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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Port of Wilmington and Maersk Line Collaboration

Port of Wilmington and Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping company, are working together to expand the port’s global market. One way that they have done this is by encouraging companies to change their methods of shipping cargo to South America. These companies are now using more efficient methods of shipping through the Port of Wilmington. Maersk is […]

The North Carolina Cold Storage Market

NC Exported 14,580 Tons of Pork to China in 2010
NC Exported 13,615 Tons of Poultry to China in 2010
NC has 60 Poultry Production Companies
NC has 6 Pork Powerhouses
NC is largest producer of sweet potatoes in the US, 47% of all sweet potatoes are grown in NC.
NC Ranked #2 in Turkey Production
NC Ranked #6 in Pork Production
NC Ranked #3 in […]

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Global Outlook for Agricultural Products

The fiscal 2013 export forecast for livestock, poultry, and dairy is raised $300 million to a record $30.1 billion, with gains in poultry and beef outweighing reductions I pork.
Expansion in the Japanese market and strong demand in other major markets offsets restrictions by Russia. Poultry exports are forecast up $200 million, bolstered by rising global demand and higher unit […]