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IAST pushing local products to outshine imports; ready for GuyTIE 2020

by Gwen Evelyn GEORGETOWN, Guyana — November 15, 2019 — What started out as a quest to develop local products and add value has turned into a thriving and growing industry today. Cereals, personal-care products and condiments are now all being produced locally at the highest standards and export-ready quality. This is thanks to the work being done at the ...

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Jamaica confiscates 70 tonnes of Guyanese rice

Reproduced from Jamaica Observer KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Food Storage and Prevention of Infestation Division (FSPID), in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) says it has confiscated 70 metric tonnes (1,575 bags) of White Cinderella rice from Guyana due to high microbial content. The rice, valued at approximately $4.6 million, was imported from Guyana by a local ...

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