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US Soybean Oil Content is Popular in Mexico

Here is a recent story from the US Soy Export Council Mexico doesn’t grow its own oilseeds, so Mexican crushers and food industry executives are glad there’s a steady, quality supply available north of the border in the U.S. Francisco Belden looks for soybean oil that is low in fatty acids and has good color. He finds this quality in U.S. Soy.

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Sinner Brothers

The week BNS is hosting Bob Sinner (that’s good theology) from SB&B.  Bob has spent his entire life in North Dakota (USA).  He grew up working in the family farming business and joined the Company after graduating from North Dakota State University in 1975 with a degree in Agriculture Economics. Before SB&B actively pursued an expansion into international business, Bob served on the Executive Committee of the United Soybean Board and Chairman of the International Promotion Committee.  In 1989, SB&B…

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Foreign Business Ownership in Myanmar

Myanmar’s new Business Law (2017) and Regulations (2018) is one of the best business laws in the region and better than some EU countries for foreigners.  The new Law and Regulations allows foreigners to own up to 35% in a locally registered business. A local business can conduct business in a variety of categories including services industry, consulting, agriculture, agro-processing, marketing, sales, distribution, import and export. The cost to register a business is around $500 and takes only a couple…

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Sweetened Condensed Milk Market, Myanmar

Introduction We created this report a couple years in anticipation of introducing an imported brand of Sweetened Condensed Milk (SCM), which is hugely popular in Myanmar due to the teashop culture and is a major contributor to the alarming rates of diabetes.  The only thing that is recent is the key recommendations section at the end. The market here is very competitive.  Some suppliers even give gold to tea shops that hit certain targets. I even had a tea shop…

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Edible Oil Industry, Myanmar Part 1

By Rick Chase Background Myanmar Context Myanmar is among the highest consumer per capita of edible oil in the world. Consumers in Myanmar use edible oil for frying, curries and added to other food such as rice, tea leave sale as pulses to improve the flavour and satiability.  In Myanmar, it is good hospitality to increase the oil content of meals served to visitors. Per capita consumption of edible oil is estimated to be around 10 Kg per year.  It…

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