AGRICULTURAL TRADE LEADS

AGRICULTURAL TRADE LEADS

Trade leads are supplied by:

U.S. Department of AgricultureForeign Agricultural Service

AgExport Services Division

Room 4939-South Bldg.

Washington, D.C. 20250-1000

Contact: Jeff Hesse

(202) 720-7103

HOW TO USE:

Trade leads are sent to the USDA from U.S. agricultural attaches, counselors and agricultural trade officers posted overseas. Questions regarding a specific lead should be directed to the foreign buyer. The U.S. Department of Agriculture does not guarantee the reliability of the overseas inquirer who is requesting U.S. food and agricultural products. While the USDA makes every effort to reproduce the request as accurately as possible, the USDA does not assume responsibility for any erroneous information that may have been supplied.

OTHER INFORMATION:

For additional assistance and information on export services provided by the USDA, contact the AgExport Services Division office at the above address.

Dried fruit

Currants, Sultana raisins, dried apricots, almonds, peanuts, walnuts and hazelnuts. Quantity: 1,000 mt per product. Quality: average and upper. Packaging: to be determined. Delivery: asap. Quote: c&f Antwerp and Rotterdam. Bank: Credit Industriel et Commercial, rue Jouffroy, 75017 Paris. Contact: Mr. Delcourt, Naturprod Services, 68 Bis, Boulevard Pereire, 75017 Paris, France. Tel: 1 42 27 83 32. Fax: 1 42 27 84 01.

USDA Ref: 2835-950731-427B0775

France

Unsalted pasteurized butter

Quantity: 1,000 mt five/six times a year. Delivery: starting September 1995. Quote: c&f Casablanca. Packaging: refrigerated container, butter blocks of 5-25 kilograms. Packaging: wraped with plastic/doubled with cardboard minimum 82 percent fat, maximum 16 percent water content, less than 5 months old at day of loading. Req: certificate of origin, sanitary certificate, and certificate of date of production. Annual sales: $37 million in 1994. Bank: Wafabank, Avenue Hassan II, Casablanca. Contact: Benchimol, Yahia, President, Copragri S.A., Km 6,3 Route Rabat, Bd. Moulay Ismail, Ain Sebaa, Casablanca., Morocco. Tel: 212 2 353 141/352 489. Fax: 212 2 350 869. Telex: 28999.

USDA Ref: 2858-950731-714A0064

Morocco

Corn

Quantity: 10,000 mt and more. Quality: moisture not more than 15 percent; weed not more than 5 percent; mineral admixtures not more than 1 percent; harmful admixtures not more than 0.2 percent; pests are not accepted. Packaging: bulk. Delivery: beginning third quarter 1995. Year founded: 1992. Annual sales: $750,000. Bank: Russian Trade Industrial Commercial Bank, B. Morskaya Ul., 15 St. Petersburg, Russian Federation. Contact: Damir A. Samatov or Olga V. Vasilyeva, Gektor, Ul Dostoyevskogo, 16 St. Petersburg, 191002, Russia. Tel: 011 812 164 4310. Fax: 011 812 164 9824.

USDA Ref: 2798-950728-461A0092

Russia

Cotton, not carded or combed

Quantity: trial order two 40-ft/45-ft (incl. high cube) containers. Quality: staple length: 1 1/16 in., 1 3/32 in., 1 1/8 in. Grade: good middling, strict middling, middling, strict low middling. Packaging: bales, 493 lbs. Delivery: August 1995. Year founded: 1991. Bank: Parex Bank, Riga, Latvia, Swiss Bank. Contact: Oleg V. Kozhatkin/Vice President, Invar Group (group of companies), P.O. Box 1320, Ivanovo-3, 153003, Russia. Tel: 011 7 0932 236 811. Fax: 011 7 0932 264 667.

USDA Ref: 2797-950728-461A0091

Russia

Pure butter ghee

Quality: 99.8 percent butter fat. Quantity: initial shipment 2 containers 29.3 mt, 2,700 cases, dry full containerload, annual shipment of 24 containers, 351 mt, 32,400 cases. Packaging: 24 x 1 lbs, 12 x 2 lbs, easy open lithographed cans. Delivery: initial shipment by September/October 1995. Req: shelf-life one year, Arabic must be one of languages on pack, all certificates required. Company was established 1975. Quote: c&f Jeddah. Bank: National Commercial Bank, Jeddah. Contact: Mohammad Mazhar Uddin, Abbar & Zainy Co., Food Supply & Services Ltd., Jeddah, P.O. Box 6319, Jeddah, 21442, Saudi Arabia. Tel: 966 2 682 1765. Fax: 966 2 682 6576.

USDA Ref: 2860-950731-517T0070

Saudi Arabia

Apples

Quantity: minimum order. Packaging: cartons. Delivery: November/December 1995. Quote: fob/cif. Bank: Bangkok Bank, head office. Contact: Charahts Likitkunawong, Sunny's Supermarket Co., 55/5 Moo 1 Srinakarin Road, Nongbon, Praves, Bangkok 10260, Thailand. Tel: 721 5580/98. Fax: 66 2 322 5435.

USDA Ref: 2844-950731-549A0035

Thailand

Beef

Quantity: minimum order. Packaging: cartons. Delivery: November/December 1995. Quote: fob/cif. Bank: Bangkok Bank, head office. Contact: Charahts Likitkunawong, Sunny's Supermarket Co., 55/5 Moo 1 Srinakarin Road, Nongbon, Praves, Bangkok 10260, Thailand. Tel: 7215 580/98. Fax: 66 2 322 5435.

USDA Ref: 2845-950731-549A0036

Thailand

Grapes

Quantity: minimum order. Packaging: cartons. Delivery: November/December 1995. Quote: fob or cif. Bank: Bangkok Bank, head office. Contact: Charahts Likitkunawong, Sunny's Supermarket Co., 55/5 Moo 1 Srinakarin Road, Nongbon, Praves, Bangkok 10260, Thailand. Tel: 721 5580/98. Fax: 66 2 322 5435.

USDA Ref: 2842-950731-549A0033

Thailand

Yeast, cake mixed

Quantity: one 20-ft container. Quality: premium. Delivery: asap. Packaging: retail packs. Req: labels must be in English/Arabic, with production/expiry dates. Shipping documents required: bill of lading, packing list, invoice, certificate of origin, attested by U.S./Arab Chamber of Commerce. Quote: c&f, Kuwait. Bank: National Bank of Kuwait, Fahaheel branch, Kuwait. Contact: Shaifan O. al-Otaibi or F.A. Tailor, Silver Pearl General Trading & Cont. Est., P.O. Box 46708, Fahaheel 64018, Kuwait. Tel: 965 243 6532. Fax: 965 243 6535.

USDA Ref: 2823-950728-519C0136

United Arab Emirates

Biscuits/cookies

Quantity: one 20-ft container. Quality: grade A. Delivery: asap. Packaging: retail packs. Req: labels must be in English/Arabic, with production/expiry dates. Shipping documents required: bill of lading, packing list, invoice, certificate of origin, attested by U.S./Arab Chamber of Commerce. Quote: c&f Kuwait. Bank: National Bank of Kuwait, Fahaheel branch, Kuwait. Contact: Shaifan O. al-Otaibi or F.A. Tailor, Silver Pearl General Trading & Cont. Est., P.O. Box 46708, Fahaheel 64018, Kuwait. Tel: 965 243 6532. Fax: 965 243 6535.

USDA Ref: 2811-950728-519C0128

United Arab Emirates

Fruits, canned

Quantity: one 20-ft container. Quality: premium. Delivery: asap. Packaging: retail size cans. Req: labels must be in English/Arabic, with production/ expiry dates. Shipping documents required: bill of lading, packing list, invoice, certificate of origin, attested by U.S./Arab Chamber of Commerce. Quote: c&f Kuwait. Bank: National Bank of Kuwait, Fahaheel branch, Kuwait. Contact: Shaifan O. al-Otaibi or F.A. Tailor, Silver Pearl General Trading & Cont. Est., P.O. Box 46708, Fahaheel 64018, Kuwait. Tel: 965 243 6532. Fax: 965 243 6535.

USDA Ref: 2815-950728-519C0131

United Arab Emirates

Almonds, shelled/unshelled

Quantity: 7,000-8,000 kgs. Quality: U.S. grade 1. Packaging: bags of 1-2 kgs. Delivery: no later than October. Req: sanitary certificate from U.S., bar codes and expiration date. Quote: fob Houston or cif Puerto Cabello, La Guaira or Guanta. Importer/distributor, founded 1990. Annual sales: NA. Bank: Provincial Bank, Macaracuay, Caracas; Extebandes Bank, El Rosal, Caracas. Contact: Sandra Huerta, Manager Alimentos le Mar, C.A., Av. Berna, Qta. Amanecer, California Norte, Caracas, D.F., Venezuela. Tel: 58 2 751 1805/58 14 262 230. Fax: 58 2 216 126.

USDA Ref: 2781-950727-307T4211

Venezuela

Dried pears

Quantity: 7,000-8,000 kgs. Quality: U.S. grade 1. Packaging: resistant bags of 0.5-1 kgs. Delivery: no later than October. Req: sanitary certificate from U.S., bar codes, expiration date. Quote: fob Houston or cif Puerto Cabello, La Guaira or Guanta. Importer/distributor, founded 1990. Annual sales: NA. Bank: Provincial Bank, Macaracuay, Caracas; Extebandes Bank, El Rosal, Caracas. Contact: Sandra Huerta, Manager, Alimentos le Mar, C.A., Av. Berna, Qta. Amanecer, California Norte, Caracas, D.F., Venezuela. Tel: 58 2 751 1805/58 14 262 230. Fax: 58 2 216 126.

USDA Ref: 2775-950727-307T4205

Venezuela

Dried prunes

Quantity: 7,000 to 8,000 kgs. Quality: U.S. grade 1. Packaging: resistant bags of 0.5 to 1 kgs. Delivery: no later than October. Req: sanitary certificate

from U.S., bar codes and expiration date. Quote: fob Houston or cif Puerto Cabello, La Guaira or Guanta. Importer/distributor, founded 1990. Annual sales: NA. Bank: Provincial Bank, Macaracuay, Caracas; Extebandes Bank, El Rosal, Caracas. Contact: Sandra Huerta, Manager, Alimentos le Mar, C.A., Av. Berna, Qta. Amanecer, California Norte, Caracas, D.F., Venezuela. Tel: 58 2 751 1805/58 14 262 230. Fax: 58 2 216 126.

USDA Ref: 2779-950727-307T4209

Venezuela

Dried figs

Quantity: 7,000 to 8,000 kgs. quality: U.S. grade 1. Packaging: resistant bags of 0.5 to 1 kgs. Delivery: no later than October. Req: sanitary certificate

from U.S., bar codes and expiration date. Quote: fob Houston or cif Puerto Cabello, La Guaira or Guanta. Importer/distributor, founded 1990. Annual sales: NA. Bank: Provincial Bank, Macaracuay, Caracas; Extebandes Bank, El Rosal, Caracas. Contact: Sandra Huerta, Manager, Alimentos le Mar, C.A., Av. Berna, Qta. Amanecer, California Norte, Caracas, D.F., Venezuela. Tel: 58 2 751 1805/58 14 262 230. Fax: 58 2 216 126.

USDA Ref: 2777-950727-307T4207

Venezuela

Dried fruit mixture

Quantity: 7,000 to 8,000 kgs. Quality: U.S. grade 1. Packaging: resistant bags of 0.5 to 1 kgs. Delivery: no later than October. Req: sanitary certificate

from U.S., bar codes and expiration date. Quote: fob Houston or cif Puerto Cabello, La Guaira or Guanta. Importer/distributor, founded 1990. Annual sales: NA. Bank: Provincial Bank, Macaracuay, Caracas; Extebandes Bank, El Rosal, Caracas. Contact: Sandra Huerta, Manager, Alimentos le Mar, C.A., Av. Berna, Qta. Amanecer, California Norte, Caracas, D.F., Venezuela. Tel: 58 2 751 1805/58 14 262 230. Fax: 58 2 216 126.

USDA Ref: 2778-950727-307T4208

Venezuela

Dried peaches

Quantity: 7,000 to 8,000 kgs. Quality: U.S. grade 1. Packaging: resistant bags of 0.5 to 1 kgs. Delivery: no later than October. Req: sanitary certificate

from U.S., bar codes and expiration date. Quote: fob Houston or cif Puerto Cabello, La Guaira or Guanta. Importer/distributor, founded 1990. Annual sales: NA. Bank: Provincial Bank, Macaracuay, Caracas; Extebandes Bank, El Rosal, Caracas. Contact: Sandra Huerta, Manager, Alimentos le Mar, C.A., Av. Berna, Qta. Amanecer, California Norte, Caracas, D.F., Venezuela. Tel: 58 2 751 1805/58 14 262 230. Fax: 58 2 216 126.

USDA Ref: 2776-950727-307T4206

Venezuela