Volume XI, No. 5
Federation of Southern Cooperatives Makes Big Move to Become an International Player
By offering minority farmers a business advantage in the arena of international trade, the Federation of Southern Cooperatives is furthering its most fundamental objective: retention of black-owned land.
Patience and Preparation Promise Profits in Venezuela
Following the expected upturn in Venezuela's economy the last half of this year, watch for big returns on U.S. consumer-oriented products.
Hypermarkets a Hit with Taiwan's Consumers
Hypermarkets have raised the competitive bar in Taiwan, But will not replace other food retail sectors.
Germany: Nuts About U.S. Almonds
Besides being used as ingredients, almonds are now munched from Bonn to Berlin.
Leveraging Those Dreams: MIATCO Works for Exporters in the Midwest
Never took on international trade before? MIATCO lays on the help for midwestern agribusinesses.
Perfectly Paired: India and Ice Cream
India's ice cream enthusiasts have more choices now when they partake of the frozen delicacy.
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