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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 sou ce for further information on
these trade leads is the listed foreign firm originating the inquiry. You may Iso 4iiLJ EP1 E p R'P Ry
Services Division. FAS, (202) 447-7103.
February 9, 1( 3 1979
0209 Wheat (Afghanistan). Afghanistan government office iss.hfve reported to
the American Embassy an urgent need for 100,000 tons of whn-.o. Fu VarQfo lorida
deposit in the U.S. to apply to payments for the wheat. urters are requesLte
for (a) Dnrk Hard Winter, (b) Durum (less than 60% hard), (c) Hard White.
Interested suppliers should cable or write the address below and are requested
to notify the American Embassy, Wazir Akbar Khan Mina, Kabul, Afghanistan, if
they choose to submit offers. Contact: Executive Vice President, Afghan
Food Procurement Department, The Silos, Kabul, Afghanistan.
0210 Foodstuffs (New Caledonia). Import association is interested in purchasing
U.S. ham, bacon, sausage meats; canned meats, vegetables, fruits, juices,
seafoods; and frozen seafoods. Contact: S. Legrand, Managing Director,
SOCIS, B. P. 624, Noumen, New Caledonia. Phone: 28.10.42 28.59.52.
0211 Foodstuffs (West Germany). Interested in direct sale and/or agency/distributor-
ship for canned fruits, vegetables, fruit juices, tomato paste; milk powder, and
condensed milk; flour, all types, consumer and commercial packs; granulated
yeast, in cans; canned corned beef. Firm is importer and exporter of foodstuffs
and packaging machinery. It primarily exports to African and Near East countries.
Contact: Ms. Reinhidle Splisteser, Rocon Handelsges, M.B.H., Postfach 347006,
Hollerallee 23, D-2800 Bremen 1, West Germany. Telex: 0245109. Phone: 0421/
0212- Frozen chicken, canned vegetables and fruits (Saudi Arabia). Agent for a Saudi
0214 Arabian firm wishes to buy 50 mt of broilers and 15 mt monthly thereafter (Grade A
in polybags, slaughtered according to Moslem requirements). Giblets wrapped in
polybags and reinserted into the broilers body cavity. Container loads of canned
vegetables and fruits. Quote FOB New York and C&F Jidda. Both products delivery
in March. Quote by telex. Bank ref: Industrial National Bank, Providence, R.I.
Contact: Sam J. Isaiah, Executive Vice President, Brisco International, Inc.,
1020 Park Avenue, Cranston, Rhode Island 02908. Telex: 921834 BRISCOINT CRNT.
Phone: (401) 943-6480.
0215 Foodstuffs (Bahrain). Interested in direct sale and agency for frozen poultry,
including chicken and turkey, whole and parts; dairy products, including fluid
and powdered milk; preserved fruits and vegetables including frozen products;
grain mill products, cookies and crackers; shortening and cooking oils; bottled
and canned soft drinks. Planning to start a supermarket. Contact: Abdulhussain
Jawahery, Manager, Abdulhussain Jawahery, P. O. Box 5324, Sh. Mubarak Bldg.,
5th Floor, Suite 510, Government Road, Manama, Bahrain. Telex: 8934 RAZZAK BN.
Issued weekly by the Export Trade Services Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of
Agriculture, Room 4945 South Building, Washington. D.C. 20250
0216 Frozen shrimp and squid (Japan). Wants to buy frozen shrimp and squid, one
container load regularly, best quality. Quote CIF. Delivery soonest. Bank ref:
Hokuriku Bank, Nagoya Branch, Nagoya. Contact: Hiromichi Morita, TOBO Company
Limited, 3-6 Oto-Cho, Atsuta-Ku, Nagoya 56, Japan. Telex: 446-3712. Cable:
TOBOFISH, Nagoya. Phone: 052-682-0156.
0217 Flower seeds and bulbs (West Germany). Interested in exclusive distributorship
for flower seeds and bulbs in retail packs for domestic and institutional use.
Estimated annual sales potential $25,000. Contact: Enrico L. Antonini, Enrico
L. Antonini, Export-Import-Transit, Scheunebergerstr. 39, D-2870 Delmenhorst,
West Germany. Phone: 04221/13520.
0218 Frozen sponge cake (Japan). Interested in trial shipment of frozen sponge cake.
Cake must be prepared before freezing to be eaten as is after thawing. No
artificial colors can be used. Appropriate packaging for retail. Trial air-
shipment of 350 cakes of each of following sizes: 15cm, 25cm, and 35cm in
diameter and about 3 cm in thickness. Quote CIF Narita airport. Bank ref:
Sanwa Bank, Nihonbashi Branch, Tokyo. Contact: Mamoru Negishi, Tominaga Boeki
Kaisha, Ltd., c/o Cony-Central Bldg., 2-2, Nihombashi, Kayaba-Cho, Chuo-Ku,
Tokyo, Japan. Telex: 2524403 TOMKEY. Cable: TOMKEY, Tokyo. Phone: 03-
021Q Vegetable and livestock joint venture (Nigeria). Interested in a joint venture
with an American company in an integrated vegetable, livestock and fish production
and canning unit. Contact: Yomi Popoola, Managing Director, AGOF Industrial Co.,
Nigeria Ltd., P. O. Box 635, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.
0220 Poultry joint venture (Nigeria). Interested in a joint venture with an American
company to establish and run an integrated poultry project. Company has already
acquired 50 hectares for the project. Bank ref: Co-Operative Bank Ltd.,
Ile-Ife. Contact: Alhaji Saka 0. Aminu, Aminu Olanrewaju Stores Co. (Agric.
Div.), P. O. Box 21, Ile-Ife, Oyo State, Nigeria.
0221 Foodstuffs (French Martinique). Interested in importing U.S. food products.
Correspondence in French requested. Contact: Presence Caraib Import S.A.R.L.,
28, Rue Yves Goussard, Fort de France, French Martinique. Phone: 71.04.25/
0222 Broilers (Chile). Interested in importing 25-50 tons of frozen chickens of
1,200-1,600 grams each with the edible viscera. USDA Grade A quality, deep
frozen, preferably broilers. Packaging in cartons with only one layer of
chickens 10 or 12 kilograms net. Delivery soonest by direct steamer in
freezing chambers without transhipment. Quote CIF Free Zone port Iquique,
covering insurance all risks, including 60 days in customs up to our warehouse.
Payment by Letter of Credit. Bank ref: Banco Constitucion. Contact: Joaquin
Lagos, Societdad Comercial Santa Barnara Ltda., Apoquindo 2735, Of. 7, Santiago,
Chile. Telex: SGO-263.
0223 Rice (Togo). Direct sale for resale and representation for long grain rice
with 12-15 percent breakage, also long grain rice with 25 percent breakage,
both in 100 pounds packaging. Small firm dealing in the importation and
exportation of rice, beer, fruits and other foodstuffs. Requests CIF quotations
for both Lome and Libreville. Correspondence should be in French and interested
firms should send small samples of product. Contact: Adjatougbe Amah,
Proprietor, Ets. Pro-Selecto, B. P. 2919, Lome, Togo. Cable: 5244 TELETAXI.
0224- Canned meats, fish (Egypt). Interested in direct sale and agency agreement for
0225 canned meats and canned fish. Requests samples, catalogues and offers CIF
Alexandria. Contact: Mohannad Kamal Abdel Rahman, Kamal Factory for Manu-
facturing and Trade, 4, Sekket El Lebodia, El Azhar, (P. O. Box 48, El Ghoria),
Cairo, Egypt. Phone: 913192.
0226 Feedstuffs (Ireland). Interested in all animal feeding stuffs: soybean meal,
pollards, middlings, bran, mill run pellets. The firm has Canadian and U.S.
connections and claims annual business in feeds of about.$65 million. Bank
ref: Ulster Balk Ltd., Markets Branch, Belfast, and National Westminster Bank,
Lothbury, London EC2P. Contact: P. B. Clarke or Mr. J. E. Allen, Directors,
James Allen & Co. (Belfast) Ltd., 73 May Street., Belfast, Ireland. Telex:
74486. Cable: ANCHOR, Belfast. Phone: BELFAST 20864.
0227- Canned meats, fish (Egypt). Seeks connection with U.S. suppliers of canned
0228 meats, and canned fish. Requests catalogues, samples, and offers C&F and CIF
Alexandria. Contact: Farouk M. F. Bashir, Heliopolis Import Et and Trade
Agency (Hieta), 91, Abdel Aziz Fahmy, Heliopolis, P. 0. Box 525 Elhorria,
Cairo, Egypt. Phone: 969699. Telex: 2114 ALFCAI UN.
0229- Rice, seafood, tobacco (Togo). Interested in direct sale for resale and
0231 representation for milled rice sold in varying sizes of containers; fresh
packed fish and other seafoods; and tobacco stemmed for use in own manufacturing
(aged leaf). Requests CIF quotations and correspondence in English. Proprietor
states prepared to deal on sight draft basis, provide local credit references
and visit U.S. to establish business ties. Contact: Ogbummuan Awele, Director,
Ogbummuan Awele Commercial House, 36 Rue Colonel Marriox, B. P. 2701, Lome,
Togo. Cable: AWELE, Lome.
0232- Angus and Hereford calves (Korea). Tender with closing date Feb. 20 for
0233 2,500 Angus and 2,500 Hereford female calves, 7-9 months, 170-230 kg, pure-bred
(non-registered). Must meet Korean quarantine regulations. Shipment by air
or ship April to June. Must post bid bond not less than 3% total bid and successful
bidder must post performance bond not less than 10% of contract. Payment by Letter
of Credit. Bid documents: 7 copies of offer sheets indicating age, live wt.,
sex and price of cattle. Full details from address below or Agricultural Attache,
American Embassy, Seoul, Korea. Contact: Joon Hee Joh, General Manager,
Foreign Trade Department, National Agricultural Cooperative Federation, 75,
L-Ka, Choongjung-Ro, Choong-Ku, P. O. Box 50, Sodaemun, Seoul, Korea. Phone:
73-5195. Telex: K27235 NACOF.
0234 Cotton (Singapore). Wishes to represent U.S. cotton shipper in Singapore and
Malaysia. References available on request basis. Contact: Pau Wing Hong,
Division Manager, Diethelm Singapore Pte. Ltd., P. 0. Box 191, Singapore 5.
Cable: DIETHELMCO. Phone: 625466. Telex: DIETCO RS21523.
0235- Rice, Holstein bred heifers (Iran). Wants minimum of 10,000 mt of long grain
0236 white rice, max. 4 percent broken, in jute or polyester bags of 36 kg, and Holstein
Friesian bred beifers, 6-7 months pregnant, age 18-24 months. The firm can be
contacted at the New York address listed below. Contact: M. H. Mahlab,
Briar Wyck, Apt. 503, 86-25 Van Wyck Expressway, Briarwood, New York 11435.
0237 Foodstuffs (West Germany). Interested in direct purchase for resale to
endusers and dealers, sales representation for Baden-Wuerttemberg, canned
preserved fruits and vegetables (food specialties, as well as nuts, chips,
chocolates, etc.). Quote prices CIF, Stuttgart airport. Correspondence
in English or German. Contact: B. S. Niedenzu, Tropical, Spezial Itaetenvertrieb,
Magstadter Strasse 44, D-7253 Renningen, West Germany. Phone: (7159) 8958.
0238 Frozen fruits (England). Interested in direct purchasing of bulk frozen
red sour pitted cherries, bulk frozen dark sweet pitted cherries, bulk frozen
strawberries, and bulk frozen melon balls. This company has 25 employees
and annual sales volume of about $10 million. Subsidiary of Guinness Peat
Group. Bank ref: National and Westminster Bank Ltd., Lombard St., EC3, England.
Contact: A. G. Mylchreest, Buying Director, Biddle Sawyer Foods Ltd., P. O. Box
442, 32 St. Mary at Hill, London EC3P 3AJ, England. Phone: 01-623-9333.
0239 Pickles, fruits, salad dressings (England). Seeking agency opportunity for
pickles, fruits, salad dressings. Represent Doxsee Corp., Baltimore. Bank
ref: Williams & Glyn's Bank Ltd., 28 Cavendish Square, London W.I. Contact:
F. Shone, Director, Pollshon Produce Co., Ltd., 96 Wardour Street, London W1V
4BB, England. Phone: 01-437-0543. Telex: 25426. Cable: VIDELICET, London.
0240- Raisins, canned peaches (Colombia). Importer/distributor of canned specialties
0241 wishes to buy U.S. raisins, and canned peaches. Contact: Carlos A. Boyero,
Cardenas & Boyero Ltda., Apartado Aereo 9867, Carreera 25 No. 10-60, Bogota,
Colombia. Cable: CABOEXIMPORT. Phone: 247 4421.
0242 Foodstuffs (Italy). Sales representative for shipchandlers who sell in duty
free shops wishes to buy frozen and fresh pork, boiled ham and other cooked
pork, except canned meats and sausages, including barbequed pork, fresh
and frozen meats, except horsemeat, canned meats, shortening and cooking oils,
cigarettes, tobacco redried, packed for sale as such, and tobacco stemmed.
Contact: Dr. Giuseppe Tropea, Studio Tropea, Piazze Della Repubblica 50,
1-95031 Catania, Italy. Telex: 970443 SILPAC. Phone: 095-228297, 227795.
0243- Grains, pulses (Dominican Republic). Commission agency wishes to buy wheat, rice,
0244 corn, and beans, dry. Correspondence in Spanish. Co. ref: Ardry Trading
Co., Inc., 43 West 61st Street, New York, New York 10023. Contact: Rafael
Zapata, Hijo, President, Diametro, S.A., Ave 27 De Febrero No. 383, Apartado
No 3-Zona 2, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Cable: DIAMETRO. Telex: ITT
3460448. Phone: 566-5055.
0245- Feeds, fish (Dominican Republic). Commission agency interested in feeds,
2046 prepared, for animals and poultry; and fish, cold pack (frozen). Contact:
Arturo Vales, Proprietor, Arturo Vales, Dr. Pineiro No. 102, Apartado No. 1550,
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Cable: VALES. Telex: 4265AVALES. Phone:
0247 Snack foods (West Germany). Interested in direct sale and exclusive distributor-
ship for crackers, pretzels and biscuits (snack foods) in tins, only highest
quality. Prices are requested CIF German seaport. Estimated annual sales
potential $300,000. Represents French and Danish manufacturers of cookies.
Sells to department stores, delicatessen shops and retailers throughout West
Germany. Contact: Erich Ahlering, Postfach 107712, Hans-Bredow-Str. 53,'D-
2800 Bremen 1, West Germany. Telex: 0245624. Phone: 0421/48641.
D248 Pizza (Norway). Wants to buy container lots of pizza crusts (frozen) and pizza
sauces. Consumer and institutional sized packages, regular shipments, quote
CIF Oslo. Bank ref : Bergen Bank, Oslo, Norway. Contact: Svein Hamre, Pizza
SProdukter A/S, Chr. Michensensgate, 65, Olso 4, Norway. Phone: (02) 11 16 46.
249 Jackasses (Mexico). Wants to buy 10 Mammoth Kentucky Jacks, for breeding stock.
Delivery as soon as possible. Buyer has import permit valid until Feb 28, 1979.
Quote FOB border. Buyer would make trip to U.S. to see quality of animals.
Bank ref: Banco De Comercio De Morelos, S.A., Cuernavaca,yMorelos; Banca Serfin,
S.A., and Banco De Comercio, S.A., Mexico City. Contact: Sr. Arturo Cuevas De
La Fuente, Cobierno Del Estado De Morelos, Direccion De Orras Rurales, Gobierno
Del Estado De Morelos, Ave. Amacuzac #204, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico.
Phone: 2-39-18 and 2-34-12 in Cuernavaca.
j250 Wheat germ oil (Japan). Wants to buy 1,000 bottles per month of wheat germ oil
capsule (Vitamin E) mainly consisting of Tocopherols, 150 capsules to a bottle.
Samples and specific information required. Quote CIF Tokyo by air. Bank ref:
The Mitsui Bank, Ltd., (Mabunouchi Branch). Contact: Yasuya Hisatome, Business
Development Dept., Nisso Engineering Co., Ltd., 4-3, 1-Chome, Kaji-Cho, Chiyoda-
Ku, Tokyo, Japan. Telex: 222-2379. Cable: SODANIPPONENG. Phone: 03-256-0411.
51 Frozen dinners (Japan). Wants one container load of frozen dinners. The product
must be frozen and primarily consist of beef, vegetables, apple-pies, etc.
Appropriate packaging for export to Japan, immediate delivery. The weight ratio
of beef must be less than 30% against the total weight. Quote C&F. Bank ref:
Sumitomo Bank, Meguro Branch, Tokyo. Contact: Motoji Ohtsuki, M.F.T. Ltd.,
2-22-22, Shimo-Meguro, Meguro-Ku, Tokyo, Japan. Cable: SHINOBUTRA, Japan.
i Phone: 03-490-2606.
j252 Oats (Japan). Wants oats and rock salt for feeding thoroughbred horses.
Will purchase a container load at regular intervals. Quotations to be determined
1 upon receipt of specific information. Bank ref: Shinsaibashi Branch, Sanwa Bank,
Osaka. Contact: H. Kishimoto, Sunmore Co., Ltd., Osaka-Norinkaikan, 15, 3-Chome,
Andoji-Hashi-Dori, Minami-Ku, Osaka 542, Japan. Telex: J64211 SUNNORE. Phone:
)253 Mink and fox skins (Japan). Interested in fur skin, minks and foxes. Will
purchase $300,000 worth of fur skin for immediate delivery. Will visit interested
American exporters in March 1979. Bank ref: Taiyo-Kobe Bank, Kaibara Branch,
Kaibara. Contact: No-Ihiro Kawaguchi, Executive Managing Director, K. K.
Kawaguchi, 173-5 Narimatsu, Hikami-Cho, Hikami-Gun, Hyogo Prefectire, Japan.
0254 Tartaric acid (Netherlands). Wants to buy 200 mt per annum of tartaric acid,
granules (produced by wineries). Quote CIF Rotterdam. Contact: Frank Ripkin,
Food Industries B.V., Westkanaaldijk 6, Maarssen, Netherlands. Telex: 40665.
Foreign Trade Developments
U.S. Food Exhibit in Aruba An exhibit featuring U.S. food products for
the institutional, retail, and further processing trade will be held at
the Aruba Concord Hotel in the Netherlands Antilles, May 15-17. U.S.
products of opportunity for the exhibit include a wide range of beef,
veal and pork products, luncheon and canned meats, poultry products,
fresh processed and dried fruits, and vegetables, juices, dairy products,
bakery products, wines, and snack foods. The Netherlands Antilles was
a $28 million market in 1977 for U.S. consumer ready products. Food
buyers from the Caribbean, Northern Tier of South America, and Central
America will also be present. Forty U.S. exhibitors can be accommodated
on a first-come, first-serve basis. Companies or agents with new-to-
market products with sales potential for the area are especially encouraged
to participate. Immediately following the Aruba exhibit, sales team
visits are planned for Curacao, May 21 & 22, and either Maracaibo,
Venezuela or St. Maartens, Netherlands Antilles, May 24 & 25. The
participation fee for the exhibit is only $200. FAS services to exhibitors
include an exhibit stand, VIP reception, trade lounge, publicity, trade
contacts and background information on the markets. Those wishing to
obtain additional information about the Aruba exhibit should contact:
Edward C. Collins, Project Leader, Export Trade Services Division, Room 4945-
South Building, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agriculture Service,
Washington, D. C. 20250. Telephone: (202) 447-7787.
Singapore Hotel, Restaurant, Institutional Fast Food Show. The Cahners
Publishing Company is sponsoring what is billed as the first all-U.S./
Southeast Asia Hotel, Restaurant, Institutional Fast Food Show in Singapore,
April 26-28. The show will include specialty food items as well as equipment
and a hotel-restaurant management conference will be held in conjunction
with the exhibit. The fee for a 8'x20' exhibit space is $3,500, including
shipment of product, the display unit and other exhibit services. All
inquiries should be directed to Cahners Exposition Group, The Show Co.
International Division, 8687 Melrose Avenue, Suite M-38, Los Angeles,
California 90069. Telephone: (213) 659-2050.
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