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atg EXPORT BRIEFS
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
Promotion Division. FAS. (202) 4T7-710. .
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June 27, 1983
Oats (Peru). Wants oats, 100 mt every 2 months. Quote U.S. No. 1, 2 and/or 3
grades, packed in 100 lbs sacks. Delivery 100 mt immediately. Sanitary
certificate required. Quotations C&F Callao. Bank ref: Interbank, Huancayo
Junin, Peru, Banco De Los Andes Del Peru, Huancayo, Junin, Peru. CONTACT:
Marcos Ortiz Toche, Industrias Del Centro S.A., Jr. Antonio Lobato 167 A,
Distrito El Tambo, Provincia Huancayo, Departamento Junin, Peru. TELEX:
64042. Phone: 23-1737. (WK: 24/TOFAS 0139)
Pistachio seed (Greece). Wants pistachio seed and/or trees to plant four
hectares. USDA approved most productive variety. Delivery to be negotiated
according to the product, to Port of Piraeus. Phytosanitary certificate is
required. Quotations CIF Piraeus. Bank ref: Ergo Bank, Piraeus Branch.
CONTACT: George Tsipouras, Ag Technical & General Enterprises, 5, Vas. Sofias
St., Piraeus, Greece. TELEX: 211252 ASIM GR. Phone: (01) 4122-746. (WK
Horticultural Specialties (Greece). ,Wants g?-;nliis. narkissus, 1ilium etc.
planting stock (small bulbs for commercial bbu. production), 4 million small
bulbs (planting stock). USDA standards for the commercial varieties in use.
Phytosanitary certificate required. Packed in bags at low temperatures.
Prospectus and related literature particularly on gladiolus small bulb
(planting stock) characteristics and bulb processing procedures and equipment,
are required. Quotations CIF Piraeus Port of Piraeus. Bank ref: Credit
Bank, Karditsa Branch. CONTACT: Lambros Basdekis, Volvoi Karditsas
Incorporated, 12, Plastira St., Karditsa, Greece. Phone: (0441) 25469. (WK
Holstein heifers (Egypt). Wants holstein heifers: 5-7 mo. pregnant, first
conception with holstein bull. Interested in 300 heifers, and 5 bulls.
Animals from stock with milking history of 6,000-7,000 kg per year. Prefers
sea transportation. Delivery October, 1983. Records of parentage and
appropriate health certification. Quotations CIF Alexandria. CONTACT: Fayez
H. Moussa, Green Meadows, 7, Amin El-Rafie St., Dokki, Cairo, Egypt. Phone:
984891. (WK 24/TOFAS 0194)
Isued weekly by the Export Promotion Division. Foreign Agricultural Service. U.S. Department of Agriculture,
Room 4945 South Building, Washington. D.C. 20250.
Cornmeal (Ireland). Wants degermed yellow cornmeal, container loads, 700 tons
per annum equally distributed through year. Typical analysis: moisture
content, less than 12.5%, 8.25% protein, 75% fat. Size: all to pass through
No. 20, approx. 25% through No. 30, approx, 55% through No. 40, maximum 5% not
passing through No. 40. Packaging: 50kg or 100 lb. bags in container loads.
Delivery: January 1984 but quote current and January 1984 delivery.
Quotations: CIF Dublin, per container. Bank ref: Allied Irish Bank, Liberty
Square, Thurles, Country Tipperary. CONTACT: Frank Conroy, *, Buco,
Liscahill, Thurles, County Tipperary, Ireland. Phone: 0504-21109. (WK
Corn (South Africa). Wants 100,000 tons of corn, U.S. number 2 or better.
Bulk packed. Delivery ASAP. Quotations FOB, Gulf. Bank ref: Barclays Bank,
New Germany, Natal. CONTACT: W. A. Smith, Crown Commodities, P.O.Box 1631,
Pinetown 3600, Natal, S. Africa. TELEX: 623129 SA. CABLE: Crown. Phone:
Pinetown 711226. (WK 24/TOFAS 0132)
Corn (South Africa). Wants 25,000 metric ton per month. U.S. No. 2 or better
corn. Bulk packed. Delivery August through December 1983. Quotations FOB
(State Port of exit), plus CIF S.A. Port. Letter of Credit from government
concerned required. CONTACT: Douglas Gill, African Maize Imports, Private
Bag 3, Motortown 2111 Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa. Phone: (011)
834-1437. (WK 24/TOFAS 0133)
Fruit juice, breakfast cereal, popcorn (W. Germany). Wants frozen fruit juice
concentrates, orange juice concentrate, cereal breakfast foods & popcorn, 3-4
containers. Top export quality. Delivery every 2-3 months. Certification
that products are of U.S. origin required. Quotations for U.S. Ports and CIF
Jeddah. Bank ref: Commerzbank, Branch Messberg, Hamburg. CONTACT: Arvin K.
Sood, Heino Jobmann GMBH, Hamburger Str. 3, 2000 Hamburg 76, W. Germany.
TELEX: 2173775. Phone: 225875. (WK 24/TOFAS 0139)
Sunflower seed, linseed (W. Germany). Wants all types of sunflower seed and
linseed, Grade A, bulk. Quote CIF European Harbor. Bank ref: Dresdner Bank
Ag, Niederwall 17, 4800 Bielefeld. CONTACT: Peter Kruse, Hermaan Kruse GMBH,
Beckhaus Str. 40, 4800, W. Germany. Phone: (521) 82054. (WK 24/TOFAS 0140)
Swine skins (W. Germany). Wants raw swine skins, about 200,000. Samples
requested. Container loads required. Delivery every three months.
Quotations C&F Eurpoean Ports. Bank ref: Stadtsparkasse, Hasengasse 4, 6000
Frnakfurt/main. CONTACT: Mr. Rackes, Minal-Industrie-Haadels GMBH, Launitz
Str. 34, 6000 Frankfurt/Main 70, W. Germany. TELEX: 416 779 MINAL. Phone:
(611) 610603. (WK 24/TOFAS 0141)
Beef cattle tender (Korea). The following changes in tender invitation No.
83-BO629, 6/9/83 for beef cattle have been made: 1st shipment 5,500 hd
including breeding bulls: 2,700 hd Pusan Port or Kimhae Airport; 2,800 hd
Inchon Port or Kimpo Airport. 2nd shipment 7,477 hd including breeding bulls:
2,500 hd Pusan Port or Kimhae Airport; 3,978 hd Inchon Port or Kimpo Airport,
999 hd Cheju-Do Island. The shipment of 999 hd to Cheju-Do Island as
follows: Breakdown by breed and cattle numbers shown in parenthesis:
Charolais (482), Sinmental (23), Angus (23), Santa Gertrudis (24), Brahman
(414), Hereford (6), Charolais bulls (7), Brahman bull (5). All other clauses
and conditions remain as reported. CONTACT: National Livestock Coop. Fed.,
(NLCF), Telex: K23527 NALICOF. (Wk 24/TOFAS 0069)
Wheat (France). Wants Hard Red Winter wheat, 100,000 MT, 5% more/less.
Specific weight 79/77 Kgs. H.L.; protein 13/12% on dry basis (N N 5, 7);
moisture 12/13%; dockage as per ICC No. 102/1. Packed in bulk. Delivery
50,000 MT during August and 50,000 MT during Sept. 1983. USDA certificates
required. Quotations CAF Tartous, Syria. Bank ref: Paribas, 260, Rue Du
Faubourg Saint-Honore, 75008 Paris, France. CONTACT: Josehp E. Ziade, 15 Ave
Victor Hugo, 75116 Paris, France. Telex: 620893F IBOS. Cable: IBOSPAR.
Phone: (1) 502.1800. (WK 24/TOFAS 0248)
Soybean meal, soybeans, coffee (W. Germany). Wants 4,000 tons coarse soybean
meal, 44% protein minimum, 2-3% fat, 7% raw fiber, 12% moisture, 7% max. ash,
0.04% max. ureasa. Soybeans 4,000 tons IA Grade, U.S. standard. Coffee 250
tons Grade 2 3, or 4 with ICO certificate. Packaging: bulk. CONTACT:
Heidi Galic, Pelex Export-Import GMBH, Hamburger Str. 102,, 6050
Offenbach/Main, West Germany. Telex: 4152600 PEEX D. Phone: (611)
892023/4. (Wk 24/TOFAS 0142)
Frozen fruits and vegetables (Spain). Would like to receive FOB quotations
for various frozen fruit and vegetable products. Packaging should be In bags
or cartons with plastic bag inside. CONTACT: Manual Morales, Promotora
Comercio Internat'l, Calle Pavia, 17, Sevilla, Spain. Telex: 72299 FONCAB
E. Phone: 954/229003. (Wk 24/TOFAS 0160)
Flavoring extracts, beverage bases (Hong Kong). Wants flavoring extracts,
beverage bases (synthetic or natural). Large quantities desired for re-export
to China (PRC). Quality: 1st and 2nd. Usual export packaging. Delivery
ASAP. Quotations CIF or CAF Hong Kong. Bank ref: Manila Banking Corp, H.K.
CONTACT: J.D.L. Lobb, Millier's Group of Hong Kong, 3/F, Peninsula Centre,
Tsimshatsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Telex: 44916 OATCA HX. Phone:
3-7217555. (Wk 24/TOFAS 0127)
Red worms, African Nite crawlers (France). Wants red worms from California
and African Nite crowlers. Exact quantity to be determined later. Delivery
in cases. Quotations CIF Marseille. Bank ref: Banque Populaire Du Var Place
Chomine Arnaldio 83110 Sanary. CONTACT: Miss. Martine Loidon, Mondial Humus,
14, Rue Gabriel Peri,, NO. 5, 83330 Le Beausset, France. Phone: (94)
90.53.32. (Wk 24/ TOFAS 0244)
Honey (W. Germany). Wants honey (sage), pure, packed in 300 kg. drums. Send
analysis and samples. Quotations CIF Hamburg. Bank ref: Hamburger
Sparkasse, Rolfinckstr., 2000 Hamburg 65. CONTACT: W. Behr, Behr &
Buechling, Hochestieg 38, 2000 Hamburg 65, W. Germany. Phone: (40) 536 00
571/2. (Wk 24/ TOFAS 0151)
Fruit and vegetable juices, cherries, sauces, potato powder (W. Germany).
Wants orange, tomato, pineapple and grapefruit juice, cocktail cherries, red:
sultanas (Whitworth); salad dressings; barbecue sauces; soy sauce; tabasco
sauce; cranberry sauce; mashed potato powder. All grade A. Consumer and
institutional sizes. Quotations FOB U.S. Harbor. Bank ref: Deutsche Bank Ag,
Koenigsallee 45-47,4000 Duesseldorf. CONTACT: G. Basoo, Gorgis Basoo,
Muenster Str. 149, 4000 Duesseldorf, W. Germany. Phone: (211) 486626. (WK
Salmon roe, caviar (W. Germany). Wants salmon roe (chum and silver), sturgeom
caviar, 10,000 kg per year. Fancy quality. Packaging in 50 lb buckets.
Delivery August-November 1983. Quotations CIF. Bank ref: Commerzbank Ag,
Max Brauer Allee, 2000 Hamburg 50. Account No. 40-62311. CONTACT: Gustav
Ruesch, Altonaer Kaviar Import Haus Max Schuldt, Schmarjestr. 44, 2000 Hamburg
50, W. Germany. TELEX: 214961 AKI HH. Phone: (40) 381780. (WK 24/TOFAS
Peanut butter (W. Germany). Wants peanut butter starting with one container
up to approx, 3,000 tons. EC requirements. Specs: 250 gram jars and/or bulk
in 20 ft. container (min.). Delivery beginning end of 1983. Product under
own brand will be labeled according to EC requirements. Quotations FOB U.S.
Harbor on East Coast. Bank ref: Dresdner Bank Ag, 6000 Frankfurt/Main.
CONTACT: Helmut Krah, Starco GMBH, Frankfurter Str. 15, 6242 Kronberg/ts, W.
Germany. TELEX: 04-15 486 STAR D. Phone: (6173) 4094. (WK 24/TOFAS 0145)
Dried fruits, fruit mixtures (W. Germany). Wants dried fruit and dried fruit
mixtures, 10-25 tons per year, Grade A. Packed in drums or sacks. Continuous
deliveries. Packing: loosely packed, not sticking. Quotations CIF Hamburg.
Bank ref: Comnerzbank Ag, 7500 Karlsruhe. CONTACT: Wiedermann/Roesler,
Dibona Markenvertrieb Kg, Moerscher Str. 17-25, 7505 Ettlingen, W. Germany.
TELEX: 7828 06. Phone: (7243) 104310. (WK 24/TOFAS 0152)
Dried fruit (W. Germany). Wants stone fruit and dried fruits. Container
loads, Garde A only. Packaging: loose in sacks or cartons. Delivery
seasonally. German food law requirements must be met. Quotations FOB or CIF
Hamburg. Bank ref: Hypo-Bank, 7900 Ulm. CONTACT: H. Schmidt, Seeberger Kg,*
Lichternsee Str. 36, Postfach 35 40, 7900 Ulm, W. Germany. TELEX: 712 665
SBERG. Phone: (731) 40081. (WK 24/TOFAS 0153)
Delicatessen products (W. Germany). Wants preserved delicatessen products, 1
container. Consumer packaging. Quotations C&F. Bank ref: Simon bank, 4000
Duesseldorf. CONTACT: Ms. Birgit Pollmanns, Theodor Kattus GMBH & Co. Kg,
Schirmer. 80, 4000 Duesseldof 32, W. Germany. TELEX: 8588447. Phone: (211)
161071. (WK 24/TOFAS 0154)
Grocery items (W. Germany). Wants all types of food products. All products
must be in compliance with German food law requirements. Delivery: 14 days
after awarding of contract. Only products will be imported for which company
will have sole agency. Quote U.S. dols on FOB basis. Bank ref: Wiesbadener
Volksbank Eg, Friedrich Str. 20, 6200 Wiesbaden. CONTACT: Importhaus K.H.
Wilms GMBH, Platter Str. 98-100, 6204 Taunusstein 4 (Wehen), W. Germany.
TELEX: 4 182 715. Phone: (6128) 84071. (WK 24/TOFAS 0155)
Strawberry plants (W. Germany). Wants strawberry plants "Douglas". Samples
first, container loads later U.S. No. 1, commercial packaging. Delivery
ASAP. Prefers C&F European Port quotations. Bank ref: Dresdner Bank Ag,
Untersach Senhausen, 5000 Koeln 1. CONTACT: Ernst Zenzius, Albrecht Hahn
GMBH & Co. Kg, Martstr. 10, 5000 Koeln 51, W. Germany. TELEX: 888482.
Phone: (221) 38071. (WK 24/TOFAS 0156)
Corn (W. Germany). Wants cut corn 200-300 tons, Grade A. Packed in cartons
or bags of 50 Ibs. Quotations FOB U.S. Port and CIF Hamburg. Bank ref:
Deutsche Bank Ag, Adolphsplatz 7, 2000 Hamburg 1. CONTACT: Dieter Wulff,
Gustav Wulff, Ballindamm 26, 2000 Hamburg 1, W. Germany. TELEX: 2-162341.
Phone: (40) 331175. (WK 24/TOFAS 0157)
Cherries (W. Germany). Wants IQF or block frozen pitted black sweet cherries
zuu- iU tons. U.S. Grade A for pits and colors, Grade B for other
characteristics, soluble solds 19% and more. Packaging: straight pack,
barrier pack or 30 lb cans. A good orchard run, ripe product probably
sufficient. Quotations FOB U.S. Ports and CIF Hamburg. Bank ref: Deutsche
Bank Ag, Adolphsplatz 7, 2000 Hamburg 1. CONTACT: Dieter Wulff, Gustav
Wulff, Ballindam 26, 2000 Hamburg 1, W. Germany. TELEX: 2-162341. Phone:
(40) 331175. (WK 24/TOFAS 0158)
Hardwoods (Belguim). Wants North American hardwoods, 215,000 BdFt a month.
Yearly contracts possbile. FAS, Select & better No. 1 common, bundled by
length. Quotations CIF Antwerp Port. Bank ref: Krediet Bank N.V., 8600
Kortryk. CONTACT: D. Vanneste, N.V. Willy Carpentier Houtindustrie,
Abeeldreff 11-13, B8860 Meulebeke, Belgium. TELEX: 81528 CAROAK. CABLE:
HOUTINDUS. Phone: 051-48.89.61. (Wk 24/TOFAS 0071)
Soft wheat (France). Wants 200,000 metric tons of soft wheat, test weight
78/77 kgs. H.L; protein 10/11% on dry basis (N N 5,7); moisture 12/13%;
dockage as per 1CC standard No. 102/1. Packed in bulk. Delivery 100,000 mt
during August 1983 and 100,000 mt during September, 1983. USDA certificates
required. Quotations C&F Tartous (Syria). Bank ref: Paribas, 260, Rue Du
Faubourg Saint-Honore. 75008 Paris. CONTACT: Joseph Ziade, Manager,
Import/Export, 15 Avenue Victor Hugo, 75116 Paris, France. TELEX: 620 893F
IBOS. CABLE: "IBOSPAR". Phone: (1) 502.1800. (WK 24/TOFAS 0247)
Grocery items (W. Germany). Interested in all types of food and nonfood
products to be sold in German supermarkets. Bank ref: Commerzbank, 5000
Koeln and Dresdner Bank, 5000 Koeln. CONTACT: Mr. Schumacher, Gedelfi
Grosseinkauf GMBH & Co. Kg, Kirchweg 2, 5000 Koeln 40 W. Germany. TELEX:
8881405 GETR D. Phone: (221) 4896-314. (WK 24/TOFAS 0148)
Health foods (Switzerland). Wants U.S. health food products (non-pharma-
ceutical products): liquid concentrates, capsules, etc. Manufactured from
biological culture, without fat, chemical preservatives or insecticide
residues. Official product analysis requested. All other details to be
discussed. For distribution Switzerland, other European countries and Far
East. Quote CIF Swiss border. Bank ref: Banque Cantonale Neuchateloise,
Neuchatel. CONTACT: Marcel Grisel, Delta Dietetic-Grisel & CIE, 2103
Noiraigue, Switzerland. Phone: 038-63 33 33. (WK 24/TOFAS 0051)
Cocoa powder (Switzerland). Wants 3,000-4,000 mt annually of cocoa powder,
10-121 alcalised. Packed in 25 kg bags. Looking for regular suppliers. All
other details to be discussed. CONTACT: G. Arzner, Wander AG.,
Monbijoustrasse 120, 3001, Bern, Switzerland. TELEX: 32676. Phone: 031-46
62 10. (WK 24/TOFAS 0052)
Grains (Portugal). Wants grains: wheat, corn and sorghum. Inquirer acts as a
purchasing agent therefore, no specific amounts at the present time. However,
Portugal imports sizeable quantities of grains per year and inquirer is
looking for a U.S. aggressive exporter not yet represented in Portugal who may
wish to enter this market. Packed in bulk. Quotations FOB. Bank ref: Banco
Portugues Do Atlantico (BPA), Ave. Duque De Avila, 32-E/F, 1000 Lisboa.
CONTACT: Pedro Ministro, Nordmann, Rassmann & Co. (Portugal), Av. Defensores
De Chaves, 35-6, 1000 Lisbon, Portugal. TELEX: 15351 NRC P. Phone (01)
571405 or 548417. (WK 24/TOFAS 0119)
Grains, soybean meal (Cyprus). Interested in the following grains: wheat,
barley, sorghum, maize also soybean meal. Quantity: approx. 350,000 tons
annually, 10,900 ton lots. Quality: best. Delivery ASAP. Quotes: CIF.
Bank ref: Cyprus Popular Bank Ltd, Nicosia, Cyprus. CONTACT: Marios
Antoniades, Cledac, P.O. Box 3567, Nicosia, Cyprus. TELEX: 279 1. CABLE:
KANTON. Phone: CYPRUS 77845. (WK 24/TOFAS 0101)
Barley (Colombia). Wants barley for human consumption, but not malting
purposes, 5,000 mt, top standard commercial quality. Packaging: in bulk.
Delivery ASAP. Phytosanitary certificate required. Quotations FOB Gulf.
Bank ref: Banco Cafetero Main office, Banco De Bogota Sucursal Parque
Santander, Banco Del Comercio Sucursal San Diego. CONTACT: German Pulido,
Prodeco S.A., Avenida 19 No. 9-01, Piso 11, P.O. Box 16882, Bogota, Colombia.
TELEX: 41406 PROD-CO. CABLE: PRODE. Phone: 282-7067, 243-6901. (WK
Strawberry and asparagus plants (Ecuador). Wants 50,000 strawberry plants and
10,000 asparagus plants, USDA certified, 25,000 Tioga and 25,000 Tuft
varieties. Packaging: appropriate for shipment. Delivery August 1983. Needs
information on Asparagus plant varieties for high altitude (about 3,000
meters). Quotations C&F Quito by air and FOB referentail. Bank ref: Central
bank of Ecuador. CONTACT: Ing. Jorge Jaramillo, Jaramillo Farms, General
Plaza 170, Quito,_Ecuador. Phone: 235-979. (WK 24/TOFAS 0143)
Blackberries, wild blueberries (W. Germany). Wants blackberries: Evergreens,
Marions, 100-200 tons, clean, block frozen or IQF. Packaging: barrier pack
pails or 3 lb. cans. Also wants wild blueberries 300-500 tons, U.S. Grade A,
B or even substandard, recleaned. Packed in 30 lb. cartons, IQF. Quotations
FOB U.S. Port and CIF Hamburg. Bank ref: Deusche bank Ag, Adolphsplatz 7,
2000 Hamburg 1. CONTACT: Dieter Wulff. Gustav Wulff, Ballindamm 26, 2000
Hamburg 1, W. Germany. TELEX: 2-162341. Phone: (40) 331175. (WK 24/TOFAS
Bee hives (Ecuador). Wants five bee hives, Italian breed, preferably dark (or
Spanish type) males. Packaging appropriate for shipment. Delivery September
1983. Prefers correspondence in Spanish language. Also interested in wax and
other supplies. Quotations C&F Guayaquil by air and FOB referential. Bank
ref: Banco Del Pichincha; Pichincha 309 Y Elizalde; Guayaquil, Ecuador.
Phone: 526-830. CONTACT: Egberto Mora S./Maria Elena Mora Santana, Casilla
488, Guayaquil, Ecuador. Phone: 397-340. (WK 24 TOFAS 0144)
Watermelons (Saudi Arabia). Wants fresh watermelons, 50 mt to start, Chilean
variety (round), approx five kg each. Packaging four per carton, Reefer if by
sea. Delivery ASAP. Quotations CIF Jidda both by air and sea. Bank ref:
Cairo/Saudi Bank, Sheraton Branch, Jidda. CONTACT: Derek Felton, Gen. Mgr.,
Al-Nakhel Cold Stoes, P.O. Box 6973, Jidda, Saudi Arabia. TELEX: 401672.
CABLE: NEEDEL. Phone: 6322343. (WK 24/TOFAS 0098)
Coconut powder or paste (Japan). Wants coconut powder or paste, specific
quantity not decided yet, but expected to be substantial. Product is used for
cosmetics. Institutional sizes. Immediate delivery by surface shipment.
Quotations C&F. Bank ref: Mitsubishi Bank Toranomon Branch, Tokyo.
CONTACT: Seizo Ukawa, Seishin Trading Co., LTD., C/0 11th Mori Bldg., 6-4,
Torandmon 2-chrom, Minato-Ku, Tokyo, Japan. TELEX: J 24387 FRONTIER.
CABLE: "FRONTIER TOKYO". Phone: (503) 2871. (WK 24/TOFAS 0473)
Pulses, lentils (Australia). Wants dry beans, chick peas, lentils etc.
Container loads, 1st quality. Packed in 100 lb or 50 kg Jute bags.
Quotations CAF and FOB. Bank ref: Anz Banking Group LTD., 388 Collins St.
Melbourne 3000. CONTACT: L. Nebyl, A. Ferras Intern. Corp. PRY. LTD., 250
Ingles Street, Port Melbourne 3207, Australia. TELEX: AA33730. Phone: (03)
645 1400. (WK 24/TOFAS 0166)
Canned ham, fish, tomatoes, cherries (Australia). Wants canned ham, fish,
tomatoes, cherries etc,. also apricot pulp, diced apples etc. & pickles,
container loads. Specifications: fruit pulp and diced apples (pie type).
Packaging in cans for vegetables, jars for pickles, and plastic or iron drums
or A10 cans for fruit pulp. Quotations C&F and FOB. Bank ref: Anz Banking
Group LTD., 388 Collins St. Melbourne. CONTACT: L. Nebyl, A. Ferras
Internat. Corp. PTY. LTD., 250 Ingles Street, Port Melbourne 3107, Australia.
TELEX: AA33730. Phone: (03) 64501400. (NK 24/TOFAS 0167)
Rice (Belgium). Wants 500 mt rice, long grain, milled, U.S. No. 1 or No. 2.
Packed in white jute bags of 50 kilos each. Delivery: ninety days. Credit
terms desired, if possible. Quotations FOB U.S. Port or CIF Matadi, Zaire.
Bank ref: Famibanque, Brussels (Louise), Belgium. CONTACT: Mr. Tshionyi,
Tshionyi's Company, S.P.R.L., Rue Bucholtz, 14, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium.
TELEX: 63564 LEGAL B. ATTN: Mr. Belevingne. Phone: 02/648.52.06. (WK
Rice (France). Wants parboiled rice and white long grain rice, approximately
600 to ITD 0 tons, U.S. premium quality. Packed in bags of 25 kgs. Delivery
ASAP. Labelling in English and French requested. Quotations CIF Le Havre.
Bank ref: Banque Nationale De Paris, Place Jean Grandel, 92230
Gennevilliers. CONTACT : Ramesh Vorha, Sarl "SARU & MEENA", 8 & 10, Rue Jean
Moulin, 92230 Gennevilliers, France. TELEX: SOMCO-SARU & MEENA
C.C.I.D.E.L.V. 697 402. Phone: (1) 794-8156 or (1) 919-4545. (WK 24/TOFAS
Fruits & vegetables, grocery items (Holland). Interested in all types of food
products, particularly frozen fruits and vegetables. Would like to take over
sole agency. Bank ref: Amro Bank, Spoortstraat 14, Varsseveld, Holland.
CONTACT: Helsu Helmink Holland B.V., Aaltenseweg 63, P.O. Box 124, 7050
Varsseveld, Holland. TELEX: 45851 HELSU NL. Phone: (8352) 8950. (WK
Fruits and vegetables (W. Germany). Wants fresh fruits and vegetables,
particularly strawberries, Grade 1, according to EC regulations. Quotations
CIF. Bank ref: Stadtsparkasse Moenchengladbach, 4050 Moenchengladbach.
CONTACT: H. Hunold, Fruchtimport Rosenland, Mittel Str., 4050
Moenchengladbach 2 (Rheydt), W. Germany. TELEX: 852898 ROLA D. Phone:
(2166) 41068. (IK 24/TOFAS 0146)
Tropical fruit (W. Germany). Wants unspecified quantities of tropical fruit
products. Bank ref: Bayerische Vereins Bank, Neuburger Str. 2, 8390 Passau.
CONTACT: Armin Philipp, Wilhelm Philipp GMBH, Frauenberg Str. 2, 8355
Hengersberg, W. Germany. TELEX: 69894. Phone: (9901) 5780. (WK 24/TOFAS
Dried fruits, nuts (W. Germany). Wants dried fruit, nuts, nut kernels, best
quality. Packed in cartons. Quotations C&F or FOB. Bank ref: Deutsche Bank
Ag, 2000 Hamburg. CONTACT: Mr. Gurgel, Mr. Kleuskluth, or Mr. Kluth, Herbert
Kluth GMBH & Co., Oelkersallee 33, 2000 Hamburg 50, W. Germany. TELEX:
2-12177. Phone: (40) 4395048. (WK 24/TOFAS 0149)
Feed corn (Austria). Wants feed corn for chicken 30,000 50,000 mt.
Packaging: bulk. Delivery: between 2nd half of August and beginning of
October. Quotations Italian or Greek Port. Bank ref: Ca-Bank Verein,
Schottenring, A-1010 Wein. CONTACT: Valeriu Ursache, Chemist Gesm. B.H.,
Landong. 40, A-1080 Wein, Austria. TELEX: 114-415. Phone: 43 45 00. (WK
Turkey and chicken fast food joint venture (Portugal). Interested in frozen
and oven ready turkey and chicken processed fast food products. Turkey
breeder is interested in possible joint venture with U.S. producers and
oven-ready processed chicken and turkey fast food producers. Bank ref: Banco
Nacional Ultramarino, Viseu and Banco Portugues Do Atlantico, Mortagua -
Portugal. CONTACT: Vitor Viegas Costa, Agrobate, Santa Comba Dao, Portugal.
TELEX: 53592 SORAVI P. Phone: (032) 88811 88397. (WK 24/TOFAS 0116)
Dried fruits and vegetables, nuts (Canada). Wants dried fruits and vegetables
and nuts, all types. Quantity to be determined. Packaging: bulk.
Established food importer wishes price quotations. CONTACT: Jerry Miloni,
Golden Fenjan Enterprises Limited, 1121 Robson Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6E 1B6
Canada. Phone: (604) 683-5185, (604) 879-3680. (WK 24/TOFAS 0066)
Joint venture, processed fruits (Dominican Republic). Dominican company
currently producing pineapples, papayas, mangoes, tamarindo, and avocadoes
wishes to establish contact with U.S. firms interested in purchasing,
marketing and processing of their products in Dominican Republic. CONTACT:
Dr. Franklin Lithgow, Ave. Jimenex Moya No. 27 Santo Domingo, Dominican
Republic. TELEX: RCA 3264338 ITT 3460261. Phone: (809) 566-1111 or (809)
532-8737. (WK 24/TOFAS 0106)
Foreign Trade Developments
2nd National Food and Agriculture Exposition Show
Nearly 1,000 foreign buyers attended the first National Food and Agriculture
Exposition held in Atlanta last May. Overall, some 68 countries were
represented at the 3-day show, which was co-sponsored by the Foreign
Agricultural Service and the National Association of State Departments of
Agriculture (NASDA). The show is expected to produce $100 million worth of
business for the 410 participating groups. The next national show is planned
for April 22-24, 1985 in Kansas City, Mo. For those who may wish to sign up
early, contact NASDA, 1616 H Street, N.W., Room 710, Washington, D.C. 20006.
Or phone (202) 628-1566 for more details.
New West German Food Labeling Requirements.
For most products the requirements of the new West German food labeling
ordinance will become effective on December 26, 1983. This means that
products labeled in accordance with the previous requirements must be either
sold out or withdrawn from retail shelves by that date. The new ordinance
noticeably revises and enlarges on the German labeling requirements. The new
provisions, however, are based on the EC directive of food labeling of
December 18, 1978, thereby bringing German provisions in line with those
required by other EC member countries. The two most important changes
introduced by this new German ordinance are: (1) Required labeling of
ingredients in descending order of importance; and (2) Uncoded labeling of
minimum shelf-life dates on most packaged food products marketed. For
products having a minimum shelf-life of over 18 months and produced before
December 26, 1983, the transition period extends until December 31, 1986. We
have learned from trade contacts that German buyers are already requesting
that products they order for delivery in late 1983 be labeled according to the
Notice of Foreign Proposals Concerning Standards in Agriculture. As required
of all signatories to the GATT Standards Code, the following notifications of
foreign proposed standards-related rules have been provided for the
information and comment of interested agencies and firms. The Technical
Office invites inquiries from anyone who believes that any of the proposed
regulations notified under this heading could cause a trade problem.
Questions can be referred to Thomas O'Connell, USDA Technical Office, Room
5530, South Agriculture Building, Washington, D.C. 20250; or phone (202)
382-1318. Anyone interested in commenting on the proposals should include the
TBT Notification Number in their communication.
Japan TBT Notifications The Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare and the
Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries have recently issued
four TBT Notifications (see below). The following statement was made
concerning all four notifications: The objective and rationale for this
action is to amend the Cabinet Orders, Ministerial Ordinances etc., concerned
- "to facilitate the obtaining of type approval, etc., by foreign
Final date for comments on these four Japanese proposals is July 30, 1983.
Japan TBT Notification 83.121 The Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare,
Public Health Bureau, Nutrition Division has proposed and amendment to a part
of the regulation relative to the implementation of the Nutrition Improvement
Law (product covered enriched foods and foods for special dietary use). The
proposal stipulates the application procedures where the foreign suppliers
apply for approval to affix the mark of enriched foods and foods for special
Japan TBT Notification 83.122 The Japan Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry
and Fisheries, Livestock Industry Bureau, Commercial Feed Division has
proposed an amendment to a part'of the enforcement order and regulation of the
law concerning safety assurance and quality improvement of feed (product
covered formula feeds). The amendment states (1) The cost for the
inspection at the factories or other places of the foreign approved or
permitted manufacturer will be as much as the amount of the travelling
expenses for the inspector who will go to the establishment, etc. to conduct
such an inspection. (2) It also stipulates the procedures to apply for
approval or permission by foreign manufacturers.
Japan TBT Notification 83.123 The Japanese Ministry of Agriculture,
Forestry and Fisheries, Agricultural Production Bureau, Plant Protection
Division has proposed an amendment to a part of the enforcement regulation of
the Agricultural Chemicals Regulation Law (product covered agricultural
chemicals). The amendment states that (1) The application for registration,
etc. under the Agricultural Chemical Regulation Law will be done through an
agent by foreign manufacturers, etc. (2) In the case where those living
abroad manufacture or process for sale agricultural chemicals with a view to
exporting to Japan apply for registration, they are required to supply the
name and address of their agent, who has been legally incorporated in Japan,
on the application. (3) The agent is required to present a quarterly report
of the amount of manufacture, delivery, etc. on each kind of agricultural
chemicals to the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
Japan TBT Notification 83.125 The Japanese Ministry of Agriculture,
Forestry and Fisheries, Food and Marketing Bureau, Consumer Economy Division
has proposed an amendment to the enforcement order and regulation of the law
concerning standardization and proper labelling of agricultural and forestry
products JAS Law (product covered (1) beverages, foodstuffs, fats and
oils (2) agricultural products, forestry products, fishery products and other
products manufactured or processed using such products as raw materials). The
amendment states (1) The cost for the inspection of the factories or other
places of the foreign approved or permitted manufacturer will be as much as
the amount of the travelling expenses for the inspector who will go the
establishments, etc. to conduct an inspection. (2) It also stipulates the
procedures to apply for the approval or permission for foreign manufacturers.
Through the use of computer technology, the Foreign Agricultural
Service can provide you with mailing lists of U.S. food exporters or
potential foreign food importers. The domestic and foreign data bases
have been under development for the last two years and are being
constantly updated. For a nominal service charge we can provide you
with the names, addresses, telephone numbers and telex numbers of
domestic exporters and potential foreign importers for a wide range of
commodities. If you would like more information please write to the
address below and indicate your preference for foreign or domestic
data. In supplying the mailing lists, the Department of Agriculture
and the Foreign Agricultural Service does not guarantee reliability of
the domestic suppliers or foreign importers.
Foreign Agricultural Service
Export Programs Division, Room 4945-S
TORS Mailing Lists
Washington, D.C. 20250
In an effort to provide our subscribers with better Information we have
included a listing of several divisions of the Foreign Agricultural
Service. If you have a commodity-specific question concerning a marketing
or analytical related problem please contact the specific Commodity and
Marketing Programs division of assistance. If you are concerned about
trade issues concerning product acceptance in a country or a trade policy
related question please contact the appropriate division in International
COMMODITY AND MARKETING PROGRAMS
Dairy, Livestock & Poultry Division
Grain & Feed Division
Horticultural & Tropical Products Division
Oilseeds & Products Division
Tobacco, Cotton & Seeds Division
Forest Products Staff
INTERNATIONAL TRADE POLICY
Trade Policy Planning & Analysis Division
Inter-America & Western Europe Division
Asia, Africa & Eastern Europe Division
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