho, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo. Cable: KENYOINTER TOKYO. Phone: 294-7709.
2216 Corn (Egypt). Government tender No. GASC/24-80/ARE for 75,000 mt of U.S. No. 2
or better yellow corn, plus or minus 5% in bulk, moisture 14% maximum, up to
15.5% acceptable with bonification 1% for each 1% and fractions in prorata in
excess of 14%. Other specifications are per USDA standard specifications or
relative quality and grade. Price of corn is to be quoted per metric ton (1000
kgs.) FOB vessel, stowed and trimmed, at U.S. port of export. Total quantity
to be shipped in two approximately equal increments of 37,500 mt each in
December 1979 and January 1980. Bid opening date December 11, 1979 at 12:00 noun
Cairo time. Telegraphic offers will be accepted. Contact: Arab Republic of
Egypt, General Authority for Supply Commodities, Purchasing Committee for Grain
Products, 24 Gomhoria Street, Cairo, Egypt, A.R.E. Telex: 92062. Cable: ESTRAM.
2217 Peaches in drums (Ecuador). Miami purchasing agent wishes to contact source of
peach halves in drums for export Ecuador, the customer will repackage in cans.
Contact: Jose A. Vales, Sayper International Corp., 50 N. Biscayne Blvd., Miami,
Florida 33132. Phone: (305) 371-3010.
2219 Wheat flour (Syria). Tender for 90,000 mt wheat flour, 5% more or less at sellers
option, packed in new cotton or polypropylene bags of 50 kilos net weight.
Shipments: 30,000 mt during January 1980, 30,000 mt during Feb. 1980 and 30,000
mt during March 1980. Conditions per Damascus contract No. 1 79 require bid bond
of 5% and performance bond of 10% of contract value. Quote C&F free out Lattakia
or Tartous, offer deadline Dec. 12, 1979, for technical conditions and price offer
deadline is Dec. 15, 1979, valid until Dec. 16, 1979. Offers and documents should
be made in Arabic, English or French. Bidder's participating in flour tender
should be U.S. producers with capability to cover quantities bidding on. Bank
ref: Commercial Bank of Syria, Branch No. 4, Damascus, Estcereal is Gov't Agency.
Contact: Nadim Ibrahim, Director General, General Establishment for Cereal
Processing and Trade (Estcereal), Sahet Youssee Al-Azmer, Hilal Al-Ahmar
Damascus, Syria. Telex: 11027 SY. Cable: ESTCEREAL, Damascus. Phone:
111021, 113201, 11302 or 118348. SHELYE.
2220 Rice (Syria). Tender for 20,000 mt white rice, 5% broken maximum, packed in new
uniformed jute bags, 50 kg net. Shipments: 10,000 mt March 1980 and 10,000 mt
April 1980. Quote C&F Freeout Lattakia or Tartous less 2% commission. Require with
offer 2% bid bond confirmed through commercial bank of Syria branch No. 3 to be
replaced on confirmation by 5% performance bond & government certificate showing
specs of offered rice. Request offers at rock bottom prices. Bid deadline December
20, 1979. Contact: Foreign Trade Organization for Chemicals and Food stuffs (GEZA),
Joumhouria Street, Damascus S.A.R., P.O. Box 893, Syria. Cable: GEZA. Telex:
11370-11009 SY GEZA.
Foreign Trade Developments
Officials of the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry have confirmed
that importers and processors of pork have been asked to cut back on pork imports.
These actions were considered necessary to bring supply and demand back into
balance. MAFF has further indicated that new pork contracts will be cut back
and some deferred deliveries of existing contracts can be expected.
Pressure for this action comes thru the Japanese Diet from domestic pork
producers who decided on resolutions in a November 15 meeting to: (1) Cut back
on domestic production, (2) ask Government to influence importers and producers
to reduce imports.
Because of the temporary oversupply situation, domestic processors have already
put 100,000 carcasses in "isolation" stock with another 100,000 carcasses to
follow shortly. Importers are also considering the placing of 100,000 imported
carcasses in "isolation" stock.
U.S. Processed Food Exhibit Cairo, Egypt. U.S. firms are invited to partici-
pate in an FAS sponsored food exhibit in Cairo, Egypt, at the Meridien Hotel,
March 11 and 12, 1980. Buyers from the entire country will be invited to
attend. Egypt holds good opportunities for U.S. exporters of processed food
items such as: All types of dairy products, cooking oils, canned mea,ts, luncheon
meats (no pork), poultry, beef liver, canned fruits, baby foods, dietetic foods,
health foods, snack foods, sweeteners, dried fruits and nuts, powdered fruit
drinks, ready to serve foods, canned fish and many others. The participation fee
Is $200,00 and U.S. firms will be required to have a representative present.
For further information regarding the Food Show and Sales Team, Contact:
Ed Heslop, Project Leader, Export Trade Services Division FAS, Room 4945 South
Building, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC. Telephone: (202)
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