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USAID cares about food safety

In September USAID’s AgBiz Program organized a three-day work-shop on “HACCP System Implementation, Verification and Mainten-ance” in Kavadarci. The objective of this capacity enhacmenement activity was to introduce the HACCP (Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Points)..

 

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Macedonian Dried Vegetables Conquer European Markets

Sushara Lars, founded in 1985, is a Macedonian pioneer in processing dehydrated vegetables. The company was privatized in 2000, which allowed custom designed drying facilities, Lars produces high quality dried food ingredients such as cabbage, leek, green beans, pepper, broccoli, spinach and cauliflower, and meets very strict food safety and quality requireme...

 

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Macedonian Fresh Produce Exporters Learn from Polish Experts

The potential accession of Macedonia to the EU creates the need for Macedonian agribusinesses exporters to become more competitive. This is needed so they can successfully compete on regional and local markets in an era of more open borders, and to capitalize on enhanced access to EU markets that is brought about by membership in the EU...

 

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USAID enhance competitiveness of Macedonian Agribusiness on export markets

On July 3rd USAID’s AgBiz Program organzied Grant Ageement Signing Ceremony for Macedonian agribusinesses working in the wine, fresh vegetable, processed vegetable and wild gathered product sectors. Attendees at the ceremony included representatives from USAID/Macedonia...

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USAID cares about food safety

In September USAID’s AgBiz Program organized a three-day workshop on “HACCP System Implementation, Verification and Maintenance” in Kavadarci. The objective of this capacity enhacmenement activity was to introduce the HACCP (Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Points)..

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Macedonian Non Timber Forest Products Companies Learn

FairWild Global Standards

In April, OSEC, the Swiss Import Promotion Programme and the USAID’s AgBiz Program in a continued joint effort organized a two day FairWild Workshop in Mavrovo ..

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Finance Manual Workshop

Promotion of Alternative Sources of Agribusiness Finance

On March 27, 2008, the USAID’s AgBiz Program unveiled its Agribusiness Finance Manual that outlines a range of alternative sources of financing and investment for Macedonian agribusinesses. With this Manual, USAID is helping Macedonian agribusinesses to become more competitive...

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Macedonian Table Grape Companies Learn from Their South African Colleagues
- the Fourth Largest Exporters of Table Grapes in the World

Macedonian Table Grape Companies Learn from Their South African Colleagues
- the Fourth Largest Exporters of Table Grapes in the World
On March 27, 2008, the USAID’s AgBiz Program...

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Macedonian Agribusinesses Learn the Latest Trends
in EU Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Marketing

In February 2008 representatives of eight Macedonian agribusinesses participated in a Business Development Mission in Berlin, Germany that included attendance at the FRUIT LOGISTICA 2008 International Trade Fair for Fruit and Vegetable Marketing. This trade show provides industries...
 

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Presentation of Macedonian Quality Wines at the “ProWein” Trade

With support from USAID’s AgBiz Program three Macedonian wineries - Bovin, Skovin and Popova Kula – successfully exhibited at the most important European wine show. Exhibitors from more than 40 countries participated in the ProWein International Trade Fair held in Dusseldorf Germany...

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Kapital Interview with AgBiz Chief of Party

Header: Interview
Title: James Maxwell, Director of the USAID’s AgBiz Program
Title: Agribusinesses must understand market demand
The goal of the AgBiz Program, one of the newest USAID projects in Macedonia, is to assist local agro-businesses...

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Eight Macedonian Food Processing Companies Explore
Competitiveness Enhancement Opportunities in Turkey

In January 2008, eight Macedonian firms, members of the Macedonian Association of Processors (MAP) and their representative participated in a technology transfer focused Study Tour that included visiting the FOOD- TECH 2008 Food Technology Fair in Istanbul, Turkey...

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Macedonian Famous Products Exhibited at the Chicago Global Food & Style Expo

Thanks to USAID’s AgBiz Program and the Ministry for Agriculture Forestry and Water Resources (MAFWE) five leading Macedonian companies including Altra – Gevgelija, Univerzal Promet – Kocani, Bonum – Skopje, Trgoprodukt - Strumica, Lars – Stip ...

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Successful Presentation of Macedonian Products at the Novi Sad International Agricultural Fair

USAID’s AgBiz Program, in partnership with the Macedonian Ministry of Economy, the German Technical Assistance program and the Macedonian Association of Processors, helped leading Macedonian exporters of agriculture based products to enhance their regional presence...

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Remarkable presentation of Macedonian Wines at Novi Sad Wine Festival

The International Wine Festival “INTERFEST ‘08” in Novi Sad, Serbia is consi-dered the most relevant event to brings together winery managers and wine experts from all around the Balkans to experience regional wines. 150 wineries from Croatia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Hungary and Macedonia, as well a large number of well known Serbian wineries...

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Macedonian “bambolino” watermelons on UK tables

Agrolozar is an agribusiness, located in the small village of Hamsali in the Boslilovo, Strumica region of southeast Macedonia, which exports agricultural produce from the region. Agrolozar was established as a private company in 1993, and in 2003 85% ownership of the company was bought by Agrohemija Ltd., Skopje.

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