Posts tagged international marketing

Grown in NC: Garner Farms

In celebration of Got to Be N.C. month we are featuring local farms and businesses and their products that are Grown. Raised. Caught. Made. here. To kick things off, we focus on Grown and highlight peanut farmer Ray Garner of Garner Farms in Halifax County. North Carolina has about 5,000 peanut farms that produce 292 […]

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News Roundup: June 28 – July 3

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Bladenboro farmer producing electricity from hog waste,” Fayetteville Observer: From inside a red metal building on a hog farm, […]

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N.C. food companies eye international markets

To an outsider, inbound trade missions may look a lot like speed dating. Eight food companies set up tables around a room with their food products and samples. Four potential buyers then rotate throughout the group, spending about 30 minutes with each company. If there’s a connection, the buyer will contact the food company for […]

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Executives from NCDA&CS, N.C. Pork Council meet with Shuanghui International’s leadership

Executives from the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and North Carolina Pork Council met this week with Shuanghui International’s leadership in China. The meeting was part of a weeklong mission led by NCDA&CS Assistant Commissioner Richard Reich and the department’s international marketing team to strengthen existing business relationships between China and North Carolina. […]

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Top five blog posts of 2012

It’s been a busy year for North Carolina agriculture. From the 75th anniversary of soil and water conservation in January to the news of a new record for agricultural exports in December. Along the way, we’ve featured tips for food businesses, milk-chugging contests and department success stories. It’s always interesting to see which blog posts […]

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Photos from the Field: Chinese lumber buyers visit Asheville

Last week, the department’s International Marketing office hosted a delegation of Chinese lumber buyers in Asheville. The group, which represented 11 Chinese lumber companies, were in Western North Carolina to learn more about Appalachian hardwoods and visit with N.C. lumber companies. The visit included a reception at the Western N.C. Agricultural Center and tours of […]

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N.C. tobacco appeals to international markets

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services helps promote exports of N.C. agricultural products through its International Marketing office. Through these efforts, North Carolina now exports about $3 billion in agricultural products each year. Over the next few weeks, we’ll highlight some local growers and food manufacturers finding success on the global stage. Tobacco […]

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Foundation for N.C. lumber exports built on strong relationships

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services helps promote exports of N.C. agricultural products through its International Marketing office. Through these efforts, North Carolina now exports about $3 billion in agricultural products each year. Over the next few weeks, we’ll highlight some local growers and food manufacturers finding success on the global stage. From […]

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N.C. Christmas trees find new markets in Latin America

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services helps to promote exports of N.C. agricultural products through its International Marketing office. Through these efforts, North Carolina now exports about $3 billion in agricultural products each year. Over the next few weeks, we’ll highlight some local growers and food manufacturers finding success on the global stage. […]

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N.C. sweet potatoes take root abroad

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services helps to promote exports of N.C. agricultural products through its International Marketing office. Through these efforts, North Carolina now exports about $3 billion in agricultural products each year. Over the next few weeks, we’ll highlight some local growers and food manufacturers finding success on the global stage. […]

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