Volume VIII, No 4
- Japan's Imported Juice Market Thrives
American fruit juice exporters are
squeezing profits from the Japanese market. Liberalized
import quotas have opened the door; future tariff cuts
will provide the profit margin.
- Microwaveable Foods Are Sizzling in Japan
Japan's microwave foods market is
booming and offers strong growth prospects for U.S.
companies that invest in market research and innovative
- Japanese Market Conditions Are Stimulating
Demand for Private Brand Products
The Japanese retailing industry
predicts a rapid rise in private brand merchandising in
Japan. U.S. exporters should grab this opportunity.
- Taiwan Goes 'Frozen'
Life-style changes propel appeal of
frozen foods in a growing market.
- Mark Your Calendar for These Trade Show
This handy calendar of USDA-sponsored
food and beverage trade shows and sales missions can help
plan your export sales activity.
- Market Opportunities for U.S. Agricultural
Products in the Baltics
Western European food companies have
nurtured a growing demand for consumer food products in
the Baltics and now the potential for increased U.S.
sales is great.
- Growing Demand for Fresh Fruit in South
China Could Spur Market Access
While most U.S. fresh fruit remains
officially barred from entry into China, Chinese
consumers prefer U.S. fruit. U.S. exporters are
encouraged to be ready once the market opens.
- Nicaraguan Waters Beckon U.S. Exporters
Nicaragua's aquaculture, particularly
shrimp-farming, is changing from a trickle to a steady
stream that offers U.S. feed, broodstock and seedstock
exporters some intriguing sales prospects.
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