Foodstuff and related
Toolkit resources relating to the export of foodstuffs and related products. Also find a link to AGOA trade data in the agriculture sector.
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US end-market analysis for Kenyan tea
The tea market in the United States (U.S.) is growing, with Americans consuming larger quantities of tea each year. In 2016, the U.S. imported nearly $760 million in tea (excluding herbal tea), making it the world’s third largest tea importer.1 According to the Tea Association of the USA, the sector projects compound annual growth rates of 3 to 5 percent over the coming years. This has been driven by an increase in volume, but especially...
AGOA market specialty food enterprises mapping report- Kenya, Madagascar and Mauritius
Specialty foods are defined as foods or beverages of the highest grade, style, and/or quality in their respective categories. Their specialty nature comes from a combination of some or all of the following qualities: uniqueness, origin, processing method, design, limited supply, unusual application or use, extraordinary packaging, or channel of distribution/sale. Approximately 60% of the US population spends over $80 billion in Specialty...
AGOA Countries: Challenges and considerations in exporting horticultural products to the United States
Congress, the Administration, and other stakeholders continue to be involved in serious efforts to improve upon the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA), which was first signed into law a decade ago, on May 18, 2000. To meet its objective of enhancing U.S. market access for subSaharan African countries that are pursuing market reforms measures, the AGOA preferential trade legislation was designed to encourage and support countries in this...
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The mission is set to conclude tomorrow at the Fresh Food Summit in California, and according to Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Fikile Majola (pictured), the targeted agro-processing products for the OSM are fresh fruits, dried fruits, nuts, frozen fruits and vegetables, fruit juices, and related products with a high export potential.
“These products with high export potential are mainly in the agro-processing sector and enjoy duty-free access into the USA under AGOA.”
SA agro-processing products on show in the US
As part of the Department of Trade and Industry’s (dti) efforts to create market access for South African value-added products in the North American market, 17 South African agricultural companies are currently on an Outward Selling Mission (OSM) to the country. Delegates exhibited at the New York City Wine and Food Festival, which was attended by thousands of local and international buyers, foodies, chefs and industry...
16 October 2019
Nigeria: Provide us warehouse in US, AGOA food exporters task Fed Government
Exporters of food products have called on the Federal Government to assist in providing enabling environment for easy export to the United States under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). The exporters bared their minds at a recent Stakeholder’s roundtable meeting held at the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Apapa, Lagos. Organised by the AGOA Trade Resource Center (ATRC), the meeting featured Food and Drug...
30 July 2019