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i EXPORT BRIEFS
The following trade items have been gathered frum Agriculturil_!Attache and other government reports ;s .
service to U.S. exporters of food and agricultural products. nu shppJinB the trade leads the Deparimeni of
Agriculture does not guarantee reliability of the overseas inquiifer. a6'~i p -d.wyiie for furllher information n on
these trade leads is the listed foreign firm originating the inquiry. You may also cpntact the Expori Tradil
Services Divisio,. FAS. (202) 447-7103. June 29, 1979
1180 Beef (Bahrain). Seeking suppliers of fresh!be'~f,opr'pa ;,~ us including
Tenderloin, Striploin and Rib-eye rolls. Indicated._ ai rs_ hipents of around
500 kilos each. Wishes interested suppliers to telex as soon as possible.
Contact: Mark Haywood, Catering Manager, Holiday Inn, P. 0. Box 5831, Manama,
Bahrain. Telex: 9000 HOLINN BN. Phone: 241122.
1181 Soybeans and screenings, feed peas and beans (Netherlands). Wants U.S. #2
yellow soybeans, and soybean screenings, 45% pro fat. Also feed peas and
feed beans. Bulk shipments. Several 1,000 mt shipment soybeans per month and
several 100 mt shipments soybean screenings, feed peas and feed beans per
month. Shipments to begin July onwards. Quote CIF or C&F Antwerp, Rotterdam
range. Bank ref: ABN Rotterdam. Contact: H. Ligtermoet, C. J. Ten Tusschede
B.V., Vogelaarsweg 23, P. 0. Box 844, 3300 AV Dordrecht, Netherlands. Telex:
29047. Phone: 078-165060.
1182 Pigeon meat (South Africa). Wants 2,000 pigeons per week for table meat.
Quality: suitable for restaurant and delicatessen trade. Packed in cartons of
10 kilograms. Delivery negotiable. Other requirements: dressed ready for trade.
Quote FOB. Bank ref: Volkskas, Devilliers Street, Johannesburg. Contact: E.
R. Allsopp, Rupert Allsopp (Pty) Ltd., P. 0. Box 50782, Randburg 2125, Tvl, South
Africa. Phone: 011/48-9705 or 48-9702.
1183 Grains, fats and oils (France). Interested in being the European agent for a
U.S. company exporting cereals and fats and oils products. Bank ref: Credit
Lyonnais, Rue Du Docteur Blanche, 75017 Paris. Contact: Gilbert Weil, Simab
France Sarl, 217, Boulevard Pereire, 75017 Paris, France. Telex: 650 514 F.
Phone: 574.75-50 or 574.42-68.
1184 Lobster (Japan). Wants (a) frozen Florida Spiny lobster, 10 mt monthly, 0.9-1.4
Ibs. each, 22 Ibs. net in carton, sea shipment, quote CIF Kobe; (b) American
lobster, frozen, non-preboiled, minimum 2 mt monthly, claws must be sorted
large, medium and small prior to freeze packing, 22 lbs net in carton, quote
CIF Osaka; and (c) live American lobster, one pound each, 220-440 Ibs. weekly,
20 Ibs. net in polystyrene foam case with sawdust and ice pack. Bank ref:
Sumitomo Bank, Utajimabashi Branch. Contact: Kuzuhito Hosoda, President,
Sailboat Trading, Inc., Tenni Bldg., 1-14, Tenjinbashi 2-Chome, Kita, Kita-Ku,
Osaka 530, Japan. Cable: HOSODATRO, Osaka. Phone: (06) 357-1558.
1185 Live crawfish (Belgium). Wants between 1,000 and 5,000 kilos per week of
White Leg crawfish, size, minimum 9 centimeters, maximum 11 centimeters, in
5 kilo cases. Quote CIF Brussels airport. Bank ref: Societe Generale De
Banque. Contact: Mr. Derick, Covogipoi, Pisciculture D'Annevoie, Rue De L'
Eglise 26, B-5181 Annevoie (Belgium). Telex: 59287 COVOPO B. Phone: 082/
Issued weekly by the Export Trade Services Division, Foreign Agricultural Service. U.S. Department of
Agriculture. Room 4945 South Building, Washington, D.C. 20250
1186 Flour (Germany). Interested in direct sales and exclusive distributorship for
flour, including wheat, corn, rice, etc. Estimated annual sales potential of
$30,000. Contact: Donald C. Feigelsohn, Operations Manager, Karagiannidis &
Sons GMBH, Postfach 150549, Travemuender Str. 6, D-2800 Bremen 1, Germany.
Cable: KARAGIANNIDIS Bremen. Telex: 0235163 KARA D. Phone: 0421/384107.
1187 Avocados (France). Interested in avocados from California, and other fruits and
vegetables. Bank ref: Societe Generale, 94000 Rungis; Morgan Bank Limited, Pari
Contact: Jacques Guillois, Fyffes Omer Decugis, 15, Rue Des Antilles, B.P. 315,
94152 Rungis Cedex, France. Telex: 270 723 or 270 718. Phone: 687.2272.
1188 Fruit and vegetable seeds (Spain). Wants to act as exclusive agent for melon
seeds, green skinned, medium size variety; watermelon seeds, large sized, dark
green skinned, red pulp variety-Pannonia; pepper seeds, four-lobed for green-
house production; tomato seeds, flat or semi-round for fresh market or green-
house production. All seeds should be early maturing, packaged 100 gm moisture
proof envelopes and 1/2-1 kg metal cans, delivery 60 days after order date,
quotations CIF Madrid. Bank ref: Banco De Credito E Inversiones, S.A.,
Velazquer, 82, Madrid (1). Contact: Emilio Marin De Burgos, Comercial De In-
vernaderos, S.A., Hortaleza, 37-4-1, Madrid (4) Spain. Phone: (91) 232 70 15.
1189 Foodstuffs (Malta). One of leading Malta food importers is interested in
contacting U.S. suppliers of food products, especially in the following categories
canned meat, vegetables and fruits, vegetable and fruit juices, sugar confection
and biscuits. Requests CIF Malta prices and catalogs. Contact: John Farrugis,
General Manager, Rimus Ltd., P. 0. Box 6, Rimus Building, Zabbar Road, Paola,
Malta. Phone: 23387. Cable: PETMUS, Malta.
1190- Dried onions and garlic, raisins, peanuts, almonds, citric acid, concentrated
1194 orange juice (Sweden). Wishes to buy 300-400 tons of dried yellow onions and
garlic, (powder and/or flakes) and undisclosed quantities of raisins, peanuts,
almonds, citric acid, and concentrated citrus juice, mainly orange. Bank ref:
Skaanska Banken. Contact: Lennart Hemraa, Trecom Ab, Box 1144, S-251 or
Helsingborg, Sweden. Telex: 72446. Phone: 042/15 69 00.
1195 Cut flowers and pot plants (Sweden). Interested in U.S. cut flowers and pot
plants. Bulk quantities. Company owns 80 retail outlets in Sweden and
handles own stores and transports within Sweden. Bank ref: Skandinaviska
Enskilda Banken. Contact: Carl Gustaf Freiholtz, AB Buketten, Gammelmark,
S-225 90 Lund, Sweden. Telex: 32578. Phone: 046/30 70 00.
1196- Canned fruits, vegetables and juices, and frozen fruits and vegetables (Bahrain).
1200 Medium-sized distributor and retailer of foodstuffs is seeking contacts for
direct sales and possible distributorship agreements with suppliers and manu-
facturers of canned and frozen fruits, fruit juices and vegetables. Wishes to
receive samples and prices preferably CIF or C&F Bahrain. Bank ref: Bank of
Bahrain & Kuwait, P. 0. Box 597, Manama, Bahrain. Contact: Khalil Hilah,
Managing Director, National Cold Stores, P. 0. Box 1005, Alkhalifa Road, Manama,
Bahrain. Cable: HILAL. Telex: 8906 HILAL GJ. Phone: 255292.
1201 Corn starch (Egypt). Wants 10 ton (trial shipment) of corn starch, top quality,
1/2 kilogram each package, samples requested. Quote CIF. Bank ref: Misr
International Bank. Contact: Magdy Said Aly Hussein, Safa Company, 37A, Saad
Zaghlool, Menouf, Menoufia, Egypt.
!02- Frozen meats, canned fruits and vegetables (Germany). Firm providing Marine
!04 equipment and shipstores is interested in direct sales and exclusive distribu-
torship for frozen meats, estimated annual sales potential $200,000; and
canned fruits and vegetables, estimated annual sales potential $50,000.
Contact: Donald C. Feigelsohn, Operating Manager, Karagiannidis & Sons GMBH,
Postfach 150549, Travemuender Str. 6, D-2800 Bremen 1, Germany. Cable: KARA-
GIANNIDIS, Bremen. Telex: 0245163 KARA D. Phone: 0421/384107.
!05 Peanuts (Germany). Wants peanuts for feed purposes. Estimated annual sales
potential $50,000. Firm is importer and distributor of Zoological pet foods.
Gilbert Plate, Gilbert Plate Import, Postfach 240; Bremer Strasse 27-31, D-
2870 Delmenhorst, Germany. Phone: 04221/3000.
!06 Joint Venture (Nigeria). Cattle Ranch Development and Dairy Products project.
Estimated cost over $35 million, 10,000 hectares land, feasibility study
completed. Consulting firm for State Government wishes contact interested
company for joint venture and/or technical and management contract. Contact:
Olu Shonubi, Shoji Investments Ltd., P. 0. Box 7569, Lagos, Nigeria.
207 Pigeons (Japan). Wants pigeons for breeding (meat type), 5,000 braces of pigeons
in 2 or 3 months, airshipped direct to Taiwan, quote C&F Taipei airport. Bank
ref: Mitsubishi Bank, Egota Branch, Tokyo. Contact: Hidekichi Kagami, President,
K. I. Kagaku Co., Ltd., Gaien House, Rm. No. 314, 2-2-39, Jingumae, Shibuya-Ku,
Tokyo, Japan. Phone: 403-1903.
?08 Processed meats (Japan). Wants about 100 mt per year of processed meat products
similar to beef jerky for use as bar snacks. Requests 0.5 lb. sample and needs
specific information including ingredient statement. Appropriate packaging
for retail purpose. Quote CIF. Bank ref: Sanwa Bank, Shinjuku Branch, Tokyo.
'Contact: Noriyasu Nichio, Lotte Co., Ltd., 3-20-1, Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-Ku,
Tokyo, Japan. Telex: 232-4056. Cable: K.K. LOTTE, Tokyo. Phone: 375-1211.
?09 Earthworms (Switzerland). Wants 50-100 Ibs per month of Tennessee wrigglers,
redworms, night crawlers. Shipment in cartons, delivery soonest. Quote CIF
Zurich. Airfreight. Contact: Worm Farm, 4142 Muenchenstein, Switzerland.
Phone: 061-46 63 18.
?10- Corn oil, rice, soybeans, maple syrup, peanuts, sunflower seed (Italy). Wishes
?13 to buy corn germ oil, organically grown sweet rice and soybeans, maple syrup,
shelled peanuts, sunflower seeds. Quote CIF Genoa or Leghorn. Payment by
Letter of Credit. Bank ref: Banca Toscana, Firenze. Contact: Joaquim Soares,
Probios S.R.L. Via Ricasoli 29, 50122 Florence, Italy. Phone: 055/296024.
,14 Tropical fruits (Japan). Wants tropical fruits and/or other type of fruits,
dehydrated or preserved in sugar and/or syrup, for use in "Tropical fruit
ice cream". Quantity: 10 mt per month. The products must be 100 percent
natural and no additives can be allowed in it. Appropriate packaging for
institutional use, immediate delivery. Quote CIF or FOB. Bank ref: Chuo Shin-
taku Bank, Main Office, Tokyo. Contact: Eitaro Uno, President, Tatsuno Sangyo
K.K., 2-3-14, Kyobashi, Chuo-Ku, Tokyo, Japan. Phone 278-9587. Cable:
215 Fish meal (Egypt). Wants 10,000 tons annually of herring meal (for poultry feed).
Requests offers FOB & CIF Egyptian ports. Contact: Abdel Halim El Sawi, General
Trading and Chemicals Co., 1 A, Remses Street, Cairo, Egypt. Cable: GENCHEMICS,
Cairo. Phone: 753500/755768.
1216- Fresh tomatoes, potatoes, grapes, peaches (Gabon). Interested in direct
1219 purchase of fresh vegetables,especially tomatoes, fresh potatoes, fresh
grapes, and fresh fruits, especially peaches. Volume to be ordered is not
mentioned. Company interested in importing by surface refrigerated containers.
Sogacco has a large department store in Libreville which has one section dealing
in fruits and vegetables. Sogacco is owned 50% by Gabonese government and
50% by a South Korean firm. Contact: Chung Kwang-Mo, Directeur Department
Dachat, Sogacco, B.P. 4954, Libreville, Gabon. Cable: SOGACCO, Libreville.
1220- Canned seafoods, fruits, vegetables (France). Interested in canned fish and
1222 seafoods; canned fruits, all kinds; and canned vegetables, all kinds. Marketing
territory covers France. Imports from several U.S. firms. Bank ref: Banque
National De Paris, 1 Rue Du Colonel Driant, 75001 Paris. Contact: Mr. Hombek,
Manager, C. Hombek & R. Darjo, 5 Bis, Rue Du Louvre, 75001 Paris, France.
Telex: 670.421. Phone: 260.3703.
1223 Feed supplements (Spain). Sales agents for animal feeds wants U.S. feed
supplements and concentrates, vitamins and minerals for veterinary use. Bank
ref: Banco Exterior De Espana, Paseo De Gracia 19, Barcelona 7, Spain. Contact:
Antonio Segues, Concepcion Arenal 276, Barcelona 30, Spain. Phone: 34/3/3517018.
1224- Almonds, prunes, raisins; and canned pears, peaches, cherries and pineapple
1230 (France). Manufacturer, exporter and importer of food products employing 500
persons and 60 salesmen wishes to buy California almonds, California prunes,
California Fancy Golden seedless raisins, California canned pears in syrup, Cali-
fornia canned peaches in syrup, Michigan canned cherries, and Hawaii canned
pineapple, sliced, in syrup. Bank ref: Banque Nationale De Paris, Avenue
Du General Leclerc, 75013 Paris. Contact: Jean Flament, Marketing Manager,
Societe Patisfrance, 236 Bis, Rue De Tolbiac, 75013 Paris, France. Telex:
770-455. Phone: 98.05.66 (In Rouen-76).
1231 Bakers malt (Honduras). Wishes to buy bakers' malt, in bulk form, for bakery
industry. Firm has distributorships covering Honduras. Contact: Mariano
Aguilar 0., Owner and Manager, Agencia Columbia, Apartado Postal 687, 10 Calle
5-6 Ave., Comayaguela, D.C. Honduras. Cable: COLUMBIA. Phone: 224934.
1232 Beer (Bahamas). Inquirer seeks to exclusively represent a popular U.S. beer
in The Bahamas that isn't already represented. Inquirer owns and operates
several department stores as well as a retail liquor store. Contact: Tom
Roberts, Associate Department Stores Ltd., P. 0. Box N-4907, Nassau, The
Bahamas. Phone: (809) 325-6750. Trade Refs: Karl J. Marx Co., 450 7th
Avenue, New York, New York 10001.
1233 Soybean oil (Chile). Wishes to import 50-100 tons soybean oil monthly in
plastic containers of 1/2, 1 and 3 liters, and 1 gallon, and drums of
200 kilograms approximately. Quotations FOB and C&F Valparaiso. Bank ref:
Banco Comercial De Curico. Contact: Alfredo Montes, Rafael Montes E.,
Namur 67 Depto. 24, Santiago, Chile. Telex: SG0356 CARRERA.
1234 Goats milk (Australia). Urgent need powdered goat milk, low to medium heat,
trial shipment 2 tons. Specify fat level, to be used to supplement fresh in
manufacture of goat milk yogurt. Packaged in 30-40 kg double-lined bags
or drums. Immediate shipment. Quotation CIF Sydney. Bank ref: Bank of New
South Wales, King-Castlereagh Street Branch, Sydney. Contact: Gary Class,
Managing Director, Sunibrite Products (Aust) Pty. Ltd., 14 Boola Place,
Dee Why, NSW 2099 Australia. Phone: SYDNEY (02) 9827300.
35- Edible oils (Singapore). Interested in soybean oil, 10,000 tons per month;
36 corn oil, 1,000 tons per month; linseed oil, 1,000 tons per month; and
safflower oil, 1,000 tons per month. Firm is a representative office of the
Saudi Group which operates extensively in Africa, Middle East, India, Pakistan,
and South East Asia. Also wishes to contact U.S. manufacturers able to supply
on long-term basis. Those interested are requested to write direct or telex
quotes. Bank ref: Nugan Hand Singapore PTE. Ltd., Ocean Building, Singapore
1. Contact: Aiz Bawaz, Vice President, Imperial Group, G. P. 0. Box 74,
Singapore 1. Cable: SAUDIACO, Singapore. Phone: 222-3436. Telex: RS25521.
37 Nursery palm trees (France). Interested in direct purchase of nursery palm
trees for resale in the Middle East. Bank ref: Societe Marseillaise De Credit,
06600 Antibes. Contact: Christian Gautier, Director, Entreprise A. Martelly-
Les Jardins Du Ponteil, Chemin Preynat, 06601 Antibes, France. Phone: (93)
61 29 30.
18- Almonds, Raisins (Japan). Wants to buy U.S. dried almonds hulled or shelled,
39 and raisins for manufacturing confectionery. The Senshuan Confectionary is
engaged in manufacturing, wholesaling, retailing and imports of confectionery
and bread. It has its main office and a few factories in Sapporo and 70 retail
Stores in Hokkaido and Tokyo. Bank ref: Hokkaido Takushoku Bank, Minami
Branch, Nishi 3, Minami 2, Chub-Ku, Sapporo 060, Japan. Contact: Takuji Okabe,
President, Senshuan Seika Co., Ltd. (Senshuan Confectionary Co., Ltd.), Nishi 3,
Minami 3, Chuo-Ku, Saoporo 060, Japan. Phone: 011-251-6131.
10- Flavoring extracts, food colorings, concentrated fruit juices, confectionary
12 materials (Japan). A trading firm handling food additives, natural and
artificial flavors and fragrances, food colorings, and confectionary materials
is interested in buying the above items. Bank ref: Mitsubishi Bank, Ohtsuka
Branch. Contact: Hiroyoshi Shishido, General Manager, Foreign Trade Division,
San-Ai Chemical Industries, Ltd., 1-21-5 Sugamo, Toshima-Ku, Tokyo 170, Japan.
Cable: SANAICHEM, Tokyo. Telex: 2722350. Phone: 03-947-1183.
13 Matsutake mushrooms (Japan). Wishes to buy "Tricholoma Matsutake" and/or
"Armilleria Matsutake" mushrooms, 5 mt for initial shipment, product must be
fresh and quick-frozen. Sample and specific information required. Appropriate
packaging for institutional use. Immediate delivery. Quote C&F. Bank ref:
Hokuriku Bank, Osaka Branch. Contact: Ichiro Doki, Managing Director, Taiei
Co., Ltd., c/o Wakasugi Bldg., 18-18, 1-Chome, Nakatsu, Ohyodo-Ku, Osaka,
Japan. Cable: TAIEIPOKICO, Osaka. Telex: J64294. Phone: 06-371-5050.
14 Corn seed (Morocco). The National Seed Importing Company, SONACOS, reported
to our agricultural attache that its October 1978 TORS inquiry for hybrid corn
seed has been answered by several companies. These companies all offered seed
that does not figure in the official Moroccan catalogue, which is a requisite
for their importation's being allowed. SNACOS suggests that companies interested
in introducing their seeds into Morocco send samples directly to SONACOS. They
will then be entered into the catalogue and distributed free to Moroccan farmers
to acquaint them with the variety. The samples should be clearly marked as
such, possibly with the French word "echantillons". Contact: Monsieur A.
Chkoff, SONACOS, B. P. 67, Rabat, Morocco.
1246 Foodstuffs (Germany). Company selling to 80-100 non-German retail food
stores in Germany and food exporter to Greece wants to buy frozen fish -
octopus/cuttle fish, Carp, lobsters; canned fish octopus, lobsters; canned
corned beef; canned beans, red, white, in natural water, red beans in 5 kilo-
gram tins; canned vegetables of all kinds; canned chick beans, in 1 kilogram
tins; dry beans, red, white, ready packed in sacks; chick peas, ready packed
in sacks. Contact: Pan. Zorpidis, Hellad Import, Heiliger Weg 60, Grossmarkt
Stand 51, 4600 Dortmund, West Germany.
1247 Frozen shrimp (Japan). Interested in buying frozen shrimp, a container load
regularly, best quality, quote CIF Nagoya. Bank ref: Nagoya Sogo Bank,
Yanagibashi Branch. Contact: Katsumi Matsushima, Katori Kanko Co., Ltd.,
3rd Fl., Nagoya Sogo Shijo Bldg., 15-15 Meieki 4-Chome, Nakamura-Ku, Nagoya
450, Japan. Telex: 442-2227 KATORI J. Phone: 052-581-4338.
1248- Frozen fruits and vegetables (Denmark). Wants several container shipments per
1249 year of (a) Strawberries, raspberries, black currants, blackberries and other
fruits, IQF frozen or block-frozen, bulk for repackaging and for industrial use;
(b) Vegetables, frozen, bulk for industry only. Specify grades available.
Berries must be well-cleaned. All products in cartons, paperbags polylined
or box/container pallets. English language label acceptable but metric weight
must be shown. Quote CIF Copenhagen (including commission of 5% for fruits and
3% for vegetables). Company acts as wholesalers, brokers and agents for all
types of raw materials for food industries in Denmark and other Scandinavian
countries. Bank ref: Den Danske Bank A/S, Copenhagen (Ref: 3136-14259-3).
Contact: Kjeld Lundby, Hans Lundby A/S, Jernbanevej 33-34, DK-5592 Ejby,
Denmark. Telex: 50524 LUNDBY DK. Phone: (09) 46 13 42.
1251- Chicken, beef, ice cream (England). Wants (1) frozen pre-packed chickens, (2)
1253 frozen beef sides and carcasses, (3) ice cream. All quantities to be ordered
in 40 ft. refrigerated containers with packaging to suit. First quality in all
products. Sizes of chickens 800, 900, 1,000 and 1,200 gms; ice cream tubs,
blocks and cartons. Quote CIF. Bank ref: Bank of Credit & Commerce, Sloane St.
London SW6. Contact: P. R. Monkhouse, Alphacrete Int. Ltd., Kingswick House,
Sunninghill, Berkshire, England. Telex: 848980. Phone: 0990 23491.
1254 Barley (Saudi Arabia). Wants about 40-50,000 metric tons of animal feed bagged
barley. Requests offers from U.S. firms which produce barley. Firm imports
foodstuffs in large quantities. Contact: Abdullah Patel, Manager, M. U.
Azizkhan, P. 0. Box 37, Jidda, Saudi Arabia. Phone: 22792, 36429. Cable:
AZIZKHAN. Telex: 401066 OMRTLX SJ.
1255- Flavoring agents, cooking oils (Bahrain). Firm is manufacturer and wholesaler
1256 of snack foods including potato pellets, pasta chips and natural potato chips.
Have plans for expansion and diversification. Seeking contacts with suppliers of
fruit juices and snack food savoury and flavoring extracts. Also seeking supplies
of cooking oil suitable for extending shelf life of expanded dehydrated potato
pellets in climate temperature up to 44 degrees celsius and humidity up to
100 percent. Bank ref: Banque Du Caire S.A.E., P. 0. Box 815, Manama, Bahrain.
Contact: B. R. Bristow, Manager, Delmon Food Factory, P. 0. Box 263, Manama,
Bahrain. Cable: FARM. Telex: 8426 HUSSAIN BN. ATTN. Delmon Food Factory.
257 Sunflower seed (Sweden). Wants 800 tons of striped sunflower seeds, sound
merchantable, crop 78/79, in new jute bags, arrival Sweden early September.
Bank ref: Goetabanken, Helsingborg. Contact: Mr. Einarsson, Artur Winberg AB,
Box 1384, S-251 02 Helsinaborg, Sweden. Telex: 72 236 WINBERG S. Phone:
042/11 34 15.
258- Canned fruits and vegetables (Germany). Interested in all sizes and sorts of
259 canned fruits and vegetables. Large cans for the industry and small cans for
the trade. Firm would like to acquire general distribution/representation rights
for the Northern part of Germany. Annual turnover $25 million. Bank ref:
Commerzbank in Paderborn. Company maintains warehouse facilities. Contact:
Heinrich Zumdieck, Importer of Canned Fruits and Vegetables, Postfach 2849; 4790
Paderborn, Germany. Phone: 5251/56041. Telex: 936701.
260 Cottonseed meal (England). Wants 1,500-2,000 mt of cotton seed extraction meal
pelletized and sunflower extraction meal pelletized, both 38-39 percent protein.
Quote CIF, Denmark. Bank ref: Swiss Bank Corporation and Midland Bank, Esher.
Contact: F. Soker, Intexmar Ltd., Chedworth, High Drive, Oxshott, Surrey KT22
ONG, England. Telex: 8951829. Phone: 037 284 2544.
261 Dried fruits (Switzerland). Wants dried fruits: Apricots, prunes, peaches,
small pears, 1,000 kg of each. Cartons of 10-15 kg. Delivery soonest. Quote
CIF European port. Bank ref: Vanca Unione Di Credito, Lugano. Contact:
L. H. Musy, Sandro Vanini SA, CH 6987 Caslano, Switzerland. Telex: 73645.
Phone: 091 712575.
262 Sugarbeet pulp (Spain). Wants sugarbeet pulp (in pellets), 5,000 mt per shipment,
in bulk. Quote CIF Rotterdam. Delivery soonest. Bank ref: Popular, Bilbao,
Central. Contact: Jesus Bastida-Pizarro, Eurolands, S.A., Castello, 109,
Madrid-6, Spain. Telex: 23575 ELAS. Phone: (91) 411 3648/411 0781.
!309 Pickles (England). (Repeat of inquiry in November 1978). Wishes dill pickles,
approximately 18 tons 2 per month. U.S. Style, poly packaging 5 kg.
Delivery soonest. Requirements: Cucumbers to be chopped, approximately 1/8"
dice. Bank ref: Coutts & Co., Ltd. Contact: W. Simm, Universe Foods Ltd.,
183 Heath Road, Twickenham, Middlesex TW1 4BH, England. Phone: 01-892-9167.
1457 Preserved cherries (England). (Repeat of inquiry in July 1978) Wants cherries
preserved with SO full container loads, all qualities and sizes, bulk shipments.
Quote CIF, FOB. ank ref: Banco De Vizcaya, 75 Coleman St., London EC2.
Contact: D. Bataller, Jose and Bataller Co., Ltd., Unit 11 & 13, 109 Maybank
Road, South Woodford, London E18 1EJ, England. Telex: 897574. Phone: 01-
uNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
Foreign Trade Developments: 3 1262 090513226
Japanese Buying Mission: Approximately 60 Japanese food buyers will be
visiting the United States on a 5-city buying mission. The team will
attend displays of U.S. food products and meet with U.S. company representa-
tives in NEW YORK August 16-18, ATLANTA August 19-22, CHICAGO August
23-26, PORTLAND August 27-29, and LOS ANGELES August 30-September 1.
The delegation will be comprised of key decision makers from the leading
supermarkets, department stores, wholesale firms, and trading companies in
Japan. During a similar 5-city tour in October 1978, exhibitors reported
initial Japanese purchases of approximately $400,000, and sales for the
12-month follow-up period were expected to reach $14 million.
U.S. firms interested in the Japanese market and wishing to participate as
exhibitors in one of the exhibits should contact: NEW YORK Henry Behrens,
EUSAFEC, 2 World Trade Center, Suite 5082, New York, New York 10047, phone:
(212) 432-0020; ATLANTA Johnny Whitworth, Georgia Department of Agriculture,
Capitol Square, Atlanta, Georgia 30334, phone: (404) 656-3740; CHICAGO -
LaVerne Brahant, MIATCO, 300 West Washington Street, Suite 710, Chicago,
Illinois 60606, phone: (312) 368-4448; PORTLAND Ken Meier, Oregon Department
of Agriculture, Agriculture Building, Salem, Oregon 93710, phone: (503)
378-3787; LOS ANGELES Ted Horoschak, Foreign Agricultural Service, Room 4945
South Building, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. 20250, phone:
Results of Japanese Beef Tender. The Japanese Livestock Industry Promotion
Corporation (LIPC) announced purchases of 2,242.2 metric tons of frozen grain-
fed beef under tender called on June 21. This, the third LIPC tender against
the 1979 Japanese fiscal year (JFY 79) quota which called for 2,200 mt of
grainfed beef. Purchases with the amounts tendered in parenthesis were as
follows: Square Cut Chuck 500 mt (500); Brisket 196.2 (200); Short Plate 711
(700); Striploin 287 (300); and Beef Skirt Plate 548 (500). Canada shared
72 mt of the square cut chuck and 18 mt of the short plate and the remainder
is U.S. origin. These purchases call for a killing date no earlier than June 1
and delivery no later than September 14, 1979.
Excluding the beef skirt plate, which does not count against the high quality
beef quota of 10,000 mt granted by the Japanese in JFY 1978, the above pur-
chases represent 1,604.2 mt of high quality U.S. beef. Together with the LIPC
first and second tender purchases,JFY 79 purchases now total 5,218.7 mt of high
quality U.S. beef. FY 79 purchases of beef skirt plate now total 682 mt.
Metric weight labeling was not required under this tender since the LIPC is
continuing its review of alternative pound/metric conversion rates to be applied
to its imported beef labeling requirements. It has therefore advised that
metric weight labeling for imported beef has not been placed in effect and at
least 30 days lead time will be given prior to its implementation.
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